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The Hancock County Elementary School Based Health Center is located on the Elementary School grounds providing convenient, accessible and developmentally appropriate care. This school-based community health center, nestled deep into the beautiful Appalachian mountains of East Tennessee, provides primary and urgent care. Our Family Nurse Practitioners are able to see all ages to meet the entire family’s health care needs.

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SBHC Quick Facts

  • Located on the grounds of Hancock Elementary School
  • Provides primary care, urgent care and mental health services to students and the community
  • Education of students and classroom risk reduction programs

 

Announcements
Call today to schedule your child's annual well child exam.
Visit the TENNderCARE website from TN.gov for information on the Well Child Visit.

 

Hancock County Elementary SBHC  Details

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Providers and Staff

Providers

Kim Ferguson
Kimberly Ferguson
Family Nurse Practitioner

Melinda Fleenor
Melinda Fleenor
Family Nurse Practitioner

ETSU Factulty or Staff
Lisa Gunter
Family Nurse Practitioner

ETSU Factulty or Staff
Nancy Seal
Family Nurse Practitioner

Jennifer Stewart-Glenn
Jennifer Stewart-Glenn
Family Nurse Practitioner

ETSU Factulty or Staff
Dr. Matthew Garrison, 
MD
Preceptor

 

 

Staff

ETSU Factulty or Staff
Nancy Seal
Clinic Director

 

 

 

Registered Nurses

Stacey Hopkins
Stacey Hopkins
RN

Mary Jane Turnmire
Mary "Jane" Turnmire
RN

 

 

Licensed Practical Nurses

Velma Mabe
Velma Mabe
LPN

Patricia Reed
Trish Reed
LPN

 

 

Billing and Collection Specialists

Sandra Marion
Sandra Marion
CPC

 
 
 

Patient Care Representatives

Mildred Marion
Mildred Marion

Jennifer Wallen
Jennifer Wallen

Donna Ramsey
Donna Ramsey

 

Health Educator

Stephanie Shockley
Stephanie Shockley

 

 

 

 

Services

Hancock County Elementary School-Based Health Center Services

  • Allergy Shots
  • Laboratory services
  • Management of Chronic Conditions
  • Primary Care and Referrals
  • Physicals (Annual/Well Including EPSDTs, CDLs, Sports, School, Work)
  • Urgent Care/Sick Visits
  • Vaccines

Sliding fee discounts are available to qualified individuals

Orders/letters are available for:

  • Diabetic shoes 
  • Handicap parking placards/license plates/decals
  • Hardship mail delivery 

 Services for students that will not be charged include visits for:

  • First aid
  • Medication administration  
  • Non-surgical dressing applications and changes
  • School nurse visits
Insurance Networks

Insurance Programs

The healthcare providers at the Hancock County Elementary SBHC are credentialed with most major health insurances as well as TennCare and Medicare.

Please call to verify your insurance is accepted.

What to bring on your first visit

The Patient Registration Form must be completed prior to your first visit. We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), and are required by Federal law to collect some of the information asked in the packet for statistical purposes only. This is reported annually on a total patient basis. Individual patient information is not reported or disclosed.


Our providers desire to make your first visit with us a success and are interested in learning as much as possible about your current health status. Please come prepared to talk about your health history with your new provider. Please bring your signed patient information form, photo ID and all of your bottles of all medications you are currently taking.


If you are insured with TennCare, Medicare or private insurance, please bring your insurance card and photo ID. To qualify for the sliding fee discount a signed sliding fee application will also need to be submitted.


Please complete both sides of the forms. Thank you for your cooperation, and we look forward to serving you.


Sincerely,

The Nurse Practitioners and Staff of the Washington County School Based Health Centers

Contact Information

391 Court Street,
Sneedville, TN 37869
Phone: (423) 733-2121
Fax: (423) 733-4563

After-Hours Contact: (888) 915-7280

Hours of Operation

Note: New patients accepted, Please call to schedule an appointment.

Monday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday CLOSED



College of Nursing Clinical Rotation, Research, and Grant Requests

If you wish to complete a precepted clinical placement, conduct research at, or submit a grant for one of the ETSU College of Nursing, nurse-led clinics, please review the information below:

Clinical Rotations Request Process and Requirements for College of Nursing Clinics

CLINICAL ROTATION REQUEST PROCESS

To request a clinical rotation within the College of Nursing (CON) Nurse-Led Clinics (Johnson City Community Health Center, Johnson City Downtown Day Center, University Health Center, Hancock County School Based Health Center, or Mountain City Extended Hours Health Center please follow the process and timeline below:

To be considered for a clinical rotation all requests must be submitted to Lisa Bowen via email in the Office of Practice addressed to , on or after the dates listed below with “Clinical Rotation Request” in the subject line of the email.  These dates will remain the same year to year.

