Employee Spotlight

At Bigfork Valley, we recognize that our greatest strength is our staff and the skill and compassion they bring to the organization.  Finding individuals who share and display our values through their actions and work is critical to providing our patients and community with the highest quality healthcare delivered with skill and compassion.  We would like to recognize those who go above and beyond each and every day!  

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Meet some of the Bigfork Valley family!

Dawn Jourdan, Charge Nurse

Dawn Jourdan joined the Bigfork Valley team in 2005.  She started her healthcare career as a Certified Nursing Assistant and continued her education to become an LPN. She was encouraged by Dr. George Rounds to take advantage of the Bridges to Distance Program offered by Bigfork Valley and became an RN in 2004. Dawn is such an amazing Nurse, and we are incredibly lucky to have her on our team!


Kyle Buckingham, Certified Pharmacy Technician

Kyle started her career as a Pharmacy Technician in 2003 and obtained her training and certification in Arizona. Kyle said Bigfork Valley’s values focused on compassion, quality, and stewardship stand out the most to her. Over the past two years, Kyle has been recognized eight times by her peers through our Employee Recognition program. She states that her co-workers are like family, and she loves taking care of all aspects of medication needs in our hospital, emergency room, surgery center, specialty clinic and nursing home. Kyle has displayed stewardship in her roles at Bigfork Valley by taking on additional tasks and assisting in all areas of the pharmacy when there is a need. Kyle is involved in the Bigfork community as the President of the Bigfork Youth Basketball League and coach for her daughter’s team. She is a member of the Bigfork Booster Club and serves as the Hospital Union President. Join us in thanking Kyle for all she does for Bigfork Valley, our patients, and the community!