Juggling both family and career, recently-widowed nursing director and mother of a teenage girl, Christina Hawthorne (Jada Pinkett Smith) struggles to hold the middle ground in a battle between bureaucratic administrators, heartless doctors, and apathetic colleagues who are caught up in a system that's forgotten whom it's there to serve.
"Christina Hawthorne (Jada Pinkett - Smith) is the kind of nurse you want on your side when you or/nsomeone you love is in the hospital. She is the kind of nurse who fights for her patients and doesn't let them slip through the cracks. When necessary, she takes on doctors and administrators who are overworked, distracted or just unable to see the human being behind the hospital chart. Whether showing humanity to a homeless woman, trying to talk a suicidal cancer patient off a ledge or exposing a doctor's near-fatal error, Hawthorne will do everything in her power to help her patients."
Jada Pinkett Smith stars as Christina Hawthorne, a compassionate and headstrong Chief Nursing Officer heading up a group of dedicated nurses at Richmond Trinity Hospital who spend long days and nights on the hospital's front lines.
As the head nurse at James River Hospital, Christina Hawthorne is used to diagnosing and solving the problems of others. But when it comes to the problem of a heart split between two men, Christina can't find the right remedy for her own situation. HawthoRNe stars Jada Pinkett Smith as Nurse Christina with Michael Vartan and, joining the cast this season, music superstar Marc Anthony.
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