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Tara Goodman, ARNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Tara Goodman, ARNP is a graduate of Creighton University. Tara started her career in pediatrics while attending nursing school. She worked in the pediatric ICU at Nebraska Medicine for 8 years, and then switched to the pediatric clinic at Nebraska Medicine while obtaining her Master's as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Tara has been practicing in Southwest Iowa as a primary care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for the past 10 years.

Tara joined Shenandoah Medical Center in 2022 serving pediatric patients at the Tabor & Sidney Clinics. Tara sees patients from birth to 21 years. She loves all aspects of pediatrics, and has a special interest in pediatric/adolescent mental health.

Tara is a native to Southwest Iowa. She was born in Hamburg, IA and raised in Thurman, IA. She lives on a farm in Mills County with her husband, Dusty and four daughters along with four dogs, a cat, rabbit, three chickens, and two miniature cows. Tara's daughters keep her busy with all of their sporting events, dance, 4H and other activities. When time allows, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading and going for walks.

1999

Starts Nursing Career

Started working in pediatrics while obtaining her nursing degree.
2002

Bachelor's Degree

Tara graduated from Creighton University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
2006

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Extraordinary Award

2011

Master's Degree

Tara obtained her Master's in Pediatric Nursing at University of Nebraska Medicine
2022

Joins the SMC Family

Tara joins the Shenandoah Medical Center, working seeing pediatric patients at the Tabor & Sidney Clinics.
WHY CHOOSE JESSICA HEITKAMP

As Your SMC Provider

  • Tara has provided care to pediatric patients for over 20 years.
  • Tara is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Tara loves serving the Southwest Iowa Community
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712-246-7400

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Providers Schedule

Monday
Tabor 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tuesday
Sidney 8:00am - 2:00pm
Wednesday
Tabor 10:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday
Tabor 8:00am - 2:00pm

    1 Jack Foster Drive

    Shenandoah, IA 51601

    712-246-7400

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    Clinic Hours

    Monday-Friday: 7-5:00pm

    Walk-In Clinic Hours

    Monday-Friday: 9-6:30pm Saturday-Sunday: 9-12:30pm