We Are IH: Helping residents motivates Vernon maintenance worker

March 2, 2023
Maintenance worker Kevin Miskosky in front of Gateby Care Facility.

Name: Kevin Miskosky (he/him/his)
Job Title: Maintenance Worker
Years of Service: 32
Worksite: Gateby Care Facility
Community: Vernon
Ancestral Territory: Syilx Nation
Favourite Quote / Advice to live by: “Do it once, do it right.” - Anonymous

Kevin Miskosky, maintenance worker at Interior Health, has been in B.C. health care for an impressive 32 years. Kevin started at Surrey Memorial Hospital, then moved to Vernon Jubilee Hospital in 1997, and finally to Gateby Care Facility in Vernon in 2009. 

A jack-of-all-trades, when asked what keeps him motivated in his job, Kevin responds: “All my moms and dads at Gateby.” The residents are what is most important to Kevin, day in and day out.

Stories@IH

Read our latest stories

7 Minute Read
Health & Wellness

Nestled just east of the Cascade Mountains along Highway 3, at the juncture of the Similkameen and Tulameen rivers, lies Princeton. The small town…

6 Minute Read
Health & Wellness

Brynn and Hayden are youth in the Interior who have lived experience with substance use. They teamed up with Interior Heath to promote new…

4 Minute Read
Community & Culture

Name: Logan Nealis (he/him/his)Job Title: Clinical Psychologist Years of Service: TwoWorksite: Royal Inland HospitalCommunity: KamloopsAncestral…

2 Minute Read
Community & Culture

The news of Dr. Doug Cochrane’s recent passing has impacted communities and individuals across B.C. and beyond. Those who had the honour to work…

4 Minute Read
Community & Culture

Welcome to the Meet Your Recruiter series, where we bring you closer to the dedicated professionals behind Interior Health's recruitment team…

3 Minute Read
Community & Culture

Name: Jenelle Butchart (she/her/hers)Job Title: Recreation TherapistYears of Service: 11Worksite: Cottonwoods Care CentreCommunity: Short Stay…

STAY CONNECTED

Receive news and alert posts, and Stories@IH blog posts, right to your inbox!

mail