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Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital (formerly Tennova Healthcare Shelbyville) is now part of the Vanderbilt Health community of hospitals and clinics.

We’re committed to making health care personal for you and your family, here in the community you call home.

Inpatient Services

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    Critical and intensive care
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    Diagnostic imaging and radiology
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    Emergency care
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    Laboratory services
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    Respiratory care
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    Surgical care

Why Choose Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital

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    Comprehensive services

    Our 60-bed facility offers a range of inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical care.

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    “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

    Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital has received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from Leapfrog for fall 2022. This national distinction recognizes our hospital's achievements in protecting patients from preventable harm and error.

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    Recognized care

    Our hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and certified by the American Heart Association.

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    High-quality emergency care

    When you need us most, we're ready. Count on Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital to deliver high-quality emergency care when and where you need it most. Our experienced Vanderbilt Health emergency physicians and nurses are ready around the clock to provide immediate treatment for a wide range of acute illnesses, injuries and conditions. 

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    Commitment to community

    We are pleased to have made a significant impact on Bedford County. Our economic impact to this community exceeded $25 million in 2021, along with $23.1 million in charity and uncompensated care. With more than 350 employees, we are one of the community’s largest employers, with a payroll topping $13.5 million.

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Careers at Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital

Great health care starts with great people. We’re hiring caring people for a wide range of other roles – each in their own way helping to make health care personal. See what working for Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital is all about, and explore our excellent benefits, many of which start on Day One.

Become a Nurse at Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital