AUSTRALIA, Cathy

Cathy

Mar 26, 2020

Australia

What is your job title?

Job title is Clinical Nurse Specialist

At which Ramsay site/sites do you work?

I work at Albury Wodonga Private Hospital

For how long have you worked at Ramsay?

I’ve worked here for 20 years as of 29 February this year.

What is your favourite thing about being a nurse/midwife?

I love being a nurse for many reasons. It ticks many boxes personally and professionally. I love a good clinical challenge and clinical trouble shooting. Travelling the journey with a patient and sometimes the family on the patient’s road to recovery or passing away. It is very social whilst being caring for the patients. The camaraderie with your nursing mates.

What are you passionate about?

I am passionate about nursing and doing it well. In my personal life I am passionate about Tae Kwon Do in which I’m 4th Dan black belt and also assist in instructing classes. And motorbikes, I ride a Harley Davidson.

What are your aspirations for the future?

Continue at this hospital until retirement and keep the passion alive, sharing the nursing love with students and our next generation. I am also a volunteer firefighter and want to do further courses in this area.