Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes: Nurse Practitioners

Practical Healthcare for Rural Residents Boundary Community Clinics is pleased to announce the addition of two new Nurse Practitioners as primary care providers. Beverly Yercheck, ANP-C who specializes in adult care and Janet Lukehart, FNP-C who specializes in family care will round out the schedule so that office hours will now be Monday through Friday. […]

Behind the Scenes: Quality Care

Quality Healthcare Close to Home By: Tari Yourzek, RN, BSN Chief Nursing Officer Sitting in a meeting of my peers recently, I was struck by how much time we spend talking about quality and what it means in healthcare and specifically to Boundary Community Hospital. As a hospital we have chosen to be accredited by […]

Break the Chain of Infection

By: Connie Sue Clum, RN, MSN Infection Prevention Nurse Boundary Community Hospital Bonners Ferry, ID – With the seasons changing, it is an excellent time to remind everyone that each of you play an important role in infection prevention.  Despite the variety of viruses and bacteria, germs spread from person to person through a common […]

Behind the Scenes – Laboratory

The Truth is in the Details The Laboratory Scientist What is one of the fastest growing professions in the United States? Clinical Laboratory Science professionals. It has been estimated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics that 15,000 new Clinical Laboratory Science professionals are needed annually; fewer than 5,000 graduate each year! Whether you call them […]

Behind the Scenes – Radiologic Technologist

Seeing Inside You – The Radiologic Technologist Boundary Community Hospital has a reputation for quality and excellence in providing superb diagnostic imaging, thoughtful patient care and professional radiological interpretations. It is the highly-skilled, well-trained team of Radiologic Technologists that bring their expertise and patient-centric focus to ensure that Boundary County benefits from this major investment […]

Behind the Scenes – Health Unit Coordinator

Health Unit Coordinator in Acute Care The first face you see when you enter the lobby for the Emergency Department and Acute Care and the last face you see when you are leaving, the Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) team member is a key patient contact that many may not know. These caring, observant, detail-oriented, multi-taskers are willing and able […]

Behind the Scenes – Materials Management

Materials Management The behind the scenes circulatory system of Boundary Community Hospital From the moment a product comes in the door of the Receiving Department and then is used in patient care, it has been touched several times by Materials Management. At the heart of the system, the Materials Manager is responsible for finding the […]

February 2016 Employee of the Month

Boundary Community Hospital congratulates the February Employee of the Month Alisa Yount, Pharmacy Technician. According to Jed Bateman, Pharm-D, “If you could describe what the ideal co-worker would be, you would likely describe somebody just like Alisa. She is hard working, dependable, and does an excellent quality of work, always looking out for the interests […]

Behind the Scenes – February 2016

Nutrition Services Sponsor of “Wear Red Day” at the Hospital on February 5th, is the Nutrition Services Team who are planning a special lunch in the cafeteria as well as Heart Healthy treats for employees who wear Red. At Boundary Community Hospital we know our residents. Each of us expects to eat foods we like […]