We Are IH: Kamloops social worker stretching her wings as manager

January 12, 2023
Lauren Phillips at Okanagan Lake.

Name: Lauren Phillips (she/her/hers)
Job Title: Interim clinical operations manager
Years of Service: 10
Worksite: Hillside Centre
Community: Kamloops
Ancestral TerritorySecwépemc
Advice to live by: Just breathe

Lauren Phillips describes herself as motivated – this is why the regional tertiary coordinator recently took an interim position as the clinical operations manager at Hillside Centre, which provides psychiatric services. Her current day-to-day work includes supporting staff, psychiatrists, professionals and patients within Hillside. 

“Being new to this role it’s a steep learning curve, but I have amazing support from my director, fellow MHSU managers and the staff.”

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