HARTZ Search is excited to announce the placement of Callen Weispfennig as the Administrator at Essentia Health Fosston Campus in Fosston, Minnesota.

HARTZ Search is excited to announce the placement of Callen Weispfennig as the Administrator at Essentia Health Fosston Campus in Fosston, Minnesota.

Mr. Weispfennig will provide the overall leadership and management of day-to-day operations, quality and safety, strategic planning, board and all staff relationships, overseeing financial data, ensuring the mission and values are present in the organization resulting in a positive culture, as well as implementing operational excellence, compliance with federal, state, and local standards for operation and maintaining state licensure. He is accountable for strategic planning as well as administrative, clinical, and operating processes, including licensure and regulatory requirements. Mr. Weispfennig is also responsible for collaborating with, supporting, and developing Director/Managers and will have regular contact with Essentia Health Management, professional staff, and physicians.

Our sincere congratulations to Callen Weispfennig and Essentia Health!

Callen Weispfennig brings his talent and experience to Essentia Health from St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, MN, as the Director of Heart and Vascular Center. There, he managed 50+ providers and numerous support staff leaders, specialists, across the following programs: Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology, Electrophysiology, CV Surgery, Vascular Surgery. Operations included St. Cloud and 21 regional sites of service (outreach). He had $56.7M P&L budget responsibility in addition to quality, performance, regulatory, patient engagement, etc. metrics.

Mr. Weispfennig is an Innovative Healthcare Leader with 15 years of success in evaluating and redesigning care delivery systems to better support patient care, regional partnerships, and communities across central Minnesota. He earned his Bachelor of Art’s degree in Sociology and Communications from the University of Minnesota, and an MBA in Healthcare Administration from Augsburg University.

HARTZ Search is a proud partner of Essentia Health! We look forward to following the continued success of both Callen Weispfennig and Essentia Health!

Essentia Health is a network of hospitals, clinics, and related health care facilities serving patients in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. The organization lives out its mission by having a patient-centered focus at 14 hospitals, 70 clinics, six long-term care facilities, three assisted living facilities, three independent living facilities, five ambulance services, and one research institute. Essentia Health Fosston campus is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital with the attached Essentia Health-Fosston Clinic, 24-Hour Emergency Services, Labor & Delivery, Long Term Care facility – Essentia Health Living Center and a Skilled Nursing facility – Prairie Pines Community.  Essentia Health – Foston offers comprehensive services to the communities of Bagley, Mahnomen, Oklee, and Fosston, MN.