Expert care you can count on
Kaela and Jason are Texas natives and live in Liberty Hill with their son Lane, daughter Ruby and bulldog Hank. This will not be there first time working together. They first met while working as the First Responder Team at the Dell Diamond during Round Rock Express games. There first time working as a team resulted in an engagement, they are hopeful this second time they are able to hit it out of the park as well!
About Kaela Thurman, APRN, FNP-C
Kaela Thurman APRN, FNP-C, graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. She received her Master’s of Science in Nursing from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. and is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Kaela has worked as a Nurse Practitioner in the Emergency Room, Urgent Care and Primary Care. She has over 10 years of experience in the Emergency Room. She has served as a Nursing Supervisor and Nursing Educator at a Level II Trauma Center.
About Jason Thurman, EMT
Jason Thurman has been an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) for 16 years. He is currently a professional firefighter and has worked in the fire service for over 15 years. Prior to becoming a firefighter, Jason worked at a local Emergency Room as a patient care technician.
About Alena Sarabia, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Alena is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She received her Master's degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner at The University of Texas Health Science Center. She graduated from The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor with a Bachelor’s in Nursing. Alena is Originally from Houston, TX and new to the Liberty Hill community. She worked at Methodist Medical Center in Houston for four years as a flex nurse, rotating within every unit in the hospital, including the Emergency Room. Alena has a passion for providing the best to every patient by actively listening and delivering honest, compassionate healthcare. She is thrilled to be part of the Care First Team!
Mariah joined the Care First team as a Patient Care Tech in March 2018. With her warm smile and caring personality, she is able to connect with every patient and form lasting relationships. When she’s not at the office, Mariah enjoys traveling to new places and spending time with her dog, Luna.
Chelsea is the 6th generation of her family to be born and raised in Liberty Hill! She is proud to call this community home and is especially excited to be serving her home town. Chelsea is a state certified CNA with acute care experience. When not at Care First, she is at school working towards her nursing degree.