Huntington, W.Va. – Valley Health announces the addition of family nurse practitioner Ellen Newhouse to the QuickCare provider team at its FoodFair walk-in clinic in Barboursville, W.Va.
In her new position, Newhouse will be treating patients of all ages on a walk-in basis for minor illnesses that include sore throats, ear infections, urinary tract infections, mild asthma, rashes without fever, minor burns, minor cuts that require stitches, nausea, dizziness and other conditions that are not life-or-limb-threatening, but that require immediate care.
Newhouse also welcomes patients wishing to establish care with a primary care physician for their ongoing family medicine needs. In addition to managing unexpected illnesses, she is also experienced and qualified in offering preventive care and managing chronic illnesses, such as diabetes and heart disease.
Newhouse is highly qualified to support patient needs. She brings 27 years of nursing experience to the role with numerous healthcare organizations, including Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Ky.; St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, W. Va.; Highland Medical Center, Inc. of Monterey, Va.; Meadowview Regional Medical Center in Maysville, Ky.; Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, Weston, W.Va.; and most recently at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Ky. Newhouse has a wide scope of patient care experience including rural family practice, urgent care, trauma care and GYN.
Newhouse attained her associate degree in nursing from Marshall University, earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Ohio University, and completed her master’s degree from Walden University.
When not at work, Newhouse enjoys reading, watching movies, camping and most of all spending time with family.
Valley Health – at FoodFair, located at 6350 U.S. Route 60, Barboursville, W.Va., is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Advance appointments are not required, but patients may contact the health center, when needed, by phoning 304-399- 3350.
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