Shantel Batiste made a promise to her aunt on her deathbed that she’d work in a medical profession. She honored that promise, and has spent the last 17 years in healthcare. Shantel recently joined our Care Team in Slidell, Louisiana as a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She says the best part about her role is meeting new people, and she strives to go ‘above and beyond’ to ensure patient satisfaction. She also believes that the ideal patient-provider relationship is based on establishing good rapport.
Shantel earned her Master’s in Nursing at Herzing University and has worked with senior patients in multiple settings such as nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, long-term acute care, in addition to ICU. Her previous roles and employers include Nurse Practitioner at PHS for the last three years, before that, as a Registered Nurse at Ochsner Health for four years, and at Tulane Healthcare for eight years prior to that. Shantel says her overall experience has prepared her to provide holistic care to patients in her new role at CenterWell Senior Primary Care™. She believes in the Golden Rule and applies it to her work: “Treat others as you would want them to treat you.” And the words she lives by? “Honesty is the best policy.”
Mrs. Batiste has two children, one grandson, and a “wonderful and supportive husband.” She is also proud of accomplishing Nurse Practitioner status with a good reputation for quality service. In her downtime, she enjoys poetry, reading, as well as arts and crafts.