Kim Bordenkircher, chief executive officer of Henry County Hospital announced
that Certified Nurse Midwife Jessica Durham joined board certified obstetrician/gynecologist
Erast Haftkowycz, MD, at Riverview Women's Care. Jessica provides
the full scope of midwifery, which encompasses well-women care throughout
the lifespan along with expertise in the care of low-risk women during
pregnancy, labor and birth.
Jessica earned her Bachelors Degree of Science in Nursing from the University
of Toledo and Masters Degree in Nursing from Frontier Nursing University
with a specialization in midwifery. She completed her clinical rotation
at Auburn Birthing Center and Dekalb Health in Auburn, Indiana. Throughout
the past 7 years, while completing her schooling, Jessica has worked at
Henry County Hospital as a Registered Nurse. She spent 4 years working
in Emergency Care Services and the past 3 years working as a nurse supervisor
on night shift. Jessica is board certified through the American Midwifery
Jessica and her husband Scott Durham are lifelong residents of Henry County.
They enjoy spending time with family, as both Jessica and Scott's
families still reside in the area as well. They also enjoy being outside
with their two dogs and cat.
"I am thrilled to have the opportunity to practice as a certified
nurse midwife at Henry County Hospital," commented Jessica Durham,
certified nurse midwife. "Midwifery is a fresh new approach to women's
health care in this area. As a midwife I plan to focus on education; education
that empowers patients to take an active role in their own health care."
Jessica's practice encompasses areas of Obstetrics and Gynecology
including: annual exams/pap smears, family planning, infertility, labor
support, menopausal issues and menstrual issues. She is experienced in
well-women care and offers expectant mothers pre-natal care, delivery,
and post-natal care in the close to home, Henry County Hospital.
Jessica Durham, CNM is accepting new patients at Riverview Women's
Care, located at Henry County Hospital, 1600 Riverview Ave., Suite 105.
Durham's office hours are Tuesday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday
1:00 p.m. to 5:00p.m., and Thursday 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. All major insurance
plans are accepted including Medicare and Medicaid. For more information
or to schedule an appointment, please call (419) 599-0055.