We Are IH: Penticton admitting clerk loves assisting patients

February 23, 2023
Kristin Auclair, an admitting clerk at Penticton Regional Hospital.

Name: Kristin Auclair (she/her/hers)
Job Title: Admitting clerk
Years of Service: 10
Worksite: Penticton Regional Hospital
Community: Penticton
Ancestral Territory: Syilx Okanagan
Favourite Quote / Advice to live by: “Life is too short” and “Everything happens for a reason”

Kristin Auclair’s inspiration to work in health care came close to home.

“I worked in the lab at (Penticton Regional Hospital) for nine years before making my change and working as an admitting clerk,” Kristin said. “My mom inspired me with my career in the lab because she was also in the lab for many years.”

Kristin says one of her proudest moments working for Interior Health was getting a permanent full-time position in the lab after working many years as a casual. She also credits getting a job in admitting, which she had always wanted, as another one of her proudest moments.

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