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

Patient Access Representative

Windom Area Health has an opening for a Patient Access Representative (1.0 FTE) to provide excellent customer service to patients. Primary roles include registering patients, following up on patient information, pre-registering, scheduling patient visits, tests and procedures, and front desk coverage. Applicants must have a high school diploma. Previous experience in a health care setting is required, or the equivalent in a medical related degree. Mostly weekday hours, but may include some evenings/weekends. $1,000 Sign on Bonus!

Community Health Program Manager

Windom Area Health is seeking a full-time Community Health Program Manager. Duties include planning, developing and implementing community health & wellness initiatives, supporting internal population health systems, leading community teams, and building and fostering relationships with area businesses and agencies. Candidates should be outgoing, highly skilled at project management, have an understanding and passion for our community, health equity, and population health, and have a flexible schedule to be able to attend occasional evening or weekend meetings/events. Candidates should have a bachelors degree in a public health, wellness, social work, or healthcare related degree. At least 2 years of related experience required. $1,000 Sign on Bonus!

Dietary Aide

Windom Area Health has openings for Dietary Aide/Cook scheduled approximately 8 hours a week. Duties include food preparation, cooking, dishwashing and departmental cleaning. Previous experience in food preparation is preferred. Excellent customer service and teamwork skills, ability to multi-task, be ambitious and self-directed. Position includes rotating am/pm shifts as well as rotating weekend and holidays (every 3rd). Benefit eligible! $1,000 Sign on Bonus!

Radiologic Technologist

Windom Area Health is seeking a Radiologic Technologist (RT) in our imaging department to perform exams including x-ray, CT, mammography, DEXA, and fluoroscopy. Must be ARRT registered or registry eligible. Up to 20-32 hours a week depending on qualifications. Shifts include days/weekends, and rotating call on weekends, holidays and nights (typically every 4th weekend). Benefit eligible including health, vision, flex, PTO/SICK, PERA/retirement, and more! $5,000 Sign on bonus with a two year commitment.

Medical Lab Technician

Windom Area Health is seeking a Medical Lab Technician/Technologist to join our growing team. This position will provide superior patient care, collect and process samples, perform analytical testing, and support quality assurance efforts in the lab. MLT/MT (ASCP) or equivalent required.  Experience is preferred. Must be able to take call shifts and work rotating weekends/holidays. Applicants must demonstrate self-discipline, good judgment and considerable independence. This position is 34 hours every week and is eligible for medical and retirement benefits. $5,000 Sign on bonus with a two year commitment.

Medical Director

Windom Area Health is seeking a Medical Director to provide oversight and execute leadership to clinical operations, assuring alignment with strategic goals. The Medical Director will focus mainly on administrative duties including implementing best practice methodology, high quality, and cost-effective health care in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies. This position will build interpersonal relationships with medical staff and act as a liaison between providers and the hospital to address issues and build upon professional medical services. Applicants must hold a MD/DO, have 4+ years of active clinical experience, and be board certified in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, or General Surgery. Must be currently licensed to practice medicine in Minnesota. Two years administrative experience; preferred. We are seeking someone to work 20-30 hours per week. We offer a competitive wage and benefit package including pension plan, health benefits, CME, PTO/sick time and more.

Registered Nurse (RN)

Windom Area Health has an opening for two .8 FTE Registered Nurses, who will provide patient care to our inpatient, OB, and ER departments. Experience preferred, but will train qualified applicants.  Position includes working 12 hr shifts every third weekend and holiday, as well as 8 hr weekday rotating shifts. Options for all 12 hour shifts may be available. $5,000 Sign on bonus with a two year commitment.

Community Health Worker

Windom Area Health is seeking a skilled individual that can use their unique understanding of the Hispanic language and culture to assist communities with care coordination by accessing and navigating the healthcare system successfully. The Community Health Worker is responsible for providing resources, referrals, social support, informal counseling, and advocating for individual and community health needs. High School Diploma or Equivalent required. Community Health Worker (CHW) Certification from an accredited program or must obtain within one year of hire. Excellent oral and written skills in English and Spanish required. Minimum one-year experience working to provide health education outreach to individuals. Experience working with immigrant or refugee populations. $1,000 Sign on Bonus!

Trabajador Comunitario de Salud

Windom Area Health está buscando una persona capacitada que pueda usar su comprensión única del idioma y la cultura hispana para ayudar a las comunidades con la coordinación de la atención al acceder y navegar por el sistema de atención médica con éxito. El trabajador de salud comunitario es responsable de proporcionar recursos, referencias, apoyo social, asesoramiento informal y abogar por las necesidades de salud individuales y comunitarias. Se requiere Diploma de Escuela Secundaria o Equivalente. Certificación de Trabajador de Salud Comunitario (CHW) de un programa acreditado o debe obtener dentro de un año de la contratación. Se requieren excelentes habilidades orales y escritas en inglés y español. Experiencia mínima de un año trabajando para proporcionar alcance de educación para la salud a las personas. Experiencia trabajando con poblaciones inmigrantes o refugiadas.

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 Medica. 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.

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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
[email protected]

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

Please contact [email protected] for more information or to request a job shadow opportunity.

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