RSV is on the rise in Minnesota

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The winter’s biting cold foreshadows the seasonal sniffles that are sure to come. This unsavory tradition has parents stocking up on medication and keeping a healthy stockpile of tissues. However, this year is a little different. RSV and influenza are undoubtedly on the rise, but so is COVID-19. This onslaught of respiratory illnesses has medical professionals all over the country sounding alarms.

Should I be afraid?

RSV is on the rise

Data provided by MDH

Now is not the time for panic, but it is time for precautions. One virus of note is RSV, also known as respiratory syncytial virus, which causes cold-like symptoms. This virus is always a looming threat this time of year, but in 2022 it has spiked to uncomfortable levels.

Once again, children and the elderly are most at risk for complications. Cheryl Houselog, an infection prevention specialist at Tri-County Health Care, has been actively tracking the statistics associated with the virus. Like many others, she has been concerned with the steep uptick in RSV and influenza. According to Cheryl, the best defense against RSV and many airborne illnesses is to avoid crowded spaces and regularly clean surfaces around the home. Like with COVID-19, experts are strongly encouraging people to stay home if they exhibit any of the following symptoms:

  • Fever
  • New or worsening cough, runny nose, or sneezing
  • Cold like symptoms

The impact on us

In just a few short months, respiratory illnesses have become rampant in the Wadena area. RSV numbers have exponentially grown. We have a 38 percent positivity rate for RSV and 23 percent for influenza. These statistics are eerily like what is being experienced at the state level. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, hospitals observe a 35.4 % positivity rate. At this time, it is hard to see a plateau coming.

The rise in respiratory illness is leading to a decrease in the number of available beds in the state. This lack of beds makes it exceedingly difficult to elevate the level of care in critical scenarios. Medical staff at Tri-County Health Care are asking everyone to take reasonable precautions while RSV is on the rise this winter. Please stay home if you are sick. Try not to interact with those experiencing cold-like symptoms. A joint effort is needed to reduce the number of hospitalizations.

For more information or scheduling, please contact Tri-County Health Care by calling 218-631-3510. Remember to follow Tri-County Health Care on social media for regular updates on important topics.


We cheer for volunteers: Ava Peterson

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We cheer for volunteers! Meet Ava Peterson. This Wadena-Deer Creek senior has been volunteering in the Wadena Clinic and helping patients find their way through the building. Many patients have Ava to thank for an easy, carefree visit with their provider.

An interest and a duty

Ava’s passion for volunteering was sparked by a communitive services course at her high school. Through this course, she would be introduced to the volunteering program at Tri-County Health Care. After a month in, the 17-year-old can’t get enough. According to Peterson, she already had a healthy interest in the medical field and was exploring career options post-high school. This opportunity allowed her to experience working in a medical facility while giving back to the community she has called her home.

“I love the atmosphere.” – Ava Peterson, Tri-County Health Care volunteer

Legacy of care

Ava is no stranger to the medical profession. Many members of her family are nurses, including her mother, who sees patients in the orthopedics department in Wadena.

We cheer for volunteers

Ava Peterson

According to Ava, before her work at Tri-County, she struggled with being a little shy, but interacting with patients and staff daily is slowly helping her break out of her shell.

We cheer for volunteers like Ava and you!

Tri-County Health Care is searching for dedicated volunteers to assist in events, departmental activities, clinic operations, and much more. As Tri-County Health Care approaches the opening of the new building, staff will need extra helpers for training drills and wayfinding. Tri-County Health Care wants to extend a bridge to students like Ava. Serving as a volunteer at Tri-County Health Care is an excellent way to fulfill curriculum requirements that call for experience inside the walls of a medical facility.

Anyone can become a volunteer at Tri-County Health Care! For more information, please call or text Susan Marco. She will assist all prospective volunteers with finding a role and schedule that suits them. Volunteering doesn’t have to eat up hours of your time; even just 45 minutes to an hour can make a monumental difference in the lives of staff and patients.

