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Jared Nielson, FNP-C to join Yoakum Family Practice

Yoakum Community Hospital is pleased to announce that Jared Nielson, FNP-C has joined its medical staff as a Nurse Practitioner. Jared is a new addition to Yoakum Family Practice, located at the Professional Office Building at YCH, and will begin seeing patients August 1, 2022.

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.”

For more information or to schedule appointments with Jared Yoakum Family Practice, please call (361) 293-7061.

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.