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Featured Clinician: Jhemika Watson, CRNA

Posted on Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Featured Clinician: Jhemika Watson, CRNA

In honor of National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) Week, this month's Featured Clinician is Jhemika Watson, CRNA.

Years with EmCare: 2

Years practicing medicine: 2

What is in the pockets of your lab coat? Several ink pens (people like to “borrow” mine a lot), cell phone with several clinical apps, and a bottle of lotion (which I use frequently due to repeated handwashing).

What would be your ideal category on “Jeopardy”? Science.

How do you stay organized at work? I’m a creature of habit. I set everything up the same way almost every day. I make changes as necessary.

What are your tips for “leaving work at work” and not getting burned out professionally? I meditate and continue to remind myself that all I can do is my best.

What do you enjoy outside of work? I love to spend time with my friends and family.

What’s your favorite inspirational quote? “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today” by H. Jackson Brown Jr.

How would your co-workers describe you? Dependable (hopefully!)

Tell us something that most people at work don't know about you. In college, I participated in a research experiment in which we trapped bears and did health evaluations, allowing us to keep track of the black bear population in the Smoky Mountains.

What are you currently reading? “When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi

What personal accomplishment are you most proud of? I established a scholarship in honor of my grandmothers. It goes to graduating seniors at my former high school.

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