Nursing

We are proud that our hospital has been designated a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for outstanding patient care and nursing excellence. The recognition is the highest honor that a hospital can receive for nursing care.

Nursing experience and learning opportunities are never-ending at UT Medical Center. As the East Tennessee region’s only academic medical center, the region's Level I Trauma Center, the region’s first Heart Hospital, the region's only Transplant Center, a Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, the region's only private-room Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and serves as a regional perinatal center, the hospital offers a unique and exciting environment that will optimize your nursing knowledge, further develop nursing skills and grow your nursing career. Nurses play an important role at the medical center in continuously maintaining and improving the hospital’s already excellent patient care and overall patient experience.

Nursing Mission:

To provide evidence based care that promotes safe and compassionate healing, educating staff and those we serve, and exploring new practices that improve patient outcomes and influence future nursing practice.

Nursing Vision:

To be the recognized leader in the practice of professional nursing in our region.

nursing philosophy

The essence of nursing practice is grounded in the principles of science and art.  The profession of nursing embodies the values of integrity, excellence, compassion, innovation, collaboration, and dedication.