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Peninsula Hospital Hosts Employment Event on Nov. 16

Posted on November 10, 2017 in News

Clinical healthcare workers seeking a new opportunity in psychiatric nursing are invited to attend an open house at Peninsula Hospital. The open house will take place on Thursday, November 16, at 2:30 p.m. Hospital leadership will kick off the event with a welcome message about Peninsula’s commitment to excellence. Afterwards, candidates are invited to meet […]


Artsclamation! fine art sale to benefit Peninsula

Posted on November 2, 2017 in News

The 16th annual Artsclamation! fine art sale will be held Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Lighthouse Knoxville, 6800 Baum Drive. Admission and parking are free.  Since the first sale in 2002, Artsclamation! has brought original works by hundreds of noted regional and local artists to Knoxville for the annual event […]


Welcome Kaycia Vansickle, MD

Posted on October 25, 2017 in News

Parkwest Medical Center is proud to welcome board certified psychiatrist Kaycia Vansickle, MD to Peninsula Hospital, a division of Parkwest.


Employees Receive Silver Lamp Scholarships

Posted on July 28, 2017 in News

Congratulations to Jonathon Hash, program counselor at Peninsula Behavioral Health, and Kellie Smith, housekeeper at Parkwest Medical Center, for being named 2017 Silver Lamp Scholarship winners. Hash already holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and has chosen to pursue the field of nursing. His hope is that his understanding of psychology, his dedication to patient […]


Back to School-Back to Stress

Posted on July 26, 2017 in News

Back to School-Back to Stress. How to know when your teens needs help


Top Ten Stress-Busters

Posted on June 23, 2017 in News

Stress will always be a part of our lives. Our jobs, family and school all have some stress related to them. Stress can be positive and spur you to find the answer to a problem or achieve an important goal. But when stress is negative, it can leave you tired, angry, frustrated and depressed. Ongoing […]


Forbes names Covenant Health one of ‘America’s Best Employers’

Posted on May 25, 2017 in News

Covenant Health has again been named one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes magazine and is  the highest-ranking Tennessee organization to receive the designation this year. Only seven Tennessee firms made the list of 500 top large companies. Covenant Health was ranked 38th on the list this year, the health system’s second year to be […]


Peninsula Holiday Survival Guide Celebrating 22 Years of De-Stressing East Tennessee

Posted on November 8, 2016 in News

For the twenty-second year in a row, Peninsula, a Division of Parkwest Medical Center, is offering expert holiday “survival advice” as a community service.