ER Tech Appreciation Week at BMH

The week of March 9-13th,  was designated as ER Tech Appreciation Week at Blue Mountain hospital. We have a great team of ER Techs right now, who work very hard. An ER Tech can have a range of certifications. Blue Mountain Hospital has Certified Nurses Assistants, Medical Assistants, LPN’s, and Advanced EMT’s on our tech crew.   The ER Tech […]

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Teresa Red Bird rejoins BMH housekeeping

Blue Mountain Hospital is happy to welcome back to its ranks a former employee, Teresa Red Bird, who will rejoin the Housekeeping Department. Teresa worked in Housekeeping between 2012 and 2013, before she decided to stay home and spend time with her four children. Her children range in age from 16 to 5 years old. Teresa and her family live […]

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New Controller at UNHS

Lyman Duncan joined Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. as a Financial Analyst last September and recently moved into the Controller position, when William Harrison replaced Jimmy Johnson as the Chief Financial Officer. A native of Kirtland, New Mexico, Duncan graduated from Kirtland Central High School, and then served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in […]

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Health assessment phone surveys being conducted

Blue Mountain Hospital has teamed with a company known as HealthStream® to conduct patient satisfaction surveys with the hospital’s inpatient and Emergency Room patients. These surveys are known as Hospital Consumer Assessments of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). and they help hospital administrators learn how patients rate the service they received in our hospital, and what could be done to […]

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San Juan Public Health replaces SEUHD in SJC

On March 2, public health in San Juan County took on a new name, a new look and a new direction, when San Juan Public Health became the official health department for the county. For decades the Southeastern Utah District Health Department was the arbiter of public health in San Juan County. With administrative offices in Price, the health department […]

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New UNHS doctor leaves Montana to practice here

The newest doctor to join the ranks of UNHS is another transplant, who decided to settle in the Four Corners Area and serve the people of San Juan County. Dr. William Cuskelly, M.D., is a Family Practice Doctor, who spent the past twenty years in a private practice in Libby, Montana. He and his wife Diana have been married for […]

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New UNHS ambulance garage dedicated

The long-awaited dedication for the Utah Navajo Health System EMS ambulance garage was held on February 27, with a large crowd of nearly 300 in attendance. A year after the UNHS EMS program began, with four ambulances, the ambulance garage is completed, and ready to for use. The planned outdoor ceremony was moved inside the building because of rains that […]

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New addiction medicine coalition formed to address addiction problems in SE Utah

Affiliations between Blue Mountain Hospital, Utah Navajo Health System and University of Utah Health Care have fostered exciting healthcare opportunities, including a new collaboration to help address the challenge of substance abuse and addiction. The Southeast Utah Addiction Medicine Coalition met for the first time in late February with representatives from Blue Mountain Hospital, UNHS, San Juan Counseling, San Juan […]

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