Meet a CMH medical assistant

Kati, RMA, Pediatric Clinic and Women’s Center

How long have you worked at CMH?
Two years

Kati Perry, RMA

What other jobs have you had in your lifetime? 
Instructional assistant with the Astoria School District

What does person-centered care mean to you?
Listening to patients and/or parents of the patient and addressing individual concerns with respect and understanding, along with providing them the best care possible.

What brought you to the community and/or why do you enjoy living here?
I was born and raised in Astoria. I love the beauty of it all! From our forest to our beaches and the mighty Columbia River … It’s an amazing place to live, and it offers so many adventures if you are willing to seek them out.

What are your hobbies?
Hunting, fishing, hiking, clam digging, river crabbing … pretty much anything outdoors makes me one happy girl. 

What is your top pet peeve?
Telemarketers

What is your greatest accomplishment?
My boys — I am so very proud of them! They will always be my greatest accomplishment. 

What did you want to be when you grew up?
A mom

What is your favorite thing about working in the Women’s Center or Pediatric Clinic? 
The caregivers. I love working with everyone in both clinics! I can honestly say that we are blessed with our staff.