Heather Gervais

Job Title
Medical Device Reprocessing Technician

Medical Device Reprocessing

Editor’s note: You can learn more about the Medical Device Reprocessing department, which is located in the VGH tunnel.

How long have you worked at VCH?
35 Years

Tell us what you do at VCH in one or two sentences:
I clean, assemble, and sterilize instrumentation for the operating rooms and the hospital wards along with reprocessing of endoscopy scopes.

What’s your favourite thing about your work?
Having the opportunity to work for so many years with such awesome people.

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 the life of the party. I know how to have a good time and I can dance the night away!

Three things you always have in your fridge:
Lots of vegetables
Assortment of cheeses

Who or what inspires you?
My workplace inspires me. My co-workers and my supervisor.

Most healthy habit:
I have been a lifetime member of weight watchers and do plenty of exercise.

Favourite vacation spot:
Maui, Hawaii

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