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Your Career Starts at Methodist Medical Center!

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At Methodist Medical Center, you have a chance to become part of our East Tennessee region’s premier healthcare delivery system.

Methodist Medical Center first opened as an Army hospital in 1943 when Oak Ridge, TN was still America’s “Secret City.” 

Today, the Methodist Medical Center has grown into a 283-bed facility and Advanced Primary Stroke Center, 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. Our high caliber physicians, nurses, technicians, and support staff help make Methodist Medical Center what it is—an award-winning facility with the heart of a hometown hospital.

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Why Choose a Healthcare Career at Methodist Medical Center?

Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge offers talented healthcare professionals the opportunity to be a part of a truly special medical community, within the natural beauty of Eastern Tennessee. 

Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge offers many diverse career opportunities in our expansive healthcare facility setting, which features—

We are also one of the area’s most robust healthcare employers, with 205 active and courtesy physicians, and over 900 employees.

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Why Choose Your Career in Oak Ridge, TN?

When you choose a career at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, you’ll also be choosing a charming, wonderful community as your home.

Located just outside Knoxville, Oak Ridge, TN offers the charm and warmth of a small town, with the conveniences and amenities not usually found in a city its size.

Home to the world’s fastest supercomputer, Oak Ridge is home to Oak Ridge National Laboratory, whose research and technology initiatives in scientific discovery, clean energy, and security have ushered in an exciting period of growth for our area.

Our city schools consistently rank among the nation’s top systems, with students routinely exceeding state and national averages on SATs, ACTs, and National Merit placements.

With a total of sixteen parks, 10 lighted athletic fields, 27 tennis courts, three golf courses, 1,336 acres of greenbelt, and 173 miles of shoreline, Oak Ridge offers a variety of recreation options (including a world class rowing venue). The city is also home to a thriving cultural community that boasts a symphony, civic ballet, arts center, and the state’s oldest continuous operating playhouse.

Our Exclusive Partnership with Covenant Health and What This Means for You

Methodist Medical Center is a proud member of the Covenant Health family of healthcare and medical facilities, the East Tennessee region’s top performing healthcare network. 

Community-owned and headquartered in Knoxville, Covenant Health includes nine acute care hospitals, numerous outpatient and physician clinic locations, and specialty services for behavioral health, oncology, rehabilitation, home care, and community wellness and outreach programs. 

With more than 10,000 employees and nearly 1,500 affiliated physicians system wide, Covenant Health is recognized regionally and nationally for quality and patient satisfaction.

In 2021 Forbes once again named Covenant Health as a Best-in-State Employer. Our health system ranked #15 on the magazine’s list of 80 top Tennessee employers for 2021. This is the seventh Forbes “Best Employer” designation that Covenant Health has received in the past six years – we have been named among America’s Best Employers twice, a Best Employer for Diversity, a Best Employer for Women, and now have our third designation as Best in State.

Covenant Health employees are unified by one covenant—to put our patients first, strive for excellence in everything we do, and make Covenant Health the first choice for patients in our Tennessee region.

If you’re passionate about patient care and our pledge of excellence resonates with you, we welcome you to join our team.


Methodist Medical Center

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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.