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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT JOINS ORANGE CITY AREA HEALTH SYSTEM
Dykstra to offers family medicine services in expanding clinics
Marty Guthmiller, CEO of Orange City Area Health System (OCAHS), announced the signing of Kimberly Dykstra, P.A., to its family medicine provider team. Dykstra will join the health system in August. She will provide family medicine services as part of the health system’s team of 18 family practice providers that serve medical clinics in Orange City, Hospers, and Paullina, Iowa, and on the campus of Northwestern College.
“We are thrilled to add someone of Kimberly’s character and skill set to our primary care team,” said Guthmiller. “In addition to her walk-in clinic experience, she adds to our knowledge base in occupational medicine and is certified in Department of Transportation physicals.”
Dykstra is a native of Sioux Center. She received a B.A. in biology health professions with a minor in psychology from Northwestern College in Orange City while serving as a Certified Nurse Aide for Orange City Area Health System’s Long Term Care facility. Dykstra holds a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. She comes to OCAHS from Sanford Occupational Medicine and Walk-In Clinic in Sioux Falls. Dykstra and her husband Jamie have two children, Micah and Anna.
Orange City Area Health System is a comprehensive health system encompassing four medical clinics; sports medicine clinic; behavioral health clinic; a hospital including a birth center, surgical center, and diagnostic imaging; physical and aquatic therapy; home health and hospice; and a senior care campus. OCAHS was recently named among the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in America for the second consecutive year.