Health Clinic Staff
Medical Primary Care Provider Staff Members:
Karen Buntman MD
Kathy Faber, FNP
Laura Greene, FNP
Phyllis Temple, FNP
(FNP stands for Family Nurse Practitioner)
What is a Nurse Practitioner?
- Nurse Practitioners provide a broad range of health care services, which includes
- Diagnosing, treating, and managing diseases
- Writing prescriptions and coordinating referrals
- Ordering diagnostic testing including radiology, laboratory tests, and procedures
- Patient Education
Nurse practitioners work in a variety of settings, including: Primary Care, Family Practice, Family Medicine, Emergency/Urgent Care, Women's Health, School Health, and other specialty care. Nurse Practitioners in the State of Oregon work independently, without doctor supervision but rather, collaborate with Physicians as a joint health team or through resource and referral.