Nursing: Join Us In Making Health Care Personal

At Vanderbilt Health, nurses are respected members of our diverse care teams, and we are always hiring. In our dynamic, growing health-care system, our nurses have strong stability and opportunity for advancement in a wide range of nursing roles and specialties, starting at the associate’s degree level. Vanderbilt nurses receive competitive compensation and benefits, including student loan payment assistance and flexible shifts, as well as up to a $20,000 sign-on bonus for full-time positions. We invite you to apply now and join us in making health care personal for our patients, while exploring all the ways you can advance your nursing career at Vanderbilt.

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“A lot of people said, ‘Why don't you go for travel nursing?’ I thought about it, but I wanted stability and Vanderbilt was able to provide me the stability and the advancement, too. And I got a lot of support and the resources that I needed. That's why I was able to try different things during this stage of my nursing career.”


Sim B., R.N., who recently transitioned from being a Medical ICU nurse to a research nurse specialist and is working on her master’s

Work in Nashville


Music City is booming – with live music, a thriving culinary scene, a wide array of attractions and so much more. If you’re in for moving to “It City,” find your Nashville nursing position here.


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Work Closer To Home


The Vanderbilt Health system is expanding, with a growing number of clinics and hospitals across Tennessee. Find a nursing position near you.


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Connect With Us


Our nursing career connections network gives you the inside track on Vanderbilt Health job openings and a pathway for advancing your career.

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Start Strong At Vanderbilt


Our Nurse Residency Program is dedicated to supporting newly graduated registered nurses in the first year and beyond.

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“Here, I have learned of nursing roles that I didn’t even know existed as a nurse. It’s so much wider than you can imagine at first, and so many options, choices and opportunities exist.”


– Suzanne B., a Vanderbilt R.N. of 20 years who has worked in inpatient and outpatient behavioral health with adults and children



Nursing Philosophy


We believe highly skilled and specialized nursing care is essential to Vanderbilt University Medical Center's mission of quality in patient care, education and research. We believe nursing is an applied art and science focused on helping people ...Read more