Right above Alex Paudyn’s KHSC ID badge you’ll find a pin that says “I’ve got your back” and she means every single word.
As a patient care assistant with the orthopedic surgical unit, she mainly assists and sets patients up for success with daily living activities.
“Everything from personal hygiene...Read more
To say Lindsay MacDougall adores being a midwife would be the understatement of the year.
Even after 17 years in the field, her passion for the profession is still going strong.
“I’m so proud of the work midwives do in our community and at KHSC. I actually can’t stop smiling...Read more
After three-years impacted by COVID-19, more and more volunteers are beginning to return to action at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), and a new volunteer role is demonstrating kindness and generosity for patients experiencing loneliness. CARE (Companionship, Activity, Recreation, and Engagement) volunteers have a passion for working with the elderly,...Read more
If you’ve ever watched a motorsport you’ve probably seen a pit crew leap into action.
It’s a race against the clock as they’re making repairs, changing tires and refueling.
Ronnie Lott is part of a pit crew of his own at #myKHSC.
But instead of rushing onto a track, the...Read more
Think back to the last time you had to go to a hospital or had an appointment in a clinic you’re not familiar with.
Were you nervous? Maybe even a little scared?
Sandra Mahoney knows how anxious some people can get.
As the secretary for the Adult Mental Health Program...Read more
Have you ever wondered who’s on the other end of the phone when you call #myKHSC? Or the person behind the voice making announcements in the hospital using the overhead paging system?
Chances are you’ve either spoken with or heard Mark Westcott, one of many caring and helpful switchboard operators.
If you ask Jeffrey Lalonde what he enjoys most about being a registered dietitian with #myKHSC, you’ll see his eyes light up and not even a mask can hide his smile.
“The patients of course,” he chuckles. “And my work colleagues, who are more like friends.”
Before we get more...Read more
Growing up Bianca Sabatini never dreamed of becoming a social worker, but now she can’t imagine doing anything else.
She’s part of a multifaceted team at #myKHSC, made up of more than 60 social workers, who strive to enhance the health and well-being of patients, families and communities.
“Social workers...Read more
Have you ever met someone who just beams positivity?
Like they’re always in a good mood and anytime you connect with them you’re left feeling energized?
That’s Joanna Elliott. She’s an administrative assistant with #myKHSC’s Ambulatory Care program, but her title should probably be kindness specialist.
“Showing kindness is so important...Read more
In July 2020, Tricia Anderson headed to the COVID-19 Assessment Centre at the Beechgrove Complex.
A professor with St. Lawrence College’s nursing program, she was joining the ‘Swab Squad’ as the lead nurse on weekends.
“The academic year was finished and our then associate dean was supportive of us contributing...Read more
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