Category Archives: People

Youth Volunteer a Continued Asset to Gritman

Defne Yuksel Nominated for Statewide Junior Volunteer of the Year Award Defne Yuksel has grown up volunteering at Gritman Medical Center. The Moscow teen signed up to help out around the hospital almost as soon she qualified—as a Moscow Middle School eighth-grader. “It’s really given me the tools, in a job setting,” she said. “I’ve […]

Loyal Gritman Supporter Remains a Proud Volunteer

Janie Nirk Nominated for Statewide LOVE Award Janie Nirk has spent more than two decades cheerily helping patients and visitors at Gritman Medical Center. “It’s a good opportunity to showcase our hospital, to get around, to offer them coffee,” she said of the volunteer time she’s put in over the years at posts including the […]

Lead Hostess Demonstrates a Passion for Her Patients

Sandy Smith Presented 2021 Gritman Way Award Sandy Smith’s appointed rounds take her to patient care rooms all across Gritman Medical Center. Equipped with a delivery cart and an iPad, the Moscow hospital’s Lead Hostess delivers patient meals in the Medical/Surgical and Critical Care units, as well as the Family Birth Center. It’s a position […]

Chief Clinics Officer Directing a Medical Symphony

Gritman’s Gretta Jarolimek is passionate about patient service Gretta Jarolimek sees herself as a “conductor,” helping to perform a well-orchestrated symphony of patient-centered care. Our new Chief Clinics Officer, Jarolimek is charged with setting that rhythm of access, consistency and exceptional care across the Gritman clinics system–in Potlatch, Moscow, Kendrick and Troy. The model of […]

Help First Responders: Join the Idaho Yellow Dot Program

(Pictured above) Gritman Emergency Department Director Nicole Wheaton and Moscow Volunteer Fire Department Division Chief Debby Carscallen encourage Palouse motorist participation in the Idaho Yellow Dot Program to assist first responders following an accident. Gritman Emergency Department director a state leader in program   Minutes count in an emergency. The simple act of knowing a […]

Thank you to the Gritman Family from the Board of Directors

  Please take a moment to watch this special message of thanks and appreciation to every member of the Gritman Family from our Board of Directors. Your work, sacrifice and dedication to our mission of serving with compassion has been recognized far and wide. The people of our region are healthier and safer because of […]

Thank you to the Gritman Family from the Administration Team

  Over the past year, you have shown courage, compassion and dedication to our mission as never before. Thank you. Please take a moment to watch this short video of personal messages just for you from the Admin Team. Each and every one of you are heroes in battling COVID-19 while working to support our […]

Gritman|MFM adds new family practice physician

We have all heard the adage “doctor knows best,” but Gritman|Moscow Family Medicine and our newest physician, Dr. Amy Dudley, believe in approaching health care from a patient-centered perspective. That means Dr. Dudley and our staff treat all of our patients with compassion and respect while working as a team to develop individualized, comprehensive care […]

Pelvic health physical therapy offered at Gritman

Lauren Jentges is a physical therapist at Gritman Medical Center’s Therapy Solutions. She specializes in pelvic health physical therapy. You may be familiar with physical therapy (PT) for knee or shoulder issues, but many people are unaware that Gritman Therapy Solutions offers pelvic PT. To put it simply, pelvic health PT focuses on treating problems […]

Gritman volunteer Carolyn Strong honored by Gov. Little

Gritman Auxiliary President Carolyn Strong was awarded the 2020 Leader of Volunteer Excellence Award by the Idaho Hospital Association. For her dedication and amazing volunteer efforts, she was recognized by Gov. Brad Little during a ceremony at the capitol in Boise. “In a community of outstanding volunteers, Carolyn rises above in her dedication, service and […]