Meet your helpful, neighborhood pediatric nurses!

Wind River Pediatrics RN, Shirene Petersen was born and lifted in Riverton. Shirene graduated from Riverton Significant School and obtained a entire-ride scholarship to CWC where she graduated from the Nursing System in 2004.

Shirene has normally liked science and finding out new competencies. She desired to be equipped to assistance choose care of household and buddies.

Why Pediatric Nursing?
From an early age, I have normally loved children. Throughout our nursing scientific rotations, I usually needed to be in the medical center setting to sharpen my competencies and turn into comfortable with my new information. I worked in Labor and Delivery for 12 yrs at the Riverton Campus. I beloved each and every component of the mom and boy or girl and transition to home treatment.

When performing beside Dr. Fisher in Labor and Supply, I usually admired his knowledge and appreciated his commitment to his clients. Dr. Fisher experienced a position obtainable and I knew he would be excellent to get the job done with. I have been listed here ever due to the fact. This is my seventh 12 months as a pediatric nurse. It has been rewarding to see family members that I had the privilege to be in on their deliveries to now seeing them in the business office. Some of the similar toddlers I gave treatment to in the hospital have now graduated from Higher school.

What do you really like about your occupation?
I really like currently being in a position to see families arrive into our office and view them develop and include new additions. I have created great close friends by way of the place of work and am honored to get to know our people.

I like the reality that Dr. Fisher offers out his mobile cell phone to all his individuals for those just after-hour or weekend issues. Quite reassuring as a patient. He treats us like his very own loved ones. I like to come to feel that we as a team are all extremely approachable for concerns or guidance and that we are incredibly versatile and get them in to be seen on the exact working day.

Fun Point about me.
My husband and I both equally have our scuba diving certifications and enjoy to go diving. When our women are previous more than enough we hope they will want to go discovering and diving with us.

What do you delight in accomplishing when you’re not at function?
When I’m not at get the job done, we love to go camping and swimming as a relatives. We have 16 horses/mules we take to the mountains on pack outings. We go hunting and in standard checking out Wyoming. We are also really chaotic with our spouse and children farm irrigating and creating alfalfa.

Shirene is married to her college sweetheart. They have been jointly 20 a long time and married for the very last nine many years in June. Shirene and her spouse have two ladies that keep them chaotic. 1 attends Shoshoni School and the other is 8 months aged now.

“I am celebrating 19 years as element of the Sage West Clinic this 12 months. I appreciate that this is my hometown and that I can give back to our amazing group.”


Wind River Pediatrics RN, Britnea Hawker graduated from Riverton Significant School in 2008 and Central Wyoming Higher education Nursing Program in 2011.

From a youthful age, Britnea realized she wanted to operate in the health care subject, and observe in her mom’s footsteps. As she grew more mature, she settled on the nursing method at CWC for the reason that it was near to household.

Why Pediatric Nursing?
I have usually cherished remaining all-around youngsters and babies. It was normally my dream to work in the OB field – which I did for 2 years prior to shifting about to the pediatric business. I like the conversation with infants and children. I really like their curiosity, honesty, innocence, and exciting spirit.

What do you wish you could notify just about every parent and why?
We are moms too and have been there. We are here and joyful to aid with any queries. We have almost certainly wondered the same detail or requested the exact same issues. You are not on your own and can call at any time.

Enjoyment actuality about you.
I grew up out in the place – in the dwelling upcoming to the 1 that my dad grew up in. I like to sew garments for my women.

What do you appreciate executing when you’re not at perform?
When not at do the job, I appreciate getting with my household. I have a substantial sum of family members in Riverton. We take pleasure in being in the mountains- going fishing, looking, camping, hiking, riding side-by-sides, and just shelling out time outdoors.

What was your very best day at get the job done?
Most all days are fantastic times right here at our place of work. The finest ones involve meeting new people and their newborn infants.

Britnea life in Riverton with her husband and their two girls and a baby boy on the way (owing in August). She has been a nurse for 10 many years.


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