Jessica Nybakken, advanced oncology certified nurse practitioner, joins Lakewood Health System’s oncology team.
Nybakken is originally from Eden Prairie, MN and completed her undergraduate work at Gustavus Adolphus College. Her advanced nurse practitioner degree was completed at The College of St. Scholastica. She is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society and Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society.
Nybakken has a deep passion for the care of patients with cancer. She has spent her entire career in the specialty area of oncology and has a special interest in symptom management. Providing patient education and helping patients understand their diagnosis and treatment plans is very important to Nybakken and she appreciates the time she’s able to spend getting to know patients and their families during that process.
Nybakken is married to her husband, Brent, and they have three sons: Hunter, Tyler and Bodie. They are a typical Minnesota hockey family and she spends most of her time away from work running from rink to rink. As a family, they also love spending time outdoors and all things sports.