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Jared Nielson, FNP-C accepting new patients and extended evening hours

By October 10, 2022Uncategorized

Yoakum Family Practice is excited to now offer extended evening hours.  Jared Nielson, FNP-C, who joined our medical staff as a Nurse Practitioner in August is accepting new patients and offering extended hours.  For more information or to schedule appointments with Jared Yoakum Family Practice, please call (361) 293-7061.


Jared is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner who is originally from Utah where he provided patient care for 4 years prior to moving to Texas.  He has a strong background in emergency and critical care nursing with over 15 years of care at the bedside. He specializes in providing personalized care, tailored to meet each patients’ specific needs. Jared received his undergraduate degree from Weber State University, and later attended Maryville University in St. Louis.  While pursuing his education, he was accepted into the Veterans Affairs Office of Academic Affiliations Nurse Practitioner Residency program.  The VAOAA program is one of VA’s premier education and training programs designed to establish a strong academic and clinical foundation. Jared currently resides in Wied with his spouse Kristi.  They have 3 daughters and 2 grandchildren.

 “We are pleased to welcome Jared to our YCH family,” said Karen Barber, CEO. “He will be a true asset to our team, and we look forward to him providing high quality healthcare to the citizens of our community for years to come.”


About Yoakum Community Hospital

Yoakum Community Hospital, Yoakum, Texas, is a 23-bed, critical access hospital that has been serving area communities since 1922. The hospital provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, including laboratory, rehabilitation, imaging, emergency, general medicine, wound care, treatment for sleep disorders and surgery.

Yoakum Community Hospital has been serving our community for 100 years.  The Yoakum Community Hospital team is dedicated to providing quality care and superior service with compassion, dignity, and respect.  Our vision is to be the leader in comprehensive and innovative healthcare close to home.