Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility
Chief Executive Officer: Darlene Chee, MHA 928-674-7805
Health System Administrator Perry Francis (928) 674-7587
Chief Medical Officer Dr. Eric Ritchie (928) 674-7019
Chief Nurse Executive Johanna Bahe (928) 674-7576
Director Quality Management Vacant (928) 674-7539
Director of Public Health Dr. Jill Moses (928) 674-7188
Chief of Staff Stephen Neal, PA-C (928) 674-7018
Chinle Health Care Facility
P.O. Box "PH"
Chinle, AZ 86503
Hours of Operation
Chinle IHS Hospital Outpatient Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
24x7 Emergency Facility
Many Farms Clinic: Temporarily closed
Rock Point Clinic: Tuesday, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Who should I call?
Medical Staff Recruitment Contact: Heidi Arnholm
Nurse Recruitment Contact: Ella Bia
Health Recruitment Specialist Contact: Lorraine Begaye
Affiliation Verification requests for credentialed medical providers are done thru our credentialing office (not our Recruiters – so please don’t email our recruiters for this.)
Fax requests with a signed statement of release to: 1-928-674-7707
Credentialing office number: 1-928-674-7197
The Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility (CCHCF) is based in Chinle, Arizona (Northeast Arizona near Canyon De Chelly National Monument). The CCHCF is a 60 bed hospital which serves as the health care hub for the region. The medical staff includes Family Physicians, Internists, Pediatricians, General Surgeons, OB/GYN's, Anesthesiologists, and a Psychiatrist.
In addition to routine outpatient and inpatient primary care, services available to our patients include: Adult Intensive Care, General Surgery (including laparoscopic surgery), routine and operative Obstetrics, and 24-Hour Emergency Room Services.
Health care services are provided to approximately 37,000 active users. Strong Navajo cultural traditions exist within the community, offering an opportunity to learn the Navajo language, or to learn about traditional Navajo medicine.
The service unit is located on the Colorado Plateau with excellent opportunities for photography, hiking, running, road biking, cross country skiing, and mountain biking. Canyon de Chelly National Monument is within 5 miles of the hospital and is a wonderful place for exploring and sightseeing, running and mountain biking.
Chinle Service Unit - IHS - Recruitment Presentation [PDF - 3.3 MB]