Rachel Levine, ANP

“When I had my first child, I realized the importance of having a supportive OBGYN team; I knew then that I wanted to do this for others.”

Rachel Levine, ANP

“When I had my first child, I realized the importance of having a supportive OBGYN team; I knew then that I wanted to do this for others.”

Rachel Levine, NP-c, grew up in Queens, NY and currently lives in Nassau county. Ever since Rachel was young she knew she would be in the medical field caring for patients. After earning her RN degree in Queens she worked for 10 years as a Labor and Delivery nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, while concurrently earning her Nurse Practitioner Degree. At that time she was acquainted with and developed a respect for the Doctors in our practice. She pursued a few years as a community health Nurse Practitioner, educating adults across the lifespan. Rachel is excited to get back to her passion of working in women’s health. She looks forward to focusing her efforts on patient care and building long-lasting relationships with her patients.

Education & Training

Rachel earned her nursing degree at Queensborough Community College in 2004, and began working at Long Island Jewish Medical Center on a medical-surgical floor. After 2 years she transferred to the Labor and Delivery unit, where she worked with thousands of laboring women over the next 10 years. In addition to her primary clinical role, she worked to support, advocate for, and educate both patients and their families. In 2013, she returned to Stony Brook University to pursue her Masters of Science Degree in Nursing as an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

Certificates

  • Certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • ACLS and BLS certified

An Interview With Rachel

What led you to the field of obstetrics/gynecology?

When I had my first child, I realized the importance of having a supportive OBGYN team; I knew then that I wanted to do this for others. Since that time, I have been privileged to support thousands of women and their families, which has been very rewarding.

How many years have you been practicing in the field?

I have been practicing in the field, first as a L&D nurse and then as a Nurse Practitioner, for over 10 years.

What makes your job rewarding?

Having to the opportunity to support women and their families, which in turn makes their experience more pleasant.

What do you enjoy about your work?

I enjoy educating my patients. It is through education that one not only becomes informed, but they become empowered as well.

What brought you to the area and to the Woman’s Health Pavilion?

I have worked in Labor and Delivery, at Long Island Jewish Medical Center since 2006 alongside the doctors at WHP. As a nurse, I had a backstage look at all of the doctors and staff. This practice was the paradigm of professionalism and it is an honor to be asked to work with them.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

When I am not at work my time is spent with my family. I have 4 children, ages ranging from 1-13 years old. I am committed to a healthy life style that includes exercising at least 3 times a week. I also enjoy reading, cooking and traveling.


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