Three interns join BMH ranks for summer season

Reginald Yellow is one of three interns from White Mesa who will be working at Blue Mountain Hospital this summer as part of a work program called WEA. Reginald is a junior at San Juan High School. He hopes to go into music production after high school. Shakeeya Ketchum is a sophomore at San Juan High School, who hopes to […]

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New face on BMH Housekeeping team

Franklin Nez is the newest member of the Blue Mountain Hospital Housekeeping Department. A native of Farmington, New Mexico, Franklin graduated from Farmington High School in 2003, and attended one year of college at the Southwest Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI), in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He returned to Farmington after one year at SIPI and worked for the Farmington City Parks […]

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UNHS and BMH runners team for Ragnar Relay

Runners from Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. and Blue Mountain Hospital braved the elements and the high altitude of Snowmass, Colorado last month to run in the annual Ragnar Trail Relay. The eight runners each had to run the course’s three loops, The Green Loop – 3.5 miles, The Yellow Loop – 4 miles, and the grueling Red Loop – […]

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Blue Mountain Hospital holds Active Shooter training exercise in May

by Cari Spillman, BMH ER Tech Manager Every year, Blue Mountain Hospital is required to do two full scale exercises as a way to test our system’s response to times of disaster. We hold trainings throughout the year to make sure our staff know what our policies are and what their role is, regarding different situations that could occur here at […]

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Letters from our Patients

Blue Mountain Hospital strives to provide the highest level of quality care to the community. We are grateful for the opportunity to serve and we appreciate all of the feedback we receive. We appreciate feedback that provides us with insights into ways we can improve and also feedback that highlights areas in which we are doing well. From time to time we receive letters from patients […]

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Sheila Alvarez joins BMH hospital nursing staff

Sheila Alvarez comes to Blue Mountain Hospital from the University of Utah, where she has worked the past two-and-a-half years as a Resource Nurse in various departments of the Intensive Care Unit. Sheila is a native of Monticello and a 1998 graduate of Monticello High School. After high school, she pursued a degree in Veterinary Technology and worked in that […]

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Caring for patients today & tomorrow is Dr. Smith’s goal AAIP helping recruit future health pro’s

Dr. Phillip L. Smith, M.D., MPH, earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Utah and began his career  with the Public Health Service in 1978. He was awarded a fellowship to study at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, in Bethesda, Maryland, where he earned his Master’s of Public Health degree. Dr. Smith began his […]

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