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CareSouth Carolina Welcomes Katelon Smith, APRN, FNP

By June 13, 2019Health

CareSouth Carolina welcomes Katelon Smith, APRN, FNP, as the newest provider at the Hartsville medical office.

Smith, the 11th provider to join the Hartsville main team, is a Hartsville native and is excited to provide care for people throughout the Pee Dee.

“It’s very rewarding to be a part of my community,” Smith said. “CareSouth Carolina is community-oriented and I’m excited to be a part of the organization.”

Smith said she enjoys getting to meet patients and work with them to find a solution.

“I like being part of an FQHC because we take care of people regardless of their ability to pay,” Smith said. “I want to help people that need help and I can’t imagine turning anyone away because everyone deserves access to high-quality healthcare. Whether it be sickness, high blood pressure, something you’re struggling with emotionally, or anything else, I’m going to work with you and we’re going to figure it out together.”

Smith did clinical work at CareSouth Carolina under the leadership of Jennifer Lynch, FNP, at the Hartsville office. She also worked as an RN in the Cardiovascular ICU at McLeod Health; and did clinical work at the McLeod Regional Medical Center- Critical Care Associates and the McLeod Health Dillon Emergency Room.

Smith received her Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina, Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Francis Marion University and Masters of Science in Nursing at Francis Marion University.

Outside of work, Smith enjoys riding her horses, hunting, going to the lake and spending time with her grandparents and friends.

To schedule an appointment with Smith, call 843-332-3422.

CareSouth Carolina is a private, non-profit community health center delivering patient-centered health and life services in the Pee Dee region of South Carolina. CareSouth Carolina operates centers in Bennettsville, Bishopville, Cheraw, Chesterfield, Dillon, Hartsville, Lake View, Latta, McColl and Society Hill.

Services provided by CareSouth Carolina include family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, women services, OB/GYN, HIV/AIDS primary care, dental, chiropractic services, pharmacy, substance-use prevention, geriatrics, social services, clinical counseling, laboratory, 4D ultrasound, X-Ray, migrant services and veterans choice provider.