Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving Closing

Many of our services and physician offices have modified hours in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, including our urgent cares in Raleigh, Cary and Forestville Crossing.  Our hospitals and emergency departments never close.

View a full list of closings and modified hours.


Day 1: New Employee Orientation

All new Clinical  Nurse Fellows are required to attend a general orientation program before reporting to their work area. The orientation will provide valuable information about WakeMed policies and procedures, benefits, available services, work safety practices, and employee health and wellness.  Learn more about New Employee Orientation.

Days 2 & 3: Clinical Orientation

All Clinical Nurse Fellows are required to attend two days of Clinical Orientation, which is provided on designated Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. This class starts each day in the Medical Office Building Classroom #1.

Computer Training

All Clinical Nurse Fellows are also required to attend Computer Training. Training dates and location vary depending on work assignment and location.

Department-Specific Orientation and Training

As a new WakeMed employee, you will also receive department orientation specific to your area and job responsibilities. Learn more about what to expect during your first two weeks at WakeMed.

If you have questions regarding the Clinical Nurse Fellows Program, please contact the Human Resources front desk at 919-350-8141, or call toll-free at 877-213-3720.