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Johnson County Community Hospital

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Johnson County Community Hospital
1901 S. Shady St.
Mountain City, TN 37683
(423) 727-1100
36.4533973
-81.7976793

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Updated hospital visitation restrictions

Ballad Health is currently allowing 1 visitor for each patient at a time.

Please note that this only applies to inpatient hospital units and surgery. Labor and delivery units will allow 2 visitors per room.

Visitation is not currently permitted in rooms with COVID-19 positive patients. Exceptions include:

  • COVID-19 positive patients in labor and delivery units, who will be allowed one visitor during the entirety of their hospital stay
  • COVID-19 positive patients in the neonatal intensive care unit at Niswonger Children's Hospital and in pediatric rooms, who will be allowed two visitors that must be parents/guardians

Inpatient support persons – or visitors – will only be allowed on site from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. However, one visitor may remain with the patient overnight, and this visitor must be in the facility prior to 8 p.m. Visitors who remain with the patient after 8 p.m. will stay in the patient room. If the visitor remaining with the patient after 8 p.m. leaves the facility at any point during the night, they will not be permitted for re-entry until 8 a.m.

Exceptions may be made during extenuating circumstances or in the case of end-of-life care.

Screenings and face mask requirements

Each visitor will be screened for potential signs of illness and required to wear a cloth face covering, which they need to provide for themselves.

Due to the increased risk of virus transmission, masks with vents and/or valves are not permitted.

These measures are to help contain coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Please read more about these visitation restrictions.


Johnson County Community Hospital offers hometown inpatient care coupled with a state-of-the-art 24-hour emergency department. The hospital serves the upper northeast tip of Tennessee and parts of North Carolina and Southwest Virginia.

The two-bed hospital offers outpatient and primary care services provided by Ballad Health Rural Health Clinic – Johnson County.

Additionally, Johnson County Community Hospital provides Senior Health Solutions, a behavioral health program for seniors dealing with stress and/or sadness brought on by aging or personal loss.

Hospital outreach personnel provide health education at community events, and on-site influenza vaccines to local industry. The facility is conveniently located next to downtown on South Shady Street (U.S. Route 421).

Services

Heart care

  • Cardiac rehab
  • Cardiac ultrasound
  • Cardio pulmonary services
  • EKG (electrocardiogram)
  • Event monitor
  • Holter monitor
  • Nuclear medicine/stress testing
  • Spirometry (pulmonary function testing)

Respiratory care

  • In home sleep studies
  • Pulmonary rehab
  • Wrist oximeter (monitors oxygen levels overnight)

Outpatient rehabilitation

  • Amputations
  • Brain injury
  • Cardiac, PT
  • Hands
  • Neurological/neuromuscular problems
  • Orthopedic pediatrics
  • Stroke
  • Theumatologic impairments
  • Vestibular

Emergency care

  • 24/7, 365 days a year
  • Physician staffed

Behavioral health solutions

  • Intensive outpatient program consisting of counseling and therapy for adults age 55 and older dealing with depression, loneliness, and loss of a spouse.

Outpatient diagnostic imaging

  • Ankle brachial index (ABI’s)
  • Bone density/DEXA scans
  • CT
  • Digital mammography
  • MRI (mobile unit 4 days a month)
  • Nuclear medicine
    • Bone scans
    • Thyroid scans
    • HIDA scans
    • Renal scans
    • Gastric emptying
    • MUGA scans
  • Scoliosis series (X-ray for detecting curving of the spine)
  • Ultrasound
  • X-Ray

Laboratory services

  • 24/7 Outpatient lab

Infusions

  • Any medication infusions except chemotherapy
  • Iron infusions
  • IV antibiotics
  • IV fluids
  • Neulasta
  • Potassium
  • Port flushes
  • Reclast
  • Zometa

Speciality clinics

  • Cardiology – Dr. Khan
  • Cardiology – Dr. Smith
  • Diabetes – Dr. Beasy (telemedicine)
  • Pulmonary – Dr. Lambert (telemedicine)

Medical care and community impact reports

Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)

Johnson County Community Hospital CHNA [PDF – opens in new window]

CMS price transparency

Johnson County Community chargemaster standard charges [CSV file, 146KB]

Johnson County Community average charges by DRG [CSV file, 38KB]

You can learn more about pre-visit coordination and registration here and about payment options here.

