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MN Birth Center

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Minnesota Birth Center is an independently owned and operated free-standing birth center and health clinic led by certified nurse midwives in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. Our mission is to transform healthcare by empowering our clients in their healthcare journey. Our vision is to mainstream birth centers and the midwife-led model of care. We are proud to be recipients of ACNM’s Triple AIM Achievement for seven years running (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021), and to be a Four Core Perinatal Measure Designee (2015, 2019, 2020, 2021). We have provided care to over 3000 families and are continuing to grow. Find us in the news here!

The Minnesota Birth Center team of midwives, nurses and administrative staff all believe in providing empowering midwifery care. It is our conviction that our employees are what have made this organization exceptional since our doors first opened 10 years ago. Here you will find colleagues who are passionate advocates for their clients, communities, and one another. As providers of maternity care, we are committed to justice, equity, and the beauty that is a reflection of our diverse community.

We are proud to offer salaried employees a comprehensive benefit package, including:

  • Health insurance (100% of employee premium paid by MBC)
  • Dental insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability and life insurance (100% of premium paid by MBC)
  • Retirement savings plan (including an employer match)
  • Paid time off
  • Childcare flexible spending account
  • Continuing education and licensure allocation
  • Liability insurance
  • Phone reimbursement

We invite you to take a look at our immediate job openings below. If we do not have any current openings relevant to your skillset, we still want to connect with you! For the following job types, please send inquiries to Emily (emily@theminnesotabirthcenter.com):

  • Midwife (CNM; both staff and per diem opportunities)
  • Birth Assistant (RN)
  • Clinic Nurse (RN)
  • Clinic Coordinator (front desk support)

To express interest in our bi-annual doula internship program, please send inquiries to Rebecca (rebecca@theminnesotabirthcenter.com).

For questions related to our student midwife program, please send inquiries to Kara (kara@theminnesotabirthcenter.com).

For questions related to our student nurse program, please send inquiries to Abbie (aliesmaki@theminnesotabirthcenter.com).


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. The coverage needed for this opening is as follows:

  • Mondays: 10AM-7:30PM (Minneapolis birth center)
  • Tuesdays: 2PM-8:30PM (Minneapolis birth center)
  • Wednesdays: 10AM-7:30PM (Minneapolis birth center)

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.

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


Clinic AssistanT

We are currently seeking a Clinic Assistant who will bring manifold abilities and a strong dedication to the birth center’s model of care. The Clinic Assistant will be a collaborative team member providing support to the daily clinical activity, administrative tasks, and upkeep of a freestanding birth center and clinic. This is an hourly position paying $18/hour and that will be primarily located at our Minneapolis location but will be flexible to train and work at our St. Paul location as well. This is a full time position with a Monday-Friday schedule. The hours for the position mimic our clinic hours of operation, which are as follows:

Mondays 10a-7p
Tuesdays 8a-5p
Wednesdays 10a-7p
Thursdays 8a-5p
Fridays 7a-4p


  • Experience, education, training or certification in the following specialties highly preferred:
    • Medical Assistant, Nurse Assistant, Personal Care Assistant, Practical Nurse, EMT or Phlebotomist
    • Other clinical experience or training involving direct patient care
  • Committed to the philosophy of out-of-hospital birth.
  • Demonstrated competence in interpersonal communication, appropriate clinical procedures, attention to detail and follow-through, and cooperative teamwork.
  • Flexibility in adapting to the ever-changing healthcare environment.
  • Ability to effectively manage company resources. 
  • Skilled in modeling company values through daily interactions within the organization, particularly with regards to health and safety.
  • High standard of ethics, discipline, and professionalism.
  • Contributes to positive and inclusive workplace culture.
  • Ability to work within an EHR.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Perform patient blood draws and vaccine administration for CNM visits
  • Perform venipuncture, vaccine administration, urine or self swab collection and hearing screens for nurse visits.
  • Stock clinic rooms and lab kits daily
  • Process labs and prep for lockbox
  • Sterilize instruments


