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Searching for a Nursing Career in East Tennessee?

Are you ready to further your nursing career as a valued member of a caring, motivated team of the best and brightest? At Covenant Health, we are always on the lookout for talented nurses who are passionate about serving others and motivated to use their skills at the highest level. Whether you’re a new graduate or an experienced nurse, unlock your potential and help us improve patient outcomes together by joining our nursing team at Covenant Health.


Our Recruitment Team

Matt Clingon

Manager, RN Recruiting Team

Corporate, Cumberland Medical Center

931-459-7253 mclingon@covhlth.com

Erica Young

CRNA Recruiter

Covenant Anesthesia Group

865-421-9914 eyoung9@covhlth.com

Angelica Adams

Registered Nurse Recruiter

Parkwest Medical Center

865-374-5405 aadams16@covhlth.com

Mark Fity

Registered Nurse Recruiter

Covenant Medical Group, Fort Loudoun Medical Center, Peninsula Behavioral Health, Perinatal Center, Roane Medical Center, Thompson Cancer Survival Center, Thompson Oncology Group

865-374-8110 mfity@covhlth.com

Maddi Fornadel

Registered Nurse Recruiter

Covenant Staffing Services, Methodist Medical Center, Seasonal Nurses

865-374-5387 mmajor1@covhlth.com

Jennifer Lawless

Registered Nurse Recruiter

Claiborne Medical Center, LeConte Medical Center, Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare Center

423-300-2503 jlawles2@covhlth.com

Lacey Spoon

Registered Nurse Recruiter

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

865-374-5404 lspoon2@covhlth.com

Bradley Sparks

Registered Nurse Recruiter

Covenant Home Care

865-374-5382 bsparks2@covhlth.com

Our Hiring Process


Step 1: Apply

The first step of the hiring process is finding a role and submitting an application. Apply today!

Step 2: Interviews

A recruiter will contact you to start the interview process. Be prepared to discuss your skills and experiences. This is also an opportunity for you to learn more about us. We encourage you to ask questions about job requirements, the type of work you would be expected to do, and your team. Upon completion of the interview process, we will determine if an offer will be extended to you.

Step 3: Offer Process

The hiring manager and interviewers will make the final hiring decision. Applicants who are interviewed will be notified once the recruiting process has concluded, and the top candidate will receive an offer. Upon acceptance of our offer, your recruiter will help you coordinate your start date and you will be contacted by a Staffing Coordinator to walk you through the next steps.

Step 4: Pre-Employment Testing

All offers are contingent on successfully completing the onboarding process, which includes a background screening, health screen, drug test and other job-related requirements.

Step 5: Start

Welcome to the Covenant Health team! Upon your start date, you will attend New Employee Orientation. If you have any questions along The Hiring Process, please contact your Recruiter or Staffing Coordinator.

Benefits for Nurses at Covenant Health


Paid Vacation Time
Health, Medical and Dental Insurance
401K Contribution Match
Tuition Reimbursement

Career Development and Advancement

At Covenant Health, we automatically enroll every newly graduated RN we hire into our Nurse Residency Program because we’re committed to helping you successfully make the transition from an educational setting to a fast-paced hospital environment. All you need to do is apply online for job openings that interest you!

Learn More About Our Nurse Residency Program

Registered Nurse Loyalty Incentive Program

At Covenant Health, we believe in nurturing our own talent and fostering growth within our community. Our Registered Nurse Loyalty Incentive Program features financial incentives for our employees who are on the path to becoming RNs.

Learn More About Our Loyalty Incentive Program
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Nursing Student Opportunities

The Student Nurse Associate (SNA) positions offered at Covenant Health offer invaluable hands-on experience and the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge in real-world healthcare settings. To qualify for this position, you must be in your junior or senior year of study in a registered nursing program and have either completed the fundamental clinical skills portion of the program or be scheduled to finish it within the same semester of employment.
View All SNA Jobs

Employee Referral Program for Nurses

For nurses who are already a part of our Covenant Health family or looking to join our team, we’ve got support and resources available just for you!

Employee Referral Program

Stay in Touch With Us


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Career Events

Are you searching for an opportunity with a great team, excellent benefits and an outstanding work environment? Then join us at one of our upcoming Career Expos.

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“The one thing I want people to know, if you want to come work at Roane Medical Center, you’re not coming to work with just a great team, you’re coming to work with family. We care about each other and we are there for each other, and that is a beautiful thing in nursing.”

Amy G.

