Nurse Paula was Jimmy Brooks's nurse in the hospital, while he was recuperating from his gunshot wound. She is also handicapped.

Character History

Season 4

In Secret (2), as Jimmy is packing up to leave, he remarks that Nurse Paula will miss him. Jimmy says that she is the only thing that he'll miss about the hospital. However, when Jimmy's father gives him the news that he cannot come home yet, Jimmy is disappointed. She tells him to shake it off and that a chair is only a prison if he lets it be one. Jimmy tells her to stop the inspirational quotes, but she tells him not to tell his father's attitude gets in the mood since they both know that Jimmy can do anything.


  • "A chair's only a prison if you let it be."
  • "You and I both know Jimmy Brooks can do whatever he sets his mind to, at least I know."