Alumni Spotlight: Candice

Candice Roberison, Registered Nurse
Former EMT at Lifeline

1) Q: What do you currently do and how did you get to where you are?
A: I’m a nurse, I went to Malcolm X 2 year nursing program. I always knew I wanted to be in the medical field, and nursing is the area in which I found my passion.

2) Q: How has lifeline prepared you to be an RN?
A: I gained experience in patient assessment and interaction, and because of my career at Lifeline, I feel like I had an advantage of knowing certain medical things going into the nursing program

3) Q: Do you feel that Lifeline impacted your career? If so, how?
A: Lifeline gave me the experience I needed and helped me become more comfortable beginning nursing, since I had that prior experience of the medical field

4) Q: What was your favorite part of working at Lifeline or your best Lifeline memory?
A: I loved working at Lifeline and the fact that every day was a learning experience. I also loved how all the staff interacted with me; it was great like a little family.

5) Q: How would you describe Lifeline to a stranger?
A: I would say Lifeline is a great stepping stone and learning experience. I had great partners and bosses who were always there to help me whenever I needed anything. At Lifeline, I felt everyone was on my side, encouraged career development, and had my best interest in mind.

6) Q: Where do you see yourself in 10 years? What are some of your long-term goals?
A: I see myself continuing in nursing and I hope to further my education, making my nursing degree a bachelors.