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Community Memorial Hospital Administration

“At Community Memorial Hospital and Redfield Clinic, we recognize the value of every person and are guided by our commitment to excellence and leadership. Our Mission is to improve the health of every person we serve through the efficient delivery of excellent innovative and compassionate care.”

Karen Sjurseth

Karen Sjurseth

CEO, Administrator

A little bit about Dr. Karen Sjurseth:

Dr. Karen Sjurseth has been the CEO at Community Memorial Hospital and Redfield Clinic since 2021.  Prior to coming to Redfield, Dr. Sjurseth served as the Regional Director of Imaging for Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital, a Fairview Affiliate.  Dr. Sjurseth received her Doctorate in Healthcare Administration in 2023, and her MBA in Healthcare Administration in 2019.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family traveling, RVing, and hunting.


Jessica Muellenberg

Jessica Muellenberg

Executive Assistant to CEO

A little bit about Jessica:

Jessica started working at Community Memorial Hospital & Redfield Clinic in 2022 as Marketing Director, Credentialing Manager, Executive Assistant to CEO, & Foundation / Auxiliary Director.

Jessica grew up on a farm near Redfield, SD and graduated from Redfield High School in 2001.  She went on to Southeast Technical Institute to pursue an associate’s degree in Business Administration & Marketing. Later, she went back to further her education in Healthcare Management at Bellevue University.

As the director to two wonderful organizations including the Community Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and the Community Memorial Hospital / Clinic Foundation, she feels blessed to be involved with many community events that allow her to meet so many incredible people within the area, which is what she loves most about her job.

In addition to working with people, Jessica works to excel in organizational skills and communication. Being the Marketing Director for the hospital and clinic allows her to enhance the hospital image in order for it to be viewed for what it truly is and for what it does for our community.

When not at the facility, Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband, Matt and their four children; Riley, Mason, Karlie, and Kevin. In addition to family; she enjoys lake life, hunting, sporting events, concerts, and relaxing with friends.