~Where Caring Is An Attitude Of The Heart~
Professional Nursing Care and Rehabilitation Service Taylorsville, NC

Valley would like to recognize Patrick Simmons, Respiratory Therapist, who has been a dedicated employee for eight years.

Patrick began as a CNA on the Ventilator Unit in 2011, where he became interested in respiratory therapy. After researching, he applied and completed the Respiratory program at Wilkes Community College. Patrick states “I enjoyed CNA work but wanted to pursue something that would advance my career and be challenging.” After graduation, Patrick chose to stay at Valley working as a Respiratory Therapist. When asked what he loves most about his job, Patrick replied “I enjoy the long-term relationship I get to have with my residents. We are like family.” Jessica Bruner, Respiratory Therapy Director states he is a valuable team member. “Patrick possesses critical thinking skills that allow him to take initiative in order to provide excellent care to all residents.”

Great job Patrick!


Patrick Simmons
Respiratory Therapist