Employee Spotlight: Kierra Calico

Employee Spotlight

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.

Kierra CalicoName:  Kierra Calico, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, FNP-C

Department: Medical

Title: Family Nurse Practitioner

Primary work location: Olathe

How long have you worked at HPC?  

I started at HPC in April of 2022.

How did you get into your field of work?

I had worked as a nurse for eight years and loved it, but the follow up and health promotion was missing for me. Now that I am a nurse practitioner, I am able to focus more on that!

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

No. I can understand some Spanish but cannot speak fluently. I want to learn though!

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

“If you are going to pray, don’t worry. If you worry, don’t pray.”

What values are important to you?

Values that are important to me are family, faith, integrity, kindness and loyalty.

What is something about you that would surprise people?

I lived in South Korea for two years.

Kierra's FamilyWhat is on your “bucket” list?

I would love to travel around the world, become bilingual in Spanish and join a sorority.

What is your favorite food?

Mexican food is my favorite!

What is your favorite movie?

“Sister Act 2”

What is your favorite hobby?

My favorite hobbies are spending time with my family, taking naps, watching reality TV and shopping.

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

I did not grow up with pets but I would like to get a dog so that my daughter has one to grow up with.