Our Employment  Philosophy

Windom Area Health employees are ambassadors who are expected to reflect our mission of Dedication to Health in everything they do. An extension of our mission is our vision of providing local access to high-quality health services with care and courtesy.

Employment at Windom Area Health is meant to benefit our patients, as well as to support personal and professional growth.


Job Openings


Windom Area Health seeks a full time Accountant to join our team. This position will focus on reconciling financial transactions, preparing financial statements and reports, assisting with annual budgeting and forecasting, working on the external audit, annual cost report, and year-end closing activities and providing back-up support for AP. Candidates should have a Bachelors degree in accounting or finance, with 2+ years’ experience in accounting required. CPA and experience working in healthcare a plus.

Director of Nursing

Windom Area Health is seeking a full-time Director of Nursing to oversee all nursing related services, including med/surg, OB, ER, outpatient infusions, surgery and diabetic education. This position will ensure compliance with patient care quality standards as it relates to the care provided to all age groups of patients. Assists in formulating the budget and maintains efficient and effective departmental operations while required compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations laws, standards, and protocols. A member of the Senior Executive Team, the DON is responsible for advising senior management on best practices in nursing and patient care, work with healthcare leaders to establish compensation and benefit programs, and are involved in the recruitment, training and retention of clinical staff. The DON is responsible for the oversight and development of patient-care programs, planning of new patient services, and overall development of all clinical-care leaders directly reporting to the DON. Requires current RN licensure; Bachelors in Nursing Required (Masters preferred); minimum of 3-5 years progressive leadership in an acute-care hospital preferred.

Surgery Technician (PRN)

Windom Area Health is seeking a Surgical Technologist to work on an as needed basis. Responsibilities include providing superior patient care through surgery, procedures, and central supply activities. Supports clinics and follow-up visits. May take call.  Must be graduate of accredited surgical tech program.  Experience and AST certification preferred. Ortho experience helpful.


Windom Area Health is seeking a full-time Housekeeper to perform cleaning, upkeep and sanitary duties in both clinical and non-clinical areas of the hospital. This position includes rotating days (6:30 am to 3 pm) and evenings (11 am to 7:30pm), as well rotating holidays (approx. 1-2 year) and weekends (every 6th). Prior housekeeping experience is preferred. Applicants must be able to work the rotating shift schedule, be a team player, ambitious and self-directed.

Occupational Therapist (PRN)

Windom Area Health seeks an Occupational Therapist to conduct patient evaluations, assessments and development of individual patient care plans, along with providing patient-centered treatment with a variety of age groups. As a PRN employee, shifts will be assigned as needed and may include working at other facilities. Graduate of an accredited program of Occupational Therapy and must be licensed or license eligible with the State of Minnesota as an Occupational Therapist and is certified with the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy. Orthopedic and sensory integration experience is preferred but not required.

Radiology Technologist – PRN

Windom Area Health seeks an ambitious Radiologic Technologist (RT) in our imaging department to perform exams including x-ray, CT, mammography, DEXA, US, and fluoroscopy. Must be ARRT registered or registry eligible. Experience preferred. As a PRN employee, shifts will be assigned as needed and may include days/evenings and rotating call on weekends, holidays and evenings.

Benefit Summary

Paid Time Off (PTO) Time off with pay is accrued for personal (vacation, holiday, illness, or other) needs. PTO accumulates from the date of hire and may be used only after the Orientation period is complete. A limit of 320 hours can be carried at any time. Once an employee reaches that level, they will stop accruing PTO until time is used. For purposes of the table below, one year of service is the equivalent of 2,080 hours paid.

PTO Accrual Schedule

Hours of Service- Accrual Rate - Days Per Year
0-8,319 hours - 0.104 - 27
8,320-14,559 hours - 0.112 - 29
14,560-20,799 hours - 0.119 - 31
20,800-27,039 hours - 0.135 - 35
27,040-31,199 hours - 0.142 - 37
31,200 hours + - 0.150 - 39

Sick Leave Bank

Accrued bank of hours to be used for illness related to you or an eligible family member, lasting 2 or more days. Sick bank hours accumulate based on hours paid and can be carried over with a maximum accrual of 960 hours. The accrual rate is .0192 per hour paid. Sick Leave Bank hours may not be used until the Orientation period is complete.

