Vicki Sikes is a Family Nurse Practitioner with a background in psychiatric nursing. She has worked in multiple psychiatric inpatient facilities affording her the opportunity to care for and manage both adult and adolescent patients with mental health conditions. Vicki started her nursing career in 2013 after graduating with a Bachelor’s in Science in 2012. She has worked as a registered nurse in various different facets to include, nursing supervisor, charge nurse, and clinical nurse specialist. During this time, she realized her calling. It has been said that to find true happiness, you must find your passion. She has found that passion in psychiatric nursing and will be pursuing her post master’s certificate in mental health. She currently also has a Master’s of Science from United States University. She enjoys caring for all patients with mental conditions. She enjoys working with both adults and children.
Vicki believes that, “by serving in the capacity of a nurse practitioner it affords me the opportunity to provide nurturing and empathic care while helping my patients understand the concepts related to their aliment”. Vicki spent most of her childhood growing up in Northern Italy and is fluent in Italian, and is excited to join Sunrise!
Vicki is a member of the Virginia Medical Reserve Corps., Alpha Kappa MU Honor Society, and United States Parachute Association.