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Employee Spotlight: Dawn Gosselin

Employee Spotlight is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individuals that make Wentworth-Douglass Hospital a comfortable place for patients, and a great place to work for employees.

What is your official job title? Patient Care Coordinator, Wound Healing Institute

How long have you worked here? 18 years

Please describe your typical day and responsibilities. My day is spent communicating with others to make sure Wound Healing Institute patients are getting their needs met.

Why did you choose to come to Wentworth-Douglass Hospital? I chose Wentworth-Douglass because of its great reputation. I moved to the seacoast to work here.

What do you enjoy most about working here? My coworkers and the patients, many of whom I have gotten to know very well, which gives me a sense of community.

How would you describe your work experience at Wentworth-Douglass? Coming to work at Wentworth-Douglass was one of the best decisions I have made in my life. Wentworth-Douglass has allowed me to grow professionally and personally in so many different ways.

What would you say to someone who is considering applying to work here? Apply today!

What is your favorite part of your job? Meeting so many people

Bonus Questions: 

What did you want to be when you grew up? A teacher

If you could have a meal with three famous people (living or dead), who would they be? Abigail Adams, Robin Williams, Laura LeBoutillier from Garden Answer

What would your perfect day be like? A sunny summer day on the lake surrounded by family and friends

Where did you grow up? Westwood, Massachusetts and New Durham, New Hampshire

What qualities do you admire most in a person? Empathy, humor, kindness, perseverance

What is your favorite book? Anything to do with gardening

Are you a morning or night person? Night

Where did you go to college? Colby Sawyer College in New London, NH

What was your first job? Scooping Ice cream

What is your favorite band and/or favorite song of all time? I don’t have one

What is your favorite food? A cheeseburger from the grill

What is your proudest moment? Listening to my daughter’s valedictorian speech

Is there anything you have recently learned about Wentworth-Douglass? We have hired a nurse retentionist which is very unique

Who is your hero? My Dad

What makes you laugh the most? Children

What was your favorite TV show when growing up? Saturday morning cartoons like Tom & Jerry

Who is the Wentworth-Douglass colleague you admire most and why? June Bernard, RN. We started the same day and still work together 18 years later. She has grown so much.

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