Employee Stories

Breathing Life into a New Career at Lurie Children's with Gerri Barnes

Not long ago, Gerri Barnes, Respiratory Therapist at Lurie Children's, was at the bedside with a mother who had just received some bad news. She was the only one in the room with her. With compassi...

Five Tips for Being an Effective Outreach Manager at Lurie Children's with Paula Nowak

Are you interested in becoming an Outreach Manager at Lurie Children's? Before you apply, Paula Nowak, Manager of Physician Services at Lurie Children's, has the tips to help you succeed. As a...

Finding Your Niche at Lurie Children's with Heather Bausell

Heather Bausell was destined to be a dietitian at Lurie Children's. Initially, she wanted to be a teacher, but after her sister was diagnosed with ovarian cancer–treated at Children's Memorial–her...

Point of Service Pride with Arely Baranona

Arely Baranona loves telling people she works at Lurie Children's. There's a certain pride that comes with working at one of the best children's hospitals in the United States, and Arely exudes it....

Finding a Lasting Career at Lurie Children's with Ashley Tucker

When Ashley Tucker joined the team at what was then Children's Memorial, she didn't plan on spending nearly a decade here. But, nine years later, she's still here at Lurie Children's working as a...

Caring Goes Further Than Medicine at Lurie Children's with Amy Diaz

Amy Diaz vividly remembers her journey to joining the team at Lurie Children's. "We were still applying on paper," she recalls. After driving to the human resources building and handing in her...