Joseph “Ronnie” Fields

RN – Baptist Emergency Hospital at Overlook

How long have you worked here?
Since Nov. 14, 2012.

Before working here, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?
Owner of a health club in Bowling Green, Ky.

What is your proudest moment or experience treating our patients?
Helping those who cannot help themselves.

What are the top 3 things on your bucket list?
Living to see grandchildren, traveling with my wife and working as a volunteer on a medical mission trip.

What is your hidden talent, hobby or greatest interest outside of work?
When I’m not working, I enjoy playing the piano.

What are your top 3 life highlights?
The birth of my three children (Barry, Michael and Maggie), owning a business and working as a youth and college minister for 25 years with a very gifted pastor, Pastor Richard P. Oldham.

What is your dream vacation?
Traveling to Israel and Rome.

If you could be anyone from any time period, who would it be and why?
John the beloved, writer of the Revelation – he was trusted by God.

Favorite national observance/why?

Favorite medicine-based movie or show/why?
“The Awakening” with Robert Dinero and Robin Williams. It’s a true story of a physician who acted on his beliefs when others did not.

Complete this sentence about what your hospital brings to the community, or what you love about your hospital:
“My hospital…”

From day one, my hospital has been dedicated to helping the injured and the ill through prayer and commitment. “We can’t change the whole world, but we can change the piece we live in.”