UVM Medical Center fosters a dynamic environment that assures excellence in professional nursing practice.


Nurses at UVM Medical Center deliver superior quality care which is comprehensive, individualized and evidence-based.


As professionals, we are guided by knowledge, enabled by skill and motivated by compassion.

We believe in:

  • Patient and family participation and education as central components of optimal health and wellness.
  • Continual pursuit of quality outcomes.
  • Safety as a shared responsibility.
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Continuity of care.
  • Culturally sensitive and holistic care.
  • Ethical principles that protect the rights of our patients.
  • Every nursing professional having autonomy to shape and guide professional nursing practice.
  • Professional growth and development for our nurses.
  • Research and evidence to guide and support our practice.


Nurses will be transformational leaders of highly coordinated exemplary care in partnership with the care team, patient, family, and community.