Paula Moch, FNP-C

Ardy Biel, PA-C

Jackie Grunefelder, FNP-C

A native of Zeeland, Ardy has been in the area since 1980. She resides in Java, SD, and has been affiliated with the Linton Hospital since 1980. Ardy primarily works at the Campbell County Clinic in Herreid. Ardy has three children and two grandchildren. Ardy loves to walk, read, and be with family and friends.

Medical Education:
Bachelor of Science, Mary CollegePhysicians Assistant Program, University of North Dakota​​

Rebecca Jochim, FNP-C

Our Providers

Dr. John Knecht

A native of Martin, SD, Dr. Knecht has practiced medicine for 30 years in a private practice with the Veterans Administration. Dr. Knecht was previously affiliated with Jacobson Memorial Hospital in Elgin, ND. Dr. Knecht has worked as a doctor in many capacities in emergency room, clinic, hospital, and nursing home settings.


Medical Education:
South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
McKennan Hospital Internship, Sioux Falls, SD

Alice Schatz, PA-C

Dr. John Knecht

A native of Braddock, Alice most recently was employed by St. Alexius Medical Center as a hospitalist.

Medical Education:
Bachelor of Nursing, University of Mary
University of North Dakota Physician Assistant Certificate

Jackie Grunefelder, FNP-C

Alice Schatz, PA-C

Rebecca Jochim, FNP-C

Linton Hospital

Paula Moch, FNP-C

After graduating, Jackie began working at the Linton Hospital as a Registered Nurse while working toward her Family Nurse Practitioner  degree. She started in 2005 as an FNP. Jackie is a full-time mother, grandmother, and farm wife. Jackie is also a Major in the North Dakota Army National Guard Medical Detachment of the Bismarck Unit.


Medical Education:

Bachelor of Science Nursing, Summa Cum Laude, University of Mary
Master’s of Nursing and Family Practice, University of Mary

A native of Bismarck, Paula currently resides in Braddock with her family. She worked as a Registered Nurse in the Linton Hospital prior to becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner.  

Medical Education:
Master’s of Science in Nursing Program, Family Nurse Practitioner, Clarkson College, Omaha, NE
Bachelor of Nursing, Medcenter One College of Nursing

Ardy Biel, PA-C

A native of Napoleon, Rebecca began her medical career  as a CNA while working her way to her RN and FNP degrees. “I like working with all age groups and the variety of medical conditions.”

Medical Education:
Associates Degree in Applied Science, Bismarck State College

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Medcenter One College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing, FNP, University of Mary