Inspirational Messages from Team Phelps
Our outstanding nursing team at Phelps Memorial have dedicated their lives to serving our patients, family and friends. Their passion for saving lives and caring for everyone that walks through our doors is what makes them one of our greatest assets. When asked about what inspired them to become a nurse, their stories were truly touching (and emotional in some cases!).
Catie Blessin, RN, #myINSPIREDsign
To be someone's inspiration everyday and provide hope to people who need you at their lowest points in life, that's not a job, it is an honor.
Leslie Burkey, RN, #myINSPIREDsign
I have always been the caretaker. I have a passion for taking care of others. I have always known I wanted to be in healthcare!!
Linda Fischer, CNA, #myINSPIREDsign
To help people and give back!
Sheri Foster, CNA, #myINSPIREDsign
The day I jumped into a family-owned swimming pool and saved a little girl's life bringing back sunshine in their lives!!
Lori Fuller, RN, #myINSPIREDsign
When I was young, I had grandparents in their late 90s, loved visiting with them. I continued to love and take care of the older generation. I have always thought little old men with grey hair are the cutest! I also got to take care of my grandmother when she had her knee surgeries and drove around Lincoln when I was only 15 years old to her chemo and radiation treatments. Love working in a small hospital, where I can do all things. Couldn't see myself doing anything else but helping people!!! Love it!!
Heather Gray, RN, #myINSPIREDsign
After caring for my grandma with breast cancer, I felt the need to care for more people. I enjoy caring for others. It fulfills a sense of purpose in my life.
Sandy Greever, RN, #myINSPIREDsign
Reading Cherry Ames in the 3rd grade!
Liz Josjor, RN, #myINSPIREDsign
When my dad had bypass surgery in 1991, I walked in the room. I was 14. The IV tubes, monitors, BP, O2...amazed me. At that moment, I knew I would be in healthcare.
Carrie Puls, RN, #myINSPIREDsign
I wanted to be a doctor and in college I was a CNA. During my CNA class, my instructor told me I would make a better nurse than doctor and to think hard abut my career choice.
Jamie Richards, RN, #myINSPIREDsign
I always knew I wanted to help people! My grandpa called me his little nurse and I never forgot that. Nursing is SO fulfilling. I LOVE my job and feel it is a good privilege to be able to care for others.
Shelly VanBoening, RN, #myINSPIREDsign
Nursing makes me happy! I like to see people get better from an illness. And I'm part of that.
Liz Miller, RN, #myINSPIREDsign
'Quality of life is better than quantity; laughter is the best medicine; it is better to be proactive than reactive; a rich man will spend his whole life building wealth and sacrifice his health. At the end of his life he will spend all his wealth just to get his health back.' I care about my family, friends, and community.
Laurel Seevers, RN, #myINSPIREDsign
My sister was sick a lot when I was little, up until 17-years-old when she passed away. I saw the 'ins' and 'outs' of healthcare from a young age and learned the importance of kindness, respect, and courage in these stressful situations. I always try to treat my patients as a member of my family or how I would want my family to be treated.
Becky Smith, CNA, #myINSPIREDsign
My life goal has always been to help and care for people. From the time I was very young I have been drawn to those that need caring for. I LOVE to come to PMHC each day to see who I can help.
Sharon Nutt, RN, #myINSPIREDsign
I knew I should be a nurse when I learned from and admired my caring, compassionate Mom. She cared for my Down Syndrome brother 24/7 from the time he was born.
Beth Evans, RN, #myINSPIREDsign
With the Shriner's Help, I was finally able to walk at 6 years old. I Pay It Forward with the care I give my patients.
Katie Benson, RN, #myINSPIREDsign
After spending 8 weeks in the NICU with my son, I knew I wanted to help other patients and families cope with difficult health issues.