Employee Spotlight Shines on Cesar Florez

This month, we are proud to shine our Employee Spotlight on Cesar Florez, Switchboard Manager.

Cesar will celebrate his 16th year of working at the hospital in September of this year. He is a native of Columbia, and moved to the Flushing area of Queens when he was 11 years old and currently resides in Springfield Gardens, Queens. Cesar attended IS 25, Queens Vocational High School and is a graduate of Bayside High School. He obtained his Associate degree at Queensborough Community College and his Bachelors from York College.

Cesar has one son who is 28 years old. While he doesn’t own a pet, he fosters dogs, that he considers to be little angels. In his free time he enjoys exploring different areas in his own city, as well as going to concerts. He listens to Pop music and also enjoys jazz, salsa, and blues.  He likes to read and to learn new languages. His favorite sport is soccer, both to play and to watch. Cesar enjoys dining out and his top choices are Columbian, Italian and seafood.

Cesar has travelled many times back to his native Columbia, and has also been to countries in Central America, and has also been to Mexico. In the near future he hopes to visit Europe. He enjoys spending time with family and friends whenever he has the opportunity.

Cesar considers himself to be a very positive person. He believes in always being an optimist. He strives to make a difference in the world any way he can. Even if it is only on a small level, he feels it is important to do things that will make people’s lives better.

Cesar likes working at Jamaica Hospital because of the diversity of the people, and the ability to grow both professionally and personally. He also enjoys the great people that he is fortunate to work with on a daily basis. We look forward to Cesar continuing to work with us for many more years in the future.

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