Health Care Hero: ‘We are standing strong together’

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Name: Trisheana Rucker

Hometown: Middletown

Job Title: Nurse Unit Manager


Where do you Work: The Laurels of Middletown

Describe what your day is like/what you do: Protecting our guests and making sure they are happy and healthy.

What inspired you to get into health care? My grandmother.

Health Care Hero: ‘I became a nurse to make a difference’

What's a memorable experience you've had in health care? I remember taking care of a particular guest who needed my care the most. They needed more compassion and support and I was able to provide that. I know I made a difference and that made an impact on me.

What do you want readers to know about your job right now? We are standing strong together. We are using all available tools to keep our guests and our families safe and sound.

Health Care Hero: ‘I really love my job’