Jennifer Bainum, certified pediatric nurse practitioner

"Kids are amazing and a joy to work with. I enjoy providing support and education to parents because it truly takes teamwork to raise children."

Jennifer Bainum, CPNP

(757) 668-4851

College: Wichita State

Graduate school: Catholic University


After graduating from nursing school, Bainum joined the U.S. Navy and worked in a variety of clinical and leadership positions. 

She left the Navy in 2018 and worked as a hospice nurse in San Diego. Deciding she wanted to return to working as an nurse practitioner, but in an acute care setting rather than primary care, she decided on CHKD's Urgent Care division.

Clinical Interests
  • Mental health disorders
  • Childhood obesity
  • Breastfeeding promotion
  • Intervention in primary care