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Covenant Health has been named a Best Employer by Forbes seven times.

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    Covenant Health Named to Becker’s 2023 “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare”

    By: Becker’s Hospital Review

    A Great Place to Work
  • A Choice Career in a Great Place to Call Home

    Covenant Health is the region’s top performing healthcare network. Headquartered in Knoxville, we are a community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system comprised of nine acute-care hospitals, one behavioral health hospital, and Covenant Medical Group, our physician practice division. Our specialized services include the region’s largest cancer network, outstanding cardiac care and the renowned Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, dedicated to helping those recover from debilitating strokes and traumatic brain injuries.

    Covenant Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion or sex.

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    We Strive for Excellence

    Covenant Health has a consistent record of success in helping physicians start out on a strong footing, both through effective networking with our affiliated physicians and by helping introduce new practitioners to the community.

    Our more than 11,000 employees, physicians, and volunteers are unified by one pledge: to put our patients first every day, to strive for excellence in everything we do, and to make Covenant Health the first and best choice in our region. This is how we care for more than two million patients and families every year, and why Covenant Health has been named three times to Becker’s list of “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” and named a Forbes “Best Employer” seven times.

    Mission, Vision, & Pledge

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    Our Mission

    We serve the community by improving the quality of life through better health.

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    Our Vision

    Covenant Health is committed to being the region’s premier healthcare network by providing patient-centered care that inspires clinical and service excellence, making us the first and best choice for our patients, employees, physicians, employers, volunteers and communities.

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    Our Pledge

    At Covenant Health we pledge our personal covenant, our promise, to our organization and the patients in our region: The patient always comes first. Excellence in everything we do. We will do our part to make Covenant Health the first and best choice.


    Explore the Region of East Tennessee

    We’re committed to using our network, spanning from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Cumberland Gap and west to the Cumberland Plateau, to improve the community’s quality of life through better health. For us, serving local communities and over two million patients and their families, is not just a responsibility, but a privilege.

    A Not-For-Profit, Community-Owned Healthcare System

    We are committed to improving the quality of life in East Tennessee through better health. In partnership with our generous donors, Covenant’s 10,000+ employees, physicians and volunteers are providing the very best care for our patients and their families.