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Jessie Marks DNP, ARNP, PPCNP-BC

Associate Teaching Professor
Clinical Placement Coordinator
Co-Lead APPN Tracks

After graduating with my Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, I worked as a Pediatric Hospitalist in Eastern, Washington. This employment opportunity allowed me to gain experience in newborn management, with both late-preterm and term newborns. As well as experience with managing and coordinating a pediatric specialty infusion clinic, where I coordinated care between numerous specialties and sought to meet the needs of a diverse patient population with interprofessional collaboration (i.e. social work support, child life, etc…).    

After 3 years of experience, I moved back to Western Washington, where I worked in a pediatric primary care practice as a rotating provider. As a rotator, I had the opportunity to work in 8 clinic locations throughout the greater Bellevue area. I was able to build upon my clinical skills and manage numerous well-child visits and same day access visits. I also had the opportunity to work evenings and weekends where I gained more urgent care skills (i.e. splinting, burn care). I worked in this clinical practice for 2 years. Due to COVID-19, I switched to another pediatric primary care practice.    

I have taught within the Graduate Pediatric Track for 3 years, where I have taught in clinical lab and seminar courses as well as pediatric specific didactic courses. I have re-developed NSG 539, newborn management course. I have taught across all years of the DNP program (1st, 2nd and 3rd year) and have taught midwifery, family NP and pediatric NP students. I have also coordinated clinical placements for the Pediatric primary and acute care students during this time.   


  • Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Pacific Lutheran University
  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice from University of Washington

What classes do you teach?

NCLIN 500, 502, 517, 518, 801 

NSG 566, NSG 539 

NURS 573  

What do you love about the UW School of Nursing?

UW School of Nursing has an excellent commitment to quality education through research and quality improvement. This commitment provides leading research and teaching to students and faculty.


Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing
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