Bereavement Leave

Full-time and regular part-time employees are eligible to receive bereavement leave. Days provided differ based on family relationship.

Holiday Pay

Time and one-half (1 ½) an employee’s regular rate of pay will be paid to any employee working on a designated holiday observance including New Year’s Day (1/1), Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day (7/4), Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day (12/25).

Health Insurance

Windom Area Health provides health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield. Coverage options include single, single + spouse, single + child(ren) and family coverage. WAH pays 75% – 80% of the total premium for full-time employees and regular part-time employees. Full-time employees are eligible for health insurance on the first day of the month following 30 days of employment. Part-time employees are eligible on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment. Open enrollment occurs once each year (normally in November).

Family Medical Leave

Read FMLA Rights (PDF)

Dental Insurance

Windom Area Health provides 100% of the cost of dental insurance for full-time employees.  Employees are able to 'buy up' for family members or for richer dental plan coverage. FT employees are eligible on the first of the month after 30 days.

Vision Insurance

Windom Area Health provides vision insurance through EyeMed. Coverage options include employee, employee + 1, employee + children and family coverage.  Full time employees are eligible for vision insurance on the first day of the month following 30 days of employment.  Part time employees are eligible on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Life Insurance

Life insurance options are provided through Hartford. Employees have a guaranteed issue of $100,000 and can obtain up to $300,000 of coverage based on medical underwriting. Spouse and dependent coverage is also available. Costs vary depending on age and amount elected.

Supplemental Insurance

AFLAC provides a variety of insurance options. AFLAC insurance options include, but are not limited to, short-term disability, cancer protection, accident insurance, life insurance, and dental insurance.

FLEX Spending

The FSA is a pre-tax savings plan for unreimbursed medical or dependent (child or elderly) care expenses. WAH matches employee contributions into the medical plan up to $10/month for full time and $5/month for regular part-time employees.

Legal/ID Shield

A legal assistance and identify theft protection plans are offered (separate or together) at the employee’s cost for part-time and full-time staff.


Public Employee Retirement Association (PERA) is a mandatory retirement savings plan required because of WAH’s municipal status. Both WAH and the employee contribute to this retirement savings plan. As of 1/1/12, employees contribute 6.5% of their gross earnings and WAH contributes 7.5% of the employee’s gross earnings. Retirement benefits are based on years of service and your age at retirement.

MN State Deferred Compensation

Employees may contribute up to 50% of annual taxable income or $18,000 whichever is less. Employees over age 50 can contribute even more. Employees choose investment options, and pre- and after-tax options are available.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The EAP is a confidential counseling service available to all employees and their family members. EAP services are contracted through VitalWorkLife Solutions. Contact 1-800-383-1908 for up to three (per incident, per family) free and confidential appointments.

Financing Clinic & Hospital Bills

WAH employees may designate funds to pay hospital/clinic bills through after-tax payroll deductions.

Wellness Center

Employees receive a 20% discount on memberships. Employees may have their membership paid through payroll deduction. Employee members that use the center 12 times per month will receive reimbursement either through insurance or the fitness center.

Physical Therapy Consultation

WAH employees may seek a complimentary evaluation from the Physical Therapy staff. Subsequent treatments for a medical concern must be ordered by a physician and will be charged as an outpatient procedure.

Job Shadowing

Windom Area Health supports the development of local students interested in, or entering the healthcare industry. When possible, we will provide local students observation and job shadowing experiences upon request.

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package. If you are interested in an open position, please complete an application. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mail or email it to:

Human Resources
Windom Area Health
PO Box 339
Windom, MN 56101

Students wishing to shadow physicians, nurse practitioners or physician assistants, please contact one of the local clinics where these positions are employed.

Please contact employment@windomareahospital.com for more information or to request a job shadow opportunity.

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