Sandi Kempler

Job Title

Birth Centre

How long have you worked at VCH?
6 years

Tell us what you do at VCH in one or two sentences:
Registered Nurse in the Birth Centre, new to PCC role, and Peer Nurse Immunizer for the Staff Flu Vaccine Campaign.

What’s your favourite thing about your work?
Helping woman in their most exposed time during child birth and providing strength and comfort when they need it the most. Most of my favourite memories come from the thank you’s given by families who have had babies on our unit. One client recently said:

“I have no words for the thanks I have for you. I’m so grateful that you happened to be ours. Your voice was there at the end when I needed it the most. Your bedside manner made me so comfortable and at home! Between you, my sister, and the midwife (husband too) I don’t think that I could have lasted! Thank you so very much for being an unmovable mountain and a voice of reason at my most exposed time!”

Which True North goal does your work contribute to the most?
Provide the best care

One thing we might be surprised to learn about you:
I am also a personal trainer on the side. I have competed and won two first place prizes and one second place prize in the Natural Physique & Athletics Association.

Three things you always have in your fridge:
Eggs, almond milk, dark chocolate (85% cocao).

Who or what inspires you?
Being healthy, eating clean but most importantly being balanced.

Most healthy habit:

Favourite vacation spot:
Any campsite, preferably in the BC Interior.

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