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January 11, 2017
Senate rejects plan to remove State Hospital from Constitution
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Senate overwhelmingly rejected a resolution that would have, if approved by voters, removed
January 11, 2017 - 6:53am
October 31, 2016
Letter to the editor: There is more to the story on hospital issue
Jamestown Sun reporter Keith Norman started a discussion writing that I want references to the North Dakota State Hospital removed from the constitution. While the discussion is important, so is the rest of the story. First, this would not lead to job losses in Jamestown. Every person...
October 31, 2016 - 6:47am
October 8, 2016
State Hospital vote
A state senator wants to see references to the North Dakota State Hospital and its location removed from the North Dakota Constitution. Sen....
October 8, 2016 - 8:11am
September 27, 2016
The North Dakota State Hospital faces challenges in maintaining its facility and in finding and retaining staff, officials said Monday. "We're trying to put out infernos, then we get to the fires," said Todd Wilen, plant manager of the State Hospital, during the hospital's Governing...
September 27, 2016 - 6:38am
June 11, 2016
State Hospital board meets Monday
North Dakota State Hospital Governing Body members will meet at 9 a.m. Monday in room 227 on the second floor of the hospital’s LRC — administration building, 2605 Circle Drive, in Jamestown. The public is welcome to attend. The agenda includes a review of bylaws and regulations....
June 11, 2016 - 6:47am
March 15, 2016
NDSH turnover rate reaches 28 percent
The number of workers leaving employment at the North Dakota State Hospital topped the 100-per-year mark for the first time in 2015, according to Lyle Grove, human resources manager for the State Hospital. Grove included the statistics for last year in his annual report on the human...
March 15, 2016 - 6:49am
Members of NDSH Governing Body tour completed ward
Members of the North Dakota State Hospital Governing Body took a tour Monday of the recently completed Tompkins Assessment and Rehabilitation Program, which is part of the Tompkins Rehabilitation and Corrections Center. Melanie Flynn, director of residential services for TRCC, said...
December 15, 2015 - 7:20am
September 29, 2015
State Hospital seeks 50 employees
The North Dakota State Hospital is looking for about 50 new employees, its human resources director said Monday at a State Hospital Governing Body meeting. Lyle Grove said the hospital staff normally includes 456 full-time equivalents. Currently, 406 of the positions are filled. “Direct-care...
September 29, 2015 - 7:07am
September 24, 2015
NDSH Governing Board to meet
North Dakota State Hospital Governing Board members will meet at 9 a.m. Monday in room 227 in the hospital’s administration building, 2605 Circle Drive, Jamestown. The public is welcome to attend. The board will review bylaws and regulations and will discuss the quality management...
September 24, 2015 - 7:07am
June 30, 2015
State Hospital employee turnover rate highest in years
The North Dakota State Hospital is facing the same problem as many employers in Jamestown; finding people able to work. Gina Guthmiller, a human resources manager at the State Hospital, said in a report to the North Dakota State Hospital Governing Board Monday that 61 employees have...
June 30, 2015 - 6:50am
Ask Alex Schweitzer what his priority is for the summer after retiring as superintendent of the North Dakota State Hospital, and he will tell...
May 30, 2015 - 7:43am
May 28, 2015
Etherington named superintendent of North Dakota State Hospital
North Dakota Department of Human Services Executive Director Maggie Anderson has appointed Rosalie Etherington as North Dakota State Hospital Superintendent. In this role, Etherington is responsible for oversight of business and clinical operations for the hospital. Etherington brings...
May 28, 2015 - 7:14am
May 27, 2015
Etherington named State Hospital Superintendent
North Dakota Department of Human Services Executive Director Maggie Anderson has appointed Rosalie Etherington as North Dakota State Hospital Superintendent. In this role, Etherington is responsible for oversight of business and clinical operations for the hospital. Etherington...
May 27, 2015 - 11:18am
April 15, 2015
State Hospital dealing with staffing changes
The North Dakota State Hospital is going through a “significant transition” related to staffing, according to retiring Superintendent Alex Schweitzer. At the North Dakota State Hospital Governing Board meeting Monday, Schweitzer said Kerry Wicks, the hospital’s former clinical...
April 15, 2015 - 7:53am
June 10, 2014
Cold winter meant more weather lockdowns at NDSH
The North Dakota State Hospital went into extreme weather lockdown on 57 days over the winter of 2013-14, the most for the facility since safety officials started keeping track of them in 2011. Jack Parisien, State Hospital safety and security supervisor, said a hospital administrator,...
June 10, 2014 - 7:12am