Staff Feature Friday

Posted on February 16, 2018

Name: Jerry Hornback Job Title: HUC 2 How long have you worked at Parkwest? 2 1/2 years Why do you love working at Parkwest? Orthro floor because of the great people and great teamwork and being able to help people Where are you from? Chicago Do you prefer cats or dogs? Dogs What is your dream vacation 


Former bodybuilder sings praises of Cardiac Rehab

Posted on February 14, 2018

Strength Defined Former bodybuilder sings praises of Cardiac Rehab John Paschal gazes out over the lake behind his home. There is a sense of peace and purpose here. “When I was a boy growing up on the farm in Dandridge we’d go fishing on the lake sometimes,” Paschal says. “I always thought someday I’d like 


Staff Feature Friday

Posted on February 9, 2018

Name: Susan Commons   Job Title: Clinical Specialist-Speech Language Pathologist   How long have you worked at Parkwest? I have been with Parkwest 39 years.  I started the speech pathology department in 1979 as a contract employee along with my private practice.   Why do you love working at Parkwest?! I have loved working with 


I Am Covenant Health- I Am Parkwest

Posted on February 7, 2018

Who is Covenant Health? We are the region’s top performing healthcare network. We are ten hospitals, 1500 affiliated physicians, and 10,000 employees dedicated to improving the quality of life for our patients.  


Welcoming a New Year and a New Year Baby

Posted on January 31, 2018

Welcoming a New Year and a New Year Baby. Parkwest Medical Center celebrated a very special delivery on New Year’s Day. Davis Brantlee Craft, the son of Jennifer and Brian Craft, was the first baby born in 2018 at the hospital’s Childbirth Center. Jennifer Craft hadn’t given much thought to the possibility of having a 


Staff Feature Friday

Posted on January 26, 2018

It’s Staff Feature Friday! Today we are getting to know Sable from our Critical Care Unit! Name: Sable Thornton BSN, RN, CCRN   Job Title: RN   How long have you worked at Parkwest? almost 4 years   Why do you love working at Parkwest? I am proud to work in the CCU at Parkwest!! I 


Protect Yourself and Loved Ones from Serious Disease

Posted on January 25, 2018

Protect Yourself and Loved Ones from Serious Disease 2018 is the year to make your health your priority! Vaccines are NOT just for kids! Regardless of age, we ALL need immunizations to protect against serious, and sometimes deadly, diseases. Protection from vaccines you received as a child can wear off over time, and you may 


Staff Feature Friday

Posted on January 19, 2018

It’s Staff Feature Friday! Let’s get to know one of our awesome hucs from our Senior Behavioral Health Unit! Name: Misha Anderson       Job Title: Huc   How long have you worked at Parkwest? 12 years in May   Why do you love working at Parkwest? I love working at Parkwest because I have seen