Welcome to the Kaw Nation

Nursing Services

Kanza Clinic and Nursing Services

Kanza Clinic provides innovative, comprehensive care of the highest quality and strives to exceed the expectations of the Native American community we serve. Our staff prides themselves in providing excellent customer service and health care.  We adhere to compassion, confidentiality, dignity, respect, equality, and integrity.




Dedicated to high quality care

The nurses provide professional nursing services that benefit patients and families. They study and improve the way they provide tests and treatments. The nurses work closely with our physician to evaluate the plan of care for each patient. We also constantly work to improve our customer service —–that’s a major focus for all of the Kanza Clinic staff.

**All services require an order or approval from the physician; some of the services we provide are:

  • Childhood and adult immunizations
  • Medication injections
  • Lab draws
  • In-house lab testing for Hemoglobin, Hemoglobin A1c, lipid profile, INR, glucose, Urinalysis, pregnancy testing, rapid influenza and rapid strep
  • Wound care/dressing changes
  • Suture and staple removal
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Tympanogram and Audiograms
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Respiratory treatments
  • Physician referrals

Kanza Clinic employees dedicate themselves to serve our patients with high quality care and services

Pawnee Benefit Program

The Pawnee Benefit Program has three primary features: hospital inpatient, emergency room and surgery. It does not provide payment for doctor’s office visits or outpatient diagnostic testing.

A true emergency is defined as a condition that could lead to loss of life or loss of limb.

Non-emergency is not covered by the Pawnee Benefit Program.

  Q. Who is eligible for services?

A. Patients who reside in the Pawnee Service Unit, which includes Kay, Osage, Pawnee, Payne, Garfield, Noble and Grant counties.

  Q. How do you sign up for the program?

A. A medical chart must be established active and updated at Pawnee or Pawhuska IHS. Applications can be obtained at the Kanza Clinic which will list the documents needed to apply for Pawnee Benefit.

Remember to call Pawnee Benefit within 72 hours once services have been rendered. The numbers are 800-452-3588 or 918-762-6500.

Important notice: Pawnee Benefit is not an insurance for Native Americans.

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