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


Floor Nurse (LPN), Medical Assistant, or Clinical Assistant


Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is currently seeking an LPN, a Certified Medical Assistant, or a Clinical Assistant. While previous experience is preferred, on-the-job training along with a Medical Assistant Apprenticeship is an option for those looking to start a career in health care. More information on the apprenticeship program can be found here: https://sawtoothmountainclinic.org/contact/training-opportunities/

Job Summary:
The Floor Nurse or Medical Assistant is responsible for supporting the efficient flow of direct patient care during the clinic day. The Floor Nurse or Medical Assistant 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.

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
  • Administer immunizations and immunization education
  • Medication administration
  • Screenings and tests including but not limited to: audiometry, EKG, spirometry, and INR testing
  • 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
  • LPN or CMA preferred, but not required
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • One or more years of experience in the healthcare field preferred

Salary: Commensurate with current licensure, educational background, and experience.

Benefit package including: Generous PTO, paid holidays, health and dental insurance, health savings account (with employer contribution), life insurance, short & long-term disability insurance, 401k (with matching employer contributions), annual fitness fund, and employee assistance program

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.


Patient Access Representative


The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is looking for a friendly, detail-oriented, and composed individual to join our Patient Access team. The Patient Access Representative’s role is to initiate warm and efficient patient contact, direct patient communications to appropriate staff, maintain accurate clinic schedules, and execute other duties as needed to support optimal patient care. Strong communication and organizational skills are integral to this role.

Responsibilities include:

  • Respond to telephone, in-person, and electronic patient inquiries effectively and appropriately
  • Coordinate communication efficiently and respectfully
  • Schedule patient appointments according to protocols and workflows
  • Maintain patient accounts by obtaining, recording, and updating personal and financial information
  • Receive patient payments and respond to billing inquiries
  • Protect patients’ rights by maintaining confidentiality of personal and financial information
  • Individual projects and responsibilities according to needs of Patient Access team
  • Other duties as directed by the Health Care Home Team, Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Executive Director, and Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Providers

Qualifications:

  • Previous work experience in customer service or other related field
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Desire to work as an integrated part of a care team
  • Knowledge of general office technologies and software

Benefit package including: Generous PTO, paid holidays, health and dental insurance, health savings account (with employer contribution), life insurance, short & long-term disability insurance, 401k (with matching employer contributions), annual fitness fund, and employee assistance program.

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.