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Covenant Health Facilities & Units

At Covenant Health, you’ll find a variety of different career opportunities for Registered Nurses in East Tennessee. We have 9 acute-care hospitals, 1 behavioral health hospital, and many outpatient clinics and physician practices. We provide specialized care and expertise in areas such as stroke care, heart care, neurosurgery, orthopedics, cancer treatment, high-risk pregnancies, rehabilitation, behavioral services, and home care. Listed below is a brief description of the different facilities and units within them that commonly hire nurses.

 

Claiborne Medical Center:  is an 85-bed hospital in Claiborne County with over 350 employees and 100 active and courtesy physicians. It offers a full range of medical services and also provides skilled long-term care through its Claiborne Health & Rehabilitation Center.

    • Critical Care Unit (CCU): 5 CCU beds
    • Emergency Department (ED): 9 Emergency beds
    • Med/Surg: 21-bed diverse medical surgical unit
    • Surgery: 3 operating rooms
    • Nursing Home: Claiborne Health and Rehabilitation Center is a 100-bed nursing home facility with both short-term rehabilitation and long-term care beds. It was recently recognized by U.S. News and World Report with two designations, naming it amongst the top nursing homes in Tennessee.

 

Cumberland Medical Center: is a 189-bed hospital in Crossville with more than 650 employees and 175 active physicians. It offers a full range of specialty services, including cardiology, gastroenterology, surgery, orthopedics, maternity services, cancer care, and advanced wound care.

 

Fort Loudoun Medical Center: is a 50-bed hospital in Loudoun County with over 250 employees and 200 active and courtesy physicians. It is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and is consistently recognized for clinical and service excellence.

 

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center: is a 541-bed hospital in Knoxville with more than 1,900 employees and 650 active and courtesy physicians. It is the region’s referral center for stroke, neurosurgery, orthopedics, cancer, cardiology, neurology, surgery, and obstetrics. Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is currently celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2020, and is also undergoing an expansion of its Emergency Department and Critical Care Unit!

    • 2N/Cardiology: 23 bed cardiac telemetry unit
    • 3 North/Post-Surgical: 31 bed unit where patients recover after general surgeries
    • 5 North/Neuroscience: 35 bed, private room unit, includes complex stroke, post stroke, and neuro-med surg
    • 7 North/Pulmonary Med Surg: 34 bed pulmonary care unit
    • 8 North/Oncology: 34 bed unit including 8 semi-private rooms and 4 neutropenic rooms focused on both treatment and palliative care
    • 3 West/Nephrology: 17 bed telemetry unit
    • 5 West/Orthopedics & Bariatric Surgery: 27 bed unit, including bariatric surgery, total joint replacement, hip fractures, and spine patients
    • 9/Transitional Care Unit: provides extended physical or occupational therapy or skilled nursing care to patients transitioning from hospital to home
    • Critical Care Unit (CCU): currently 45 beds, with construction underway! The new critical care department will occupy two floors that will be built atop the Center for Advanced Medicine, nearly doubling current critical care capacity to approximately 72 beds
    • Emergency Department: 52 emergency beds, after recent construction almost doubled the existing square footage of the ED
    • Float Pool: consisting of nurses with a wide skill set that are trained to staff the Critical Care and/or Acute Care areas
    • Labor & Delivery: 7 ante partum suites; 14 labor, delivery, and recovery suites; 6 LDRP suites; and 34 post-partum suites
    • Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center: CARF Accredited Rehabilitation Hospital. 71 bed center consists of two units – one specializing in Stroke, Orthopedic and Debility Rehabilitation and one specializing in Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury and Pediatric Rehabilitation
    • Surgery: 16 suite, fast-paced unit that performs over 10,000 procedures each year

 

LeConte Medical Center: is a 79-bed hospital in Sevierville with over 500 employees and 140 active and courtesy physicians. It offers 24-hour emergency care, family-centered maternity care, surgical services, a comprehensive cancer center, physical therapy clinics, and is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.

    • Critical Care Unit (CCU): 8 ICU & 8 step-down beds
    • Emergency Department (ED): 30 ER beds with 8 beds for chest pain; known as the busiest ER in the Covenant Health system
    • Float Pool: consisting of nurses with a wide skill set that are trained to staff the Critical Care and/or Acute Care areas
    • Fort Sanders Sevier Nursing Home: 54 bed nursing home
    • Med/Surg: 42 bed unit
    • OB/GYN: One hall with 10 LDRP beds and one hall with 9 rooms, which include a nursery, a 2 bed triage unit, 1 recovery room, and 1 room OR suite.
    • Surgery: 4 surgery suites and 2 endoscopy suites

 

Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge: is a 301-bed hospital in Oak Ridge with over 1,100 employees and 200 active and courtesy physicians. It provides more than 30 medical specialties, ranging from cardiology and orthopedics to cancer care. It is also an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.

