Nova’s nursing team consists of 47 hard working, compassionate individuals. Every nurse at Nova Medical & Urgent Care Center, Inc. is a certified Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Registered Nurse (RN), or Medical Assistant (MA) and works alongside our medical providers. They are here to help provide each patient with high quality, efficient, and sensitive medical care. The nursing team at each site is overseen by a Nurse Team Lead. We invite you to learn more about these dedicated individuals below.
Brittany Bamsey, RN
Brittany Bamsey, RN is the Nurse Team Lead for our urgent care centers and is based in the Ashburn office. She was born and raised in Northern Virginia and received her BSN in Nursing with a minor in Family Studies from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. Before joining Nova Medical & Urgent Care Center, Brittany worked as a nurse in varying fields including general pediatrics, pediatric hematology & oncology, medical/surgical, and telemetry. She has also been a clinical educator for Catholic University.
Karen Young is the Nurse Team Lead for our Ashburn office.
Tara Pitt, LPN
Tara Pitt, LPN is the Nurse Team Lead for our Sterling office. She is a native of Loudoun County, graduating from Park View High School in Sterling, VA in 2003. She later attended the Loudoun County School of Practical Nursing where she received her certification as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in 2007. While in nursing school, Tara worked as an Emergency Room nursing technician for Reston Hospital Center where she gained valuable experience in preparation for her nursing career.
Tara joined Nova Medical & Urgent Care Center, Inc. in 2007 and has been the team lead for our Sterling office since 2008. In her spare time, Tara continues her nursing education at Nova and also volunteers with the Medical Reserve Corp in Loudoun County. Tara enjoys being a nurse because she has the opportunity to help others on a daily basis; she loves bringing a smile to patients’ faces.
Amber Nieves is the Nurse Team Lead for our Leesburg office.
Tina North-Henderson is the Nurse Team Lead for our Gainesville office.