picWelcome and thank you for visiting Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital!  As part of the integrated delivery network, the nursing team embodies the mission of delivering high-quality, accessible care resulting in excellent outcomes. We empower our nurses to practice at their highest level in all settings and promote a community of nursing that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion.       

VBCH nurses exhibit Credo behaviors and our Five Pillars of Excellence, which are critical to the mission, goals, and strategies of the organization. Nurses place the patient at the center of everything we do.

Our nursing professionals work in collaborative teams to care for patients in an environment that supports high reliability, learning, discovery, and continuous improvement.

Our most recent culture survey shows that VBCH scored highest in many domains representing nursing engagement in their work environment. Whether you work in inpatient, outpatient, or any of our procedural or specialty areas, you will sense the spirit of a community just right for you. Welcome home.

Angela Malik DNP, RN, NE-BC, CPHQ
Chief Nursing Officer
Vanderbilt Bedford (County) Hospital