Roberto King-Williams has worked at FutureCare Courtland for about a year and a half as an LPN (licensed practical nurse), and won Courtland's Employee of the Year award in 2015. His responsibilities include general nursing and patient care, such as ensuring that doctors' orders are carried out properly, documenting how residents are responding to therapy, assisting with meals and medication, and placing IVs. Roberto loves working for FutureCare because it feels like a family—all the staff members work together, look out for each other, and hold each other accountable.
Outside of work, Roberto enjoys golfing and spending time with his three children, ages 14, 10, and 8. He also loves cycling for charity and has participated in the Ride to Conquer Cancer and other races benefiting organizations such as the Wounded Warrior Project.
Roberto advises other FutureCare employees to "just be yourself. At the end of the day, the residents can always tell when you are not genuine." His favorite part of the job is connecting with residents from all different backgrounds, making them laugh, and learning from their life experiences. In his words, "The people I've cared for are rabbis, authors, civil rights leaders--a lot of movers and shakers in the world. There is still so much that we can learn from them."