Employees Highlight, Sarah Fincham – The Emily Program


Inform us about your self!

My identify is Sarah Fincham, DNP, APRN, NP-C. I’m a Household Nurse Practitioner/Medical Supplier primarily based in Spokane, Washington. I’ve been with The Emily Program since November 2018—so simply over three years.

I even have type of a twin profession. In addition to my medical apply right here at The Emily Program, I’m a Medical Affiliate Professor at Washington State College (WSU). I train within the Household Nurse Practitioner – Physician of Nursing Observe (DNP) program.

What motivates you to indicate up for work every day?

I like working with our purchasers and supporting them of their journey towards restoration.

What have our purchasers taught you?

Our purchasers are a relentless reminder to me that we’re all distinctive but related, and so they encourage me with the bravery they present every day. All of us have particular items and all of us face challenges in life. I like our purchasers’ onerous work and I consider them typically once I face challenges in my very own life; their bravery within the face of life’s challenges evokes me. 

What one factor do you would like everybody knew about consuming issues? 

I want everybody knew how quite common consuming issues might be. One in every of my objectives is to attempt to train my household nurse practitioner college students at WSU tips on how to acknowledge consuming issues of their future purchasers and tips on how to refer them to remedy. In my very own nurse practitioner schooling years in the past, I acquired little or no coaching on consuming issues. I wish to assist be sure that upcoming healthcare suppliers are conscious of the signs and indicators of consuming issues and tips on how to display for EDs of their sufferers.

In case you may do one other job only for a day, what wouldn’t it be?

A information reporter or journalist. 

Strangest job you’ve ever had?

I labored at Moraine View State Park in Central Illinois for 2 summers in school. I needed to clear the toilet outhouses across the park and do rubbish choose within the campground many days. It was type of pungent at instances, however I beloved working open air all summer time lengthy and I discovered the handbook labor side of it gratifying and satisfying for essentially the most half! 

What do you love to do once you aren’t working?

I like to hang around with my three youngsters and husband. A few of our favourite issues are climbing, snowboarding, taking part in board video games (truly, I would be the just one who loves this, however they’re largely good sports activities about it!), and touring to new locations. All of my husband’s and my prolonged household are unfold out throughout the nation, so we spend a variety of time visiting relations in different states, which we take pleasure in.

What’s one factor most individuals don’t find out about you?

I’m from a tiny rural farming city within the Midwest—my hometown had a inhabitants of solely 800 folks!

What are you most having fun with concerning the new 12 months?

I like the figurative new starting that the brand new 12 months provides to every of us. It feels good to mentally begin over and transfer ahead with new/refreshed objectives every year.