Susan Marco
Provider Recruitment
D: 218-631-7593
C: 320-237-5310


Living our values: Alicia & Thanksgiving

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When the November cold inevitably rolls in and the Halloween decorations come down, many of us turn our attention to the next holiday. Thanksgiving may be the most American holiday. It is hailed as a time of giving thanks and consuming copious amounts of turkey and stuffing. Maybe you don’t like the awkward dinner with extended family or the mountain of dishes that come after, but it is undeniable that this time of year comes with a beautiful warmness. The snow and ice dominate our rural countryside, but the season’s cheer keeps us nice and cozy. However, that warmth is not felt by all. Not everyone has a place to go on Thanksgiving or a delicious dinner with friends and family. This time of year is an excellent time to showcase staff living our values in and out of the workplace.

Living our values

Alicia Ahrendt

Doing for others

Alicia Ahrendt is a referrals and authorizations coordinator at Tri-County Health Care. She, like many members of staff, takes community involvement very seriously. For the last ten years, Alicia, along with a team of her fellow parishioners at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, put on a huge charity dinner for Thanksgiving.

In 2012, church organizers pulled together the big dinner in just three weeks. Since then, the event has become an even more efficient operation. Planning starts in early November, and dozens of hours go into this special dinner. The church organizers and volunteers serve hundreds of people on Thanksgiving Day, many of which can’t make their own Thanksgiving dinner or don’t have the ability to travel.

Living our values

Organizers will serve around 200 people at each dinner.

Alicia and the organizers ask for donations from the congregation and people attending the dinner. Guests may donate food items. All raised funds and food go to the Sebeka food shelf. The church even makes a matching donation of funds raised.

Alicia and Thanksgiving

“We serve the traditional Thanksgiving dinner, ham, turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, veggies, bread, and pie. The meal is completely free, but we ask for a free-will donation. We then donate all funds to the Sebeka food shelf – our church usually does a matching donation, as well. We generally serve about 200 meals that day. We ask, but don’t require, that those wanting a meal to call the church ahead of time to ‘reserve’ a meal, so we can plan as best as possible how much food we’ll need.” – Alicia Ahrendt

While discussing the dinner, Alicia was all glee! She remarked how this was one of her favorite days of the year. Church and cooking are a big part of her life, so the day brings all the things she loves together with peace toward others as the ultimate goal. “I love that we can donate to the food shelf, which is always needing funds to continue serving the community,” explained Alicia

COVID-19 won’t stop us!

Living our values

Organizers opted for take-out and delivery during the pandemic.

The COVID-19 pandemic derailed plans for organizers in 2020 and 2021. However, they still delivered meals, but it wasn’t the same as inviting community members for an evening of fellowship, good company, and delicious food. Alicia and the team have been hustling to get everything ready for their first in-person dinner in two years.

Community and living our values

Alicia is going above and beyond for her community. Tri-County Health Care celebrates the efforts of those who care for our patients and extend their kindness to their neighbors. She embodies living our values daily in the office, church, and home. Tri-County Health Care will be donating to the Thanksgiving Dinner in honor of her and the parishioners of her church. All funds go to help curb hunger in the Sebeka community.

For donations

The Thanksgiving Day meal runs from noon to 2 p.m. Food items can be given directly to organizers at the door. Monetary donations are submitted via check made to OSCL, with a note for Thanksgiving. Submit contributions to organizers during the dinner or mail them to:

 

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church

401 2nd St SE

Sebeka, MN 56477


Foundation Spotlight: Katie & Brittany

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The Tri-County Health Care Foundation is a bridge between the community and the hospital. The Foundation creates a constant flow of support for our region and its many valuable institutions via generous donations. From AEDs to education, the Foundation is always looking for ways to strengthen our community, which makes Tri-County Health Care strong. The Foundation would not function without generous donations, so starting now, Tri-County Health Care would like to recognize our donors with the Foundation Spotlight. Without them, life-saving equipment and regular expansions to our care would not be possible.

Meet Katie and Brittany

Foundation Spotlight

Brittany (left) and Katie

Katie Uselman and Brittany Evans are the owners of 218 Insurance Partners LLC, formerly Toby Pierce & Associates. The Wadena-based insurance brokerage firm regularly goes above and beyond for its customers, in and out of the office. This is their first year of donating, but it won’t be their last. The insurance duo felt the need to support Tri-County Health Care and all of its care initiatives. Both Katie and Brittany have received care at Tri-County. They’ve had most of their kids at Tri-County as well.

“We love being part of the community and hope to be donors for many years to come.” – Brittany Evans

Thanks for donating, Katie and Brittany!

