Samita Shrestha is a registered nurse from Kathmandu. She completed her Proficiency Certificate Level (PCL) in Nursing at BP Memorial Health Institute and Research Center in 2017 and volunteered in the surgical ward of Kanti Children’s Hospital for 3 months before joining RMF’s team.
Samita now works as an RMF Nurse in the triage area of the Emergency Department of Kanti Children’s Hospital. She receives the children at the Emergency Department, assesses their condition, and classifies the urgency of their case: requires immediate medical action for survival (code red), sick but not life-threatening condition (code yellow), less severe condition that can wait awhile (code green), or dead on arrival (code black), and sends the patient to the respective color zone for treatment.
In her spare time, Samita is a social worker providing services through the LEO Club of Kathmandu, Jorpati. She is a member of the club.