Jewel Davis welcomed as new clinic manager at Pawnee Valley Medical Associates
The new clinic manager at Pawnee Valley Medical Associates, on The University of Kansas Health System Pawnee Valley Campus, is passionate about providing healthcare services, especially in the Larned community for professional, as well as personal reasons.
Jewel Davis was recently appointed to the managerial position to oversee all clinic operations.
“The goal of the clinic is to provide the best patient experience for everyone who seeks healthcare here,” Davis said. “My focus is on building the highest level of professionalism and compassion, along with supporting the highest level of patient care.
“In addition, we want to ensure the clinic is the best place to work for our employees.”
The clinic manager’s responsibilities include: performing many administrative functions; ensuring regulatory compliance; helping with scheduling; and keeping the lines of communication open with patients and families.
On a personal note, Davis and her family have relied on The University of Kansas Health System through its Pawnee Valley Campus, HaysMed Campus and other health system facilities in Kansas City.
“My family members have suffered serious illnesses and received care and treatment through the health system,” Davis explained. “I have witnessed the many sides of healthcare through these experiences.
“I quickly learned the health system offers the best care in the state and I am thrilled to be part of it. I want to make a difference in the lives of patients and in my community. The support my family has received in the last five years is unbelievable. I am blessed to be working here.”
Clinic services include: family medicine; colon-cancer screenings; many types of physical exams; health and wellness checks; pediatric and prenatal care; women’s health; and minor on-site procedures.
Providers are Christian Whittington, MD; Crystal Hill, MD; Susan Aistrup and Haley Gleason, both advanced practice registered nurses; and Heather Holaday, doctor of nursing practice.
Davis has always lived in the area and currently resides in Larned. She attended grade school and high school in Macksville and studied office administration and business management at Pratt Community College.
Previous employers include Simmons & Simmons accounting firm and Dwight Shank Chevrolet, where she was business manager. Davis also served as controller at Roth Equipment/Straub International in Larned and corporate office manager/controller at Straub’s Great Bend office. Next, she was an accountant at Francis Companies in Great Bend.
Davis and her husband, Joel, have two sons, Wyatt and Wesley.