Giving thanks

At Tri-County Health Care, we want to thank those who put others before themselves. Please keep an eye on our blog and social media accounts. Every so often, we will select a Foundation donor and introduce them to the community with the Foundation Spotlight. This spotlight is a celebration of generosity that we hope will spark the fire of good in others. People are what make our health system great, and we have some of the best people around. We want to remind you of that.

If you feel so inclined to donate, please visit TCHC.org/foundation. On this page, you will find simple instructions on how to donate. Additionally, information about upcoming events, scholarships, and the backstory of our great Foundation can be found there.

Please get in touch with Foundation Executive Director Ryan Damlo by email or phone for more information.

Ryan Damlo
Tri-County Health Care Foundation, Executive Director
218-632-8148
ryan.damlo@tchc.org


OB sneak peek recap

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The new facility is nearing completion! Tri-County Health Care has begun the process of introducing the community to the building and all it has to offer. At this point, the obstetrics unit is nearly done, with only minor finishing projects left. Tri-County Health Care organized an OB sneak peek and invited guests from all over the region to visit the new birthing suites.

On Nov. 2, 2022, Hard hat-clad patients, old and new, graced the halls of the new facility. They were given a special tour of the new building in addition to a closer look at the birthing suites. Additionally, various providers and nurses acted as tour guides, with each tour ending at the nearly finished obstetrics unit.

The new space

Organizers went above and beyond to show each respective space in the manner it will be used in March 2023. Furthermore, each room was decorated, furnished, and equipped with a bevy of new amenities. Some of these amenities focus on the comfort of quests, others focus on birth efficiency for providers.

The new birthing suites come equipped with a birthing sling mounted to the ceiling. This addition allows mothers to stretch prior to birth. These exercises allow for an easier birthing process with less pressure. Additionally, each room boasts specialized lighting controlled via remote control. This state-of-the-art lighting setup allows providers and guests to direct light to any portion of the room.

Water births at Tri-County

One of the most exciting additions to the obstetrics departments is water births. Three suites will have a full birthing tub. With the new facility, mothers will have the opportunity to opt for a water birth. Mothers often choose this option because of its natural therapeutic properties. Choosing to bring a child into the world while being surrounded by water makes a sometimes-chaotic process much more relaxing for some.

Constructive review

Each tour ended with questions and special gifts from event organizers. Tri-County Health Care remains dedicated to creating an environment that is conducive to care. These kinds of events are key to creating the best possible patient experience. In conclusion, the feedback received from attendees will be used leading up to the opening of the new facility and the OB unit.

For more information about the new facility and other events like the OB sneak peek, visit TCHC.org.


Eyes to the future: Astera Health

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Keep your eyes on the future because change is upon us. The landscape of rural healthcare is about to elevate drastically for Central Minnesota. In March 2023, the new Astera Health Campus will open, bringing an end to months of construction and planning. Over the last year, staff members have shared feelings of excitement for the new building. There have even been moments of reminiscing about the fond moments experienced in the current facilities.

Tell us more!

We would like to hear from you. A hospital is a foundational institution in any community, and our facility is about to evolve. We want to evolve with it. This week, we would like to hear from our readers. Is there something you are excited about regarding the new building? Perhaps there is a service you would like offered closer to home. Take this chance to speak your mind. Utilize the comments section and make your voice heard!

More specifically, we would like members of our community to answer the following questions:

 

Eyes to the future.

  • How do you feel about the new name and logo?
  • What do you want to see incorporated into the new facility?
  • What is your fondest memory of the current hospital/clinic or the Wesley building?

It takes a village

Our organization adamantly believes that for a facility like ours to survive and thrive; it needs constant community involvement. Answering questions and participating in surveys helps administrative staff make informed decisions that best benefit the community at large.

The building is not the only thing changing. Soon Tri-County Health Care will undergo a brand overhaul, complete with new company colors, signage, logo, and much more, but the same high-quality care will remain.

Regular updates, fun photos, and important wellness news are posted on our website. Following us on social media is a great way to ensure you never miss what’s going on with your trusted partner for life. And again, keep your eyes on the future! We can’t wait to see everyone at the new facility in March 2023.


How I hire with Melissa Putikka

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Do you need a change? Do you need a new challenge? Tri-County Health Care is looking for gifted professionals! In the coming months, we’ll be moving into a new building, and it would be great to fill that building with people passionate about healthcare. In the meantime, I’ll share some fine details about how I hire.

