Careers With St. Joseph Health

Our Values are more than just words.

They form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Health and are the prime reason we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting.

Recent News

Irvine school nurses, staff learn Stop the Bleed techniques to respond in mass-casualty situation

Irvine school nurses and athletic trainers on Tuesday, Jan. 30, learned simple techniques that could save lives in a shooting or other ...

Read More

Families anticipate exciting community blessing of surgical center

A community is as strong as its hospital, and with recent investments into Covenant Health Plainview, it’s evident that to our friends ...

Read More

Severe Flu Season Tightens Its Grip on U.S.

Americans are being hit with one of the worst flu seasons in years, with misery now widespread across 46 states, health officials say. In ...

Read More

About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Jill Olmstead, ANP-C, MSN

4.6 out of 5 (92 Ratings)
Specialty
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Jude Heritage Medical Group
Address
1847 Sunnycrest Dr.
Fullerton, CA 92835

Primary Office

Address
1847 Sunnycrest Dr.
Fullerton, CA 92835
Get Directions
Phone
(714) 446-5831
Fax
(714) 446-7052

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
    Education & Training
    • College
      Alfred University- Alfred, NY - 1982
    • College
      California State University of Long Beach- Long Beach, CA - 1997
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography

    As an experienced nurse practitioner in gastroenterology my practice philosophy is to ensure our patients feel comfortable and confident to share their health concerns and questions. It is important to listen to “our patients’ stories” because this is what makes us all unique and gives us the information to help make the diagnosis and develop a plan of care. By understanding our patients needs are the most important reason why we are here, which is the key factor I would like to convey. We often see urgent and complex problems but understanding we have an exceptional team of gastroenterologists to support our patient’s complex needs is key to our success.


    My passion is providing gastrointestinal education to our patients so they are well informed and can share in the decision-making process. Once our patients understand the “why” behind the “what next” reduces anxiety and fear. I especially enjoy providing care and guidance for woman’s gastrointestinal disorders. I have found over the past 20 years of my experience in gastroenterology that I am the first clinician my patient has bravely shared a very embarrassing moment. It a very empowering moment for my patients once she realizes she is one of many who share the same GI concerns.

    I am a frequent guest lecturer at University of California in Irvine for NP students. I have written and published in the Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Gastroenterology Nursing and The Nurse Practitioner Journal.

    In my leisure time, I enjoy being active outside especially kayaking and hiking. I have a renewed passion for cooking and would one day love to write a cookbook to help others “simplify” their desire to eat nutritionally.

    _________________________________________________________________________

    -Red Rose Nursing Excellence Award, St. Joseph Health-2018

    -California Nurse Practitioner Distinction of the Year Award, California Association of Nurse Practitioners- 2012

    -President American College of Nurse Practitioners, 2012

    -President California Association of Nurse Practitioners-2009

    -Astra Zeneca Grant Recipient-Developing a NP Directed program Colon Cancer Screening in Underserved Population, American Academy for Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Foundation-2007

    -Excellence in Values of Action- St. Joseph Heritage Health Foundation- 2004.

    -AstraZeneca Grant Recipient-Gastroesophageal Community Education Grant from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Foundation (AANP)-2003

    -Nurse’s Service Organization, Advisory Board Member: 2009-present

    Certifications
    -Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner
    -American Academy of Nurse Practitioners: 9/97–present
    -Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner American Nurses Association: 5/16-present
    -License: California Board of Registered Nursing/Nurse Practitioner Certificate: 1997-present
    -Certified Gastrointestinal Registered Nurse Society of Gastrointestinal Nurses and Associates: 10/94-10/02
    -Advanced Cardiac Life Support 07/16
    -AHIMA: Certified Coding Specialist Physician 8/2015
    -AHIMA: ICD10 CM/PCS Certified Trainer 2/201
  • 20-Aug-2018
    Very Good
    30-Jul-2018
    I like it when a Dr. talk to me with concerns of helping me get better...
    26-Jun-2018
    Impressed was knowledgeable & "strickly business," she seemed stressed out irritated. Not very friendly.
    20-Jun-2018
    GREAT.
    11-May-2018
    #10. If "others" were in this group for care. #2. Brought up further health complication without adequate time/explanation - ran out of my visit time - #4. Put off including me in decisions until 3 mos. visit in June because she ran short on my visit time.
    11 Total Comments Page 1 2 3   Next