    • Cardiology
    • Critical Care Unit: 25 ICU beds, 8 step-down beds
    • Emergency Department: 38 emergency suites
    • Family Birthing Center: 8 LDRP suites
    • GI Lab
    • Oncology
    • Orthopedic Med/Surg
    • Ortho-Neuro Unit: 30-bed ortho-neuro unit
    • Pulmonary Unit
    • Surgery: 13 surgery suites

 

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System: is a 167-bed hospital with over 600 employees and 150 active and courtesy physicians. It has Six Centers of Excellence, including the Heart, Lung, & Vascular Center, Women’s Center, Breast Center, Morristown Regional Cancer Center, Outpatient Surgery Center, and Emergency & Critical Care Center.

    • 2 South/Surgery Unit: 21 Med/Surg and Postpartum Beds
    • 3 South/Pediatric Unit: 12 Stroke/Med Surg Beds
    • 3 North/Medical/Surgical Unit: 14 Orthopedic/Oncology Beds
    • 4 South/Medical Unit: 27 Med Surg Beds
    • Critical Care Unit: 12 critical care beds with 2 overflow beds in the Intermediate Care Unit
    • Emergency Department: 23 emergency beds
    • Intermediate Care Unit: 12 intermediate care beds
    • Labor & Delivery: 7 labor and delivery suites
    • Senior Behavioral Health Unit: 12 bed unit
    • Surgery: 10 surgery suites and 2 GI specialty suites
    • Telemetry

 

Parkwest Medical Center: is a 307-bed hospital with 1,700 employees and more than 500 active and courtesy physicians. It provides the region’s leading cardiac services, has a nationally recognized emergency department, and offers award-winning care in orthopedics, neurosurgery, and obstetrics.

    • Cardiology, Renal, Pulmonary: recently located and expanded to a 44-bed unit, specializes in peritoneal dialysis and intensive acuity patients with tracheostomies
    • Cardiac Specialty: 33 telemetry bed unit whose primary scope of service is provision of direct care to patients undergoing Cardiac Diagnostic and Interventional Procedures.
    • Cardio-Thoracic Surgical: 17 telemetry bed unit providing direct care to patients undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass surgery, TAVR, Mitral Valve Clipping, VATS procedures, Thoracotomies, and Vascular procedures
    • Critical Care: 30-bed comprehensive care unit
    • Complex Medical: 33-bed unit caring for patients acutely ill with a range of medical issues or who are recently recovering from surgery
    • Emergency Department: fast-paced 39-bed unit caring for a variety of patients with different levels of acuity
    • Float Pool: consists of nurses with a wide skill set that are trained to staff the Critical Care and/or Acute Care areas
    • Labor & Delivery: 20 LDRP suites, with an 4 additional rooms currently under construction
    • Neurology & Step-Down: 27-bed unit, which includes up to 8 step-down beds, specializing in stroke, neuro, and neuro-surgical patient care
    • Observation Unit: a brand-new unit at Parkwest, this 32-bed unit hosts patients whose typical stay will be less than 24 hours before getting discharged or transferred for additional care
    • Oncology, Gynecology, Surgery: 44-bed unit that is a high-volume, predominantly post-surgical unit with a broad range of surgical service lines
    • Orthopedic Med/Surg: 36-bed unit hosted in the new Dogwood Tower
    • Orthopedic Spine: 36-bed unit hosted in the new Dogwood Tower
    • Senior Behavioral Health: 16-bed unit that specializes in geriatrics with neurocognitive disorders, as well as medical issues that may influence behaviors needing immediate treatment/care 
    • Surgery: currently have 27 surgery suits, soon to be 30 surgery suites

 

Peninsula Behavioral Health: a division of Parkwest Medical Center, Peninsula Behavioral Health consists of an inpatient hospital in Louisville with 155 beds, as well as 4 outpatient clinics. Offering inpatient hospital care and outpatient services for children, adolescents, and adults with behavioral and substance abuse issues, the 330 employees see more than 75,000 outpatient visits per year and 3,500 outpatient intakes per year.

 

Roane Medical Center: is a 54-bed hospital located in Harriman with almost 300 employees and 90 active and courtesy physicians. It has a six-bed intensive care unit, diagnostic cath lab, sleep lab, and offers surgical services and specialized women’s imaging services.

    • Critical Care Unit: 6 private ICU beds
    • Emergency Department: 15 emergency suites
    • Med/Surg: 48 private bed unit equipped with modern technologies
    • Surgery: 4 surgery suites, 2 GI suites

 

Covenant Medical Group (CMG): Covenant Medical Group is Covenant Health’s employed and managed physician practice group. With more than 250 physicians, physician assistants and nurses in almost every medical specialty, CMG is one of Tennessee’s fastest growing medical groups with office locations throughout our region.

 

Thompson Cancer Survival Center: Covenant Health has the region’s largest cancer fighting network with more board-certified oncologists, surgeons, cancer centers, and imaging centers closer to where our patients call home.

Covenant HomeCare & Hospice: serving residents in 17 counties, Covenant HomeCare’s skilled nurses, certified nursing assistants, therapists, and medical social workers offer a range of services for transitional and continued care.

Covenant Staffing Services (CSS): Known as the Covenant Health System Float Pool, CSS nurses serve all Covenant Health facilities.