Work at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

People are at the heart of all we do.

Our vision: The world leader in advancing personalized health.

Our mission: personalizing the patient experience through our caring spirit and distinctive capabilities.

Making Health Care Personal.

We’re looking for like-minded individuals driven to make a difference. We invite you to explore careers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

At VUMC, we place a priority on designing with and for our patients and families. We value collaboration, embrace continuous learning and discovery, and intentionally pursue diversity and inclusion. These are our guiding “Strategic Directions.”

We’re the largest private employer in Middle Tennessee, with a growing team and expanding footprint in towns and communities across the region.

We employ more than 28,000 people who work in inpatient and outpatient clinical care, research, and graduate medical education as well as critical supporting roles in administration, information technology and informatics, finance, legal and community affairs, communications and marketing, fund-raising, groundskeeping and facilities, and many more.

 Our growing health system has a total of 1,615 licensed hospital beds at:

  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
  • Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
  • Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital
  • Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital
  • Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital
  • Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital

It’s also home to hundreds of outpatient clinic and surgical locations throughout the region. We serve our community with many unique and specialized services including the Level 1 Trauma Center, a highly experienced Transplant Center that does the most heart transplants in the world, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Lung Institute, Burn Center and many more.

World-leading academic departments and centers make scientific discoveries, advance clinical care and train the next generation of health care professionals. Our robust research enterprise ranks No. 9 in the country as measured by peer-reviewed grant funding from the National Institutes of Health.

We’re honored to be consistently considered among the nation’s best hospitals, including being nationally ranked in multiple medical specialties for treating the most complex conditions in adults and children by US News and World Report. The Children’s Hospital ranked as the No. 1 children’s hospital in the southeast in 2021.

We support each other and encourage excellence among all who are part of our workforce. High-achieving employees stay at VUMC for professional growth, appreciation of benefits, and a sense of community and purpose — never stronger than during the challenging COVID pandemic.

Join us in Making Health Care Personal.