Meet Our Care Coordinators

  • Trinity Location:

    Jessica Richards

    Jessica Richards joined Children's Medical Center in August 2006 as a Medical Assistant. She graduated from Rasmussen College in 2010 as an LPN. She continued her education at Rasmussen in 2010 and graduated as Registered Nurse. She is currently the Care Coordinator at our Trinity location.


    Phone: (727) 376-8404 ext 1014

  • Palm Harbor Location:

    Tina Portalatin, R.N.

    Tina joined Children's Medical Center as an LPN in February of 2018. She completed the U.S. Army License Practical Nurse Course in 1985. With over 30 years experience as a licensed nurse, and 20 of them in pediatrics, she became part of the patient care coordination team in October 2018 at our Palm Harbor location. She is also a Certified Lactation Consultant and a patient and family care advocate at our Palm Harbor office.

  • Brenda Kasper

    Brenda joined Children's Medical Center in 2009 as a medical assistant and has since became part of the the care coordination team. Brenda is currently the care coordinator for the Westchase office.

    Throughout her years with us, she has enjoyed taking care of our patients from birth on. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, spending time with her husband and her puppy.