Primary Healthcare Providers

Trained, Experienced, and Caring Medical Professionals

Douglas Althouse, MD

Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(Thursday off)
Medical School:
University of Nebraska Medical School, Omaha
Residency/Internships:
Clarkson Family Practice, Omaha
Board Certified:
American Board of Family Medicine
Professional Experience:
10+ years Family Practice including outpatient and inpatient care, emergency room care, minor surgeries, and intensive coronary care.

John A. Craig, MD

Office Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(Tuesday off)
Medical School:
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha
Residency/Internships:
Family Medicine Residency
Board Certified:
American Board of Family Medicine
Professional Experience:
Family Practice experience including outpatient and inpatient care, emergency room care, and minor surgeries.

Cade Craig, MD

Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(Wednesday off)
Medical School:
University of Nebraska Medical School, Omaha
Residency/Internships:
Family Medicine Residency
Board Certified:
American Academy of Family Practice
Professional Experience:
Family Practice experience including outpatient and inpatient care, emergency room care, and minor surgeries specializing in rural settings. Dr. Cade Craig also performs colonoscopies in the KCHS outpatient setting.

Shelby Liesemeyer, MD

Office Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(Tuesday off)
Medical School:
University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Residency/Internships:
Family Medicine Residency
UNMC Primary Care Program, Rural Training Track-Kearney
Board Certified:
American Board of Family Medicine
Professional Experience:
Family Practice and Rural Healthcare experience including outpatient care, inpatient care, and emergency room care.

Renee Grams, APRN

Office Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – schedule can vary. Call for an appointment.
Education:
Diploma in Nursing from Bryan School for Nursing in Lincoln; Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Creighton University in Omaha; Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Women’s Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha
Professional Experience:
Nursing experience in Intensive Care, Cardiac Rehab, and over 23 years as a Flight Nurse.

Shannon Kuehn, APRN

Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday – 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Friday off)
Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from University of Nebraska Medical Center; Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Creighton University in Omaha.
Professional Experience:
Emergency room, hospital, and specialty clinic environment as a primary registered nurse and charge nurse, proficient in computer documentation, administering and titrating medications, managing patient’s medications, health promotion and physical assessment of patients.

Jon Becker, PA

Office Hours:
Emergency Services (rotating schedule)
Education:

Bachelor of Science in Biology (Major) Chemistry (Minor) from Kearney State College; Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from University of Nebraska – Omaha.
Professional Experience:
Over 20 years of rural health care experience including inpatient and outpatient services, primary care, emergency room services, and geriatric care services.

Diane Jackson, APRN

Office Hours:
Emergency Services (rotating schedule)
Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from University Nebraska Medical Center; Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Creighton University in Omaha.
Professional Experience
Primarily has practiced as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in rural Nebraska facilities. Has extensive experience in emergency medicine.

Jordan Kohtz, APRN

Office Hours:
Emergency Services (rotating schedule)
Education:
Bachelor of Arts in Biology – Health Systems from Hastings College; Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Creighton University; Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) – Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty from Clarkson College.
Professional Experience
Experience in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nursing as well as hospitalist experience for a Regional Medical Center.  Family Nursing Practice experience has led to preparation for Emergency Department care.

Douglas Wulf, APRN

Office Hours:
Emergency Services (rotating schedule)
Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from University of Nebraska Medical Center-Kearney; Masters in Science in Nursing (MSN) from University of Nebraska Medical Center-Omaha.
Professional Experience:
Intensive Care Unit RN; Flight Nurse for 6 years being promoted to Chief Flight Nurse for another 15 years; Three years as Clinical Manager of Emergency Services until receiving APRN certification. Clinical experience in family practice medicine and acute care in critical access hospital and emergency room.

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Mental Health in Rural Communities

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Kearney County Health Services’ Senior Life Solutions is spreading awareness of the challenges of receiving mental health access in rural areas. Access While mental illnesses are similar in both rural and urban environments,...

New Outpatient Physical Therapy Department

We are happy to announce in January of 2021 we will be open our new outpatient physical therapy department! We are happy to announce that in January of 2021 we will be opening our new Outpatient Physical Therapy department!Our new outpatient physical therapy...

COVID-19 Vaccinations

COVID-19 Vaccinations Pfizer & Maderna Vaccinations Pfizer vaccine needs to be kept at extremely cold temperatures, -70 to –80 degrees. The Pfizer vaccine is two doses that need to be administered 21 days (about 3 weeks) apart. KCHS will be receiving the Maderna...

Contact

Address: 727 East 1st Street
Minden, NE 68959

Phone: 308-832-3400

Email: info@kchs.org

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