Health Care Hero: ‘We’re all in this together’

The Dayton Daily News is profiling the people who work hard every day to save lives and take care of us. Nominate a Health Care Hero by emailing

Name: Nicole Baden

Hometown (where you live now): Ross, Ohio

Job Title: Registered Nurse

Where do you work: Cardiac catheter lab at Mercy Health-Fairfield Hospital

Describe what your day is like/what you do: I provide care to patients who are experiencing chest discomfort, having a heart attack and needing cardiac stents.

What inspired you to get into health care? Health care runs in my family. I grew up around it and noticed how much my family enjoyed taking care of others.

What’s a memorable experience you have had in health care? Support from my fellow co-workers — my co-workers are like my family.

What do you want readers to know about your job right now? We’re all in this together and we will always treat our patients like family.

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