Part of our Region’s Premier Healthcare Delivery System
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 301-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. Its high caliber physicians, nurses, technicians and support staff help make the medical center what it is – an award-winning facility with the heart of a hometown hospital.
- 301 licensed beds
- 25 ICU beds
- 12 intermediate care beds
- 38 emergency beds
- 13 surgery suites
- 2 cath labs
- 8 LDRP suites
- Specialty Centers: Free-standing cancer center; advanced wound care center with three hyperbaric oxygen chambers; breast imaging center of excellence; nationally accredited sleep diagnostic center; speech, occupational and physical therapy center for adults and children; a 5,000 square foot cardiopulmonary rehabilitation center.
- 205 active and courtesy physicians
- Over 900 employees
About Covenant Health
Methodist Medical Center is a member of Covenant Health, the 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.
One of America’s Best Employers
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.
Our Pledge of Excellence
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 region. If you’re passionate about patient care and our pledge of excellence resonates with you, we welcome you to join our team.
About Oak Ridge, TN
Located just outside Knoxville, Oak Ridge 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 super computer, 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.