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We are IH: Ken Zarr

We are IH is a recognition campaign to spotlight Interior Health employees and medical staff – through pictures and stories. Name: Ken Zarr (He/Him)Worksite: Kelowna General Hospital, OkanaganAncestral Territory: "Syilx" (Saay-ilks) / Okanagan Interior SalishYears of Service: 29Job Title: Coordinator of Volunteers"Happiness is temporary; joy is eternal."- Ken's favourite quote Upon meeting Ken, you can…

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We are IH: Pin Liao

We are IH is a recognition campaign to spotlight Interior Health employees and medical staff – through pictures and stories. Name: Pin Liao (She/Her)Worksite: Royal Inland Hospital, KamloopsAncestral Territory: Nlak a'p amux (Ing-k hla-k ap -muh) / Thomp son / Couteau Interior SalishYears of Service: 9 monthsJob Title: Medical Laboratory Technologist"Chance favours the prepared mind."-…

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Pharmacy team true champions at KBRH

As a student in UBC’s pharmacy program more than 20 years ago, Michael Conci worked at Vancouver General Hospital as a student pharmacy technician. It was his first experience working in a health-care facility and it struck a chord, igniting a passion for working in a hospital setting. Having gown up in Rossland and with…

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We are IH: Donna Maatz

We are IH is a recognition campaign to spotlight Interior Health employees and medical staff – through pictures and stories. Name: Donna MaatzWorksite: Swan Valley Lodge, CrestonYears of Service: 25Job Title: Long Term Care Coordinator"A still tongue makes a wise head."- Donna's favourite quote   As a dedicated employee of Interior Health for over 25…

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We are IH: Penny Liao-Lussier

We are IH is a recognition campaign to spotlight Interior Health employees and medical staff – through pictures and stories. Name: Penny Liao-Lussier Worksite: Kelowna Community Health Centre Years of Service: 13 Job Title: Manager of Healthy Start Healthy Schools (Maternal Child & Youth Health Program), Population Health Services "Leaders become great, not because of…

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We are IH: Shaylee Peterson

We are IH is a recognition campaign to spotlight Interior Health employees and medical staff – through pictures and stories. Name: Shaylee Peterson Worksite: Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops Years of Service: 4 Job Title: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Cardiology Quote: "If you're not a little uncomfortable, you're not learning. Getting outside your comfort zone is…

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Remembering Mollie Bono

As the work of Interior Health's Journey to Aboriginal Cultural Safety & Humility team expanded over the last few years, program manager Vanessa Mitchell looked to Nation Elders for guidance. One of the Elders who helped shape this important work was Mollie Bono. "We had the great pleasure and privilege to work with Mollie as…

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We are IH: Dr. Elizabeth Parfitt

We are IH is a recognition campaign to spotlight Interior Health employees and medical staff – through pictures and stories.  Name: Dr. Elizabeth Parfitt Worksite: Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops Years of Service: 7 Job Title: Infectious Diseases Physician and Site Medical Director Quote: "Relationships are the foundation of everything we do - nurture them." When you…

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What makes us stronger, together

It's all about our people. The people who we serve and the people that work for us and with us. We are nothing without our people. Together, we are stronger. Their innovation, dedication, compassion, and commitment to serving our communities are what makes us a Top 100 BC Employer. To be acknowledged as a 2021…

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