LHC: Tell us a little about yourself. Where did you grow up? How did you get here?
Shannon: I was born and raised in Nashua NH. I am a mother of 3 wonderful children. I started working In the healthcare industry in 2014. I am where I am today because I have always been a go-getter type of person and strive for the best to be able to be a great role model for my children. I am a team player and enjoy meeting so many different people with different backgrounds. I learn something new every day.
LHC: What do you like most about working at Lamprey Health Care?
Shannon: I love that Lamprey Health Care has such a great support system for employees and for our patients. This organization strives to make everyone feel their best. I love the fact that we are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and can really stretch our programs out in the community to help underserved populations. I also really love a challenge and our day-to-day work here at Lamprey Health Care challenges me.
LHC: Did you always want to work in healthcare? What would you do if you weren’t doing this?
Shannon: I have always wanted to work within the healthcare system since I was a child. If I was not working in healthcare, I would probably be working as a professional hair dresser. I love making people feel great about themselves.
LHC: What are some of your favorite things to do outside of work?
Shannon: Some of my favorite things to do outside of work is spend lots of time outdoors with my children. We love to take day trips to different areas and just enjoy family time. I also love to cook, do hair, and enjoy friends company.
LHC: What advice would you give to others to be healthy?
Shannon: Advice I would give to staying healthy is to give yourself some you time and really take care of you! This could be by exercising daily to feel great, getting your hair or nails done, just simply relaxing for a day, taking yourself out to eat once in a while, or just reading a book and having quiet time.
LHC Bonus Question: Is there anything else you’d like to share?
Shannon: I would like to just say thank you to all the Lamprey Health Care staff for just being so welcoming. This company really shows the model of what is a team! Thank you!