New Employees at Utah Navajo Health System, Inc.

Desiree Pelt grew up in Navajo Mountain, but left the community before graduating high school and spent more than ten years raising a family, working and finishing college, before returning home to work for UNHS. Desiree began working at the UNHS Navajo Mountain Community Health Center in July 2017, a year after she graduated from Chamberlain College of Nursing, in […]

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Scholarships given to local students in health-related education courses

Several local residents pursuing careers in the healthcare field have received scholarships this year from Blue Mountain Hospital, San Juan Health Service and Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. In July, Blue Mountain Hospital and San Juan Health Service sponsored the Scholarship Scramble golf tournament at the Hide Out Golf Club, in Monticello. Proceeds from the tournament were used to sponsor […]

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Teddy Bear Clinic

Pictures above are mostly from the Navajo Mountain CHC Teddy Bear Clinic. The photo with the basketball court is the Teddy Bear Clinic in Monticello where 158 youngsters took part. It was the first Teddy Bear Clinic in Monticello. There was a good turnout in Navajo Mountain and all had a great time.      Staff photos/Courtesy Photo of Monticello

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New programs for UNHS employees

Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. has begun two new programs for their employees and staff, aimed at recognizing accomplishment and encouraging better health and fitness. The first program allows supervisors and employees, alike, to recognize staff and fellow employees for their hard work, and efforts to make UNHS the best it can be. According to UNHS Human Resources Director, Herb […]

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UNHS is adding DME company… Bids for Blanding clinic to go out next month

Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. is expanding its services to include a DME company and new clinic in  Blanding. UNHS is starting its own Durable Medical Equipment company for patients and employees. In order for UNHS to bill for Durable Medical Equipment (DME) they have to be accredited, so the organization is getting accredited for DME. “Since we have to […]

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UNHS employees get a day off at annual retreat

Utah Navajo Health System held its annual staff retreat last Thursday at the scenic Blue Mountain Guest Ranch. The day started with a walk/run race and breakfast for all employees. UNHS CEO Michael Jensen then welcomed everyone to the retreat, telling them this was the one day of the year they could just have fun. “It’s a chance to see people […]

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New Employees at Utah Navajo Health System Inc.

The newest member of the Utah Navajo Health System medical staff is a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, whose journey to San Juan County has taken him through New Jersey, Provo, Utah and Henderson, Nevada. Joseph Walker PAC, grew up in Albuquerque and graduated from high school there in 2002. He then spent a year at Brigham Young University, in […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Crystal Sekaquaptewa DDS

Dr. Crystal Sekaquaptewa was recently honored by Southern Utah University, in Cedar City, Utah, with its Annual Young Alumnus Award. According to the SUU Magazine SUU In View, Dr. Sekaquaptewa graduated from SUU in 2010 and went on to receive her DDS from Creighton University in 2014, shortly before accepting a position with UNHS. The magazine says Dr. Sekaquaptewa is SUU’s […]

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Good news for Navajo Mountain CHC

UNHS CEO Michael Jensen recently reported that Jason Duterte NP, has signed a two year contract to remain with UNHS at the Navajo Mountain Community Health Center. This is good news for the staff and patients at Navajo Mountain. Jason began working as Nurse Practitioner there in 2015 and we’re glad to know he’ll still be serving patients at Navajo […]

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