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  • Hospital Services
    Behavioral Health Services Rainbow Services Office of Environmental Health Tribal Healer Program CAMP Healthy Start Women Infants and Children Infant Learning Program Join NSHC Vacancy List Applying to NSHC Life in Nome Employee Benefits Benefits by Employee Type Contact Us Hospital Services Administration Community Health Services Hospital Services Quyanna Care Center Village Health Services Patient Compliance Concern HOTLINE 855 451 4193 Norton Sound Health Corporation provides quality health services and promotes wellness among our people and within our environment Norton Sound Regional Hospital is the center of NSHC s hospital services including inpatient and emergency treatment preventive care and laboratory services A new hospital building completed in 2012 includes expanded facilities for the entire spectrum of NSHC services NSHC s highly trained and qualified staff provides seamless high quality medical care for all people within the Bering Strait region Our board certified physicians mid level providers and support personnel are familiar with the cultural diversity of our region and the unique challenges and health care concerns faced by the people of the Bering Strait They are committed to providing world class treatment Audiology Clinical Laboratory Dental Diabetes CAMP Dietary Nutrition Services Department Emergency Medical Services EMS Environmental Services Eye Care

    Original URL path: http://www.nshcorp.org/Norton-Sound-Health-Corporation/Divisions/Hospital-Services (2016-02-09)
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  • Quyanna Care Center
    Benefits by Employee Type Contact Us Quyanna Care Center Administration Community Health Services Hospital Services Quyanna Care Center Village Health Services Patient Compliance Concern HOTLINE 855 451 4193 Our culture values the wisdom and experience possessed by our elders This respect drives the philosophy behind Quyanna Care Center Quyanna Care Center is the only tribal nursing home in the state of Alaska and one of only 14 tribal nursing homes in the nation As our patients age staying connected to their culture is as important as receiving first class health care and living assistance Quyanna Care Center QCC offers long term care to elders from the Bering Strait region allowing them to live close to home while providing them with high quality medical and personal care The staff of QCC strives to maintain our residents quality of life in a safe homelike environment At QCC unlike traditional Western assisted living facilities traditional ways of living are incorporated into every aspect of our residents care Completely renovated in 2010 QCC is able to accommodate 15 elders with round the clock attention from registered nurses and certified nursing assistants We encourage ongoing staff training to ensure our residents receive the highest quality

    Original URL path: http://www.nshcorp.org/Norton-Sound-Health-Corporation/Divisions/Quyanna-Care-Center (2016-02-09)
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  • Village Health Services
    Program CAMP Healthy Start Women Infants and Children Infant Learning Program Join NSHC Vacancy List Applying to NSHC Life in Nome Employee Benefits Benefits by Employee Type Contact Us Village Health Services Administration Community Health Services Hospital Services Quyanna Care Center Village Health Services Patient Compliance Concern HOTLINE 855 451 4193 Good health starts at home That s why NSHC has clinics in each of the villages of the Norton Sound region Many essential health care services can be provided at a patient s village clinic minimizing the need for travel to Norton Sound Regional Hospital in Nome Village Health Services manages clinic operations in all 15 villages of the region The majority of staff in the department are community health aide practitioners local residents who have been trained at the Health Aide Training Center in Nome These front line primary health care providers are a critical link between doctors in Nome and patients in villages Five villages Brevig Mission Savoonga Gambell Stebbins and White Mountain also have a full time physician assistant or nurse practitioner Shishmaref and Unalakleet each have a dental health aide practitioner and a larger sub regional clinic in Unalakleet provides additional services Additionally we have

    Original URL path: http://www.nshcorp.org/Norton-Sound-Health-Corporation/Divisions/Village-Health-Services (2016-02-09)
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  • Caribou Stir Fry - February 2016
    Hospital Services Quyanna Care Center Village Health Services Patient Compliance Concern HOTLINE 855 451 4193 Prentice Caribou Stir Fry by Beda Prentice Ingredients 1 5 lb cubed caribou meat 2 5 Table spoon minced garlic To taste Sliced carrots Sliced celery Fresh broccoli Fresh cauliflower Sliced cabbage Chopped onion Green onion 1 2 Cup Teriyaki sauce 3 4 Cup water Instructions Fry meat and garlic together When meat is cooked

