Behavioral Health Aide Lavonne Heckman works from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. five days a week, working with drug, alcohol and anger management both individually and in groups. It can be quite a heavy workload—dealing with clients and the amount of paperwork that follows.
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Following the schedule of a Community Health Aide Practioner is busy. Wait, it’s more than busy. It’s complicated, intricate, detailed oriented, requires spreadsheets galore as well as comprehensive knowledge about the common cold, ear infections, what to do in emergency situations and a lot more.
Not only is she an on-call emergency OB physician, she is a family medicine doctor and to top that off, she is YKHC’s Chief of Staff for all of the hospital’s medical providers.
YKHC’s Rita Kalistook was named Distinguished Nurse of the Year at the annual March of Dimes banquet held recently in Anchorage. The award goes to nurses who have demonstrated leadership and expertise throughout their careers.
Dr. Susan Sergie is a Yup’ik from Alakanuk, raised in the traditions of subsistence and now working as a Dentist for YKHC. Here is her story.
Meet YKHC’s Optometry doctor, Wesley Charlton.
Intrigued by the way health care is provided in the YK Delta, Dr Mondesir accepted a job as a pediatrician at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Regional Hospital in 2008.
This year the delegates voted decreasing ER wait times their number one priority.
Things went incredibly well as we “turned on” RAVEN, our Electronic Health Record system: Records And Verification Electronic Network on January 28, 2013.
YKHC’s Outpatient Clinic Service Chief and Subregional Clinic Unit Director grew up in the small town of Capron, Illinois, (population 300), one of three sisters.