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.

Completed 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: SMC Human Resources

513 5th Ave West
Grand Marais, MN 55604

If there are no current job openings, employment applications will be kept on file for a full year.

Current Positions Available

 

Health Information Manager

Location: Grand Marais, MN

Hours: 40 hours per week

Primary Purpose:

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic (SMC) Health Information Manager is responsible for overseeing the secure and confidential management and handling of all electronic and/or other records to ensure compliance with HIPAA privacy and security requirements. The Health Information Manager supervises a high functioning Health Information team and works collaboratively with all departments to create and implement relevant policies, procedures, workflows, guidelines and training as necessary to support the proper handling and sharing of protected health information (PHI) according to federal and state laws and SMC’s privacy practices.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management, Health Information Technology or related field or certification as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) preferred
  • Proven management or leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills with strong understanding of confidentiality and security
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology
  • Experience with reporting software and data analysis
  • Previous experience with electronic health record software
  • Familiarity with healthcare laws, regulations, and standards
  • Ability to prioritize, problem solve, and to be detail oriented

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the current HIT environment, HIPAA regulations, and any other privacy policies and guidelines in order to provide for day to day compliance at SMC
  • Serve as SMC’s Privacy Officer by working with the Security Officer to establish processes to track, investigate, and report inappropriate access and disclosure of protected health information
  • Manage all required breach determination and notification processes under HIPAA and applicable State breach rules and requirements
  • Maintain competence in duties of Health Information Specialist and provide support to Health Information staff as necessary
  • Participate in Clinical Quality Improvement, Facility Wide Quality Improvement, Risk Management, Corporate Compliance, and Department Management committees
  • Collaborate with QI Coordinator in mandatory reporting
  • Other duties as requested by SMC’s Executive Director, Providers, and Health Care Home Team: may include oversight of SMC’s Corporate Compliance Program through maintenance of policies and procedures as well as monitoring and reporting on compliance issues and concerns

Compensation: Commensurate with background and experience

You may submit your Resume and an Employment Application via email to erin@sawtoothmountainclinic.org, in person at the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic front desk, or via mail at 513 5th Avenue West Grand Marais, MN 55604. Copies of the Employment Application can also be picked up at the clinic front desk. For questions, please contact Erin Watson at (218) 387-2330 ext. 153 or erin@sawtoothmountainclinic.org.

This position will remain open until filled.

 

 

RN – Triage and Care Coordination

Location: Grand Marais, MN

Hours: Full time

Primary Purpose:

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is seeking a full-time RN to work with our Triage and Care Coordination teams. Triage duties involve coordinating and responding to incoming phone calls to nurses or providers. Care Coordination duties consist of collaborating with primary care physicians, clinic staff, and other Health Care Home team members to identify needs and coordinate plans of care for identified patients.

Our Promise to Our Patients:

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic’s mission is to offer high-quality health care to everyone who walks through our doors, regardless of ability to pay. With an experienced and caring staff and a wide range of available services we are well equipped to meet the diverse needs of our community and our visitors. Our service area includes all of Cook County, MN and the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Reservation. Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is a Federally Qualified Community Health Center, an MDH certified Health Care Home, and a 501(c)(3) non-profit.

Requirements:

  • RN license
  • Previous clinic or hospital experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated understanding of community health care
  • Strong commitment to patient experience, service, and quality

Compensation: Commensurate with experience – includes a generous benefits package.

You may submit your Resume and an Employment Application via email to erin@sawtoothmountainclinic.org, in person at the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic front desk, or via mail at 513 5th Avenue West Grand Marais, MN 55604. Copies of the Employment Application can also be picked up at the clinic front desk. For questions, please contact Erin Watson at (218) 387-2330 ext. 153 or erin@sawtoothmountainclinic.org.

This position will remain open until filled.

 

 

Fast Facts:

  • Sawtooth Mountain Clinic has been serving our community for over 40 years and is a leading employer in our region.
  • We are located in Grand Marais, MN which was recently voted America’s Coolest Small Town and is a hot spot for skiing, hiking, biking, and fishing as well as local and international art and music.
  • We are a National Health Service Corps site which means our clinical staff may be eligible for student loan forgiveness and other education assistance.