Nurse Practitioner

Rachael Hueftle, RN., MSN., APN., CFA

Rachael began her nursing career in 1999 as an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurse.  She gained vast hands on experience in the medical and trauma ICU over several years.  During this time she advanced her education to a Bachelor's degree in nursing, in addition to raising a family.  Always interested in pursuing further education and responsibilities, Rachael returned to the University of Nevada, Reno to receive her Master's degree as a specialist in Advanced Practice Nursing.  She has since been focusing in Spine and Orthopedics at Sierra Regional Spine Institute. 

Currently, Rachael tends to patients in the clinical setting and has obtained further training as a Certified First Assist in surgery.  She works directly with Jim Olson, MD and is dedicated to excellent patient care.