Scam Alert for Job Applicants
Job seekers at Covenant Health in Knoxville, Tennessee can learn more about our application process and avoid a scam.
Covenant Health in Knoxville, Tennessee, has learned that our health system, along with several other U.S. health systems, has been included as part of a scam where false job opportunities are offered through external job board sites. Individuals impersonating Covenant Health hiring managers may be conducting online “interviews” asking for personal or financial information or may be requesting money to allegedly apply for a job or purchase job-related equipment.
The safety and security of your personal information is very important to Covenant Health. Please be aware that Covenant Health does not interview job candidates online, ask applicants to send financial information, or charge any fees during the hiring process. If you are asked to provide financial information or make any type of payment by someone appearing to represent our hiring team, you are not communicating with anyone associated with Covenant Health. You should not respond.
If you think you have provided personal information to this scam, you are encouraged to take the following actions:
- File a report with your local law enforcement authority and the Internet Crimes Complaint Center: http://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx
- Contact the three major credit-reporting bureaus (Equifax, Experian and Transunion) and request that a Fraud Alert be placed on your account.
- Visit the Federal Trade Commission’s web site for more information concerning identity theft at http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft.