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.
Registered Nurse (RN) PRN
Windom Area Health has an opening for a RN to work on a casual basis (PRN), who will provide patient care to our inpatient, OB, and ER departments. Includes at least 2 shifts per month, which may include working weekend, holiday, day, evening and/or night shifts. Experience necessary. Orientation at a minimum of 24 hours per week until ED/inpatient competent. OB orientation will be individualized based on experience.
Registered Nurse (RN)
Windom Area Health has openings for Registered Nurses, who will provide patient care at our Critical Access Hospital. Nurses at Windom Area Health are well rounded, and provide care to our inpatient, ER, and OB departments. Work with patients/families and providers to develop and carry out plans of care, while communicating to increase understanding and collaboration. Work with your team of fellow RNs, LPNs, and Health Unit Coordinators to provide safe, competent, and effective patient care. New grads welcome to apply, we will train. Position includes working every third weekend and holiday. 12 hour shifts on the weekends, choice of 8 or 12 hour shifts during the week. Occasional ambulance transfers required. BLS, ACLS required. We will work with employees to obtain their NRP, and either TNCC or CALS. Generous PTO program, health/dental, 7.5% match for retirement, and tuition reimbursement of up to $6,000 for advanced degrees.
$5,000 Sign on bonus with a two year commitment
($2,000 paid at 90 days, $1,000 at 12 months, and $2,000 at 24 months with no pay back)
Windom Area Health is seeking a summer Nurse Intern (20-32 hours a week) who will provide patient care to our inpatient, OB, and ER departments, under the supervision of an RN. Position will assist and support nursing staff by performing basic nursing care to patients. The intern participates in a learning experience designed to develop confidence and competence in the clinical setting. Must be enrolled in a nursing program with one year or less until RN certification and have BLS certification. Position includes working 12 hr shifts every third weekend and holiday, as well as 8 or 12 hr weekday rotating shifts. Flexible schedule is necessary, as position includes working days, evenings, and nights. Ideally, the selected applicant would continue as an RN with Windom Area Health upon graduation and part-time hours through graduation may be available.
LPN/Certified Medical Assistant – Specialty Clinics
Windom Area Health is seeking a .8 FTE LPN or Certified Medical Assistant to provide direct patient care and support services to specialty and outpatient providers. Duties include providing assistance rooming patients, telemedicine visits, and assisting with Specialty Clinics Coordinators and the Scheduling department. Strong computer and organizational skills are essential with a dedication to quality care. LPN candidate must have current MN LPN license. MA candidate must have CMA or RMA certification. One year of clinic experience and technical training preferred. Position is primarily Monday – Friday with occasional commitments on evenings or weekends.
$5,000 Sign on bonus with a two year commitment
Windom Area Health is seeking a .9 FTE Paramedic to join our team. Applicants must be able to perform and manage patient care during ambulance transfers, in the ED, and other departments as needed and have good communication skills. Completion of an accredited Paramedic Training Program, BLS, ACLS, NRP credentials required. A high school diploma or equivalent is required; Associates Degree in Paramedic Technology or Paramedicine preferred. Position shift will be mainly evenings/nights, rotating every 3rd weekend/holiday.
$5,000 Sign on bonus with two year commitment
Windom Area Health is seeking a FT 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. Mammography experience preferred. Shifts include days/weekends, and rotating call on weekends, holidays and nights (typically every 5th weekend). Benefit eligible including health, vision, flex, PTO/SICK, PERA/retirement, and more!
$5,000 Sign on bonus with a two year commitment
Windom Area Health is seeking a Surgical Technologist (.7 FTE). 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.
$1000 Sign on bonus!
Director of Business Development & Marketing
Windom Area Health is seeking a Director of Business Development & Marketing to oversee and participate in the development of marketing strategies and business development efforts for our organization. Responsibilities include working closely with clinical leadership and operations to develop growth strategies, leveraging relationships in the healthcare community to increase referrals and visibility of services, and oversee the marketing team. Superior communication, management, and leadership skills is required. A bachelor’s degree in marketing/PR or business/healthcare field is required - master’s degree is preferred. Must have at least 5 years of business development and sales experience and 2 years in a marketing related leadership position. Schedule includes weekday office hours with approx. 40% regional travel expected.
$1,000 sign on bonus!
Patient Accounts Manager
Windom Area Health is looking for a skilled Patient Accounts Manager to work full-time leading the billing department for the organization. In this role you will process complex hospital and professional claims, follow up on denials, oversee established collection and financial assistance processes, train other hospital staff on necessary steps to ensure appropriate and successful billing, and develop policies to achieve timely reimbursements. Leads a small group of billing staff on technical questions, day-to-day work duties, process improvement, change implementation, and other department management responsibilities. Candidates should have a minimum of 5-7 years of experience in health insurance billing, preferably in a Critical Access Hospital environment. Bachelors degree required in healthcare management, business/accounting, or related field. Remote work available after training.
$1,000 sign on bonus!
Outpatient/Specialty Clinics Patient Access Representative
Windom Area Hospital seeks a full time Patient Access Representative to provide excellent customer service to patients for our ever growing outpatient and Specialty Clinics. Primary roles include registering and scheduling patients and also supporting coordinators and specialty physicians with chart prep, data retrieval and clinical organization. A high school diploma or equivalent is required with one year experience in a medical office preferred. Must have strong interpersonal, telephone and communication skills, and be detail oriented. Weekday hours with possibility to adjust for coverage. Benefit eligible!
$1000 Sign on bonus!
Patient Access Representative - Scheduling
Windom Area Health is seeking a full-time Patient Access Representative to provide excellent customer service to patients. Primary role includes scheduling patient visits, tests and procedures. This position will perform prior authorization on select services. Applicants must have a high school diploma. Previous experience in a health care setting is required, or the equivalent in a medical related degree. Week day hours. This position is eligible for PTO/Sick time, health insurance, free dental coverage, PERA, and many other benefits.
$1,000 sign on bonus, 50% paid at 90 days.
Fitness Instructors - Contract
Windom Area Health is seeking contract Fitness Instructors for the following:
Strength or HIIT style classes, mobility classes (additional yoga classes, Pilates, functional fitness, etc.), and rowing classes.
Various times and days are available. Equipment and space provided. Candidates with personal training background, Certified Fitness Instructors, or other athletic training/certification preferred, but not required. Upbeat and outgoing personality required and ability to modify routines for various levels. Hourly contract rate provided, plus free fitness center membership.
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.
Full-time and regular part-time employees are eligible to receive bereavement leave. Days provided differ based on family relationship.
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).
Windom Area Health provides health insurance through Medica. Coverage options include a co-pay plan and a high deductible health plan option. Each plan has 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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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
MN State Deferred Compensation is a voluntary savings plan intended for long-term investing for retirement. This is comparable to a 401K but run through the state. Employees may contribute up to 50% of annual taxable income or $22,500 whichever is less. Employees over age 50 can contribute up to $30,000. Employees choose investment options, and pre- and after-tax (ROTH) 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.
All employees have free 24/7 access to the Wellness Center. Employees must purchase a key fob ($10) if they do not currently have one, and will need to use it each time they workout. Employees will get 20% off memberships for their spouse, or their household. Employees may have their spouse and household memberships paid through payroll deduction.
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.
Personal Development Incentive Program
Windom Area Health encourages employees to seek out personal development opportunities. If an employee reads or listens to a book focusing on bettering themselves either personally or professionally, they can write a 3-paragraph essay to receive an extra $50 a book, per month.
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:
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 [email protected] for more information or to request a job shadow opportunity.