WARRENTON, MO - Judith (Judi) Hustermann, RN, MSN, FNP, recently joined board certified family physician Chad Smith, DO and certified nurse practitioner Jan Carron, APRN, BC, FNP, in practice at the SSM St. Charles Clinic Medical Group office in Warrenton, at the corner of N Hwy 47 and I-70.
After working in nursing for 10 years, Ms. Hustermann went back to school to earn her bachelor’s degree and then a master’s of science in nursing, both from the University of Missouri—St. Louis. She has 17 years nursing experience, most recently in the Emergency Department at SSM St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake Saint Louis. She has also worked in an SSM hospital intensive care unit, in home health, and in oncology.
“While I loved the challenges and ever-changing atmosphere of the ED, I am excited to be working in private practice now,” Ms. Hustermann said. “It will be nice to form long-term relationships with patients and their families.”
Ms. Hustermann is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the Emergency Nurses Association, and the International Association of Forensic Nurses. She is a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) instructor, and has been certified in advanced burn life support, emergency nurse pediatric care, and trauma.
As a family nurse practitioner, Ms. Hustermann will work in conjunction with Dr. Smith to provide care for patients of all ages, in all stages of life. Her services include but are not limited to preventive care and check-ups, including immunizations; school, work and sports physicals; women’s health services; identification and management of acute problems; and identification and management of chronic diseases.
Like all St. Charles Clinic Medical Group physicians, Ms. Hustermann offers MyChart to her patients. MyChart is a complimentary internet application that provides convenient, secure, online access to one’s personal health record with the intent of improving communication with one’s physician and creating a better health care system.
Ms. Hustermann is welcoming new patients and accepts most insurance plans. For an appointment, please call the Warrenton office at 636-456-3413; for more information, please call 636-669-2444 or visit www.ssmdrs.com.
About SSM Medical Group
SSM Medical Group is a member of SSM Health Care — St. Louis and includes more than 200 primary care and specialty service physicians and providers throughout the greater St. Louis region. The SSM Medical Group name represents the combination of three medical groups: SSM St. Charles Clinic Medical Group, with physicians located in St. Charles County, and in Warrenton and Troy, MO; SSM DePaul Medical Group, with physicians located in North St. Louis County; and SSM Medical Group, with physicians located in Mid Town and South St. Louis County, as well as at two sites in Belleville and Maryville, IL. For more information on physicians and specialists in SSM Medical Group, please visit www.ssmdrs.com or call 636-669-2444.
About SSM Health Care – St. Louis
SSM Health Care – St. Louis’ mission statement — “Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God” — is embodied by the 12,000 employees and 2,500 staff physicians. Sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Mary, this health care network offers comprehensive health care services, but specializes in heart, cancer, neurosciences, pediatrics, weight-loss, sleep, imaging, behavioral health, rehab and fetal surgery. A winner of the Missouri Quality Award and multiple Best Places to Work awards, SSM Health Care – St. Louis includes seven hospitals ― Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center, DePaul Health Center, St. Clare Health Center, St. Joseph Health Center, St. Joseph Health Center – Wentzville, St. Joseph Hospital West and St. Mary’s Health Center ― a free-standing ambulatory care center (St. Joseph Medical Park), plus a Managed Care Organization (MCO), and a Physicians' Organization (PO). Go to www.ssmhealth.com for more information.
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