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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Jackie Baker is a pediatric nurse practitioner with over thirty years of experience in the nursing profession, which includes:
• Performing pediatric health care maintenance, including well child exams, developmental screenings and in-depth physical assessments, such as vision, hearing and dental
• Performing school physicals and providing childhood immunization counseling
• Diagnosing and treating common childhood illnesses such as allergies, ear and respiratory infections and skin conditions including acne and eczema
• Diagnosing and managing common childhood chronic illnesses, including asthma, diabetes and allergies
• Providing parents advice on common child health concerns, including nutrition, obesity and weight management
• Providing behavioral counseling to children and caregivers on improving school performance, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and reducing harmful risk-taking behaviors
• Screening and managing mental health illnesses in children and adolescents and prescribing medications and referral to therapy
• Providing guidance on in-home safety, unintentional injuries, sports injuries, motor vehicle and bike safety
• Performing minor in office procedures including toenail infections, Nexplanon insertions and removals, frenotomies (tongue tie)
• Assessing and diagnosing autism disorders (as certified by the State of Washington).
Jackie has a doctorate in nursing practice from the University of Washington and a master’s in biblical studies from Multnomah University. She spends her spare time writing books and essays and traveling around the world with her husband of thirty-three years, Steve. In addition, Jackie has spent many years designing and sewing wedding gowns, elaborate costumes, and vintage clothes with the help of her cats, Mr. Darcy, and Jasper. She also enjoys thrift shopping for antique nursing books with her daughter Isabel.

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