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Position: Supportive Services Wellness Nurse
Year Started: 2016

Tamera Panagiotdis

Role Description

As a wellness nurse I oversee the health, wellness and medical for our supported service Individuals. I also share the responsibility in training new employees on MedCore.

What is something that people with disabilities have to deal with that you want to fix?

I would love to fix the stigma that having a developmental disability brings.

What’s your past experience?

I have been an LPN for the past 27 years. I have been in this field since 2002. I have worked for two other companies like In-Pact.

What do you like about working at In-Pact?

I like working at In-Pact because it is a non-profit and I feel they do more for their Individuals. I also like it because it’s a small company and it feels like family. I feel like I am making a difference in our Individuals’ lives.

Tell us something about yourself.

I grew up in Northwest Indiana. I am a two-time cancer survivor. After my one-year battle with breast cancer, I am very blessed to have a job and be healed with some normalcy.

What are the values that drive you?

The values that drive me are my work ethic, honesty, and the love for my family and my faith.

Name your top 3 favorite podcasts or books

I like to read mysteries, romance novels and biographies.

What do you enjoy doing when you’re not working?

When I’m not working I enjoy taking care of my family.

What’s your favorite quote?

Everything happens for a reason.

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