A hospital drama that charts the life of a headstrong yet empathetic chief nursing officer named Christina Hawthorne. While showing humanity to her patients and trying to cut through hospital red tape at work, the widowed Hawthorne cares for her rebellious teen daughter at home.
In the Season 3 finale, Christina returns to the hospital and Tom must perform surgery on a friend. Elsewhere, Kelly experiences a game-changing moment; Bobbie and Steve contemplate an all-important change; Camille mulls over leaving for college. Chi McBride and Kimberly Elise guest star.
As her daughter tries to comfort her with advice and wisdom, Christina makes seismic life decisions that affect her husband and Det. Renata. Meanwhile, Miles (Derek Luke) plans to bid adieu to James River. Chi McBride guest stars.
Christina seeks therapy, where she discloses hard truths about her marriage, Det. Renata, her daughter and her own childhood. Meanwhile, Tom delicately tries to keep a friend's hopes alive while confirming a harsh diagnosis.
A new opportunity comes Christina's way; Camille and Miles (Derek Luke) mull over their future; Bobbie makes a mistake and may pay a steep price for it; friction mounts between Tom and Nick. Chi McBride guest stars.
Christina and Nick team up to plan a birthday bash for Mama Renata (Miriam Colon). Meanwhile, Camille learns a seismic life lesson when she encounters Miles' wife; Bobbie throws a fund-raiser for the cancer lab; Morrissey's troubles hit a fever pitch.
Christina and Tom keep company with Miles' visiting children; internal-affairs snoop Jimmy Dupree (Bill Engvall) continues to scrutinize Renata; Bobbie participates in an article about the hospital; Kelly and Dr. Marshall inch closer to one another.
Internal-affairs investigator Jimmy Dupree (Bill Engvall) continues to snoop into an attack at the hospital and sharpens his focus on Renata. Meanwhile, the day of a health fair is tarnished by a possible bacteria outbreak; and recent developments haunt Morrissey. Derek Luke guest stars.
Renata's mother falls ill, so he turns to Christina for help. Elsewhere, a pesky internal-affairs sleuth (Bill Engvall) arrives at James River to investigate recent events; and Camille is offered a hospital job despite her flirty overtures toward Miles.
In the Season 3 opener, Christina and Tom's wedding day arrives, but the big event is marked by a bizarre turn of events. Meanwhile, Det. Nick Renata (Marc Anthony) arrives to investigate an attack at the hospital; and Candy goes into labor. Derek Luke guest stars.