    Original URL path: http://www.nshcorp.org/Norton-Sound-Health-Corporation/About-Us/News-and-Events/Recipe-of-the-Month/Caribou-Stir-Fry---February-2016 (2016-02-09)
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  • Timeline
    federal Public Health Service sanitarian Emergency Medical Services department formed 1977 NSHC purchases Maynard McDougall Memorial Methodist Hospital in Nome 1978 NSHC builds and opens Norton Sound Regional Hospital Unalakleet subregional health clinic staffed by a physician assistant and several community health aides and serving four villages opens 1979 National Science Foundation funds self help workshops in region on alcoholism and on water and sewage systems 1990 Corporate restructuring study and strategic planning implemented Psychiatry services available in region for first time 1991 Norton Sound Regional Hospital earns JCAHO reaccreditation First statewide conference on emerging inhalant abuse problem held in Nome Prematernal home earns Medicaid certification NSHC Native development internship program selects first intern 1992 NSHC signs first contract with a dentist not from the Public Health Service Community Health Education Program founded Maternal Child Health program founded Telemedicine projects begin linking health aides to Nome staff Snowmachines or 4 wheelers purchased for village clinics 1993 Alaska Head Start Improvement Initiative pilots project in Nome leading to annual visits from private dentists to help serve village children Computers placed in village clinics 1994 Quyanna Care Center wins Quality of Life Award from Provider Magazine for activity program use of Native foods Community Health Education Program offers health promotion grants to villages 1995 First full time physical therapist hired Tuberculosis Outbreak Team formed to help health aides respond to ongoing outbreak in three villages NSHC celebrates 25th anniversary First dentist hired for Euksavik Clinic in Unalakleet 1996 Board approves hiring physician assistants for Shishmaref Gambell and Stebbins Little Diomede becomes first area village to contract directly with IHS NSHC offers clinic renovation construction grants St Lawrence Island clinic staff win 1996 Governor s Alaskan of the Year Award for handling TB outbreak NSHC and others enter joint venture to form Inuit

    Original URL path: http://www.nshcorp.org/Norton-Sound-Health-Corporation/About-Us/History/Timeline (2016-02-09)
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  • Board of Directors
    personal interest in the health and success of the organization The majority of members are selected by the 20 tribal governments in the Norton Sound region The board also includes representatives from Nome where NSHC operations are based Our dedicated Board of Directors includes new faces as well as long standing members who have helped guide NSHC for many years Our Board Members are tireless advocates for positive change and quality health care for the Native people of the Norton Sound region Leonard Adams Native Village of Brevig Mission Term expires 2015 907 443 3311 Berda Wilson Secretary Native Village of Council Term expires 2016 907 443 3311 Cassandra Ahkvaluk Native Village of Diomede Term expire 2016 907 443 3311 Frederick Murray Native Village of Elim Term expires 2017 907 443 3311 June Walunga 2 nd Vice Chair Native Village of Gambell Term expires 2015 907 443 3311 Martin Aukongak Exec Member 1 Chinik Eskimo Community Term expires 2016 maukongak nshcorp org 907 443 3311 Robert Keith Kawerak Inc Term expires 2017 907 443 3311 Ruth Ojanen King Island Community Term expires 2016 rojanen nshcorp org 907 443 3311 Ruby Nassuk Native Village of Koyuk Term expires 2015 907 443 3311 Carol Ablowaluk Mary s Igloo Term expires 2015 907 443 3311 Alfred Sahlin Exec Member 3 Nome Eskimo Community I Term expires 2017 907 443 3311 Janice Doherty Nome Eskimo Community II Term expires 2015 907 443 3311 Stan Anderson City of Nome Term expires 2016 907 443 3311 Virginia Washington Native Village of St Michael Term expires 2015 907 443 3311 Preston Rookok 1 st Vice Chair Native Village of Savoonga Term expires 2015 907 443 3311 Matilda Hardy Exec Member 2 Native Village of Shaktoolik Term expires 2016 907 443 3311 Karla Nayokpuk Treasurer Native Village of

