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 Rebecca.Mullins@coxinc.com.
Name: Sandy Hess
Hometown: Mechanicsburg, Ohio
Where do you work: Mercy Health-Urbana Hospital Emergency Department
Job title: Nurse
Describe what your day is like/what you do: My typical day involves taking care of patients with various complaints and injuries and comforting the ill. My goal is to give each patient the best experience.
What inspired you to get into health care? I was hired into the health care field as an ancillary staff member, but as I worked alongside my peers and observed them changing lives, I knew that was the path I was going to choose.
What do you want readers to know about your job right now? I would like the readers to know that I have the best job and I could not imagine doing anything else. I became a nurse to help patients heal and live their best lives. I became a nurse to comfort patients during their rough times and relieve their fears. I became a nurse to make a difference.
Health Care Hero: ‘I really love my job’
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