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RN Patient Care Manager Mental Health (Owatonna)

Owatonna, Minnesota


Allina Health nurses are the embodiment of science and caring. Relationships – with patients and each other – are at the center of everything we do. Our leadership team is deeply committed to fostering visionary and transformational leadership skills, advocacy, continuous improvement and cultural awareness and recognition.

When you find the right fit, going to work each day becomes a source of pride. It's a welcoming environment to advocate and care for your patients. State-of-the-art equipment to make your day easier. And the flexibility and support you need to focus on building a career you love. That’s what you’ll find here.

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  • Employee Volunteerism

    We believe care is more than just treating people when they are sick. We help people live healthier lives by investing in community programs and employee volunteerism.

  • Starting Salary

    Minnesota and Wisconsin boast the highest and most competitive average salaries and hourly wages for registered nurses in the five-state region.

  • Nurse-Patient Ratios

    Our nurse-patient ratios are among the best in the nation and ensure our staff can provide the safest care possible.

  • Career Development

    We'll support you every step of the way by providing incentives for certification, tuition reimbursement, professional development and more.

  • Location

    Discover a rewarding career at one of our 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals and a wide variety of specialty care services in Minnesota and western Wisconsin, ranked top states for nurses.

Allina Health is forward thinking in that we use technology in the care of our patients to improve outcomes across the system.

- Faith P., APRN


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Owatonna, Minnesota

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Nursing Administration

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Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Owatonna Hospital, located south of the Twin Cities, offers inpatient and outpatient orthopedic, general, urology, plastic, ENT and ophthalmologic surgical services; inpatient mental health; birthing center; emergency medicine; and rehabilitation services through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM. With 331 employees, 163 physicians and 43 staffed beds, Owatonna Hospital serves approximately 42,000 inpatients and outpatients annually. The hospital is connected to Mayo Clinic Health System Owatonna and Koda Living Community, an 80-bed long- and short-term care facility.


Req ID: 41291
  • Accountability for nursing practice in all areas of responsibility
  • Provides leadership to promote shared decision making and professional autonomy of staff members by providing collaborative processes that actively solicit input from key stakeholders (leaders, staff, physicians, and Allina practice committees) to produce staff ownership of decisions
  • Fosters a culture of accountability, excellence and staff participation/engagement supported by processes that provide timely information regarding performance and department-specific activities and accomplishments
  • Responsibility for the implementation of the organizations mission, vision, values, code of conduct, evidence-based practice, and nursing practice within their defined areas of responsibility
  • Accountable for the environment in which clinical nursing is practiced
  • Responsible for the recruitment and retention of clinical staff with diverse backgrounds, appropriate education and experience
  • Strategic management; develops and oversees department/program to ensure alignment to organizational mission, vision, values, strategic goals, and business strategies
  • Clinical practice knowledge; assumes responsibility for evidence-based practice in designated practice areas
  • Defines, interprets, monitors and maintains standards of practice
  • Performance improvement – safety, risk and regulatory; utilizes process improvement principles to assess and improve the quality of the service/care provided within the department
  • Ensures a culture and environment of safety for patients, staff and visitors – regulatory and accreditation requirements, incident reporting, medication safety, and policy/procedures
  • Leadership skills and human resources management; recommends, implement and evaluates plans and systems that assure sufficient number of qualified and competent staff to provide care/services
  • Financial management; utilizes data to develop, implement, monitor and maintain a realistic, cost-effective annual budget and to effectively manager productivity within the department
  • Understands the concepts of capital budgeting, including depreciation, Return on Investment (ROI) and Return on Asset (ROA)
  • Understands healthcare economics and healthcare public policy as it applies to the delivery of patient care- this includes reimbursement, Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, third party providers and the challenges to the current healthcare policies and key legislative initiatives at local, state and national level
  • Provides leadership in critical thinking, problem solving, managing conflict, and addressing ethical issues
  • Makes effective decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment


  • B.A or B.S. in Nursing or in process of completion and graduate of an accredited school of nursing which is inclusive of a clinical rotation in an acute care facility (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
  • Masters degree preferred



  • Three (3) plus years clinical experience
  • Previous leadership experience preferred
  • Previous management experience preferred
  • Demonstrated management/leadership and program management skills related to the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities (below)

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Regulatory Standards
  • Health care environments and trends
  • Demonstration of leadership and empowerment principles
  • Budgeting and fiscal control
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Interpret policies and procedures; identify non-compliance and take appropriate action
  • Utilize time management concepts to maximize time effectively
  • Work independently
  • Incorporate cultural diversity and age appropriate care into all aspects of communication and patient/resident care; scope of services provided will encompass age groups ranging from infant through geriatric
  • Maintains flexibility to adapt to a variety of workload assignments
  • Become CPR certified


  • Current MN Nursing License (Current WI Nursing License for River Falls Hospital)
  • Certification in Nursing Administration by a nationally recognized nursing organization (e.g., ANA) preferred CPR Certification requirement to be determined by business unit

Work Schedule

  • Mainly weekdays, variable hours to meet staff and patient care needs, required to work some hours on evening and night shift to connect with staff
  • 40 hours/week
  • Exempt level
  • Non-contract

Location/Community Information

Owatonna, located 45 minutes from Rochester and the Metropolitan area of Minneapolis/St. Paul, is ranked as the #2 small town in America with excellent schools, pleasant neighborhoods, and a variety of recreational activities. The Kaplan Woods Parkway offers 225 acres for hiking, biking, jogging, swimming, fishing and canoeing. The Owatonna Arts Center, Little Theatre of Owatonna and the Sculpture Garden are available if your love is music and the arts. Owatonna is home to more than 40 industrial firms. There are both public and private schools plus post-secondary and higher education programs. Owatonna provides the best of both worlds; a supportive and safe environment, affordable cost of living, outstanding school system, and easy access to all the amenities of big cities.


  • Located 45 minutes from Rochester, Mankato and the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area
  • Population = 25,000
  • Service Area = 60,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

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