Nursing's Contributions



Nursing by the Numbers

As a nurse at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital, you'll be part of a team that has made significant contributions* to our community's health and well being.

  • 1,542 registered nurses
  • 91 percent of RNs with a BSN or higher degree
  • 45 percent of RNs hold a specialty certification
  • 106 nurses joined the Nurse Residency Program in 2021
  • 298 Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
  • 176 nurses in the Vanderbilt Professional Practice Program (RN3/RN4)
  • 216 RNs nominated for a DAISY award by patients and families in 2021
  • 16 years Magnet designated
  • 2,150 patients' lives touched by nurses every day at Children's Hospital and Clinics (average)

* Data from 2021