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Tsaile Health Center
P.O. Box C21,
Tsaile, AZ 86556
Hours of Operation
Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Who should I call?
Medical Staff Recruitment Contact: Heidi Arnholm
Nurse Recruitment Contact: Ella Bia
Tsaile Health Center is located in Northeast Arizona as a part of the Chinle Service Unit. This ambulatory care center is situated at the base of the Lukachukai Mountain rage with local elevations of 7,000 to 8,000 feet. Two lakes are within 10-15 minute drive which offer camping, fishing, and non-motorized boating.
The Tsaile Health Center has 9,031 registered clients. Clinic hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (closed on holidays). Weekend work is limited to two 13 hour emergency room shifts per month at the main hospital (Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility), 25 miles west of the Health Center.
The Health Center is adjacent to Navajo Community College, the first Indian Tribe-controlled college established in the United States. Routine outpatient services are provided to a broad range of patients including prenatal and geriatrics.
Chinle Service Unit - IHS - Recruitment Presentation [PDF - 3.3 MB]