Covenant Health and Nor-Lea General Hospital are proud to announce Julia
Vana, APRN, CPNP-PC, certified pediatric nurse practitioner, is now providing
pediatric healthcare services in the Hobbs, NM community.
After graduating from the University of Oklahoma with both a bachelor’s
and master’s degree in nursing, Vana became a certified pediatric
nurse practitioner (CPNP). She began her career at the Children’s
Hospital of Oklahoma, working in the ICU and pulmonology clinic.
Vana helped develop a key cooperative outreach clinic providing support
to rural physicians and family practice physicians, mentoring several
future pediatric nurse practitioners, “all in an interest of preventive
Her care philosophy and focus is to “work together to the needs of
children and their families.”
As a mother Dr. Vana, knows the importance of compassionate care and emphasizing
the value of family by providing comprehensive pediatric care.