January EventsSoutheast Colorado Hospital District
January is National Blood Donor Month, National Glaucoma Awareness Month, National Volunteer Blood Donor Month, Cervical Health Awareness Month, Thyroid Awareness Month, and National Birth Defects Prevention Month.
Days to note:
Jan. 25: National Intravenous Nurse Day
-See your provider for a wellness check or call 523-6628 and talk with Kami Cohoon our wellness navigator.
Southeast Colorado Hospital and Medical Clinic is focusing on Senior Health. If you are over 65-Contact the clinic and spend some time with our nurses and providers to check that all of your preventative screenings are up to date based on current recommendations. We will be giving flu shots if needed as well as checking that pneumonia vaccines are current, and giving them if needed. We will check if you are due for any recommended cancer screenings and order those if indicated.
Thank you, for looking out for your health! This is usually a covered benefit from your Medicare insurance at no cost to you. If you would like to reserve your time slot or have questions, please feel free to call us at 719-523-6628.
January Specialty Clinics
Cardiologist* Dr. Stephen Crowley Wednesday, January 16th.
Cardiologist* Dr. Gustafson Monday January 7th, 14th, and 28th.
Neurologist* Dr. Kohi Pham Wednesday, January TBA.
General Surgeon* Dr. Charles Frankum Friday January 11th.
Orthopedist* Dr. Robert L. Thomas Friday January 18th.
Podiatrist* DR. Ouderkirk Wednesday January 16th.
Skin Clinic Dr. Tony Euser Not here in January.
MRI Tuesday January 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th.
Stress Tests January 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th.
Ultrasounds Monday - Friday
*Call (719) 523-6628 for more information*
Train To Be A Nurse Aide
If you, or someone you know, would like to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), Southeast Colorado Hospital District will be offering a Nurse Aide Class. Applicants need to be 16 or older, and must pass a background check and a drug screen. The class is free if you work for SECHD or for Walsh Healthcare.
We are accepting applications for the next open class in 2019.
The final 2018 class has ended: on December 29, 2018.
Deadline for application: 2019.
Wages at SECHD when Certified:
Wages at SECHD after 90 days:
Contact: Sherrilyn Turner, Human Resources (719) 523-2160 or Glenice Wade, Assistant Director of Nursing (719) 523-2141.
Nurse aides learn to care for hospital patients and residents in Long Term Care Centers. The Nurse Aide Class is an opportunity to begin a career in the medical field. The classes run three weeks, from 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. To apply, you must be 16 or older with no record of a felony, violent or theft crime and you must pass a drug screening to be considered for the class. A reading comprehension test and an interview will be completed prior to acceptance into the Nurse Aide Class.
Note: For information regarding future Nurse Aide Classes or to be placed on the waiting list, please contact Sherrilyn Turner at (719) 523-2160.