UT Medical Center is Hiring!

Become Part of Our Mission

Our 4,500+ team members and 200 volunteers are united by the medical center’s mission: to serve through healing, education and discovery.

Our organization works to better our East Tennessee community. But we also offer our individual members the opportunity to learn and grow in their careers.

We Value:

  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Compassion
  • Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Dedication


We strive to provide the best possible care to our patients. This commitment has earned us regional and nation recognition for quality and safety. If you’re looking for a rewarding job in health care, apply today.

Opportunities include:

Nursing and Patient Care

Pursue a career in nursing with a Magnet® recognized organization, certified by the Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Cardiac Center and Comprehensive Stroke Center and designated by the state as a regional perinatal referral center with a private room Level III NICU. As an ACS-verified Level I Trauma Center, we are capable of providing total care for every aspect of injury – from prevention through rehabilitation. We are currently seeking experienced nurses, new graduate nurses and nursing technicians to positively impact patient care.

Staff Nurses

Partner with physicians and other members of the health care team in a collaborative approach to ensure the highest level care for our patients. Opportunity to provide care for a complex high acuity patient population in a supportive environment. Multiple opportunities for shifts and all areas including specialty. Must be a registered nurse in the state of Tennessee.


Nursing Technicians

Performs direct and indirect patient care activities under supervision of licensed personnel. Performs direct patient care activities while maintaining maximum comfort and safety of patients. Obtains and maintains accurate patient data and documents appropriately in medical records including vital signs, intake and output, height and weight etc. Responds appropriately to emergency situations or unplanned events.


Operating Room Technician

Critical member of the OR team, assists with transporting and preparing the patient for surgery. Must be able to lift 50lbs.


Patient Transport

Ensures patients are able to meet their healthcare needs through out the hospital. Assists with moving patients as directed by their healthcare plan through out the hospital. Must be energetic and enthusiastic. Requires a high school diploma or GED and significant amounts of walking and pushing.


Sterile Processing Technician

As a sterile processing technician, you are responsible for sterilizing instrumentation and equipment through a series of critical steps. Your work ensures that patients avoid infections and that doctors, nurses and allied health professionals are able to access the instrumentation and equipment they need immediately.


Other Opportunities

A career in health care does not always take place at the bedside, talented team members can build their careers in other areas including:
  • Facilities
  • Finance
  • Health Care Information
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • And more

Visit our careers page for a complete list of open available positions.


At UT Medical Center, we are committed to being the best place to work. In addition to offering a culture that encourages learning and celebrates diversity, UT Medical Center provides its team members with a benefits package that is comprehensive and flexible. Components for benefits-eligible employees include:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance:
    • Medical insurance is through Blue Cross Blue Shield and is at a very reasonable rate per month.
    • Dental insurance and vision care are provided for employees and their families at very reasonable rates.
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement
    • Retirement dollars are contributed to your retirement 403(b) retirement fund without requiring matching dollars from you.
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Higher education assistance is available for employees who meet the qualifications
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Sick Leave (ESL) programs.
    • PTO days increase with years of service

About The University of Tennessee
Medical Center

The mission of The University of Tennessee Medical Center, a Magnet® recognized hospital also certified by The Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and Comprehensive Cardiac Center, is to serve through healing, education and discovery. UT Medical Center is a 685-bed, not-for-profit academic medical center, with a regional network of primary care and specialty care physicians and practices as well as outpatient regional health centers and urgent care locations throughout its 21-county primary service area. The medical center, the region’s ACS-verified Level I Trauma Center and state-designated regional perinatal referral center with a Level III private room NICU, is one of the largest employers in Knoxville. UT Medical Center features seven Centers of Excellence, including the Brain & Spine Institute, Cancer Institute, Emergency & Trauma Center, Heart Lung Vascular Institute, Advanced Orthopaedic Center, Primary Care Collaborative and Center for Women & Infants.

Visit UTMedicalCenter.org for more information about The University of Tennessee Medical Center.