JILL Magioncalda MSN, APRN, FNP-BC Jill Magioncalda is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner who is qualified to practice in both primary care and psychiatry; diagnose, treat, and prescribe medication for adolescents and adults. Some of her practice specialties include (but not limited to) Substance Abuse, ADHD, Insomnia, Anxiety and Depression. Jill began her nursing career working as a cardiac telemetry nurse and then as a hospice nurse. Her passion for giving quality comfort care to her patient's drove her to return to studies and accomplish her desire to become a family nurse practitioner. She graduated with honors from Concordia University in 2007. Jill's style of practice can be considered traditional (prescribing up to date psychiatric medications) or alternative medicine (natural treatments including but not limited to vitamins, supplements, lifestyle modification, nutrition, exercise and stress management). She believes in the mind/body/spiritual connection as we are made up as a whole person and not series of parts. She believes in this quote. “Life is a combination of happiness and pain. Pain is inevitable but suffering is optional. Having a broad perspective on life gives you the strength to move forward through painful times. Know that you are very much needed in this world. With all its infinite possibilities, this life is a gift for it can become a fountain of joy and happiness not just for oneself but for many others as well.” ~ Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Jill has had the privilege of working in many practice areas, including family practice in the underserved population, free medical clinics, hospital systems, nursing education, and private practice. She enjoys working with a variety of age groups. Much of her experience has been Internal medicine, adult health. Jill's hobbies include reading, writing, beach activities, hiking, bicycling, and traveling. Her longtime hobby has always been playing soccer. In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson. "People want purpose, meaning and gratitude. Purpose is shared. Meaning is personal. And gratitude is the great connector." Eric Mosley and Derek Irvine. Authors of Making Work Human.
In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson. - Tom Bodett