Meet Jawanda Thomas

Meet Jawanda Thomas

Tuesday Dec. 11, 2018
Meet Broward Health: Jawanda Thomas

For Jawanda Thomas, Broward Health Medical Center is not just her workplace, it's her birthplace. Find out what she loves most about her job.

Meet Jawanda

Title and Department: PCA, Broward Health Medical Center

Years at Broward Health: 13 years

What motivates me to come to work each day: It’s my calling. I look forward to advocating and anticipating the needs of patients. 

My favorite Broward Health moment: Every time I see a patient smile. I try to bring sunshine to the hospital.

Some advice I’d give to a new employee just starting their career in healthcare: It can be very challenging, but fulfilling and rewarding, and there's always room for advancement. Always put the patient first.

How I like to relax: Deep breathing, music, and chocolate candy

What I’m most proud of personally or professionally:  First, to be employed here at Broward Health Medical Center, my birth hospital. Second, to be nominated for this series.


What's on my music playlist: Jazz, all gospel and love songs, Brian McKnight, Kenny G, Tasha Cobbs


If I could have dinner with anyone in the world, living or dead, who would it be and why: Alonzo Mouning because he has a sweet and caring personality and is very handsome.


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