LeConte Medical Center Welcomes Junior Volunteers

Posted on June 4, 2019

Our Junior Volunteer Program is underway.   Our junior volunteers will have the opportunity to work in a variety of areas in the hospital, Fort Sanders Nursing Home and Thompson Cancer Center. Teens will have the chance to meet healthcare professionals, learn about various healthcare careers, participate in educational sessions and tours as well as […]

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LeConte Welcomes New Lab Manager

Posted on June 3, 2019

We are pleased to welcome Amanda Sutton, MLS(ASCP) as our new Laboratory Manager. Amanda will be working to run our laboratories safely and efficiently. She has a bachelor’s degree from Lincoln Memorial University. Sutton was a laboratory technician, medical technician and point of care technical specialist at Methodist Medical Center for 10 years before joining us […]

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Sweet-Tasting, Foot-Tapping Fun!

Posted on April 29, 2019

Sweets and Beats Coming Soon Join the Dr. Robert F. Thomas Foundation at The Island in Pigeon Forge for “Sweets and Beats,” a dessert and music festival featuring sweet treats, local flavors and live music on Saturday May 11, from 5-8 p.m. The event invites local restaurateurs to bring their best desserts for visitors to […]

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Celebrating Laboratory Professionals Week

Posted on April 25, 2019

  April 21-27 is the annual ASCP Medical Laboratory Professionals Week.       For those of you unfamiliar, ASCP is the American Society for Clinical Pathology and it is the licensing  body which holds lab personal to rigorous  standards. Laboratory science is constantly changing and  improving and as it does maintaining an ASCP certification requires […]

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LeConte Medical Center’s Oldest Volunteer

Posted on April 12, 2019

Meet David Barber, LeConte Medical Center’s oldest active volunteer. He will proudly tell you that he is 97 years old. He is still living life to the fullest by actively volunteering at LeConte Medical Center four days a week. He reports that he has not missed more than a week total during his nine years […]

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LeConte Welcomes Carolyn Shipley as Chief Nursing Officer

Posted on March 25, 2019

LeConte Medical Center is pleased to announce that Carolyn Shipley, RN, MSN, CENP, has been named the new vice president and chief nursing officer at the hospital.  Her responsibilities include oversight of nursing operations at the hospital and at Fort Sanders Sevier Nursing Home. Shipley has extensive experience leading clinical and administrative staffs at Covenant […]

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