Erwin Joselito Torres

Job Title
Respiratory Equipment Assistant

Respiratory Therapy Department at VGH

Editor’s note: read the profile of the Respiratory Therapy Department.

How long have you worked at VCH?
Since 2009

Tell us what you do at VCH in one or two sentences:
I support the Respiratory Therapy department in keeping the respiratory equipment clean, checked, and ready for use. I am also responsible for all the different medical gasses that are in use at VGH and other VCH facilities.

What’s your favourite thing about your work?
The day that I was hired. It was really a brilliant feeling knowing that my future is secured.

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 was an avid game hunter years ago.

Three things you always have in your fridge:
Eggs, coffee creamer and smoking hot red chilies

Who or what inspires you?
My partner in life that I call my “wife.”

Most healthy habit:
Long hikes and cycling (weather permitting)

Favourite vacation spot:
Nothing in particular but somewhere hot and near oceans and lakes.

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