Osage Nation Health System: Wahzhazhe Health Center
The Osage Nation envisions a strong, culturally-sensitive healthcare system that will transform the health of the communities we serve and provide Native American families with healthcare they can rely on. All tribes are welcome.
Who We Serve
Direct services are available to all eligible Native Americans and referred care is allowable to those residing within the Osage Nation Reservation, Kay, Grant, Noble, Payne and Garfield Counties.
Your feedback is important to us. Please complete the WZZHC Patient Satisfaction Survey to help us maintain community standards.
If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911
Health Center Main Phone: 918-287-9300
COVID-19 Hotline: 918-287-0028
Pharmacy Patient Line: 918-287-9373
Physical Address: 715 Grandview Avenue, Pawhuska, OK 74056
Hours of Operation
The Wahzhazhe Health Center is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Center is open every Wednesday afternoon for staff training/meetings and during Osage Nation-recognized holidays. On every 4th Wednesday of the month, the Center is open 7-11:30 a.m. then closed the rest of the day. Link: Hours of Operation
In the News
OSAGE NATION HEALTH AUTHORITY BOARD
The Health Authority Board is the governing board responsible for consolidating and implementing the organizational structure of the Osage Nation Health & Wellness Division. The board provides a framework for planning, direction, coordinating, delivering, and improving health services that are responsive to the community and patient needs and that improve patient care outcomes. The board consists of five members who are appointed by the Principal Chief with the advice and consent of the Osage Nation Congress.
HEALTH AUTHORITY BOARD MEMBERS
KIRK SHAW |
Clinic Administrator, Wahzhazhe Health Center
Kirk is the son of John and Pam Shaw, grandson of Jerry and Beth Shaw, great-grandson of Homer and Cora Bates Shaw and Virginia Primeaux, and great-great-grandson of Rose Kirk Pipestem. He is married to Eden Shaw and father to Lilly and Wilson Kirk Shaw. Kirk is part of the Tsi-Zho Wah-No^ Clan and, like his family before him, comes from the Grayhorse District.
Entering the In-Lon-Schka at the age of 5, Kirk continues to participate in the Osage ceremonial dances, deepening his connection to his culture as a tribal singer for Grayhorse District and with the Ponca. He is actively involved in classes with the Osage Language program, dedicating time to take part in the revitalization of the language.
Kirk received his Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University as well as a Master’s of Business Administration from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Working within the Indian Health Services in the Oklahoma City area, he gained experience as a contract specialist and a referred care technician, before coming to the WahZhaZhe Health Center where he currently serves as Clinic Administrator.
In his role with the WahZhaZhe Health Center, Kirk oversees and manages the administrative functions for the clinic, monitoring the effectiveness of these functions and finding ways to best serve the clinic’s patients and the Osage people.
- UPDATED! Wahzhazhe Patient Handbook
- Patient Question(s) & Feedback Form
- New Patient Application with PRC Application
- Pharmacy Refill Web Portal
- Wah-Zha-Zhe Health Center Patient Satisfaction Survey: 2022
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