We are very excited to highlight one of our most valuable assets, our employees! Each month, get to know the HPC team in a fun new way.

Andrea MadrigalName: Andrea Madrigal

Department: Medical

Title: Medical Assistant

Primary work location: Olathe

How long have you worked at HPC?  

It will be two years this October.

How did you get into your field of work?

I was watching T.V. and saw a commercial about going back to school to become a medical assistant. At that moment I knew I wanted to help people.

Do you speak any other languages? If yes, which ones?

Yes, English and Spanish.

Do you have a favorite quote? If yes, what is it?

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Andrea Madrigal familyWhat values are important to you?

Honesty, Compassion, Faith, Loyalty and Love.

What is something about you that would surprise people?

I’m a shy person and hate being the center of attention.

What is on your “bucket” list?

I would like to travel more (out of the country), foster a child, and pass my NCLEX nursing exam.

What is your favorite food?

Fried pickles with ranch, yum!

What is your favorite movie?

“Dirty Dancing” and “A Nightmare on Elm Street”

What is your favorite hobby?

I love to paint.

Are you an animal lover?  If yes, how many pets do you have and what kind are they?

Absolutely! I have two dogs, Kico, a teacup chihuahua (he’s super fat though, so not really teacup sized) and Walter is my lab mix.