Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Pam Wheat joins OMC Mountain
Grove Behavioral Healthcare
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C) Pam Wheat has joined the medical
team at Mountain Grove Behavioral Healthcare, located at 500 E. 19th Street,
Mountain Grove. The clinic is an affiliate of Ozarks Medical Center (OMC).
Wheat joins Leslie Smith and Julie Posey, Licensed Clinical Social Workers;
Golda Cain, Licensed Professional Counselor; and Colleen Haynie, Psychiatric
Advanced Practice Nurse in providing efficient and effective mental health
services to children and adults. The clinic provides medication management,
counseling services, case management, and health home services to help
reduce the severity and duration of mental health disorders.
Wheat holds a Master of Science in Nursing with a Specialty in Family Nurse
Practitioner (FNP) from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She has
a Specialty in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from Eastern
Kentucky University. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from
Pittsburg State University, and an Associate of Science in Nursing from
Labette Community College.
Prior to coming to OMC, Wheat worked as a nurse practitioner for Oxford
Health Care and was an adjunct faculty member at Cox College. She also
has been a nurse practitioner at Springfield Neurological and Spine Institute,
Ferrell Duncan Clinic, Skaggs Cardiology Associates, and at the Freeman
Wheat is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Sigma
Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, American Nurses Association,
and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Wheat and her husband have two children. In her spare time, Wheat enjoys
reading, hiking, and going to the lake.
For more information, contact the clinic at 417-926-6563.