Long after ‘death’, Knoxville man is ‘full of life’

Posted on March 22, 2018

Eddie’s Life, A.D. Long after ‘death,’ Knoxville man is ‘full of life’   Church was over one Sunday in August 2016 – but not Eddie Thompson’s revival. For that, he had to skip lunch and race to Parkwest Medical Center.   Fortunately, the 70-year-old lumber broker’s cardiac arrest didn’t come until he was inside the 


Staff Feature Friday

Posted on March 16, 2018

It’s Staff Feature Friday! Today we’re getting to know more about Gail! Name: Kathryn Gail Thiessen   How long have you worked at Parkwest?     1 year 8 months     Why do you love working at Parkwest?!    I enjoy the diversity of people I meet daily. Having the opportunity to “be present” in a variety of capacities for 


Spring into a New Career During Job Fair Week

Posted on March 14, 2018

Ready to make a great move in your healthcare career? Attend one of our job fairs and learn about the available positions with Covenant Health, our region’s largest employer. 


March is National Social Workers Month

Posted on March 14, 2018

March is National Social Workers Month. Celebrating Parkwest’s leaders, advocates and champions.


National Nutrition Month – Common food myths debunked

Posted on March 7, 2018


Staff Feature Friday

Posted on March 2, 2018

Name: Gabby Bounds   Job Title: PCA for the Discharge Team   How long have you worked at Parkwest? Almost 2 years   Why do you love working at Parkwest? I really enjoy the people I work with and I love the patient’s   Where are you from?  Harrogate TN   If you could have 


Nurses Recognized for Excellence with The DAISY Award

Posted on February 28, 2018

Nurses Recognized for Excellence with The DAISY Award Two nurses at Parkwest Medical Center were honored with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. The DAISY Award was established in 1999 by the family of a patient who had 


Angels on Duty – CPA credits therapists with getting him on course

Posted on February 21, 2018

CPA credits therapists with getting him on course With one angel looking over his shoulder and another hanging on his every word, Dennis Overton knew he was in good hands with the therapists at Parkwest Therapy Center at Fort Sanders West. “When I first got here and began dealing with the people of Covenant Health,