Tim Saunders MSN, ARNP provides back up coverage for multiple areas within Grand River Medical Group Clinics including acute care, family medicine and our respiratory service during COVID-19.Tim is currently employed as the Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner with Hospice of Dubuque's Community Based Palliative Care Consulting service.
Tim grew up here in Dubuque, earning his nursing degree from NICC and The University of Iowa College of Nursing in 2017, and earned his Master's Degree in Nursing from Allen College of Nursing in 2019. He is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and enjoys working with patients along the entire life span. Most recently Tim has worked in his current role to launch a Community Base Palliative Care (CBPC) service in Dubuque, which has previously not been available to patients who seek ongoing treatment for life threatening and chronic life limiting illnesses.
Tim loves spending time with his family. He and his wife Allison have 3 children and the 2 are fitness enthusiasts. The couple's fitness activities include biking, hiking, running and Crossfit style workouts. He also enjoys history, reading, trivia, and anything related to sports and he loves to travel.