What is the most rewarding part of your job?
Being an immunization resource to the general public and medical providers of the county. Setting up the flu vaccine clinics every fall in the various communities throughout the county. Seeing the smiles of small children before I give them an injection and knowing they won't want me to touch or look at them after I am done.
What is the most challenging part of your job?
Keeping a person relaxed and calm during the time I am giving an injection and having them understand it usually is less painful and done more quickly than anticipated.
What hobbies/activities do you like to do in your spare time?
Sewing, quilting and listening to the Minnesota Twins on the radio while I am working on a project.
What is your favorite local place to relax?
Jimmy's Pub at the St. James Hotel since it is now smoke-free.
What/who is your favorite musical performer/ group?
BeeGees and Roger Whittaker.