Reflecting on 38 years at Mercy Hospital

A story by Terry Clifford

Recorded on November 8, 2018

Terry began her career at Mercy Hospital on May 11, 1981. She discussed the allure of living in Portland, her work as a lay coordinator at the Sisters of Mercy Mother House, and her time as the perioperative nurse manager. Throughout her career and work at other institutions, she considered Mercy "home". Terry stressed the importance of community and family at Mercy, as well as the emphasis of outreach and mission.