Monday, August 15, 2016
Joyce Vitale, MSN, NP-C has joined Kingdom Internal Medicine as a full-time Nurse Practitioner. She received her RN from Lasell College in Newton, MA and her Master of Science Nurse Practitioner degree from Simmons College, in Boston, MA. She is certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
Joyce worked as an RN on the neurosurgery, dialysis and general surgery units at Boston Medical Center for 8 years. After earning her Nurse Practitioner degree, she has spent her entire professional career as a provider in the adult primary care field. She taught nursing students at the University of Massachusetts for 3 years, and was a clinical preceptor as well. “Joyce comes to us with a great deal of experience and knowledge. She is a skilled caregiver with a calming presence. She’s truly a wonderful addition to our practice and we feel extremely fortunate to have her,” said Reinette Hutchins, Nurse Manager of KIM.
Joyce has practiced in a variety of settings, including acute care, long term care and psychiatric settings. Her special interests includes women’s health, diabetes, psychiatry and mental health as well as nutrition. She is enjoying her position at KIM – “Everyone is lovely here, and I’ve been warmly welcomed. The office is very patient focused, which is terrific, since I feel I can really focus on satisfying the needs of each patient. They are appreciative, polite and very grateful.”
Joyce has a daughter who lives in Wolcott, VT and two sons living in Massachusetts. She and her partner love their retired racing greyhounds, and anything to do in the outdoors, including show shoeing, kayaking, and skiing.
Joyce is accepting new patients; please call the office at 748-7500.