The actress has signed up to play a new intern on a recurring basis during the upcoming ninth season of the ABC medical drama.
Hinton's currently-unnamed character could be a potential love interest of Alex Karev (Justin Chambers), reports TV Line.
Hinton also posted a photo of herself on set outside the Doctors' Lounge on her personal blog.
She has previously guest starred on TV shows including Lie to Me, Bones and Grey's creator Shonda Rhimes's series Scandal.
Shonda Rhimes recently revealed that the ninth season will include a standalone episode featuring just Meredith and Cristina.
Grey's Anatomy's ninth season will premiere on Thursday, September 27 on ABC.