Hospital Administrator / Direct Care and Treatment Manager 2, Alexandria, Minnesota

Created 11/24/2022
Reference 11433860
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City Alexandria
Zip 56308
Salary Competitive
When all employees are embraced, respected and heard, we will build a collaborative, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist culture where everyone thrives.

Working Title: Hospital Administrator
Job Class: Direct Care and Treatment Manager 2
Agency: Human Services Dept
  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 11/23/2022
  • Closing Date: 12/13/2022
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Human Services Dept / DHS Manager
  • Division/Unit: Direct Care and Treatment / Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Services
  • Work Shift: Day Shift
  • Work Hours: Standard hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (may be required to work occasional late day or evening shift)
  • Days of Work: Standard days are Monday - Friday (may be required to work occasional weekend shift)
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $39.35 - $56.61 / hourly; $82,162 - $118,201 / annually
  • Classified Status: Unclassified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 220 - Manager/Unrep
  • FLSA Status: Exempt - Executive
  • Telework Eligible: No
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities : Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you'll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

**This is a Statutory Unclassified position, which means the incumbent serves at the will of the appointing authority and does not acquire permanent status.

Job Summary

Community Behavioral Health Hospital (CBHH) in Alexandria is seeking a talented, mission driven, person-centered Hospital Administrator to join our team. CBHH is a small inpatient psychiatric facility that provides rapid assessment and stabilization for adults experiencing acute mental health symptoms. The typical length of stay of 30 - 45 days, during which treatment focuses on stabilization, patient education, and discharge planning involving community support resources, with the overall goal of preventing future episodes.

As the Hospital Administrator, in partnership with the Clinical Director, you will lead a multi-talented team consisting of medical staff, nurses, social workers, and rehabilitation therapists in the overall operations of the hospital and oversee the provision of cost effective and quality care and treatment to patients who have been civilly committed. The supportive team atmosphere and commitment to the core values of integrity, respect, person-centeredness, and safety make CBHH Fergus Falls a great place to work.

Responsibilities include:
  • Provide overall administrative direction and leadership to the clinical, human, fiscal, and physical plant resources to ensure delivery of the highest quality care and treatment;
  • Determine the direction and scope of treatment staff activity;
  • Develop strategies to identify and resolve operational and physical plant issues;
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with local, county, and community services to provide an array of treatment resources for patients;
  • Ensure training and credentialing requirements are met and encourage staff professional development;
  • Ensure treatment services continuously meet or exceed all applicable Federal, State and local rules, standard, and regulations.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree in public health, healthcare administration, business administration, leadership or closely related field or clinical degree

  • 3 years of healthcare administration or management experience. Experience must include:
    • An ability to identify and cultivate talent, engender mutual respect, promote a culture of high performance and teamwork, and prioritize professional development; resulting in engaged staff and a healthy, collaborative environment
    • Demonstration of strong business acumen, a sophisticated knowledge of healthcare, and experience in making complex and difficult decisions
    • Experience leading in a healthcare regulated facility (such as The Joint Commission (TJC), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), etc.)
    • Experience with budget management

Preferred Qualifications
  • Our employees are dedicated to ensuring cultural responsiveness. Preferred candidates will have a variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures.
  • 5 years of healthcare administration and management experience

Additional Requirements

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

The individual(s) selected for this position are required to attest to and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination by their first day of employment, per federal requirements. The individual(s) selected for the position may request an accommodation if they are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccination due to: (a) a recognized medical condition for which a COVID-19 vaccine is contraindicated; or (b) an objection based upon a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. For additional information about this COVID-19 vaccination requirement, contact Raegan Juntunen in DHS Human Resources at . Please do not email or provide any proof of vaccination with your application/resume. This information will be collected from you if you are hired for this position.

Application Details

How to Apply

Select "Apply for Job" at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email . For additional information about the application process, go to .

If you have questions about the position, contact Dawn Barnard at or 218-330-7469 .

To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Raegan Juntunen at .

About Human Services Dept

WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE! The Minnesota Department of Human Services impacts the lives of 1.7 million people every year, helping them meet their basic needs so they can achieve their highest potential.

Why Work for Us

Diverse Workforce

We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:
  • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency's mission
  • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
  • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
  • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule

Comprehensive Benefits

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:
  • Public pension plan
  • Training and professional development
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 12 paid holidays each year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Wellness programs and resources
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Health care spending and savings accounts
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Tax-deferred compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.


Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email and indicate what assistance is needed.
Employer Minnesota Department of Human Services

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