Karen Waskowicz joins Granger Medical from Heartland Care Partners in Pittsburgh, PA. Heartland Care Partners provides nurse practitioners for hospitalist services to post-acute rehabilitation facilities. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Karen, worked as a registered nurse at UPMC Mercy where she gained 5 years of experience on a surgical/oncology floor providing care to patients following abdominal and urologic surgeries.
Karen believes in patient-centered care and evidence-based practice. She believes that the patients should be actively participating in their care to achieve the best outcomes and satisfaction. Evidenced-based practice is important to her to ensure patients are receiving the most up to date diagnostics and treatments for the best outcomes.