Welcome to our weekly feature — Staff Throwback Thursday! In this feature we’ll be checking in with employees who have worked at Parkwest for more than twenty years! We hope you enjoy learning more about our long-term employees!
Sharon Monday, Quality Support, Manager of Regulatory Compliance
- How long have you worked at Parkwest or Covenant Health? 41 years at Covenant Health- started at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center as staff RN on orthopedics and became House Supervisor in 1985 then Nurse Manager in 1991. Came to Parkwest in 1995 as Operations Leader for orthopedics. I have been Manager of Regulatory Compliance since 2009.
- How much has the hospital grown or changed since you were hired? Growth has been major focus from time I came to Parkwest- from planning and building Riverstone Tower to our current new construction. The leadership here has always kept their eyes on the future, building on the past and keeping the feeling of being a family.
- What’s your favorite memory of working at Parkwest? One of my favorite memories is spending the night of Dec 31, 1999, waiting on Y2K. We had white grape juice to welcome in the New Year and I got to spend time with Sue Foster, House Supervisor, and hear some of her stories.
- What’s kept you at Parkwest over twenty years? Why have I stayed at Parkwest for over 20 years: I have had the honor of working with some wonderful, dedicated, caring people. People make the difference!