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Healthcare Heroes | Lisa Riggs
November 9, 2020
What is your official Title?
Clinical support/Medical Assistance at Doctors Court Clinic
How long have you been at Watertown Regional Medical Center? Have you always been in the same position?
I've been with Watertown Regional Medical Center for 29 years. I have worked in many departments over the years, including the Emergency Department, Center for Women's Health, Internal Medicine, Occupational Health and my current position with Doctors Court Clinic.
What do you enjoy most about working at Watertown Regional Medical Center?
I enjoy all the friendships I've made over the years. I'm fortunate to have worked with many wonderful people over the years.
What was your inspiration for getting into healthcare?
I truly love helping people during times of need, no matter how simple or complex that need is.
What would you say to somebody wanting to get into your profession?
It's not always an easy job but if it's your passion, that is what is most important.
What do you enjoy doing when you’re not at work?
I enjoy hiking, gardening and spending time with my family.
What is your favorite place in the Watertown area?
I love mexican food, so any of our fine Mexican restauraunts.
What is one thing you’re doing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19?
I have been spending much more time at home. I have found out there are many things there that I can do, without having to go out in public. I also make sure to do all of my grocery shopping online, it's the best thing!