The YKHC endoscopy team completed another Subregional Clinic (SRC) road trip, this time to Hooper Bay. Operating Room Manager Glen Jorgensen, RN, said, “It was our most productive endoscopy clinic to date. We saw 32 patients in four days.”
When you are involved with the walk, you are a part of promoting good mental health. Both good physical and good mental health are necessary for overall well-being of each individual. And, both can have, at times, life or death critical urgency.
Congratulations to Amanda Wise, Health Aide of the Month (February) from the village of Lower Kalskag. Field Supervision coordinator and Health Aide program administrator, Andrea Thomas stated “Amanda shows a lot of dedication to her patients. She stays in the clinic with patients and makes sure they get the care they need.
YKHC Safety and Facilites Maintenence employees got together earlier this week to test assemble the new Weatherhaven Village Clinic Alternative Care Site.
Behavioral Health is looking for five community members in the YK Delta to attend the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) course in Dillingham. Ideal candidates should enjoy travel, working with people, and Yup’ik speaking candidates are preferred. Travel and expenses are paid, but this is not a full-time paid position. Ideal candidates should be… Read More »
Our Electronic Health Record system now has a name: RAVEN. RAVEN stands for Records And Verification Electronic Network, the name was submitted by CHAP, Robert Pitka from the Marshall Clinic. This is the new system, RAVEN, is going to be used to move our medical record keeping—including how we document our patient encounters in Village… Read More »
Check out Diana Campbell’s article about YKHC’s physician assistant Teresa Flores.
Becoming a health aide is a big committment, involving long training sessions in Bethel, away from home and family. Health Aides take care of the sick, the injured, the frail. Thank your health aide today!
Bethel’s first community-organized blood drive in nearly 10 years collected more than 120 units of blood in 2 days. The event required extensive planning and numerous volunteers.