Meet our first employee for the new spotlight Nurturing Nurses. Catie Shaw was our recent DAISY Award Recipient. Find out why she likes being a nurse at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System.
What was the biggest influence that led you to become a nurse?
I feel like I grew up in the hospital. My mom worked here and it is just in my blood. I always wanted to be a nurse.
What’s your favorite thing about being a nurse?
I love caring for people, the nursing skills you gain along the way, and it is just something new everyday.
Who or what inspires you in your career as a nurse?
When I get to see the patients go home after seeing them at their lowest point, that is wonderful. It makes those long, stressful days worth it.
Why do you like being a nurse at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System?
I love the hospital and caring for people. My first job out of high school was an ER Tech at this hospital and my career has just grown.