Kristin Doherty

Health Care Hero: Job lets you learn a lot, make a difference

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Name: Kristin Doherty

Hometown (where you live now): Jamestown, Ohio

Job title: State-tested nurse aide

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Where do you work: The Laurels of Huber Heights

Describe your day: I have the pleasure of taking care of the sweetest guests. I help them with everyday challenges.

What inspired you to get into health care? I have a passion for caring for others. I get great satisfaction knowing I make a difference.

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What’s a memorable experience you’ve had in health care? I’ve had the pleasure of meeting interesting people, such as a congressman’s aunt and uncle, and TV personnel.

What do you want readers to know about your job right now? My job is a rewarding career. It’s a good start to a job in health care for those who want to be nurses, maybe even doctors. I get to have a chance to meet some of the sweetest people, learn their history, meet their families and hear their past stories. You learn a lot being in health care.

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