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We’re happy that you are interested in joining our team of over 750 dedicated staff members! We strive to hire dedicated professionals who are committed to making our communities healthier and happier places to live and work. At Cherokee Health Systems, this often means taking care of folks who have no other place to go to receive health and social services. If this sounds like the place for you, we encourage you to explore our current job openings. Here you can find details about the positions we are currently looking to fill, as well as our online job application.

The safety of our team members and patients is of utmost importance. Cherokee Health Systems is requiring the COVID-19 vaccine for all team members regardless of the level of responsibility or type of duties. To ensure we are doing all we can to keep our team members, patients and community safe, new hires will be required to have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by December 5, 2021, and fully vaccinated by January 5, 2022. Currently, one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine is considered fully vaccinated. Individuals with medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement by contacting the Human Resources Department for next steps.

It is the policy of Cherokee Health Systems to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cherokee Health Systems will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.  If you have any questions regarding employment at Cherokee Health Systems, please contact our Human Resources Department by calling 865-544-0406.


Cherokee Health Systems’ Mission is to provide high-quality health care to vulnerable and underserved Tennesseans: “Together…. enhancing life.”  To accomplish this Mission, Cherokee is committed to attracting, developing, and hiring the best mission-minded and talented individuals possible.

The Health Care Scholar Internship is an opportunity for highly motivated college seniors, recent college graduates, or individuals working on graduate degrees to learn, develop, create and contribute to the communities we serve through opportunities in health care administration, operations, finance, HR, IT, analytics and marketing. The Internship is customized to the interests, skills, talents, and career goals of the Intern while making significant contributions to Cherokee Health Systems, our patients, and our communities.

The Internship lasts 6-months and may lead to full-time employment upon completion.  To apply, submit an application, resume or CV, and statement of interest to

Health Scholar Brochure

Health Scholar Application

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You can ask questions about us, about our positions, about our mission, about our many locations,  about anything you want to know. You can send in your resume for future consideration if we do not have an opening currently.

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