Health Care Hero: Nurse also strengthens patients’ spirits during rehab

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Name: Amanda Arvay

Where do you work: The Laurels of Huber Heights

Job title: Licensed Practical Nurse

Describe what your day is/what you do: I have the opportunity of assisting individuals in strengthening their spirit while they complete required rehab to return home.


What inspired you to get into health care? The love of helping those that are unable to help themselves.

What's a memorable experience you've had working in health care? Being there for hospice guests to advocate for them when they are unable to themselves.

Health Care Hero: ‘I really love my job’

What do you want readers to know about your job right now: It's a challenging job. However the reason I wake up every day to do so is because of how rewarding it is to know I have helped guests complete rehabilitation and to be strong enough to return home to their loved ones safely.

Health Care Hero: ‘I became a nurse to make a difference’

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