Employee Spotlight: Maureen Caro, FNP-BC

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.

Maureen CaroName:  Maureen (Mo) Caro

Department: Medical

Title: Family Nurse Practitioner

Primary work locationOlathe

How long have you worked at HPC?  

I’ve been at HPC for two years.

How did you get into your field of work?

My baby brother is severely disabled, and I started working with that population in high school. There was a nurse there who told me that I should look into nursing.

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

I speak Spanish.

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

I have a favorite poem by Anna Akhmatova—Why then do we not despair?

What values are important to you?

Maureen Caro and familyValues that are important to me are kindness, self-respect and respect for others.

What is something about you that would surprise people?

I am taller on the inside.

What is on your “bucket” list?

I would like to learn a third language as well as teach my kids a second language.

What is your favorite food?

My favorite food is sushi.

What is your favorite movie?

My favorite movie is “Hot Fuzz”.

What is your favorite hobby?

I like to knit and quilt.

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

I have two dogs—both are some kind of sheepdog mutt.