Category: New Staff

ALBION, Nebraska (May 18, 2022) – Boone County Health Center (BCHC) is pleased to announce Orthopedic Surgeon Jordan Ochs, M.D., has joined their Specialty Clinic. He works with a team of highly-skilled orthopedic specialists at Faith Regional Physician Services Orthopedics in Norfolk, NE. As an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Ochs specializes More…

ALBION, Nebraska (May 25, 2022) – Long-time Albion resident, Sarah Grape, is the new director of the Boone County Health Center Foundation. Grape comes from a large family and values her upbringing. She understands rural living as she was born in Iowa and moved to Albion in the third grade. More…

ALBION, Nebraska (February 2, 2022) – Boone County Health Center (BCHC) is pleased to announce Candice Schnoor will join the medical team as a Nurse Practitioner in the fall of 2022. Schnoor is a familiar face at BCHC and has widespread experience having worked in several departments. She began her More…

August 9, 2021: Boone County Health Center hires Teal Anderson, Provisionally Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (PLMHP) to join the mental health team. Anderson received her Bachelor of Human Services Counseling degree from Wayne State College and then went on to receive her Masters of Clinical Counseling at Bellevue University. Anderson’s More…

August 25, 2021: Boone County Health Center (BCHC) is pleased to have Owen Neesen, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) join the Anesthesia team. Neesen will be working in the operating and emergency rooms as well as assisting with births and variety of pain management procedures. Neesen grew up in David More…

December 13, 2021: Boone County Health Center Mental Health Therapist, Teal Anderson, PLMHP now offers EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapy. EMDR uses bilateral stimulation, such as eye movements, to allow the brain’s network to reprocess distressing experiences and heal. EMDR therapy is an extensively researched, effective psychotherapy method More…

September 22, 2021: Earlier this month, Karlie Criss, Provisionally Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (PLMHP), joined the Social Work department at Boone County Health Center. Criss received her undergraduate degree at UNL studying Speech Pathology, and in 2017 graduated with a Masters of Social Work degree from UNO. “After working with More…

Boone County Health Center is excited to announce Dr. Carissa Mangus will join the Health Center in July of 2022. Dr. Mangus is the daughter of recently-retired Boone County Health Center Physician Assistant Jacquie Brugman. “We are privileged to welcome Dr Mangus to our medical team as we continue providing More…

Boone County Health Center is pleased to welcome Lynn Pelster, Physical Therapist to their expanding Physical Therapy (PT) Department. “With the ever-growing need for PT services at BCHC, our department is lucky to add such an experienced therapist,” said Director of Physical Therapy Allison Rankin. Lynn earned her Master’s Degree More…

Boone County Health Center is pleased to announce the addition of yet another mental health counselor, Kayla Baker, LIMHP, LPC, LADC who will see patients Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays until 6 p.m. “I am very passionate about helping those struggling with addiction, anxiety, and More…