Certified Nursing Assistant
Brighton Hospice Nevada
“When life gives you 100 reasons to cry,
show life that you have 1,000 reasons to smile.”
What is something about you that would surprise most people?
I like to hike and meditate on mountains.
What is your favorite book or movie from your childhood?
My favorite childhood movie is The Care Bears Movie.
If you could spend a day with any person, living or deceased, who would it be?
I would spend the day with my idol, Jenny Rivera.
What is one thing you can’t live without?
Team Member Spotlights
Our mission at Brighton Hospice is to provide the best physical, emotional, and spiritual care for our patients and their families.
Achieving this important mission would be impossible without our Brighton team members. We take pride in hiring the most compassionate and skilled people in the industry who deliver clinical expertise and exceed our patients’ expectations.
Our Team Member Spotlight series is our way of highlighting those dedicated individuals who go above and beyond in their commitment to excellence. Each month, we’ll be featuring interviews here on the Brighton Blog and on our social channels.
In recognition of National Nursing Assistants Week (June 18-25), our Team Member Spotlights in June will focus on several of our Certified Nursing Assistants.
Elvia in her Brighton scrubs, gloves, and mask.
What is your favorite place you’ve ever visited?
My grandparents’ ranch in Mexico.
Where is your hometown?
Tell us about your family / friends / pets / hobbies / passion projects:
I’m a mother of three: Jaslyn, 20; Daniel, 16; and Armani, 7. We like to spend our summer weekends at the lake and fixing up our ranch.
If you were stuck on a desert island, what 3 things would you bring?
- A knife
- Solar powered MP3 player
What inspired you to pursue a career in hospice care?
I have always had the passion to care for others since I saw my grandfather being cared for in a nursing home.
What are the challenges about working in hospice care that you have faced or would like to shed light on?
Some of the challenges of working in hospice care are the various emotions I go through.
What are your hopes for the hospice care / healthcare industry?
I hope that others will want to pursue this career and have the same desire that I have to care for people.
Is there anything else you would like to share about yourself?
I’m thankful to God for giving me the opportunity to have such amazing coworkers to work with.