It’s Meet the Staff Monday and today we are getting to know Andi Ferrante.
Name: Andrea “Andi” Ferrante
Job Title: Clinical Nurse III, Shift Leader
Why did you choose to work at Morristown-Hamblen/Covenant Health? A neighbor recommended Morristown-Hamblen to me when I moved to Tennessee.
What are your goals in working at Morristown-Hamblen/Covenant Health? To always come to work smiling, be positive and be motivated. To help motivate my co-workers and to give the best care I can to my patients and their families.
Where are you from? I came here 20 years ago from Virginia Beach, VA.
If you could have dinner with anyone, alive or dead, who would it be? Ellen DeGeneres. She is so warm, caring and positive. She makes me laugh. She always says “be kind” – it’s a good message to send out.
What is your favorite food? Donuts, I have a big sweet tooth.
What is your favorite TV show? Ellen DeGeneres – always warms my heart.
What is your greatest accomplishment? Raising three children to be hard working, honest and caring adults. I did get two bachelors degrees along the way.
Would you choose a free trip or money? A trip for sure. I love to travel and have had the good fortune to be able to see many fascinating places.
What is your favorite childhood memory? When I was 10, we moved to Vancouver, Canada for one and a half years for my father’s business. We, as a family, explored new places, tried new foods, made new friends. It was a time that our family became very close. After the year, we drove back to Ohio across the country and visited so many wonderful places. I loved the experience.