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Join the Sterile Processing Team!

Posted on October 14, 2022

Fort Sanders Regional Sterile Processing hiring for second shift Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is hiring a sterile processing technician for a weekday second shift (2 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.). Certification in sterile processing is preferred, but not required. Those who do not have their certification will be required to achieve it within 18 months […]


Certified Hand Therapist Offers Helping Hand to Patients

Posted on October 5, 2022

Visually, the human hand is a small part of the body, but it contains 27 bones, 34 muscles and more than 100 ligaments. They all work together to make this essential body part function well every waking moment. When something goes wrong – an injury or other medical condition – it can rob a person of quality of life and even take away a means of earning income. Rachel Brady, occupational therapist and certified hand therapist (CHT) at Covenant Therapy Center – Downtown at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, is an expert in giving the hands a hand.


FLAME Award Winner- Sleep Center

Posted on October 3, 2022

Sometimes it takes a team effort to overcome obstacles. Congratulations to these staff members from our sleep center for their recent FLAME award! The team was nominated for going above and beyond to ensure a patient was able to receive the care they needed. After missing several appointments, the team worked with the patient’s schedule […]


FLAME Award Winner- Pat Ragland

Posted on September 27, 2022

Congratulations to our latest FLAME award winner, Pat Ragland! Pat, a social worker in case management, was nominated by a co-worker for going above and beyond for a patient. After learning the patient had left their cane at the hospital, she made arrangements to meet the patient after work and return the cane. Her nominator […]


FLAME Award Winner- Tina Sturgill

Posted on September 27, 2022

Congratulations to our latest FLAME award winner, Tina Sturgill! Tina, a department assistant in case management, was nominated by a co-worker for going above and beyond. After learning a recently transferred patient had left their personal belongings at the previous hospital, Tina drove to the facility and retrieved the patient’s belongings. The patient was very […]


Removing the Threat of Thyroid Cancer

Posted on September 21, 2022

Fellowship-trained surgical oncologist treats thyroid cancer at Fort Sanders Regional After a career in the United States Air Force, Jesus Navarro has developed a can-do and will-do attitude. If something needs to be taken care of, he gets the job done. So it’s no surprise he was stoic when he received a diagnosis of thyroid […]