N.E. Washington Health Programs is pleased to announce that Brad Bachmeier, PA-C, has joined the Chewelah and Lake Spokane Community Health Center teams.
Mr. Bachmeier obtained his Master of Clinical Health Services from Medex Northwest/University of Washington. The “PA-C” indicates he has passed the national board exams, which he must do every six years to maintain his license. He can practice independently but always has a connection with a physician as a partner and team. He has a Masters of Science in Physical Education and a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. His experience includes being an orthopedic/neurological sales consultant where he was responsible for direct patient care. He trained and was certified in orthopedic, neurological and podiatric application. While working as an athletic trainer, he provided care, prevention, evaluation and rehabilitation of athletic injuries while at Gonzaga University. He specialized in orthopedic durable medical equipment.
When asked about his appointment, Brad stated: “I’m extremely excited to be a part of a great healthcare team dedicated to improving healthcare access to rural areas. It is very rewarding to return to a community similar to the one I grew up in.”
When not seeing patients, Brad enjoys spending time with his family, camping, hiking, and skiing.
Both Chewelah and Lake Spokane Community Health Centers are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with Chewelah having extended Saturday hours from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A diverse range of services are offered at both sites. Most insurance carriers are accepted and payment options are available. The clinics may be reached by calling (509) 464-3627/Lake Spokane or (509) 935-8424/Chewelah.
N.E. Washington Health Programs, an equal opportunity employer and provider, has been providing health care services to local communities since 1978. These services include: medical, dental and assisted living. Hospice services are provided in collaboration with Hospice of Spokane. Please also visit: www.newhp.org
-Submitted by N.E. Washington Health Programs