Metrics by MS-DRG*

Johnson County Community MS-DRG metrics [PDF, 21KB], fiscal 2019

View more Ballad Health MS-DRG metrics here.

*MS-DRGs are Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups.


Learn more

Expand a section below to read more about Johnson County Community Hospital and our community.

Awards and Accreditations
  • Lab certified by the College of American Pathologists, 2015
  • Designated a critical access hospital in 2001
  • Full accreditation from American College of Radiology for imaging services – MRI, CT ultrasound, nuclear medicine and mammography
CEO Message and Leadership

photo: Chastity Trivette portrait, head and shouldersNestled in the beautiful landscape of Mountain City, Tenn., Johnson County Community Hospital (JCCH) offers hometown inpatient care coupled with a state-of-the-art, 24-hour emergency department. Serving the upper northeast tip of Tennessee as well as parts of North Carolina and Southwest Virginia, the hospital offers outpatient and primary care services provided by Mountain States Medical Group.

JCCH is a 2-bed critical access hospital that opened in 1998. A dedicated staff of physicians, physical therapists and other health care professionals provide numerous services including cardiac rehabilitation and respiratory therapy, and full-service diagnostic including CT scans, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, mammography, MRI, physical therapy and laboratory services.

In addition, JCCH has a specialty clinic with a dedicated staff of physician specialists who offer a multitude of specialty services including oncology, podiatry and cardiology. Telemedicine services are also available to provide specialty care for general surgery, high-risk obstetrics and osteoporosis patients.

At Johnson County Community Hospital, we strive to deliver the best patient experience possible. We understand the importance of receiving safe, compassionate and high-quality care and make every effort to provide services that enhance the quality of life for our patients and the communities we serve.

Sincerely,

Chastity Trivette
Assistant Administrator/Director of Ancillary Services
Johnson County Community Hospital

Leadership

Dwayne Taylor, VP/Chief Executive Officer, Southeast Market
Cindy Verzi, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Southeast Market
Chasity Trivette, Assistant Administrator
Sharon Sheppard, Manager, Human Resources
Emily Murr - Market Director, Marketing and Communications, Southern Market

 

History

The Johnson County Community Hospital of today is an example of perseverance and a passion by the community to keep its own hospital alive. It has been housed in several different buildings, operating with different sets of services under different names and was closed down completely on two occasions.

After the old Johnson County Hospital was shuttered, the hospital was acquired by Mountain States Health and reopened in 1998 as Johnson County Community Hospital. With the support of Mountain States the facility found stability while providing the people of the community with the health care services they need.

 

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization

With novel coronavirus (COVID-19) hospitalizations at record levels, Ballad Health is providing feedback to the communities it serves, intended to optimize healthcare resources for those who need it most. ... read more about Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization.

Patients & Visitors

Directory
Phone: (423) 727-1100
Visiting Hours

Visitation restrictions are in currently place due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Amenities

If you need to spend the night in Mountain City:
Americourt Inn
450 Dotson Lane
Mountain City, TN
(423) 542-4466

What's New

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Ballad Health to hold drive-thru job fairs in Abingdon

Ballad Health is hosting a hiring fair that will give job seekers the opportunity to apply, interview and be hired – all without leaving their vehicles. ... read more about Ballad Health to hold drive-thru job fairs in Abingdon.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Ballad Health resumes some elective procedures, continues encouraging COVID-19 prevention

A month after a sharp increase in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases prompted Ballad Health to postpone all elective and non-emergent surgeries, the health system is preparing to resume some procedures. ... read more about Ballad Health resumes some elective procedures, continues encouraging COVID-19 prevention.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization

With novel coronavirus (COVID-19) hospitalizations at record levels, Ballad Health is providing feedback to the communities it serves, intended to optimize healthcare resources for those who need it most. ... read more about Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization.