Barbara Williamson, RN

It’s Staff Feature Friday! Let’s get to know Barbara, a nurse on our Critical Care Unit!

Name: Barbara Williamson

Title: RN

How long have you worked at Parkwest? I transferred to PW in 2009. I have been an RN since 1981

What is your favorite book? I’m not sure I have one favorite. When I do read I like fiction and drama

Where are you from? Born and raised in Blount County

What do you like to do on the weekends? Spending time with my husband just hanging out and doing whatever we decide, usually at the last minute. I also have a big family and like to spend time with them.

What is your favorite outdoor activity? Going to the mountains, picnics, small hikes and looking for wildlife

What’s the best advice you’ve ever heard? My grandmother always told us to “grow up and be somebody.” That always seemed strange to me as a child but has more meaning the older I get

What is your dream vacation spot? We like going to National Parks. We have been to Yosemite, Yellowstone twice and hope to go to Alaska in 2020

What’s your favorite sport/favorite team? Hockey, Toronto Maple Leafs