Medical Staff

Jennifer Bengston, MD | Daniel Schneider, MD
Jeff Breitkreutz, PA-C | Kelly Geweke, APRN-NP | Dion Machard, APRN-NP
Robert J. Reilly, PA-C 

To contact a member of our medical staff listed above, please call 308.728.4202.

Jennifer Bengston, MD

Jennifer Bengston, MDEducation:
University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha - Doctorate of Medicine – 2000
Wayne State College - Bachelor's degree in Chemistry and Health Sciences - 1997

Residency:
Lincoln Medical Education Partnership (2000-2003)

Certification:
Diplomat of the American Board of Family Medicine
Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Family Practice, Nebraska Academy of Family Practice, American Medical Association, Nebraska Medical Association. Nebraska Medical Directors Association.

Hometown: Albion, Nebraska

Family: Husband Brent, daughters Madeline and Elisabeth.

Awards: Nebraska Rural Health Association's Outstanding Rural Health Professional - 2007.

Interests and Activities: Quilting, reading, traveling and spending time with family.

Joined Valley County Health System: 2003

Daniel Schneider, MD

Dan Schneider, MDEducation:
University of Nebraska College of Medicine - Doctor of Medicine - 2008
Doane College - Crete - Bachelor of Science - 2003

Residency:
Lincoln Medical Education Partnership (2008-2011)

More/Other Information: Board Certified in Family Medicine
Interest in pediatrics and sports medicine

Hometown: Taylor, NE

Family: Wife, Natalie

Interests and Activities: Traveling, Sports

Joined Valley County Health System: August 2011

Jeff Breitkreutz, PA-C

jeff_breitkreutzEducation:
University of Nebraska at Kearney, University of Nebraska at Lincoln and the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

More/Other Information:
Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Physicians Assistants and the Nebraska Academy of Physicians Assistants.

Hometown: Wisner, Nebraska

Family: Wife Diane, and sons Scott, Matt and Pat.

Hobbies/Interests: Church, hunting, fishing, Boy Scouts Leader, scuba diving, photography, 4-H Leader, archery.

Joined Valley County Health System: 1991

Kelly Geweke, APRN-NP

Kelly GewekeEducation:
Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Clarkson College - 2011
Wound, Ostomy, Continence Program - Emory University - 2006
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, UNMC College of Nursing, 2002

Certification:
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Nurse Practitioner (APRN-NP), Nebraska Registered Nurse (RN)
Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nurse (WOCN)

More/Other Information:
Nebraska Nurse Practitioners Association, Member of Nebraska Affiliate WOCN, National WOCN

Hometown: Fremont, Nebraska

Family: Husband - Barry.  Children - Kara, Lucy and Gretchen.

Hobbies/Interests: Showing horses in 4-H and open horse shows, going to the lake, attending Kara's college events and Lucy's sporting events.

Joined Valley County Health System: 2012

Dion Machard, APRN-NP

Dion Machard, APRN-NPEducation:
Master of Science in Nursing in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program, May 2012, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, May, 2007, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, Kearney
Diploma in Nursing, 1996, Eastern Cape College of Nursing, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Certification:
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Nurse Practitioner (APRN-NP), Nebraska Registered Nurse (RN)

More/Other Information: Grew up in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Family: Wife Pauline, and sons Justin, Michael and Stuart.

Hobbies and interests: outdoors, swimming, hiking and camping.

Joined Valley County Health System: September, 2012

Robert J. Reilly, PA-C

robert_reillyEducation:
Platte Tech Community College - Associate of Science degree
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Bachelor of Arts degree
Wichita State University - Bachelor of Science Physician's Assistant

Residency:
Rotations throughout Kansas, Nebraska, and Colorado

Certification:
Professional Affiliations: NCCPA certified, fellow member of the AAPA, NAPA and the Association of Family Practice Physician's Assistants.

Hometown: Columbus, Nebraska.

Family: Wife - Marcia J. Reilly; sons - Christopher R. Reilly, Jaden Brickell and Bentley Reilly; daughters - Morgan S. Reilly, Ashlyn Reilly and Kaidence Reilly.

Hobbies and Interests: Fishing, hiking, woodworking, gardening, spending time with his children and occasionally, golfing.

Joined Valley County Health System: 2005

 

 


Associate Recognition

Gold Star Award

Glenda Tietjens

Glenda is always willing to work when a fellow associate can’t make it in.  She goes the extra mile to help anyone.  She sets up Support Services monthly birthdays luncheons, to bring camaraderie in the four departments.  She always does the right thing at the right time for VCHS.  She volunteers in her off time on various committees and at VCHS functions.  Glenda takes pride in her department, keeping all the areas of the hospital and nursing home facilities shining clean; as well as keeping everything well stocked!  Glenda is an extremely hard worker and takes ownership in her position while leading by example.  Glenda takes great pleasure making everything sparkle.

Thank you Glenda for going above and beyond to make Valley County Health System a better place!

 

 

 


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