We Are IH: Golden clerk enjoys supporting the patient journey

June 16, 2022

Michelle cross-country skiing at Dawn Mountain


Name: Michelle Plenderleith (she/her/hers)
Job Title: Operating Room Booking / Nursing Unit Clerk 
Years of Service: 7
Worksite: Golden & District Hospital
Community: Golden
Ancestral Territory: Ktunaxa
Advice to live by: Let go of the small things.

Michelle Plenderleith

Michelle’s favourite things about her job are three-fold: 

  • Her coworkers, including nurses, physicians, and medical device reprocessing, administration and housekeeping staff
  • The patients she has the opportunity to see and talk to, and helping them navigate the health-care system 
  • How fast paced her role is, and that it changes day to day so it’s never boring

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