Melissa’s take

We’re finally emerging from pandemic-era conditions, and I’m super excited about things returning to normal. Pandemic or not, healthcare as an industry needs a constant flux of new ideas, new life-saving techniques, and new talent. We’re hiring at Tri-County Health Care, and I would like this opportunity to speak directly to my pool of potential candidates.

I’m writing this now with a slew of resumes in my inbox. I’ve pulled a couple off the top and have been surprisingly impressed and tepidly disappointed. There are highly qualified individuals with cover letters rife with spelling errors and underqualified candidates with resumes crafted with near-laser precision. The psychology of resume writing is fascinating to me and often a reflection of the person behind the text processor. It’s a window into your personality.

We must remember that this is a hospital and high attention to detail isn’t just important; it’s vital to our success. People may say I should let up a bit and forgive the occasional resume faux pas, but I can’t. The nature of our work always comes rushing back to me. I suddenly remember this person is going to be caring for others. If proofreading is too much for them, then surely they can’t handle an operating room or the back of an ambulance.

Hiring with a modern touch

I take pride in our hiring practices and how I hire is unique. I know what it’s like to be filtered through the machine and have my years of hard-earned education and experience broken down into binary code in a piece of software. This is why we do things a little differently. It starts with a resume, but it ends with the person. We never forget the person. That’s why if chosen for an interview, you’re not subjected to a stuffy corporate board picking apart your life with invasive questions. We want to get to know you; we want to find who the person is behind the qualifications and shiny pieces of paper.

A person can be highly qualified for a job but not a good culture fit. Ultimately, when I’m in an interview, I want to engage with the person in a non-intimidating way, I pretend this person might be occupying an office just down the hall from me. Do I want that? Will they be someone I want to interact with every single day? The interview is the moment for me to answer those questions.

And please, just as a general piece of advice, don’t complain about current or past employers. We don’t like these types of conversations because it tells us about their values and characteristics. Furthermore, It concerns me they will add a negative touch to the organization versus a positive one and likely won’t fit with our culture of ownership. How I hire is very culture-centric, and I believe every organization should employ similar tactics.

Melissa Putikka: How I hire

Melissa Putikka

How I hire and how I grow

Tri-County Health Care is a special place. You’re not a cog in the machine; you’re a unique driver of innovation within your role. We are all about growth! We want to grow and to do that, we need you to succeed. Employees must feel like they are refining their knowledge while contributing to an overwhelming force of good. Upon hiring, managers will find ways to add value to your already vast repertoire of skills.

Right now, Tri-County Health Care is trying to fill crucial medical positions in nursing and emergency medical services. If you’re interested in a role at Tri-County health, visit our careers page.


Safety for baby

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Recently, patients completed surveys about their visits to Tri-County Health Care. Mothers took the opportunity to rate their care and share details and stories about the staff of Tri-County Health Care. This story is just one of many examples of the exemplary care commonly associated with Tri-County Health Care. In terms of birthing services, safety for babies is priority number one. Because of this, we are always looking for ways to innovate while providing a comforting environment. 

Safety for baby

My baby was born without my doctor in the room. He came so fast that it required a rapid response, and all available staff rushed to help. A new OB nurse, Salma, helped me deliver my baby before others arrived. She was fantastic and calm throughout the process. My doctor made it in shortly after to finish the delivery. Then a tornado came through town the next night, and we were rushed to safety. It was a very eventful birth and hospital stay!

Safety for baby

In may 2022, a powerful storm passed through Wadena causing massive damage to local infrastructure.

The care I received was top-notch from start to finish. The scheduling staff worked diligently to make my appointments fit into my schedule. The prenatal nurses took excellent care of me during my pregnancy. They ensured that I had all the necessary tests and procedures and prepared me for my preferred delivery experience. The nurses also helped me sign up for prenatal yoga and an aquatics course. They even provided me with a free car seat and assisted in the installation!

All the nurses took amazing care of us, even during the bad storm. In the end, it was a happy and memorable experience. I could go on for days about how incredible all the staff were throughout my journey!

Our mission is to help you

Tri-County Health Care prides itself on providing quality care for everyone, including safety for the mother and her baby. Bringing new life into the world is a cherished duty that our obstetrics staff embraces each day. In conclusion, we thank this patient for her kind words.

