Employment Openings

MN Birth Center

Clinic Coordinator (part-time, job share)

The Minnesota Birth Center is seeking a Clinic Coordinator to join our administrative team. The administrative staff play a vital role in client and provider experience and smooth day-to-day operation of our organization. This role is ideal for a person that is comfortable managing multiple tasks with varying levels of complexity all while warmly welcoming clients.

The Clinic Coordinator roles at our Minneapolis and St. Paul locations are shared by a team. Training for our current part-time opening will take place from the end of July through the beginning of September, with independent work beginning mid-September. The coverage needed for this opening is as follows:

  • Mondays: 10AM-7:30PM (Minneapolis birth center through 2021; will switch to St. Paul birth center in 2022)
  • Thursdays: 7AM-8:30PM* OR 7AM-4:30PM (St. Paul birth center) (every fourth week, this shift ends at 4:30pm)

The Clinic Coordinator team is extremely supportive of one another. One way this is shown is by helping to cover shifts for team members to assist each other with taking time off. Therefore, the ideal candidate will have some flexibility and willingness to occasionally work outside of their scheduled shifts.

General Responsibilities
As a small organization, we all wear many hats. Ideal candidates will enjoy being a well-supported, respected, and crucial part of a dynamic, ever-changing organization providing empowering healthcare. Here are some tasks that are especially central to the role:

  • Serve as the first point of contact for prospective clients via phone and email
  • Accurately describe MBC’s model of care and policies
  • Provide basic education on MBC’s financial policy
  • Support CNMs and nurses to keep clinic days running smoothly
  • Competently navigate AthenaHealth, MBC’s electronic medical record and scheduling technology
  • Follow HIPAA guidelines
  • Check patients in for appointments
  • General administrative support for midwives, nurses and administrative team
  • Process patient payments
  • Other tasks, as needed; other opportunities, as desired

Skills and Experience
The following skillset is essential for success in this role:

  • Detail oriented with excellent follow-through
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Solution-oriented, problem solving outlook
  • Comfortable being adaptable, discreet, and assertive
  • Ability to project friendliness, positivity, patience, and empathy
  • High-level of understanding and comfortability using technology, including the ability to learn an electronic health record system for scheduling and managing patient flow, and experience with Google Drive and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated administrative and/or customer service experience
  • General understanding of health insurance, medical billing terminology and women’s health a plus.

BIPOC GLBTQ2S candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates please send resume and cover letter to Emily Campbell, Human Resources, at emily@theminnesotabirthcenter.com and Karen Schultz, Administrative Manager, at karen@theminnesotabirthcenter.com.

Per Diem certified nurse-midwife

Are you intrigued by the unique model of care provided by the Minnesota Birth Center, but not able to commit to a full time position? You’re in luck – we are seeking a CNM to join us on a long term, flexible, per diem basis.

Practice Summary:

  • 10 CNMs,15 RNs that work in clinic and/or as birth assistants, and 12 administrative staff.
  • 2 freestanding birth centers.
  • 2 CNMs on call at a time.
  • Privileges and Physician collaboration agreements at two hospitals: United in St. Paul and Abbott in Minneapolis; both are part of Allina Health system.
  • Clients have access to water birth, nitrous, labor slings, birth stools, in-house ultrasound, IBCLC, postpartum home visits, postpartum group care.
  • VBAC and planned hospital birth available at United Hospital.
  • 30-50 births a month.
  • Well-care, family planning including birth control, STI screening, and other women’s health services.
  • Core values include a respectful and collegial working environment, evidence-based care, and strong team leadership.

Details of the position:

  • Must be able to work a minimum of two-four 12 and/or 24-hour call shifts and two-four clinic shifts per quarter.
  • Must be able to complete orientation period and comply with MBC procedures.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • MN CNM and APRN licenses.
  • At least 2 years experience working as a CNM in out-of-hospital birth center; or experienced hospital midwife with demonstrated confident practice may also be considered.
  • Enthusiasm for the out-of-hospital birth center model.
  • Ability to collaborate with a team and also practice independently with competence and confidence.
  • DEA.
  • BLS/NRP certification.
  • Limited OB US certification preferred.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to learn and become proficient in MBC’s EHR (Athena).

BIPOC GLBTQ2S candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates please send CV and cover letter to Emily Campbell, Human Resources, at emily@theminnesotabirthcenter.com and Patricia Hinck, Clinical Director and CNM, at patricia@theminnesotabirthcenter.com.

Doula Intern
Minnesota Birth Center accepts inquiries regarding our Doula Internship year-round; new internship sessions open every six months. Please direct inquiries to karen@theminnesotabirthcenter.com.