Welcome to Allina Health

I want to personally welcome you as a new member of the Allina Health team. At Allina Health, our focus is on building relationships that help the individuals and communities we serve achieve their best possible health and well-being. We also have very high expectations for performance—we expect to deliver the highest quality of health care possible while doing so with compassion and an emphasis on the patient experience. You will play a key role in delivering these outcomes and your commitment to our mission is key.

As a team of more than 30,000 individuals, we're each unique, yet united in our mission to prevent illness, restore health and provide comfort to all who entrust us with their care. From employees who deliver care at the bedside and in the clinic to those who support the delivery of care, each individual at Allina Health is an integral part of the care team. We're all here to help guide, motivate and support each other in the delivery of exceptional patient care.

As you start your new position, there's a lot to learn and many resources to help you along the way. If you have questions, please talk to your supervisor, manager or Human Resources representative. You'll also find a wealth of information on the Allina Health Knowledge Network (AKN), our employee intranet.

Allina Health is committed to creating an environment that helps passionate people thrive and excel, whether you're caring for patients, supporting your colleagues or giving back to your community.

Congratulations on your new position at Allina Health. We're glad you're here.

Penny Wheeler, MD
President and chief executive officer, Allina Health

Allina Health new employee orientation (NEO)

Please reference the offer letter you received to identify your new employee orientation.


  • Dress code for orientation is business casual (no jeans)
  • Bring proof of employment eligibility to complete your I-9 form

Parking and directions to orientation

The Commons, Minneapolis

Access the short term parking by entering the ramp from 10th Avenue South. Pull a ticket from the parking meter entrance to enter the employee ramp (visitor lane). Bring the ticket with you—do not leave it in your car. Your parking ticket will need to be validated at The Commons welcome/security desk.

Upon leaving the Midtown Exchange or ramp elevator lobby and before entering your vehicles, you must insert your validated parking ticket into a "pay-as-you-go" machine. There are two "pay stations," one located at the Midtown Exchange entry/exit doors and another in the parking ramp elevator lobby. The machine returns the ticket marked "receipt paid." Submit this receipt at the ramp gate to exit.

Driving directions

Online new employee orientation

New employee orientation may be scheduled for completion online instead of in-person. If you were scheduled for this option and have questions, please contact your recruiter.

Benefit information

Allina Health is proud to offer benefits that support employee health, savings and balance. These benefits are part of Be Fit, which is aimed at building a healthy and committed employee community with a financially secure future.

Frequently asked questions

Please review these Frequently Asked Questions for important information about your: I.D. badge, I-9,access to MyAllina, Be Fit employee benefits, direct deposit/W-4 forms, department training, email access, offer letter, fingerprinting requirements, Employee Health Services assessment and more.

Employee Occupational Health (EOH) assessment

Metro Work Locations/Buffalo Hospital/Cambridge Medical Center/New Ulm Medical Center/Owatonna Hospital:

At the time of your offer you either completed a brief phone questionnaire with the recruiter or you were scheduled for a 30-minute phone assessment with an occupational health nurse.

If you were scheduled for the 30-minute phone assessment you may also be instructed to visit an Allina Health Laboratory for further testing.

Locations and hours

River Falls Area Hospital:

If you were hired for this site the recruiter gave you information regarding who to call to schedule an appointment.

Locations and hours

Dress code/uniform policy

Click here for information on the Dress Code/Uniform Policy.

Parking and commuting

Click here for information on Parking and Commuting.