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Saint Thomas Health Overview

Nashville, TN
5001 to 10000 employees
Health Care Services & Hospitals
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
As a faith-based healthcare organization, we're dedicated to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially the impoverished and vulnerable. Our Mission, Vision and Values drive us to transform healthcare through innovation across the entire ... Read more

Saint Thomas Health – Why Work With Us?

In Tennessee, Ascension's Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates. Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by innovations in technology.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.


At Saint Thomas Health, we believe that our nurses are at the heart of the care we provide. Delivering healthcare the right way starts with recognizing and supporting our nurses. That's why, as a Saint Thomas nurse, you can expect:

  • Voice - As a nurse, your voice matters. Delivering healthcare the right way starts with ensuring you have a voice in caring for your patients.
  • Teamwork - Our focus is on team collaboration and inclusion allowing nurses to identify and share ideas across disciplines.
  • Growth - Saint Thomas Health is a part of one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., which means there are more career opportunities for you.

We believe that Saint Thomas Health is a destination workplace. If you're an exceptional nurse looking to join a team of some of the best nurses in Tennessee, consider a nursing career at Saint Thomas.


Saint Thomas Health understands there are many seasons in life and a career you are passionate about should accommodate that. To support work-life balance, we're offering premium pay to nurses who join our team in a short-term capacity. Now you can enjoy the flexibility to be both career-minded and family-focused.

If you are an RN with at least two years of experience, we invite you to explore our premium pay, short-term nursing opportunities in Tennessee.

While the Ascension network expands across the United States, a common bond unites our caregivers: the desire to provide compassionate, personalized care for all -- including our associates. Ascension is proud to offer affordable, accessible care through our comprehensive benefits program, plus even more affordable care options at Ascension facilities across the nation. With many choices, you can select the plans that best meet your needs, providing security now and in the future -- for yourself and your family.

Our compensation andbenefits package is competitive with other hospitals in the area. This allows us to both attract and retain a strong team of high-caliber associates that we're excited for you to join.

Benefit options for eligible associates include:

Health Insurance

            Medical Insurance

            Dental Insurance


            Prescription Drug Coverage

            Socially Just Benefits Available to Offset Medical Costs for Qualified Employees

Family and Child

           Child Care Scholarship Program

            Flexible Spending Account

Financial and Retirement

           First Day Retirement Savings Participation

           Innovative Pension Plan

           Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

           First Tennessee Bank Partnership

           Credit Unions and Onsite Banking*

Professional Growth

           Management and Employee Education

           Tuition Assistance

Life Balance and Perks

           Paid Time Off

            Onsite Wellness Centers*

            Onsite Employee Assistance Program

           Pay for Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Military Leave and Workers Compensation

           Free Parking

           Cell Phone Discounts

           Cafeteria Discounts*

          YMCA Discounts

          Onsite Retail Pharmacies*

          Onsite Starbucks Coffee Café*

          Leave of Absence Policies (including Medical, Educational, Personal, and Military)

          Discounts and Perks to Local and National Vendors

           *available at some locations


Known as “Music City”, Nashville is the place to be to hear live music and is home to some of America’s most exciting music attractions like the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame.  Nashville is the capital of Tennessee and approximately 2 million people call the metro area home. The city is a great place to work, live and raise a family. It has an abundance of amazing places to eat and outdoor activities; all with a touch of southern charm.  Nashvillians can be found enjoying the Cumberland river or out swimming in one of the many lakes surrounding the city, attending a Titans or Predators game, or eating the Nashville famous hot chicken. Nashville prides itself in its education system and is often called the “Athens of the South” because of the amazing universities in the city such as Vanderbilt or Belmont to name a few.  Nashville has more accolades than you can count, but several recent most notable ones include:

  • Nashville was named one of America's Best Cities for Beer and Brewery Tours, and one of the 10 Best Foodie Vacations in America by TripAdvisor. (June 2018)
  • Nashville was included in The World's Best Cities 2018 by Best Cities. (March 2018)
  • The following categories of South's Best 2018 by Southern Living included Nashville: The South’s Best Cities, The South’s Friendliest Cities, The South’s Best Food Cities. (March 2018)
  • The Nashville Predators were named The Best Franchise in Sports by ESPN. (October 2017)
  • The Best Big Cities in the U.S. list by Condé Nast Traveler included Nashville. (October 2017)


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Saint Thomas Health Interviews



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    Paramedic Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Murfreesboro, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Saint Thomas Health (Murfreesboro, TN).


    Applied online, received an email to set up an interview time and for the manager to introduce themselves to me. After receiving offer, got information from human resources regarding orientation.

    Interview Questions

    • How difficult will it be to transition to emergency room from the ambulance?   Answer Question



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Saint Thomas Health Awards & Accolades

  • Truven Top 100 Hospital 14 Consecutive Years, Truven Health, 2018
  • Becker’s 2016 Top 100 Cardiac Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review, 2016
  • Best Hospitals in Nashville, Nashville Business Journal, 2018
  • Top 100 Cardiac Hospitals, Becker's Hospital Review, 2018
  • Blue Distinction® Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, 2017
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