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

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

Current Positions Available


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.

For questions, please contact Erin Watson at (218) 387-2330 ext. 153 or erin@sawtoothmountainclinic.org.

This position will remain open until filled.


Health Information Specialist


Location: Grand Marais, MN

Hours: 40 hours per week

Primary Purpose:

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic (SMC) Health Information Specialist is responsible for proper handling and sharing of protected health information (PHI) according to federal and state laws and SMC’s privacy practices. This position requires strong attention to detail and a desire to work as an integrated part of a healthcare team.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to prioritize, problem solve, and to be detail oriented
  • Self-motivated and able to work successfully both on a team and independently
  • Some knowledge of medical terminology preferred
  • Previous experience with electronic health record software, Adobe, and Excel preferred
  • Associates degree in Health Information Technology or similar working experience preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Protect the security of medical records, both paper and electronic, to ensure that confidentiality is maintained and patient’s rights are protected
  • Review records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with regulations
  • Support physicians by transcribing medical reports and letters and requesting health information when needed for continuation of care
  • Maintain an active data base by entering data, such as demographic characteristics, history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures, or treatment into electronic health record
  • Retrieve patient medical records from other health care facilities and / or organizations
  • Facilitate patient referral appointments by sending records prior to appointment and ensuring we receive health records from those referrals
  • Release information to persons or agencies according to regulations
  • Scan and reconcile outside reports into the electronic health record in a timely manner
  • Individual projects and responsibilities according to the needs of the Health Information Department
  • Other duties as directed by the Health Care Home Team, Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Executive Director, and Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Providers

Salary: Commensurate with educational 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.

For questions, please contact Erin Watson at (218) 387-2330 ext. 153 or erin@sawtoothmountainclinic.org.

This position will remain open until filled