Covenant Health places in Top 150

Jay FitzOur Town Health

Covenant Health has been named for the third time to a national list of top healthcare workplaces in the U.S. Becker’s Hospital Review, a publication for healthcare industry leaders, recently announced its 2022 list of “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare,” which includes hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth.

According to Becker’s, organizations that are named to this list “offer benefits and opportunities for employees to build successful careers above and beyond the average healthcare provider or company” through professional development and internal promotions. Organizations selected for the list also feature a positive work/life balance and make a positive impact on their communities.

The Becker’s list specifically highlighted Covenant Health’s collaboration to provide quality care across all its services and geographical areas, and mentioned the health system’s partnerships with educational organizations that train medical and nursing students.

Jim VanderSteeg

Jim VanderSteeg, president and CEO, called the selection an honor. “As the largest employer in the Knoxville area, we’re committed to creating an outstanding environment where employees work together to put our patients first, strive for excellence in everything we do, and position Covenant Health as the first and best choice for those we serve.

“The Becker’s recognition includes some of the most prestigious healthcare organizations in the country. The Top 150 list affirms our commitment to developing our people, and to providing our employees with opportunities to achieve professional success and personal growth throughout their careers,” VanderSteeg said.

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