Colleen Kenney - Nursing Manager
Jermey Bohlken - Full Time Nurse
Donna Moore - Nursing Manager 2
Our team of dedicated nurses care for the people of the Nass Valley, coordinating with our physician team, community health representatives, public health, mental health and home care team to ensure delivery of quality essential healthcare services.
The Goal of Nursing Services:
• Delivering consistent and high-quality nursing care through recruitment and retention of experienced nurses with remote nursing certification
• Providing family-centred care to improve the overall wellness of the community
• Integrating traditional wellness and culturally competent care to improve health status of clients living within each Nisga’a community
• Ensuring the highest standard of care through continuing medical education in the areas of primary care and emergency services
There are 3 types of care given at the clinics within the valley:
Linking individuals with allied health professionals (including home care, mental health team, physiotherapy or occupational therapy and more) as part of a treatment plan, and liaising with the team to ensure the individual’s health is optimized.
Access to medical equipment including but not limited to ECG, Holter monitoring, vital signs and medications.
Clinic supplies to help meet immediate care needs until a supply can be ordered from pharmacy for the individual.
Lab draw days in clinic on Tuesday and Thursday mornings (hours vary by clinic):
Gingolx 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Laxgalts’ap 8:30 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.
Gitlaxt’aamiks 8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Visiting professionals such as
Nisga’a Valley Health Authority (NVHA) is committed to improving the health of our people, our communities, and our Nation. Effective health service delivery is key to improving Nisga’a health. The NVHA prides itself on the highest level of physicians and nurses it recruits to deliver health care services to all peoples resident in the Nass Valley. NVHA medical staff are experts in their respective fields, and they are dedicated to strengthening the health of people within Nisga’a communities.