Veronique Espiritu

Job Title
Porter & trainer for new patient transport staff

Patient Transport

Editor’s note: To learn more, read last’s week article about the Patient Transport team.

How long have you worked at VCH?
32 years

Tell us what you do at VCH in one or two sentences:
I take patients to where they need to go, whether they’re being admitted, having tests or just visiting. Also, I deliver vital items such as blood and medications throughout the entire campus.

What’s your favourite thing about your work?
For me, it’s the people, meeting and greeting and supporting them as best as I’m able.

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 moved to Canada from France at age 17. I worked hard to learn how to be Canadian (eh!). I came, I saw, I conquered.

Three things you always have in your fridge:
Wine, cheese & yogurt. Wine and cheese is my homage to my country of birth.

Who or what inspires you?
Family values, do it right the first time.

Most healthy habit:
Wine & cheese!

Favourite vacation spot:
Brittany, France. Love going home.

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