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Pat Winget

Employer: Kingston Care Center of Fort Wayne

Month and year hired: 1984

Current job title: QMA

First job with the employer: CNA

Most challenging job with the employer: When she gets attached to patients, they recover and go home

Why the employee stayed so long: She loves what she does; the patients become part of her family

Why the employee is an asset to the employer: She is committed to setting examples for others to follow by being honest, respectful, friendly; encourages everyone to be their best

Hobbies, interests outside of work: Full-time mother/grandmother, enjoys spending time with her granddaughter

How many years until the employee retires: No plans for retirement … yet

What the employee would like to be doing in retirement: Traveling to Las Vegas; sightseeing and slots

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