The Moab Free Health Clinic has a remodeled facility, two new staff members and is hosting its annual Holiday Open House on Nov. 30.
The Moab Free Health Clinic’s remodel, coordinated by Dave Bierschied and board president Danette Johnson, was made possible by local contractors and organizations that contributed time and resources to help with the building upgrades, from architectural plans to paint, the clinic’s board said in a press release on Nov. 8.
The clinic’s board wishes to give special thanks to Brent Williams and Jason with Henderson Builders, Courtney Kizer of Architecural2, JB Plumbing, Quality HVAC, Mike Steele Electric, W&W Cabinets, Dan Stott Drywall, Prestige Painting, Pam with PJ Tile and WabiSabi.
The Moab Free Health Clinic has hired two new staff members.
Doug Caylor, a registered nurse, will begin as the part-time clinic director with an expected transition to full-time on Jan. 1, 2019, the Moab Free Health Clinic Board said in a press release on Nov. 8.
Caylor has been a member of the medical community in Grand County for more than 21 years, and brings the perspective of the numerous roles he has played in health care as an emergency medical technician, hospital and home health nurse, nurse manager and health professions educator. The Moab Free Health Clinic Board said his experience with direct patient care and medical systems management, as well as his long history as part of the medical community in Grand County, make him a perfect fit at the clinic.
Caylor will be working directly as the clinical liaison between volunteers, overseeing patient care and followup, and ensuring the clinic’s policies reflect what is best for patients and the clinic.
Angie Settle began as the Moab Free Health Clinic’s development director on Nov. 5. Settle has been a volunteer at the Moab Free Health Clinic’s STD clinics and a board member for several years. She brings strong experience in fundraising and grant writing, and her dedicated time will allow the clinic to build on its strong financial foundation, the Moab Free Health Clinic Board said.
The clinic’s board members said they will miss her on the board, but they are grateful for, and confident in, her ability to support the clinic.
The Moab Free Health Clinic is also welcoming Anna Scherer for a short time as a marketing intern and interim administrative assistant. She plans to focus on public health communications in graduate school.
2019 will bring expanded services to the Moab Free Health Clinic, including regular primary care clinics and specialty clinics (vision, dental and well woman visits) in addition to its current spectrum of services of primary and mental health care, STD testing, prescription assistance and community resource directory.
“To all our volunteers, donors, and community partners, we appreciate your continued service to the Moab community, and we are excited about the future,” the Moab Free Health Clinic Board said in its press release on Nov. 8. “All are welcome to come see our new look, meet the new staff and share a beverage and snack with us at our annual Holiday Open House on Friday, Nov. 30.”
The Holiday Open House is being held from 4 to 8 p.m.
Caylor transitions to full-time clinic director next year