In celebration of Fort Sanders Regional’s upcoming 100th Anniversary, we are spotlighting many of our long-term employees. Fort Sanders is fortunate to have more than 100 members of our team that have been with us for 25 or more years. These staff members have seen the evolution of the hospital and often reminisce of the “good ol’ days”.
For our first Flashback Friday, we are featuring Sleep Center and Neurodiagnostics Manager, Scott Vogt, who has been a member of the FSR team for 30 years.
1.) When did you start your career at Fort Sanders Regional?
2.) Have you always worked in the same department?
I started as a tech in neurodiagnostics and became the manager of sleep and neuro in 2005.
3.) What is one major aspect related to your job that has changed significantly over the course of your career?
The requirements of State Licensure for sleep technologists
4.) How has the hospital grown or changed since you were hired?
They have been changes to the hospital campus, specifically the addition of Laurel Plaza and the Center for Advanced Medicine. I remember there used to be an old smoke stack behind the hospital. Also, Sleep, Neurodiagnostics and Administration used to be on the 6th floor which is now Women’s Services.
5.) What’s your favorite memory over the course of your time at Regional?
I won the “Name the Cafeteria” contest
6.) What’s kept you at Regional over the last 25+ years?
The people. I have gotten to know people from many different departments who have become friends over the years.
7.) How much was a gallon of gas when you started at Regional?
8.) What was your favorite TV show the year you started?
9.) What was the major news story from the year you started?
The Berlin Wall coming down