Employee Spotlight: Teresa Najera

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.

Teresa NajeraName: Teresa Najera

Department: Medical

Title: Medical Assistant

Primary work location: Olathe

How long have you worked at HPC? Five years.

How did you get into your field of work?

I became interested in the medical field when I was a senior in high school. After I graduated, I enrolled in a medical assistant program.

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

I speak Spanish but I would love to learn Chinese.

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

“Impossible is just an opinion” – Paulo Cohelo

What values are important to you?

Values that are important to me are honesty, loyalty and respect.

Teresa NajeraWhat is something about you that would surprise people?

I was a Patient Services Representative (PSR) when I first started working at HPC in 2013.

What is on your “bucket” list?

I would like to travel to Italy and China.

What is your favorite food?

My favorite foods are Chinese and Mexican.

What is your favorite movie?


What is your favorite hobby?

My favorite hobby is spending time with my two daughters and my husband.

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

I don’t really like animals but thanks to my oldest daughter I’ve had a few pets. In the past we have had a turtle, hamster and fish. The only pet we have now is our loving dog, Cookie.