Grant Regional Health Center is affiliated with HealthTech. Working in partnership with hospital boards, healthcare providers and employees, HealthTech seeks to build healthcare systems that are locally focused and nationally recognized as the standard by which community hospitals are judged. With this association, Grant Regional Health Center gains access to an array of financial, strategic, professional and support services, in addition to HealthTech's 30 years of experience with community healthcare facilities. Grant Regional Health Center's administrative team and board of directors work closely with HealthTech to ensure the delivery of top-quality healthcare.
Vice President of Professional Services
Jennifer Rutkowski joined Grant Regional Health Center in February 2006 as vice president of professional services. Rutkowski is responsible for overseeing nursing, infection control, rehab, radiology, rural health clinics and compliance social services. She is also involved in strategic planning, physician recruitment and enhancement of services. Rutkowski received an associate degree in nursing in 1991 from SWTC in Fennimore; a bachelor's degree in nursing in 2001 from Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa; and a master's in nursing and master's in business administration/healthcare management in 2005 from the University of Phoenix. Rutkowski is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Rutkowski has worked in various nursing positions, including administrative supervisor/nursing and director of nursing, prior to joining Grant Regional Health Center's team.
Chief Financial Officer
Bandy received an associate certificate in accounting from NICC in May 1987 and a bachelor of arts degree, majoring in accounting, from University of Dubuque in 1999.
Bandy is responsible for the oversight of finance, health information management, business office, registration, materials management and information systems functions of the hospital. She participates in strategic planning and physician recruitment initiatives of the hospital.
Bandy served as the finance manager for the Finley Hospital in Dubuque before joining Grant Regional on Jan. 28, 2013. She served as the business office/finance manager for Grant Regional Health Center from 1999 to 2008 before returning in 2013. Bandy has over 25 years of accounting experience, with the majority of those years served in a healthcare environment.
2017–2018 Board of directors
Front row: David Kurihara, Jessica Varnam, Mark Hoehne, Ted Schacht, Kris Wolf, Bob Hoffman
Back row: Tom Gildersleeve, Tom Vondrum, Jessica Hermsen, Ellen Conley, Eric Stader