Pam Helms, FNP-BC, has joined Floyd Primary Care in Summerville as a nurse practitioner. She will practice at 11766 Highway 27 in Summerville.
Nurse practitioners prescribe medications and other treatments to treat illnesses or chronic health concerns. They also obtain medical histories, perform physical examinations, and order and perform diagnostic studies.
Helms earned post-Master's degree certification as a family practice nurse practitioner and a Master of Science degree in nursing from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. She also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama.
Before coming to Floyd, she worked as a nurse practitioner at Redmond Family Care in Trion for 21 years.
Helms will provide care for patients ages 2 and older and is a member of the American Nurses Association, Georgia Nurses Association and the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
She will see patients Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. To make an appointment, call 706.857.3915.