April L. Valdez, ARNP Kadlec Employed Provider

Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology
Languages: English
Professional Statement
As a registered nurse for over 12 years, April has gained extensive cardiology experience. Now a nurse practitioner, she is excited to be part of the Kadlec Clinic team and bring forward the knowledge she has gleaned. She believes that by treating each person as an individual, she is best able to help her patients maintain their health. April’s goal is to be proactive and supportive while delivering the appropriate care they need. She encourages open communication and the development of a provider-patient relationship built on mutual respect and trust. She has a special interest in nutrition and fitness as well as teaching her patients how to live a healthy lifestyle. April is board certified in family medicine and currently only provides care for Inland Cardiology patients.
Education
Institution
Type
Field of Study
Simmons College
Medical School
Nursing
Washington State University
BSN
Board Certifications
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Family Nurse Practitioner
Clinical Interests
  • Chest Pain
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Dizziness
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Pacemakers
  • Shortness Of Breath
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.6 out of 5 (80 Ratings, 30 Comments)


90

01/28/2020
*NAME* was very pleasant, disgust prescription meds, targeted the area of swelling, bruising and concerns. She was very thorough. The visit was good!
90

01/28/2020
Mailing add; temporary: *NAME* *IDENTIFICATION*
100

01/23/2020
*NAME* took more than adequate time with me, and was very concerned about my medication and heart issues. I highly recommend her for cardiology issues!
100

01/14/2020
Very good experience.
100

01/12/2020
She knows what she is doing
50

01/07/2020
I almost passed out and no one except my husband seemed to care. As I came too I was trying to throw up. My husband asked for a wheel chair but was told there wasn't one available and to use my walker. He went and found one himself. This was not normal behavior for me and upset both of us.
100

12/18/2019
April Valdez was very courteous and attentive, while providing excellent health care.
100

11/26/2019
I was treated very well.
100

11/26/2019
April was very caring and seemed very knowable
100

11/26/2019
April is a true professional and a valued member of my care team.
80

11/20/2019
Prescribed more medicine, but was a little unsure why.
80

11/18/2019
All went well, left feeling good about my visit.
100

11/11/2019
Good provider!
100

11/05/2019
April and all her care coordinators were exceptionally helpful, polite, friendly and personable. We have complete confidence in her ability as a health care provider and would gladly recommend her to anyone needing the service she provides.
100

11/05/2019
Dr. Valdez if a very caring doctor. She takes her time and listens to me, even when I get off on tangents -
100

09/27/2019
I only see April Valdez for CHF education and she is helping me understand this disease.
100

09/17/2019
Dr. Valdez is very responsible and answers questions she takes good care of me.
100

09/15/2019
A good experience.
80

07/25/2019
I had a sudden heart attack. I was called dead or unresponsive for 5 minutes. Some male doctor with a foreign name, put in 2 heart stents and woke me up.
100

07/24/2019
care is so much better here than California!
100

07/23/2019
very good care
100

07/17/2019
very pleased
90

07/01/2019
April is a fine source of info, complete with an ability to explain things to me at a level I can grasp!
100

06/18/2019
I would like April to be my primary Dr.
100

05/29/2019
All went well, they're quite helpful.
100

05/26/2019
Thank you April for your kindness and sound guidance.
100

05/22/2019
great service !!!
100

05/22/2019
everyone from clerks lab doctor were so very friendly and informative made you feel safe and welcome
90

04/27/2019
I have total confidence in NP Valdez. She fully explains any questions or reason for changes concerning my treatment.
100

04/26/2019
nice doctor to work with
 
1100 Goethals Drive
Suite F

Richland, WA 99352
(509) 942-3273