Get to know Coleen LeCrone, Certified Surgical Technologist
Why Coleen decided to work in healthcare:
One of the main reasons Coleen wanted to work in healthcare is because
she enjoys helping people. Her mother worked in healthcare and she decided
to follow in those footsteps.
"The best thing about my job is knowing that I am helping patients."
What Coleen has gained from working at Kirby Medical Center:
"I have made so many special friendships, it is like gaining a family."
"I have had many best moments working at Kirby, but one that stands
out is a man who was shopping for a Christmas gift for his bedridden wife,
collapsed at the mall during an ice storm with a ruptured aneurysm and
was nonresponsive and we saved him!! It is truely an awesome feeling!"
A little bit about Coleen's life outside of Kirby:
"This year, My husband, Dan, and I are celebrating our 20th wedding
anniversary. We have 4 children and 8 grandchildren!"
One of her favorite hobbies outside of work is fitness, which consist of
CrossFit KMC and running. She also enjoys gardening. She also enjoys spending
time with her family.
Fun Fact about Coleen:
She also works at Parkland in the Surgical Technology program watching
her student's blossom into amazing Surgical Technologist!
Coleen's typical work day at Kirby Medical Center:
She is responsible for getting the room's ready and making sure they
have all of the supplies and equipment. Scrub ( pass instruments) or assist
the surgeon ( hold retractors, etc. )
Coleen is very organized, motivated, and caring and we are so lucky to
have her on our team