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Jessica Schwartz, RN, CARN, Essentia Health

Jessica Schwartz, RN, CARN, is a Registered Nurse and substance use disorder (SUD) Program Manager at the Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Baxter Clinic location. Ms. Schwartz earned her Certified Addiction RN designation in 2021. Ms. Schwartz supervises an interdisciplinary including support staff and a community health worker. Her work also includes programmatic development and education related to SUD with a goal of integration of behavioral health in primary care. She has collaborated to develop educational content about naloxone for all nursing staff and withdrawal management for emergency department nurses across the Essentia Health System. She works in the community as a naloxone trainer. She is passionate about improving awareness and patient-centered care to individuals with substance use disorders.