Steph Barss is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has worked in Bend, Oregon for a nonprofit hospice and palliative care organization for nearly 20 years. She is passionate about supporting people along their journey, with a focus on working with those who have complex, life-limiting illness. As an advanced practice nurse, she works with people to explore what brings meaning and quality, to life and death. Steph is an outdoor enthusiast who brings nature into her healing practices. While not working, you can find her with family and friends hiking, running, skiing, climbing, or simply hanging in her hammock.