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 erin@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, Certified Nurse Practitioner, or Physician Assistant


Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is actively searching for a BE/BC Family Medicine Physician, Certified Nurse Practitioner, or Physician Assistant. 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 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.

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

This position will remain open until filled


Early Childhood/WIC Program Nurse – RN


Location: Grand Marais, MN

Hours: Full-Time, up to 40 hours/week

Job Summary:

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic (SMC) Early Childhood/WIC Program Nurse plays an integral role in supporting individuals and families from pregnancy through early childhood and beyond. This position includes serving participants of the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program as a WIC CPA as well as coordinating Cook County’s Early Childhood Hub initiative, a new project that connects families with young children to local resources and services. In addition to these two main focus areas, the Early Childhood/WIC Program Nurse may support individuals and families through other SMC services such as lactation support and care coordination.

Job Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse Licensed by the Minnesota Board of Nursing
  • BSN preferred, not required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Project management experience strongly preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Salary: Commensurate with educational background and experience

Benefits: An excellent benefits package including employer-paid health insurance, dental, 401k, generous PTO, Life Insurance. etc.

This position will remain open until filled


Clinical Assistant or LPN


Location: Grand Marais, MN

Hours: Full-Time, up to 40 hours/week

Job Summary:

The Clinical Assistant or LPN Floor Nurse is responsible for supporting the efficient flow of direct patient care during the clinic day. The Clinical Assistant or LPN Floor Nurse works with a team of 2-4 floor nurses to assist clinic doctors, nurse practitioners and registered nurses in providing sensitive care to patients of all ages, economic levels, cultures and backgrounds. For Clinical Assistants, this position includes robust on the job training and opportunities for MA education and certification.

Job Duties:

  • Ready patient for provider’s examination: taking vital signs, brief history, allergies and medications, as well as other screenings according to protocol
  • Assist providers in various sterile and non-sterile procedures
  • Screenings and tests including but not limited to: audiometry, EKG, spirometry, and INR testing
  • Administer immunizations and immunization education
  • Medication administration
  • Administrative duties such as reminder letters and phone call routing
  • Appropriate documentation of all encounters in EMR
  • Stocking, organizing and cleaning as needed
  • All other duties as assigned or requested by Director of Nursing or Assistant Director of Nursing

Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One or more years of experience in the healthcare field
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to learn and frow as a part of a team

Salary: Commensurate with educational background and experience

Benefits: An excellent benefits package including employer-paid health insurance, dental, 401k, generous PTO, Life Insurance. etc.

This position will remain open until filled


Atrium Screener


Location: Grand Marais, MN

Hours: Part-Time, up to 24 hours/week

Job Summary:

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Atrium Screener’s role is to initiate warm and efficient patient contact, effectively uphold screening protocols for patients entering the clinic, accurately direct patients to access services, and execute other duties as needed to support optimal patient care. Strong communication skills are essential to this role.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Act as primary contact for people entering the clinic, responding effectively and appropriately
  • Follow established protocols for entry into the clinic and alternative options for accessing services
  • Protect patients’ rights by maintaining confidentiality of personal and financial information
  • Other Patient Access duties as directed by Patient Access Department Manager or SMC Executive Director

Qualifications:

  • Previous work experience in customer service or other related field
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfort working independently and as part of an integrated care team
  • Knowledge of general office technologies

This position will remain open until filled