It’s Staff Feature Friday! We are getting to know Dylain from CTSU today!

Name:  Dylain Francisco


Job Title:  Registered Nurse – CTSU


How long have you worked at Parkwest? I have worked for Parkwest since 2013. 3 years as a CNA/HUC and 2 1/2 years as a Registered Nurse.


Why do you love working at Parkwest? I love working at Parkwest because I enjoy working with co-workers who share the same values. Our values is to make sure our patients are safe and have positive outcomes. I had the opportunity to make great friends with my co-workers.


Where are you from?  I currently live in Knoxville, TN. I moved from Chicago, IL eight years ago. My family has move around a lot because my dad was in the Air Force.


If you could have dinner with anyone, alive or dead, who would it be?  I would love to have dinner with my grandfather. He has thought me so much in my life. I miss going fishing and hunting with my grandfather.


What is your favorite food? My favorite food is cheesecake. It is the way to my heart.


Do you prefer cats or dogs? I prefer dogs. I currently live with two dogs. One is a German Shepherd named “Razor” and the other is a German Shepherd/Pittbull mixed named “Bear.”


What is your favorite Christmas tradition? My favorite Christmas tradition is having Christmas dinner with my family in Chicago.


What is your favorite book?  My favorite book is “Hatchet” by Gary Paulson. It is a wilderness survival novel that I read when I was younger.


What is your favorite TV show? My favorite show is The Walking Dead.


What is your greatest accomplishment? My greatest accomplishment was finishing my first full marathon with my dad two years ago.


Would you choose a free trip or money?  I would love to have a free trip. I enjoy experiences and traveling to new locations.