Why I Work at Memorial - Team Member and Physician Stories

WORK CAN BE FUN

Fun Staff Videos

The staff at Memorial are at the top of their field, with countless degrees and certifications under their belt. However, as these two videos prove, even the best of the best like to have a little fun. Watch the Videos!

AN AMAZING JOB

Dr. Brandon Zabukovic "Dr. Z"

Dr. Z is dedicated to serving those most in need in our community. His office at the Memorial Neighborhood Center – Central Clinic at the Center for the Homeless is a place where those without resources and access can obtain health care. Read More...

STRONG IN FAITH

Chaplain Titus Matemavi

At Memorial, we honor the religious, spiritual and cultural preferences of every patient we serve. Chaplain Matemavi supports patients and families in all areas of the hopsital during difficult times. Read More...

ABOVE AND BEYOND 

The Spirit of Nursing

Memorial is filled with talented, dedicated and compassionate nurses. They work tirelessly day in and day out to make sure that our patients recieve the best care. This is a tribute to the unique contributions of nurses at Memorial. Read More...

More Stories


Saving One of Their Own
If ever there was the right place for David Doolin, R.N., to collapse and suffer a heart attack, it would be near Memorial’s ER. Read more...

A Christmas Miracle
As Christmas neared, a patient at Memorial Neighborhood Health Center – Central Clinic would be overwhelmed by the generosity of the clinic’s staff. The middle-aged woman had recently been laid off from her job and had no means to support her two daughters, let alone buy them Christmas gifts. Read more...

Bridge Over Troubled Waters
A young woman, whose water broke several weeks early, was admitted to Memorial. She was facing a lot of obstacles in her life – the premature birth of her child, leaving a violent relationship, and potentially losing all of her positions. Memorial Team Members decided to help. Read more...

Flight Plan
Located in a room on 10 South, an elderly patient named Catherine routinely observed from her window the takeoffs and landings of Memorial MedFlight. Confined to her room, Catherine looked forward to the coming and going of the helicopter service – she wanted to meet the MedFlight crew. Read more...

Nourishing the Soul
Nutritional Services Hostess Connie Clowers often goes “above the call of duty” for the patients she serves. Connie takes extra steps to enusure that patients are recieving food that they can eat. Read more...

Stepping Up 
Tina Kocher, Memorial's Palliative Care Coordinator, handles everything from difficult end-of life decisions to patient advocacy with skill and wisdom. Tina is often placed in the center of some of our most complex patient-family-physician situations. Read more...

Puppy Love
Patient Care Assistant Christopher Gaines didn't think twice when he heard a family was in need. When Georgia native Larry was injured while working on his truck on the Indiana Toll Road, he had to leave his dog Roxie behind in the truck cab while he recovered at Memorial. Read more...

A Guardian Angel
When Memorial Home Care Team Member Jennifer Luster-Bartz couldn’t get one of her regular patients on the phone, she had a gut feeling something may be wrong. Read more...

The Singing Nurse
Ever since 1992 when he began working as a Registered Nurse on Memorial’s 10 South, Brett has been singing throughout the hallways, break rooms and patient rooms, bringing smiles to the faces of cancer patients. Read more...

Heartfelt Feast
Mid-morning on Nov. 19, 2009, Nutritional Services received a call: a patient on 10 South had just been married. As soon as they received the joyful news, the team jumped to action. Read more...

Wholesome Motivation 
Nathan, a 22-year-old patient, has Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy and must be placed on a vent. Nathan is very scared because his older brother passed away from the disease two years ago, shortly after he was placed on a vent. Read more...

Going for the Gold
Radiation Oncology created Olympic Day to honor the patients and to let them know we recognize the effort they put forth each day. Read more...

Small Steps, Immeasurable Distance
Each patient at Main Street Medical Group is unique and has individual needs and insecurities. One patient in particular, a young man with special needs, was deeply afraid of doctors. Since his treatment required routine exams, this fear inhibited his ability to receive necessary care. Read more...