If you would like to learn more about our birthing services or schedule an appointment, please call 218-631-3510.

 


Establishing care at Tri-County Health Care

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Going to a new clinic can be a scary prospect for some. New faces, a new scheduling process, and a different provider can cause a lot of anxiety. Tri-County Health Care is here to ease you into our special brand of care. That’s why our care team developed establishing care visits. These appointments introduce you to a new provider while gathering important medical information.

Every provider is a little different in how they help patients, so this appointment allows you to see the person behind the lab coat. During this initial meeting, you will share important health history and develop health goals for the future.

How to establish care?

If you are new to the area and trying to connect with a provider, don’t hesitate to reach out to schedulers and ask for an establish care visit. A scheduler may even ask to coordinate this visit during the first contact with you. There are no special charges associated with this appointment.

Jamie Udy on establish care visits

Providers at Tri-County Health Care are excited to offer a streamlined way to establish care. The initial appointment can be a little tough, but they are here to make it painless. Jamie Udy, APRN, FNP, enjoys looking beyond clinical procedures and views these visits as a chance to get to know the patient. By understanding a little more about each patient’s lifestyle, hobbies, careers, and families, a provider can calculate an even more accurate care plan.

“We feel that having the establish care visits not only matches the patient with a provider, but it also ensures that patients are matched with a provider that will help them get the best outcomes. Also, it is important for patients to know that they have choices in healthcare providers.” – Jamie Udy, APRN, FNP

Establishing care at Tri-County Health Care, call 218-631-3510. Let the scheduler know you are new to Tri-County Health Care and need to establish care. Also, follow us on social media for regular updates.


30 years of physical therapy

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During the summer of 1992, I began my physical therapy work at Tri-County Health Care. Decades have passed, but I still remember that time so vividly. During my interview, Dr. Ness spoke about how much he loved working in this area. I was impressed with his authenticity. He seemed like one of the most genuine people I had ever encountered. I said to myself, “I want to work for a doctor like that,” and so began my 30 years of physical therapy at Tri-County.

30 years of physical theraphy

The authentic desire to spread goodwill while healing drew me to Tri-County Health Care. That feeling has remained 30 years later. I’ve been a personal witness to steadfast growth in our physical therapy department. In 1992, we had two physical therapists and one aide. Now, we have 15 members in the rehab building and have seen tremendous growth. I’m proud to be a facilitator of that growth.

Tim Sly 2010 physical therapy Tri-County Health Care Astera Health Wadena MN

Tim Sly, PT in the rehab department in 2010.

30 years of physical therapy and beyond

As our community has changed, so has our department. With every challenge, we have risen to match it, and I’m proud to say that we have adapted to the needs of the greater community. With the addition of orthopedics, things have taken off even more.

Whenever someone meets with me, I try my best to see the person behind the ailment. They are not their weak bones, arthritis, or bad back. They are people who have lived a storied life and simply want to keep living it. For the last 30 years, I have devoted my life to helping these people. I look forward to continuing this mission.

I want to thank my colleagues and coworkers—those who stand with me now and those who have passed. You have enriched my life in more ways than I can possibly account for. Thank you so much.

Tim Sly

Physical Therapist


Meet Shana Pazdernik-Hensch, PA-C

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Meet Shana Pazdernik-Hensch, PA-C! Shana will see patients in ReadyCare at Tri-County Health Care starting in September.

Shana completed her undergraduate studies at Bemidji State University and the University of South Dakota. She then went on to attend medical school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Shana recently graduated, and this will be her first position as a physician’s assistant.

Lifelong learning

Shana brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the clinic. She has been an emergency medical technician for 23 years. Before accepting her new role, she was working as a high school science teacher. Her love for the ever-changing medical field has drawn her to a new chapter in her life at Tri-County Health Care.

“I decided to take the leap to PA school, which I dreamed about doing for many years.” – Shana Pazdernik, PA-C

Life outside of work

Tri-County Health Care isn’t exactly new to Shana. She used to be an emergency room technician and orthopedic scribe at Tri-County. Additionally, she completed several rotations at Tri-County as a student.

