Careers at the Carousel Center – Join our Team!

 You can make an Impact! Bring your compassion and dedication to helping children and families to the Carousel Center.

Compensation, Benefits & Work-Life Balance

To attract, reward, motivate and retain good people, the Carousel Center offers a flexible work environment, generous vacation and sick time off policy, competitive salaries, and a competitive benefits package to include a simple IRA retirement plan with employer match.

Protecting the Kids

All Carousel Center staff, volunteers and interns must be able to successfully complete a Pre-Position Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, Sexual Offender Registry Check, sign a Confidentiality Commitment, be fingerprinted, and sign a Conflict of Interest Statement.

Our Locations and Service Areas

We proudly serve Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender Counties in North Carolina and have two offices where we provide services.

1501 Dock St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4936

20 Medical Campus Dr. SW #106 Supply, NC 28462

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Carousel Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Open Positions


(Full-Time or Part-Time)


Conduct child-sensitive forensically sound medical assessments of children and adolescents (age birth-18years) suspected of being sexually, physically, and/or emotionally maltreated. Child Medical Exams are conducted by Board Certified Nurse Practitioners in two locations – the Wilmington office, and the Supply Office. Collaborate with the investigative process of child maltreatment cases involving the NC Division of Social Services, NC Law Enforcement Agencies, NC department of Justice, or other entities involved in the multidisciplinary process. Provide court testimony in civil and/or criminal cases, as requested. Serve as an educational resource for child maltreatment training and continuing education of other medical professionals and disciplines. Provide medical consultation to law enforcement, DSS, or other medical professionals on issues of child maltreatment, if requested.

Participate as a member of the Child Fatality Review Team, Community Child Protection Team, or Sexual Assault Response Team, as requested.


  • ANCC or AANP Board Certification Required
  • Master’s Degree or Doctorate degree in Nursing required
  • Valid North Carolina nurse practitioner and registered nurse license
  • Current/Active DEA licensure
  • Rostered CME provider through CMEP Program
  • Maintain continuing medical education as required for licensure/certification and CMEP program


  • 70% — Conducting (6-8) Child Medical Examination (including preparation, MDT staffing/coordination, and documentation)
  • 20% — Clinical documentation (including documentation of CME reports, reviewing laboratory/ radiology results, and ensuring necessary treatment and/or medical follow-up)
  • 10% — Other duties as assigned – staff and medical team meetings, training, community meetings, phone coverage, providing education/ serve as preceptor to residents, BSN students, and SANEs


  • Works well with children
  • Calm in high-pressure/crisis situations
  • Professional presentation
  • Team player/ability to work well as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple needs and priorities
  • Excellent communication/Interpersonal skills


Email your resume/CV and salary requirements to Mary Beth Koehler Medical Services Supervisor

or mail to:

Mary Beth Koehler
The Carousel Center
1501 Dock St
Wilmington, NC  28401

no phone calls, please

The position will remain posted until filled.

The Carousel Center is certified by Medicaid and accredited by the National Children’s Alliance.
The Carousel Center provides care for ~500 child survivors and their families annually.

TCC Mission & Vision
The Carousel Center’s Vision: Build resiliency in children to strengthen the community.

The Carousel Center’s Mission is to support healing, promote justice, and foster resilience in children victimized by physical or sexual abuse and to improve our community through education, prevention and advocacy. Our vision is to build resiliency in children to strengthen the community.

The Carousel Center is accredited by the National Children's Alliance