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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Joanie Bailey Receives Nursing Assistant Certification

Posted on May 29, 2019

Congratulations to Roane Medical Center’s Nursing Assistant, Joanie Bailey for receiving her Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA). To earn this certification, nursing assistants must complete a training program approved by the state, which often sets a minimum number of clinical and classroom hours. After completing the CNA program, nursing assistants must earn their state’s nursing assistant certification […]

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Roane Nurses Recognized for Excellence Award

Posted on May 14, 2019

Two nurses from Roane Medical Center have been recognized by the Tennessee Organization of Nurse Executives – Knoxville Chapter as winners of the inaugural 2018 East Tennessee Nursing Excellence Awards. The award recipients are: Kitty Honeycutt, RN Yi Yang, RN Congratulations to these award recipients, and a big thank you to all our nurses at Roane Medical […]

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Nicole Campbell, RN Receives DAISY Award

Posted on May 6, 2019

Congratulations to Nicole Campbell, RN who recently received Roane Medical Center’s DAISY Award for her outstanding work and compassionate care in our Intensive Care Unit (ICU). A daughter of a patient praised Nichole because “During [my mother’s] stay, we met quite a few nurses, who were all professional and helpful, but the one that stands […]

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