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BBGH Welcomes Chief Nursing Officer

Jordan Colwell began his health care career approximately 20 years ago working as a phlebotomist and nurse aide at Box Butte General. After being away from BBGH for 10 years, he is now serving as Chief Nursing Officer. Colwell has worked in a level two trauma center as house supervisor, emergency room nurse, and accreditation coordinator. After his experience in the hospital setting, he moved to a nurse manager role in three family practice clinics and then served as Director of Clinical Services for 22-multi-specialty clinics. Most recently, Dr. Colwell served as Division Chair for Health Sciences/Nursing Instructor at Western Nebraska Community College. He also served his country as a Captain/Flight Nurse in the Air Force Reserve.

Jordan holds a Doctorate Degree in Business Administration, a Master of Science Degree in Health Care Administration, and two Bachelor of Science degrees, one in Nursing and the other in Health Sciences.

In addition to his work, Colwell is very active in Scottsbluff. He is currently the Vice Mayor of the City of Scottsbluff and a previous Riverside Discovery Center Zoo Board of Directors President, Western Nebraska Community College Foundation Board of Directors, and Scottsbluff YMCA Board of Directors. He has also participated in Leadership Nebraska, Leadership Scottsbluff, and the Nebraska Foster Care Review Board.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and sons. He also enjoys traveling, golfing, running/working out, gardening, and watching Husker Sports.