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Graduation Day for Nurse Residents

Posted on January 11, 2018

Nurse residents are pictured with chief nursing officer Lynn Cagle, program coordinator Sara Meadows, and chief administrative officer Neil Heatherly.


Job Fair Scheduled

Posted on January 5, 2018

Join hospital leaders at our job fair to learn more about the employment opportunities we have available.


Parkwest Breaks Ground on Expansion and Renovation Project

Posted on October 18, 2017

Today in west Knoxville Parkwest Medical Center broke ground on a $99 million expansion and renovation project. Hospital leaders have been working with architects and construction professionals on a facility renovation and expansion plan to accommodate both patient care improvements and growth on Parkwest’s main campus. Parkwest is a member hospital of Covenant Health. Highlights of […]


Graduation Day: First Nurse Residents Complete Program

Posted on June 15, 2017

Today Parkwest celebrated with our first cohort of nurse residents to complete the Covenant Health’s Nurse Residency Program.  The 12-month structured program used classroom learning seminars, case studies, small group discussion, precepted clinical practice, and evidence-based practice projects to train the newly-graduated nurses. At today’s graduation the group was welcomed and congratulated by chief administrative […]


Covenant Health Employees Receive First Cardiac Services Excellence Awards

Posted on June 9, 2017

Five Covenant Health employees were the first recipients of new awards for cardiac service excellence in recognition of their exemplary care of heart patients, outstanding performance in cardiac services, and demonstrating Covenant Health’s Standards and Behaviors and Pledge of Excellence.   The awards were presented by Mike Belbeck, Executive Vice President of Operations, at a […]


Covenant Health Response to CDC Advisory Linking Patient Infections to Potentially Contaminated Heater-Cooler Devices

Posted on October 21, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an advisory linking patient infections from Mycobacterium chimaera (M.chimaera) to the Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler devices used in open-heart surgery. Patient safety and privacy are top priorities for Covenant Health and we take the CDC’s advisory very seriously. After thorough review of our protocols at our […]


Covenant Health Announces Medical Student Program in Partnership with Lincoln Memorial University

Posted on July 21, 2016

Covenant Health has launched a medical student program in partnership with DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee.


Patient and Family Partnership Council

Posted on June 22, 2016

Because your experiences and ideas are important to us, we would like to invite you to consider becoming a part of our hospital’s new Patient and Family Partnership Council.