Shana

Shana Pazdernik-Hensch

Shana loves the outdoors! When she isn’t caring for others, she is taking on everything Minnesota has to offer. Running, biking, swimming, and kayaking are just some of the activities she fills her time with. Shana is married and has three kids.

Join the team and grow with us!

Thanks for taking the time to meet Shana! Tri-County Health Care is always looking for new and innovative professionals to join the team. Please check out the careers page for a list of new openings. Tri-County Health Care is one of the top employers in the region and offers an excellent compensation package in addition to providing a workplace that always puts people first.

Follow Tri-County Health Care on social media for regular updates on new providers, job openings, events, and other important information.


2022 Summer interns: Part two

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The 2022 summer interns recently made their way through the halls of Tri-County Health Care. They learned valuable lessons about the medical field and the numerous departments working together to create a place for healing. We want to introduce the second set of 2022 summer interns. Please take this opportunity to get to know their faces. You might see them at Tri-County Health Care in the years to come!

Aubrey Hess

2022 summer interns: Part two

Aubrey Hess

Verndale Public School

Plans after graduation?

I plan to go into the healthcare field. At the moment, I’m looking at attending NDSU or the University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Why did you apply for the internship?

My dad explained the program to me before I applied and got me interested.

What do you like to do for fun?

I love reading and being an active member of my school. I also play volleyball and sprint in track.

If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be?

People living a more sustainable lifestyle.

What is your favorite book, movie, and food?

My favorite book is The Secret Life of Bees, my favorite movie is Footloose (1984), and my favorite food is orange bell peppers.

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? Why?

Flying, because of the view.

Tell me about one big life goal you have.

One big life goal of mine is to find a job that I fit into, and that is right for me.

What were some of your favorite experiences during your internship?

I really liked learning about the people in each department. This is such a small-town community, and everyone is so nice and welcoming.

Would you recommend others apply for the internship at Tri-County Health Care?

10 out of 10 would recommend it to other students interested in going into this job area. Seeing how many departments there are behind the scenes was eye-opening.

 

Makenna Wilhelmi

2022 summer interns: Part two

Makenna Wilhelmi

Bertha Hewitt Public School

Plans after graduation?

I am currently working towards my AA degree through PSEO from Central Lakes College and still deciding what I would like to go to school for.

Why did you apply for the internship?

I thought this would be a great opportunity to experience the side of healthcare that most people really don’t see, and I wanted to see if healthcare was the right career for me.

What do you like to do for fun?

I like riding horses, playing volleyball, and spending time with family and friends.

If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be?

One thing I would change in the world is that more people would work towards their goals and try new things. Who knows, possibly find a cure to cancer or a new invention.

What is your favorite book, movie, and food?

My favorite book is the Tattooist of Auschwitz. I really like the movie Dirty Dancing. My favorite food is ice cream.

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? Why?

To fly so, I can see the world and travel.

Tell me about one big life goal you have.

To be successful and possibly change one person’s life for the good.

What were some of your favorite experiences during your internship?

Shadowing Ambulatory Care and Rehab.

Would you recommend others apply for the internship at Tri-County Health Care?

Yes, try it. It was such an amazing experience with great people, and this expanded my horizons a ton.

 

Alexander Templin

2022 summer interns: Part two

Alexander Templin

Plans after graduation?

I do have a few in mind. I’m currently looking into marketing, business management, and comp science, but none of those are set in stone.

Why did you apply for the internship?

To see all the inner workings that go into patient care and see if any jobs would spark an interest.

What do you like to do for fun?

Hang out with friends, lift weights, learn things, and many more.

If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be?

Give equal opportunity to all people.

What is your favorite book, movie, and food?

The Percy Jackson series, Spaceballs, steak.

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? Why?

Superspeed, because not only can you get places fast, but you can do things you don’t want to do fast and have more time for things you want to do. For example, you could be done with work in like 20 minutes and then have more time to hang out with family.

Tell me about one big life goal you have.

To make a positive impact in many people’s lives.

What were some of your favorite experiences during your internship?

Getting to meet all the amazing people that make everything happen and see so many cool things most people don’t get to see.

Would you recommend others apply for the internship at Tri-County Health Care?

Yes, if you’re interested in the medical field at all, this is a great way to expand your horizons or find something that’s calling your name.

Thanks for reading 2022 summer interns: part two! For more information about internships and openings at Tri-County Health Care, please visit our careers page.