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Nurse Practitioner Tessa Welniak To Join VCHS

Tessa Welniak, NP, will be joining Valley County Health System (VCHS) as a new primary care provider in July of 2024. Welniak will primarily see patients at the VCHS Medical Clinic and Emergency Department (ED) in Ord.

Originally from Ord, Welniak graduated from the University of Nebraska Kearney with her Bachelor'sdegree in 2019 and completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) at the University ofNebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Kearney in 2020. Welniak began working on her Doctorate inNursing Practice (DNP) after completing her nursing program. During that time, Welniak worked at Valley County Health System in Acute Care and the ED, as well as at Good Samaritan Hospital in the Progressive Care Unit and at St. Francis in the ED. She will graduate with her DNP in May of 2024.In her free time, Welniak enjoys spending time with family, reading, going on walks, golfing and riding her bike. Welniak will reside in Ord with her husband Grant. She is excited to be a part of the VCHS team and looks forward to providing care close to home and giving back to the community she grew up in.

To learn more about VCHS Medical Clinic services or to schedule an appointment, call 308.728.4202

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Pictured (L-R): Tessa Welniak, DNP