Advanced Practice Providers
Jennifer A. Kirk, MSN, APN, NP-C
Urgent Care & Occupational Health Advanced Practice Nurse, Office Manager
Jennifer Kirk started her nursing career in 2007, where she worked as an Emergency Department Charge Nurse. She has also worked as a Hospital Nursing Supervisor. In 2016, she obtained her Bachelors of Science degree in nursing (BSN) from Purdue University Calumet. Shortly after that, Jennifer graduated from Olivet Nazarene University in 2018 with a Master’s of Science with a focus in Family Nurse Practitioner. Jennifer is Board Certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and is licensed in Illinois and Indiana. After graduation, Jennifer continues to work in the Emergency Dept as an Advance Provider, at Methodist Hospital in Gary and Merrillville, Indiana. She is also the Office Manager of Premier Urgent Care and Occupational Health and serves as one of the Advance Providers.
Renita White, PA-C
Urgent Care & Occupational Health Physician Assistant
Renita White has served in the healthcare industry for the past 17 years and has specialized as a physician assistant (PA) in emergency medicine for the last nine years. She is board-certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and licensed in the state of Illinois. Renita graduated from John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County in Chicago in 2006. She has worked in several healthcare specialties, but found her passion in urgent/emergency care. She developed an impressive breadth of knowledge and unique skill set by practicing in internal medicine, family medicine and plastic surgery. Ms. White deeply enjoys interacting with all of her patients. She feels true satisfaction knowing her efforts can often help her patients feel better and happier. She evaluates, diagnoses and treats common medical conditions and performs basic and intermediate surgical procedures. Her special interests include acute procedures and patient education. Renita is also an 18-year-veteran serving as a PA in the United States Army Reserves.
Germaine Henderson, APN
Urgent Care & Occupational Health Advanced Practice Nurse
Germaine Henderson-Rawls began her nursing career 13 years ago after obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) from Purdue University Calumet. After graduating from nursing school, she quickly began working in the intensive care unit (ICU) and but eventually moved to the emergency department, where she found her true passion. She continued her education and received both her Masters in Business Administration from Olivet Nazarene University and her Masters in Nursing with focus as an Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist and Family Nurse Practitioner. Since becoming an advanced practice nurse (APN), Germaine has been able to learn intricate aspects of myriad specialties such as internal medicine, occupational medicine and infectious disease.
Henderson-Rawls loves caring for patients and knowing that she has helped them progress toward a better state of health. She is an avid reader and often spends time keeping abreast of the newest developments in the healthcare industry.