Employment

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic strives to ensure a positive work environment in which every employee is considered a valuable member of the health care team. Competitive wages, benefits for full-time staff, and opportunities for professional growth are only a part of what it means to work at SMC. If you are interested in joining our team, please fill out an employment application.

Employment applications, along with a resume, can be returned to SMC Human Resources via email at recruiting@sawtoothmountainclinic.org or via mail at:

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Attn: Human Resources
513 5th Ave West
Grand Marais, MN 55604

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Current Positions Available


Family Medicine Physician


Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is actively searching for a BE/BC Family Medicine Physician. Join an excellent team of primary care providers on the beautiful north shore of Lake Superior. We provide comprehensive primary care services from newborn to elder care, including pre and postnatal care, to residents and visitors of Cook County, MN with our main campus in Grand Marais and satellite clinic in Tofte. We also provide regular physician services on the Grand Portage Reservation through a partnership with Grand Portage Health Services. Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is a Federally Qualified Community Health Center (FQHC), a certified Health Care Home, and a National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program site. Applicants must have experience in emergency room and in-patient services.

About Us:

  • TEAM-BASED CARE
    • Enjoy the advantages of working on a supportive team with others who have a passion for patient-centered community health
    • Team-based outpatient clinical practice includes 6 Family Medicine Physicians with 2 Advanced Practice Nurses, Integrated Behavioral Health, and visiting specialties
    • On-site Triage and Chronic Disease Management support
    • Admit to adjacent North Shore Health Hospital
    • Inpatient coverage at North Shore Health Hospital on an equal and rotating schedule
    • Call assigned on an equal and rotating schedule
    • No RVU or productivity requirements
  • WORK-LIFE BALANCE
    • Providers receive 6 weeks of Vacation, 2 weeks of Education Leave, and generous Sick Leave each year
  • LOAN REPAYMENT
    • As a National Health Service Corps site, our Providers are eligible to apply for Federal Loan Repayment
  • COMMUNITY IMPACT
    • Our Providers make a meaningful difference in the lives of both individual patients and our vibrant rural community as a whole
  • DREAM LOCATION
    • Cook County, MN is famous for its natural beauty and recreational resources, including the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and celebrated mountain biking and Nordic ski trails

Qualifications:

  • MD, DO, or MBBS in good standing
  • Unrestricted license to practice medicine in Minnesota
  • DEA registration Schedules 2-5
  • Certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties

For more information, please contact Erin Watson at Erin@sawtoothmountainclinic.org or (218) 877-8252.

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.