Steve Pareja, MHD

CentraCare Health Monticello welcomes Steve Pareja

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Steve Pareja, MHA, joined CentraCare Health – Monticello as Division Director of Clinical Services. Pareja is responsible for oversight of Emergency Medical Services, Employee Health, Imaging, Infection Control, Laboratory, Patient Safety, Pharmacy, Respiratory Services, Sleep Medicine, Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, and the Monticello Cancer Center.
Pareja grew up in central Indiana and has worked in health care for 29 years. He graduated from Indiana University with degrees in Radiologic Technology and Business. He received a Masters degree in Theology from St. John’s University and a Masters degree in Health Care Administration from Ohio University.
Most recently, Pareja served as Vice President of Ancillary and Support Services at Fairview Northland Medical Center in Princeton, MN.
“I have always thought very highly of CentraCare Health and the Monticello community, so I am very happy to be part of this team,” said Pareja. “I look forward to bringing my health care experience and patient-first focus to this new position while also working closely with our clinical services departments to deliver high-quality care for our communities.”


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