Nurse Practitioner joins Morris Hospital Immediate Care in Yorkville

Nurse Practitioner joins Morris Hospital Immediate Care in Yorkville
August 17, 2018 Mark Malone

Nurse Practitioner joins Morris Hospital Immediate Care in Yorkville

August 14, 2018, MORRIS, IL – Family Nurse Practitioner Barb Bunton has joined the immediate care team at the Morris Hospital Yorkville Campus, 105 Saravanos Drive.

Located just 1.5 miles south of the Fox River Bridge, Morris Hospital’s immediate care is open seven days a week for the treatment of non-life-threatening conditions, including minor injuries, minor burns, lacerations, animal bites, coughs, colds, sore throats, fevers and infections. Patients are seen on a walk-in basis.

Since acquiring her Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate in May 2013 from Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Bunton has worked as a family nurse practitioner in immediate care and primary care settings. She completed her master’s degree in nursing (education) from Lewis University, bachelor’s degree in nursing from Olivet Nazarene University, and associate’s degree in nursing from Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Ill. She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Bunton has more than 43 years of service in nursing with experience in both clinical and teaching roles. Her time includes 20 years at Morris Hospital and nine years coordinating nursing programs and teaching nursing classes at the University of St. Francis in Joliet and Robert Morris College in Chicago.

Immediate Care at the Morris Hospital Yorkville Campus is open Mondays-Fridays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hours are subject to change on holidays. Morris Hospital also offers immediate care services at the Diagnostic & Rehabilitative Center of Morris Hospital at 100 W. Gore Rd., Morris, and the Morris Hospital Ridge Road Campus, 27240 W. Saxony Dr., Channahon. All immediate care facilities are equipped with exam and procedure rooms, as well as on-site laboratory and x-ray testing. For more information, visit www.morrishospital.org/immediatecare.

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