    Original URL path: http://www.nshcorp.org/Norton-Sound-Health-Corporation/About-Us/Organization/Board-of-Directors (2016-02-09)
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  • Board Committee List
    D Charles Clinical Services Committee Alfred Sahlin Brian James Carol Ablowaluk Daniel Richard Henrietta Wilson Janice Doherty Jenny Lee June Walunga Co Chair Karla Nayokpuk Co Chair Leonard Adams Matilda Hardy Preston Rookok Robert Keith Ruby Nassuk Ruth Ojanen Virginia Washington Compliance Committee Alfred Sahlin Berda Willson Frederick Murray Henrietta Wilson Jenny Lee Co Chair Karla Nayokpuk Matilda Hardy Ruby Nassuk Chair Executive Committee Emily Hughes Chair Preston Rookok 1 st Vice Chair June Walunga 2 nd Vice Chair Berda Willson Secretary Karla Nayokpuk Treasurer Henrietta Wilson Asst Secretary Treasurer Martin Aukongak Executive Member 1 Matilda Hardy Executive Member 2 Alfred Sahlin Executive Member 3 Finance Audit Committee Berda Willson Janice Doherty Henrietta Wilson Asst Secretary Treasurer Karla Nayokpuk Treasurer Preston Rookok Ruby Nassuk Stan Andersen Virginia Washington Hire Development Committee Brian James Daniel Richard Sr Henrietta Wilson Janice Doherty Martin Aukongak Matilda Hardy Chair Stan Andersen Mary D Charles Research Ethics Review Board Committee Allen Atchak Frederick Murray June Walunga Chair Leonard Adams Ruth Ojanen Mary D Charles Site Planning Construction Committee Allen Atchak Berda Willson Chair Brian James Daniel Richard Sr June Walunga Co Chair Martin Aukongak Preston Rookok Robert Keith Stan Andersen Virginia Washington Other AD HOC Appointments Alaska Specimen Bank June Walunga AK Native Elders Health Advisory Berda Willson Primary June Walunga Alternate Alaska Native Health Board Emily Hughes Preston Rookok AK Native Tribal Health Consortium Emily Hughes Preston Rookok Annual Prevention Exam Committee Al Sahlin Audit Review Ad Hoc Berda Willson Daniel Richard Sr Stan Andersen Celebration Committee June Walunga Ruby Nassuk Clinic Strategic Planning Daniel Richard Sr Karla Nayokpuk Preston Rookok Ruby Nassuk Stan Andersen Compliance Ad Hoc Henrietta Wilson Jenny Lee Karla Nayokpuk Matilda Hardy Ruby Nassuk HSPIC Member Berda Willson Primary Alfred Sahlin Alternate KAWERAK Emily Hughes Preston Rookok Make A Patient

    Original URL path: http://www.nshcorp.org/Norton-Sound-Health-Corporation/About-Us/Organization/Board-Committee-List (2016-02-09)
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  • Recipe of the Month
    of the Month Administration Community Health Services Hospital Services Quyanna Care Center Village Health Services Patient Compliance Concern HOTLINE 855 451 4193 Each month NSHC will feature a different recipe featuring traditional foods submitted by people from the Norton Sound region Delicious Healthy Blueberry Muffins by Kim Knudsen Grayling Blueberry Akutaq by Janelle Otton Moose Meat Soup by Kandis Tate Eskimo Salad by Jennifer Demir Hot Pickled Beluga Muktuk by

    Original URL path: http://www.nshcorp.org/Norton-Sound-Health-Corporation/About-Us/News-and-Events/Recipe-of-the-Month (2016-02-09)
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