March 2016 NewsFlash

Patricia Bunting, CRNP Joins Pinnacle Family Health Center

Effective February 1st, 2016 Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) Patricia Bunting began seeing patients at Pinnacle Family Health Center in Tafton on a full-time basis. Pinnacle Family Health Center, attended by Drs. Michael Peterson and Charles Aronica, became part of Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) at the end of 2015.
“Adding a full-time CRNP at Pinnacle will help ease some of the overflow demand on our two physicians, as well as allow for additional patients to the seen at the practice,” stated Frederick Jackson, executive director, WMCHC.
Bunting earned a Master of Science in nursing as a CRNP from the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ and an Associate of Applied Science in nursing from Regents College, Albany, NY. She is dual certified as an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and an Adult Nurse Practitioner. Her previous work experience includes 20 years with PrimeCare Medical, Harrisburg, PA where she held various positions including CRNP, Regional Coordinator-Registered Nurse and Health Service Administrator-Registered Nurse. Bunting has worked as a CRNP on a part-time basis for Pinnacle Health Partners over the past two years. She is a U.S. Army Veteran with 10 years of service as a Basic Combat Medic-Licensed Practical Nurse stationed stateside in Colorado and Kansas as well as overseas in West Germany.
Pinnacle Family Health Center is located at 132 Manly Road, Tafton and offers adult primary care. The practice accepts most private insurances, Medicare, medical assistance and offers a sliding-fee scale for those who qualify. Appointments may be made by calling 570-226-2151. WMCHC is a federally qualified health center clinically affiliated with Wayne Memorial Health System, Inc. For more information on all WMCHC services, visit or call 570-253-8390.
Photo: Patricia Bunting, RN, MSN, CRNP

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