Providence Medical Group – Citronelle Adds Nurse Practitioner
November 21, 2017 10:13 am
Nurse Practitioner Rhonda N. McGrew has joined the staff of Providence Medical Group – Citronelle located at 19140 South Third Street in Citronelle.
McGrew earned her Nursing degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and her master’s degree in Nursing from Walden University in Minneapolis. She worked in the neonatal intensive care units at the University of South Alabama Children’s and Women’s Hospital in Mobile, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in New York City, and Baptist Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham. She has special medical interest in preventive health care and the primary care health issues of adults and children.
McGrew is accepting new patients. Office hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Appointments can be made by calling 251-866-0086 or online at www.providencemedical.org.
Nurse practitioners are registered nurses who have advanced degrees and have undergone advanced clinical training to provide primary, acute and specialty healthcare services. According to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, they can diagnose illnesses, order and perform diagnostic tests, write prescriptions, treat common medical conditions and provide patient education.
Providence Medical Group is the area’s largest non-profit network of primary care and specialty physicians with more than 20 locations across South Alabama and Southern Mississippi and 70 physicians from specialties including family medicine, endocrinology, general surgery, radiation oncology and more.
On the Gulf Coast, Providence based in Mobile, Alabama, and Sacred Heart Health System based in Pensacola, Florida, are part of Ascension. Together, these Ascension healthcare facilities have served Gulf Coast communities for more than 160 years and they employ more than 6,600 associates. Across the region, Ascension provided more than $113 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. For more on Providence, visit www.providencehospital.org.