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Respiratory therapist shares her 15-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

At Children’s Minnesota, we believe children always come first. They are awesomely resilient. Eternally optimistic. Totally fearless. They are what we want to be when we grow up.

Fatima, respiratory therapist in our pulmonary and respiratory program, has been working at Children’s Minnesota for 15 years now. She is sharing all her favorite things about working at Children’s Minnesota below.

What’s your position and how long have you been at Children’s Minnesota?

“I’m a respiratory therapist and have been at Children’s Minnesota for 15 years.”

Fatima, respiratory therapist

Tell us why you like your job and position.

“I love kids and helping to improve their respiratory health. The respiratory department has become a big part of my life and family. The people here are so supportive and [always] willing to help the best way they can.”

What do you like about working in this field/department?

“The variety and being able to see the different stages of patient lives. We as respiratory therapists are able to see these kids from newborn to adult and see them develop right in front of our eyes.”

Why do you like working at Children’s Minnesota?

“This is all about the kids, their growth, development and their health. It’s [also] the best place to work.”

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