Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery Gets ‘Softball Mom’ Back to the Game

Posted on March 14, 2019

Tiffany Vargas, 38, was surprised to find herself as coach for the “Tigers,” her daughter Abby’s west Knoxville softball team. 


Parkwest presents first BEE Award to Micki Smith

Posted on March 12, 2019

Parkwest implemented The BEE (Being Exceptional Every day) Award to recognize employees who aren’t RNs and LPNs (they can be nominated for The DAISY Award). 


Throwback Thursday – Paige Sowder

Posted on March 7, 2019

Welcome to our new weekly feature — Staff Throwback Thursday! In this feature we’ll be checking in with employees who have worked with Parkwest/Covenant Health for more than twenty years! We hope you enjoy learning more about our long-term employees!  


Feature Friday – Julie McCarter

Posted on March 1, 2019

In today’s Staff Feature Friday we’re getting to know a little bit more about Julie McCarter, RN, a shift leader on our CSU. 


April Collins, RN, Received DAISY Award

Posted on February 28, 2019

The DAISY Award was established in 1999 by the family of a patient who had received extraordinary care and compassion from his nurses during his final days.  


Throwback Thursday – Stephanie Moore

Posted on February 28, 2019

Welcome to our new weekly feature — Staff Throwback Thursday! In this feature we’ll be checking in with employees who have worked with Parkwest/Covenant Health for more than twenty years! We hope you enjoy learning more about our long-term employees!  


Random Acts of Flowers Celebrates 100,000th Delivery

Posted on February 27, 2019

Random Acts of Flowers delivered their 100,000th bouquet to Parkwest Medical Center. 


Staff Feature Friday

Posted on February 22, 2019

It’s Staff Feature Friday! Let’s get to know Barbara, a nurse on our Critical Care Unit! Name: Barbara Williamson Title: RN How long have you worked at Parkwest? I transferred to PW in 2009. I have been an RN since 1981 What is your favorite book? I’m not sure I have one favorite. When I do