RMC Hosts Take Charge of Your Diabetes Workshops

Posted on August 20, 2019

Roane Medical Center is proud to host the Take Charge of Your Diabetes Workshops with Lisa McMahan, FCS Agent with the UT Extension Roane County Office. Lisa will be in our Emory Room* at Roane Medical Center over several dates in September and October. Are you tired or hurt all the time? Do you feel […]

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Case Manager Shelia Staggs Receives BSN

Posted on August 20, 2019

Congratulations to Roane Medical Center’s Case Manager, Shelia Staggs, BSN, RN, CCM, for recently earning her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree! Shelia has worked at Roane Medical Center for over 25 years and has touched many patients’ lives and departments during her time of employment here. A BSN is registered nurse that is […]

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Erin Randall Earns Vascular Technologist Certification

Posted on July 24, 2019

Congratulations to Roane Medical Center’s Ultrasound Technologist, Erin Randall, for becoming certified as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT). To earn this certification, Erin had to meet the examination prerequisites and pass the two specialty exams that pertained to her knowledge in physics and the vascular ultrasound specialty. This credential raises the standard of vascular ultrasound […]

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Roane Medical Center Welcomes Brenda Gray as Chief Nursing Officer

Posted on July 15, 2019

Roane Medical Center is pleased to announce that Brenda Gray, RN, MSN, CHEP, has been named the new vice president and chief nursing officer at the hospital.  She will oversee all nursing operations at Roane Medical Center. Gray has over 32 years of experience in nursing, leading clinical and administrative staffs at local healthcare facilities. […]

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Family Matters

Posted on June 26, 2019

Former department manager trusts Roane Medical Center; says staff works together “like family” Larry Brown says he gets “white coat syndrome” whenever he visits his family doctor. “Every time I’d go to the doctor my blood pressure would be up, but it would be fine at home,” said Brown, a 70-year-old Kingston resident. “I would […]

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Nurse Residents Graduate at Roane Medical Center

Posted on June 25, 2019

This week, Roane Medical Center celebrated its most recent cohort of nurse residents to complete the Covenant Health’s Nurse Residency Program.  This 12-month structured program educates and trains newly-graduated, registered nurses through seminars, case studies, small group discussion, precepted clinical practice, and evidence-based practice projects. At the graduation, the group was welcomed and congratulated by […]

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Support of the Medicare Wage Index Change

Posted on June 11, 2019

From the office of Jason Pilant, President and Chief Administrative Officer of Roane Medical Center: Roane Medical Center and Covenant Health have long advocated for changes to the Medicare Wage Index (MWI) formula.  This severely flawed formula has negatively impacted hospitals in East Tennessee for over a decade.  Finally, after years of effort, on April […]

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Alan Buck, Imaging Manager Earns Radiology Certfication

Posted on June 5, 2019

Congratulations to Roane Medical Center’s Imaging Manager, Alan Buck for earning Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) certification. This designation speaks volumes about high standards of achievement attained for medical imaging leadership. It is the only professional credential tailored specifically for radiology administrators, focusing on management in human resources, asset resources, finance, operations, and communication.  The CRA […]

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