Scott Williams has been hard at work since January this year as Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic’s first human resources manager. “I handle legal compliance and payroll” among other duties, he said. The Clinic has 20 paid employees. His part-time job also includes coordinating activities of the Clinic’s 30 volunteers.
Dr. George Kirkpatrick sees Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic as a good deal for patients – and for him, too. In contrast to his years of hectic emergency room work, the Clinic’s newest doctor loves having the luxury of time to talk to patients and to hear about all their ailments. That extra
Now listen here, me hearties! It’s time for you landlubbers to start thinking what you’ll wear to the Pirates Ball on May 12. Whether you’re a knavish pirate or a wench, you could come in your everyday clothes, of course. But this year the Pirates Ball will feature a costume
Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic bustled with activity Jan. 13 and 14 as 134 people, many of them new patients, underwent comprehensive health testing during the Clinic’s days of free physicals for patients with no health insurance. As a result, all of the 134 have a clearer idea of their
December 1, 2015 Dear Friend of Mountain Hope, The blessings I have experienced at Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic are too numerous to count. Recently, I was working in the medical hallway among a number of patients, but one woman stood out. She was in tears. I know that
A tragedy for a Pigeon Forge business has had a silver lining for many local non-profits, including Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic. Judy Stump has spent some time recently volunteering at the Clinic, helping with various paperwork and office tasks. She is an employee of Stages West, a Western-themed store in
A preacher’s words at a church service prompted a local dentist to volunteer at Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic. Dr. Sean Toomey has been practicing dentistry for three years, when he took over Dr. Jon Shell’s practice in Sevierville. He knew when he came home to Sevier County that he
Twenty-two people with diabetes received free retinopathy screening at Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic on Nov. 14. Diabetic retinopathy is damage to the retina in the eye caused by high blood sugar. Without treatment it can lead to blindness. “Many of our patients have diabetes but can’t afford the recommended