HealthONE - January 09, 2023

Swedish Medical Center Colleague Spotlight

For more than 100 years, Swedish Medical Center has been a Hampden Avenue landmark. The community of Englewood and the surrounding areas have been turning to Swedish not only for exceptional healthcare, but also for career opportunities. The team culture at Swedish is storied and unique: Many of our colleagues were born at the hospital or have family history of employment. Below, we’d like to share a few of the stories of our amazing colleagues who we have had the privilege to work alongside and care like family.

How long have you worked at Swedish?
1.2 years

What do you love about working at Swedish?
The employees and their dedication

What inspired you to pursue the career you have today? 
My mother; she was a caregiver growing up and I always admired that. 

Who has been the biggest influence in your career?
Myself-- pushing myself to do my best, always.

What I want people to know about my current role or department: 
It is a hard, tough job but very rewarding. The good outweighs the bad.

What do you enjoy doing outside of work? 
Travel and learning new things

If you had an unexpected day off, how would you spend it? 
Sleeping in

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
San Diego, California; the people and the weather are the best

What is your go-to Starbucks, Dutch Bros. or coffee cart order? 
Hot vanilla latte, half sweet, no whip

If money wasn't a factor, what would you be doing right now?
Traveling all over the world, eating whatever the chef makes.