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.
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, register/pre-register patients, follow up on patient information, and provide ER registration 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. Weekday hours! This position is eligible for PTO/Sick time, health insurance, free dental coverage, PERA, and many other benefits.
Windom Area Health is looking for a candidate to take on the Lead role in the HIM area. Specific areas of responsibility include supporting medical staff recordkeeping, performing data analysis and chart review, reporting various hospital statistics, assisting in privacy concerns, and coordinating processes within the HIM department. The Lead will also perform coding a portion of the time. Work directly with HIM staff on technical questions, day-to-day work duties, and routine scheduling issues. Point person on technical questions related to the HIM area for the hospital. Work closely with the Revenue Cycle Director on process/flow improvement, implementation of new regulations/processes, and participates in the hiring and evaluation processes.
A minimum of 2 years experience in patient coding, Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) required.
Clinical Nurse Coordinator
Windom Area Health is seeking a .8 FTE Clinical Care Coordinator to join our growing outreach and outpatient services team. This position will coordinate several aspects of select outpatient and outreach clinics (such as scheduling, promoting services in the community, ensuring compliance), as well as providing patient care and physician support in rooming patients, including for telemedicine visits. This nurse would be the point of contact for patients/clients in the behavioral health and OccMed services lines. Candidates should be a licensed LPN or RN, with 3+ years of clinical nursing experience, clinic experience preferred. Experience in managing or coordinating clinic operations is preferred.
Human Resources Assistant
Windom Area Health seeks a full-time Human Resources Assistant to support HR programs and functions, including recruitment efforts, payroll, personnel file maintenance, security badge administration, training logistics and pre-employment screening. Promotional opportunity to payroll/HRIS functions. Associates degree in business, accounting, human resources, or related field preferred. A minimum of 1+ years office support experience required, HR & payroll experience highly preferred.
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 5th). Prior housekeeping experience is preferred. Applicants must be able to work the rotating shift schedule, be a team player, ambitious and self-directed. 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 5th). Prior housekeeping experience is preferred. Applicants must be able to work the rotating shift schedule, be a team player, ambitious and self-directed.
Surgery Technologist - 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.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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