While traveling abroad and working with children who have special needs, Jessica Jimenez, FNP, found her passion for medicine. "I chose family medicine because I enjoy taking care of patients through all stages of life," she says.
As a nurse practitioner, Jessica emphasizes a holistic approach to care and likes to focus on patient education. "I want to empower my patients to make life changes that will affect their health in a postive way," said Jessica.
After earning her bachelor's degree in nursing from Linfield College in McMinnville, Ore., Jessica completed her master's degree in nursing from the University of Portland and a Master of Public Health degree from Oregon Health & Science University. Jessica is board certified in family medicine.
As a native Oregonian, Jessica enjoys everything the Pacific Northwest has to offer. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter.
Areas of expertise
Family medicine, refugee and immigrant health
Bachelor of Science, Nursing: Linfield College, McMinnville, Ore.
Master of Science, Nursing: University of Portland
Master of Public Health: Oregon Health & Science University
Jessica is board certified in family medicine.