Spring Semester: July 1

Summer Semester: November 1

Fall Semester: February 1

EXAMPLE:  To request a rotation for Spring 2019, requests will be accepted no earlier than 7/01/18.

The following information must be included in your request for consideration:

  • Student Name
  • E# (If ETSU Student)
  • Student Email
  • Phone Number
  • School Attending
  • Program (FNP, DNP, etc.)
  • Expected Graduation Date
  • Which specialty is being requested (Adult, Pediatrics, Women’s Health)
  • Number of Hours Needed
  • Preferred Clinical Site (JCCHC, JCDDC, UHC, HCSBHC, MCEHHC)
  • Date confirmation of acceptance into program needed by

CON CLINICAL ROTATION REQUIREMENTS

Upon acceptance by the Office of Practice to complete a clinical rotation within the CON Clinics students must provide the following prior to beginning their clinical rotation:

  1. Criminal Background Checkcompleted within the past 12 months

  2. Proof of Immunizations:
    • Influenza – 1 dose of vaccine annually
    • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) - two doses (dose #1 now, #2 at least 28 days later or positive titer indicating immunity)
    • Hepatitis B – 3 dose series (dose #1 now, #2 in 1 month, #3 approximately 5 months after #2 or positive titer indicating immunity)
    • Tdap or Td Booster – one dose of vaccine within the past 10 years
    • Varicella – 2 dose series 4 weeks apart or positive titer indicating immunity
  3. Evidence of negative TB skin test annually, or chest x-ray if positive

  4. Completion and/or proof of ETSU HIPAA Part One and HIPAA Part Two Training

  5. Completion and/or proof of ETSU Pathogen Training

  6. Completion and/or proof of ETSU Portable Fire Extinguishers Training

  7. Completion and/or proof of ETSU Hazard Communication Standard Training

  8. Completion and/or proof of ETSU Emergency Preparedness Training

  9. Proof of CPR Certification

  10. Completion and proof of Electronic Health Records (EHR) Basic Training (Please contact Lisa Bowen in Office of Practice for your specific training requirements)

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR CON STUDENTS:  Clinical Requirements for the CON Clinics very closely aligns with requirements ETSU CON students had to meet upon acceptance into their program.  Therefore, much of the required documentation may already have been uploaded to Project Concert.  Upon acceptance, your documentation in Project Concert will be reviewed by the Office of Practice, and you will receive notification of any additional documentation or updates needed to your file. 

Documentation required by both the CON and CON Clinics are listed above in italics.  Documentation listed in bold is additional information required by CON Clinics above and beyond the CON requirements.

Student Research and Practice Project Requests with College of Nursing Clinics

Students who need to implement a project within any of the College of Nursing (CON) Nurse-Led Clinics (Johnson City Community Health Center, Johnson City Downtown Day Center, University Health Center, Hancock County School Based Health Center, or Mountain City Extended Hours Health Center please follow the process and timeline below:

To have a project considered for implementation all requests must be submitted at least four weeks prior to proposed start date.  Requests should be sent to Lisa Bowen via email in the Office of Practice addressed to with “Student Research & Practice Project Requests” in the subject line of the email.

The following information must be included in your request for project implementation:

  • Student Name
  • E#
  • Email
  • Phone Number
  • School Attending
  • Program
  • Name of Project
  • Objective
  • Summary of Project
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval required? (If yes, please indicate status of IRB.  Once approved please submit copy of IRB Approval Letter)
  • Implementation Timeframe/Date
  • Will you need Electronic Health Record (EHR) data?

Please Note:  If your project requires you to be on location within the CON, or if you require access to EHR or other confidential patient information, you may be required to meet certain other requirements not listed above.  These requirements will be discussed with you in further detail upon acceptance of your project.

Grant Implementation Requests for College of Nursing Clinics

Any students/faculty that are writing a grant for submission with the intention of implementing  at one of the College of Nursing CON Clinical sites must submit requests for implementation at least four weeks prior to the grant submission deadline.  Requests should be sent to Lisa Bowen via email in the Office of Practice addressed to with “Grant Implementation Request” in the subject line of the email.

The following information must be included in your request for grant implementation:

  • Principle Investigator (PI)/Project Director (PD) name
  • Email
  • Phone
  • College of Employment/Title
  • Name of Project
  • Project Timeline
  • Submission Deadline
  • Abstract
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval required?
  • Letter of Support Requested?

 

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