RN, Roane Medical Center

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“The teamwork here is great, everyone is supportive of each other. I love the people I work with and know I’ll come into a great staff and I’ll have a good day.”

Loron D.

Neuro intensive care unit, Covenant Health Fort Sanders

Frequently Asked Questions

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Explore Our Facilities and Units

Claiborne Medical Center

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Located in Tazewell, TN, Claiborne Medical Center has served the tri-state community since 1959 and offers a full range of medical services including cardiology, general surgery and specialized procedures for gynecology and urology. Our 120 physicians and 350 employees are committed to using the latest technology to provide excellent patient care every day.

Covenant Medical Group

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No matter where you are in East Tennessee, a great Covenant Medical Group physician is always nearby. Covenant Medical Group is Covenant Health’s employed and managed physician practice group. With more than 200 physicians, physician assistants and nurses in almost every medical specialty, we are one of Tennessee’s fastest growing medical groups with office locations throughout our region.

Cumberland Medical Center

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Located in Crossville, Tennessee, Cumberland Medical Center has served the local community since 1950. Fully Accredited by the Joint Commission, our team of more than 100 physicians and more than 600 employees collaborate to offer a full range of specialty services, including cardiology, intensive care, endoscopy, surgery, orthopedics, maternity services, cancer care and advanced wound care.

Fort Loudoun Medical Center

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Located in Lenoir City, Tennessee, Fort Loudoun Medical Center is a beautiful 87,000-square-foot facility equipped with the latest technologies and expert staff to provide the best possible patient care for our community members. Our 200 physicians and 257 employees specialize in a variety of services, including cancer care, cardiology, emergency medicine, surgery and stroke intervention.

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

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Located in Knoxville, TN, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is a tertiary regional referral center for stroke, neurosurgery, orthopedics, oncology, cardiology, neurology, surgery and obstetrics. With a team of more than 350 physicians in 45 specialties and more than 2,000 employees, we use a multidisciplinary approach to provide comprehensive, individualized patient care.

LeConte Medical Center

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Located in Sevierville, Tennessee, LeConte Medical Center is a magnificent $120 million hospital with medical services and advanced technology rarely seen in cities of similar size. Our team of 140 physicians and 550 employees work together to provide 24-hour emergency care, stroke intervention, maternity care, surgical services, cancer care, physical therapy and other medical services to residents and tourists in Sevier County.

Methodist Medical Center

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Methodist Medical Center first opened as an Army hospital in 1943 when Oak Ridge was still America’s “Secret City.” Today, the medical center is a 283-bed facility that serves more than 200,000 people in Anderson, Roane, Morgan, Campbell and Scott counties. The hospital offers 30 specialty services ranging from cardiology and orthopedics to oncology and wound care.

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System

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Located in Morristown, Tennessee, Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System is home to six Centers of Excellence, including the Emergency and Critical Care Center, the Heart, Lung and Vascular Center, the Morristown Regional Cancer Center, the Surgical Services Center, the Joint Center, and the Women’s Center.

Parkwest Medical Center

 

Parkwest Medical Center exteriorParkwest Medical Center is West Knoxville’s premier medical facility and a top performing heart hospital. In addition to providing the area’s leading cardiac services, Parkwest has a nationally recognized emergency department and offers award-winning care throughout our facility.

Peninsula Behavioral Health

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Setting the standard for effective, innovative, and caring mental health services in East Tennessee, Peninsula Behavioral Health has helped thousands of people in their recovery to lead healthy, positive and productive lives. With 330 employees, we treat patients of all ages at our inpatient facility and four outpatient clinics located across our region.

Roane Medical Center

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Located in Harriman, Tennessee, Roane Medical Center is a beautiful, modern facility equipped with advanced technologies and an expert team of 112 physicians and 289 employees who provide quality medical, surgical and critical care, emergency services, rehabilitation support, diagnostic imaging and health education.

Thompson Cancer Network

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Covenant Health has the region’s largest cancer fighting network, with more board certified oncologists, surgeons, cancer centers and imaging centers close to where our patients call home. Thompson Cancer Survival Center is the foundation of our network.

Explore the Covenant Health Region of East Tennessee

We’re committed to using our network services, spanning from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Cumberland Gap and west to the Cumberland Plateau, to improve the community’s quality of life through better health. For us, serving local communities is not just a responsibility, but a privilege.

A not-for-profit, community-owned healthcare system

We are committed to improving the quality of life in East Tennessee through better health. In partnership with our generous donors, Covenant’s 10,000+ employees, physicians, and volunteers are providing outstanding care for our patients and their families.

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