Samantha Hawkins, NP
Family Nurse Practitioner
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Education and Experience
Samantha Hawkins, Nurse Practitioner (NP), is a seasoned professional in primary care. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Saginaw Valley State University, graduating cum laude, and completed her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University. Samantha gained eight years of invaluable experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) across three high-risk labor and delivery units before transitioning to a role as a nurse practitioner at Kadlec in West Richland, WA, where she provided comprehensive primary care for three and a half years to patients of all ages.
In her practice, Samantha prioritizes the fundamental aspect of patient care—listening. Her approach is to ensure every patient feels genuinely heard and cared for, akin to a family member or friend. She finds joy in watching pediatric patients grow and develop while fostering lasting connections within families.
Outside of her professional life, she embraces the outdoors, enjoying camping, fishing and hiking adventures with her husband and two children, aged 6 and 9. Additionally, Samantha finds solace in reading and indulges in various artistic and creative pursuits.