June 30, 2023

Get to know: Katelin Blackwood


Meet Katelin Blackwood, Transformation Lead, Outpatient Services.

Q: What is your coffee order?

A: Tea at home and hot chocolate if I am out.

Q: Tell us about your role at Northern Health?

A: I have been at Northern Health for 15 years and currently work in the Outpatients Department. I started as a Clinic Lead for the Gastroenterology Portfolio in 2018, and have now transitioned into a new role as a Transformation Lead, working to further enhance and develop our processes. Currently, I am working on streamlining our planned appointment process by aligning all of our systems terminology, as well as reviewing and implementing new templates for each specialty across Outpatients, to ensure they meet the current needs of the service.

Q: What motivates you to work hard?

A: The opportunity to learn something new, develop professionally and most importantly make an impact is what motivates me.

Q: What is your superpower?

A: Making my colleagues laugh and listening.

Q: Sweet or savoury?

A: Savoury.