New Employees & Volunteers at Blue Mountain Hospital

Tryston Kartchner is another of those Blanding natives, who left town for a time after graduating from high school and experienced enough of big city life to know he wanted to return home. Tryston is the newest member of the Blue Mountain Hospital Housekeeping team. A 2014 graduate of San Juan High School, he is the son of Eric Kartchner […]

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Harold Lyman resigns from BMH Volunteers

When the history of Blue Mountain Hospital, in Blanding, is written, his won’t be the first name associated with the town’s long-awaited hospital, but Harold Lyman’s name should be recorded in a place of prominence.   The hospital opened in July 2009, after a decade of struggle and controversy, sacrifice and tenacity, and a vast amount of unwavering faith. Among […]

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Blue Mountain Hospital honors volunteers

Administration and staff at Blue Mountain Hospital paid tribute to it’s corps of hard-working volunteers last month, during the annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon. Administrative Assistant and Volunteer Coordinator Katie Shumway welcomed the volunteers and members of the hospital staff to the luncheon. She passed out special certificates and gifts, expressing the hospital’s appreciation for the work the volunteers perform each […]

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Welcome Aboard

Blue Mountain Hospital and Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. have a number of new employees who have joined us during the past month, and two new part-time volunteers. Blue Mountain Hospital welcomes Rosie Dandy back, after a couple of years away. You have probably seen her smiling face behind the reception desk as you enter the hospital. Rosie worked at Blue Mountain Hospital in 2010-2011 then moved to Tuba City and worked at a hospital […]

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BYU nursing student new volunteer

School doesn’t start for another two weeks but BYU nursing student, Alyssa Simpson, is spending part of her summer getting some good education as a volunteer with the Blue Mountain Hospital Volunteers. Simpson says the experience has given her an opportunity to learn more about dialysis and to work with dialysis patients. She has also been studying books on dialysis and getting educated about the medications used by dialysis patients. She said her duties include weighing patients when […]

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