It’s Staff Feature Friday! Today we’re getting to know Angela, a Courtesy Ambassador!

Name: Angela Shockley


Job Title: Courtesy Ambassador


How long have you worked at Parkwest? 2 years and 2 months


Why do you love working at Parkwest? I’m crossed training in two areas of the hospital. Surgery Waiting and CCU Waiting,Iget to meet new people everyday, under two slightly different circumstances. In Surgery Waiting,patients and families come and go within hours. In CCU, patients and families are there for days, weeks and sometimes months. In the unit, you get to know the families personally and ride the emotional roller coaster with them. For better or worse, with a smile or a shoulder to cry on.


Where are you from? Wartburg, TN


Tell us a little bit about yourself? I’m married and have one son, who is starting College this year. I have lived in Knoxville, for 10 years. I volunteered, at another local hospital for two years, before working here at Parkwest.


What is your dream vacation spot? Any beach with white sand


What is your favorite holiday traditions? Being at home with my family on Christmas Eve. Having dinner and exchanging gifts.


What do you like to do on the weekends? Try new restaurants, Shopping,and Church. But in the fall,its “Football time in Tennessee”!


What is your favorite sport to watch? Football


Would you choose a free trip or money? Why? Money… I have a son in College.


What is your favorite outdoor activity? Walking on the beach.