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Family Nurse Practitioner Jill Machado joins office of Joseph Bettencourt 

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Machado specializes in women’s health care

Jill Machado

Jill Machado.

–Jill Machado, MSN, FNP-C, has joined the office of Joseph Bettencourt, MD. INC. located on 2120 Golden Hill Rd, Suite 202 in Paso Robles. Machado is a Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in women’s health care.

Machado will be joining Dr. Bettercourt in July 2016, providing women’s health services to his practice. “I am excited to be joining Dr. Bettencourt’s practice.” We share the philosophy of providing professional, compassionate, accessible and timely care that is based upon the best available medical evidence.” In addition to providing women’s health care, Machado will be expanding her care and providing basic family practice services as well.

“We are very pleased to bring Jill on to our team,” said Bettencourt. “She has many years of experience and will make a great asset.”

About Jill Machado

Machado is a Family Nurse Practitioner, board-certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and licensed by the State of California to provide healthcare to patients of all ages. Her focus over the last 12 years has been providing care to Obstetrical and Gynecological patients of all ages. Her scope of practice encompasses health promotion, disease prevention, diagnosis and management of common and complex health care problems within the women’s health arena.

Machado has lived on the Central Coast since 2009, practicing in San Luis Obispo and Templeton. Jill, her husband Rick and their son, Jack reside on a ranch in Shandon, CA.

  • RN: Oregon Health Sciences University, 1997
  • MSN: Gonzaga University, 2004
  • Board Certification: American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 2004


About Joseph Bettencourt, MD. INC.

Dr. Joseph Bettencourt approaches each patient as a unique individual, directing his efforts to meet their specific health care needs in an evidence-based fashion. The goal in his practice is to always do what is in the best interest of the patient, whether that involves him or not.

In contrast to the “old days,” he practices medicine with the least amount of paternalism as possible. He prides himself on being “down to earth” and communicating in a simple yet informative manner. Patients are presented with treatment options, advise and recommendations relating to their health care which invites their input– there is a conscious effort made to always involve patients in their own healthcare delivery. Dr. Bettencourt believes that approaching patient care with this perspective makes for the most rewarding patient-physician relationship.

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