Nick Weitzel, MSN, RN
Nick embodies the qualities of compassion, dignity, and respect and brings them to every encounter with patients and families. They are the foundational values of his life, and of his practice as a Registered Nurse in California. He joined the IMDC team in December 2020, because he believes that the IMDC values and patient-centered philosophy are in perfect alignment with his own values and philosophy.
Nick’s clinical, educational and academic background spans almost 4 decades and includes Inpatient Acute Care and Nursing Leadership, Trauma Care, Pain Management, Palliative Care, Hospice Care and Behavioral Health. He has worked locally at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla and Scripps Mercy Hospital in Hillcrest.
Nick has earned an Associate Science Nursing Degree from Bakersfield Community College, A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health Nursing from California State University-LA, and a Master’s Degree in Nursing from San Diego State University.
He holds certifications from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the American Society of Pain Management Nursing, and the Hospice and Palliative Nursing Association.
Nick brings decades of personal life experience, nursing expertise in complex scenarios, advanced care planning, and compassionate end-of-life care to every patient interaction and works very collaboratively with all members of the patient’s care team. He considers it a sacred trust to help support our patients and their loved ones on their journeys.