  • Resolve nurse line voicemails including providing date of delivery confirmations, medical records and patient letter requests, and processing lab orders
  • Locate and connect lab results and consult notes
  • Data entry into national perinatal database
  • Manage medical supplies inventory including ordering, tracking and stocking supplies
  • Other tasks supporting the Clinic Coordinators


  • Complete terminal cleaning of used birth rooms including stocking rooms and birth kits appropriately
  • Continue/complete laundry per protocol
  • See to clinic room end of day cleaning, including removing used linens and taking out garbage
  • Receive and stock medical supplies
  • Set up for orientations and classes
  • Run and unload dishwasher
  • Ensure resource availability, such as refilling hand sanitizers, hand soaps, and ultrasound gel bottles; making home visit packets, baby hats, padsicles, and herbal baths; bundling syringes and emptying sharps containers; cleaning laundry and supply room
  • Other tasks as needed

Physical and Logistical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to walk up and down stairs repeatedly.
  • Must be comfortable working at either of our St. Paul and Minneapolis locations during clinic hours, which include later clinic shifts on Mondays and Wednesdays, regular business hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and earlier clinic shifts on Thursdays and Fridays; MA may be asked to commute one time between birth centers during the clinic day.

Interested candidates please send CV and cover letter to Emily Campbell, Human Resources, at emily@theminnesotabirthcenter.com and Anna Hepso, Director of Nursing, at anna@theminnesotabirthcenter.com.


Per Diem Birth Assistant

Through outstanding clinical skills and respect for the physiologic birth process, the birth assistant (BA) is a collaborative team member who facilitates birth in a freestanding birth center, staffed by certified nurse-midwives.

To fill the role as per diem BA, the nurse must be able to work a minimum of 36 hours per month, both 1st and 2nd call shifts, night and weekend shifts, and one 12-hour holiday call shift per year.


  • Work one-on-one with CNM during intrapartum care. BAs are called to birth center as determined by CNM.
  • May care for clients in early labor at the birth center under the direction of the CNM.
  • Provide labor support and intrapartum nursing care to low-risk birthing individuals, documenting on labor flowsheet.
  • Directly assists CNM during labor, birth, and postpartum recovery as needed.
  • Provide immediate postpartum nursing care and ongoing assessment of mother-baby dyad (including NRP if needed and PPH or other maternal emergency management under direction of CNM), documenting on postpartum and newborn flowsheets.
  • Provide breastfeeding assessment, support, and assistance. 
  • Assess patients’ readiness for discharge and provide discharge education before discharging family to home.
  • Complete terminal cleaning and restocking of birth room, to be done before birth assistant leaves the birth center.
  • Provide and document postpartum nursing care and assessment of mom-baby dyad and breastfeeding at 24-48 hour home visits (weekend call shifts and PRN weekdays), consulting with CNM as needed.
  • Help families prepare for early discharge by teaching Early Home Care class during third trimester.
  • Attend scheduled meetings as specified in policy and/or requested by manager. 
  • Complete required charting and clinical documentation within 24 hours of patient encounter.


  • Current RN license to practice nursing in Minnesota
  • Current NRP certification
  • Current BLS certification
  • Must be located within 30 minutes of both birth centers and be accessible to on-call CNMs by phone.
  • Proficient use of EMR; ability to learn Athena charting system. 
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and walk up and down stairs repeatedly.
  • Commitment to the philosophy of out-of-hospital birth.
  • Experience in L&D nursing highly preferred. Must be competent and confident to practice independently in birth center setting alongside a midwife.
    • Highly qualified candidates without L&D experience may apply. If hired, may be required to undertake additional training and/or education above and beyond that provided by MBC to become competent.  
  • Demonstrates competence in interpersonal communication, clinical nursing skills, and cooperative teamwork.
  • Flexibility in adapting to the ever-changing healthcare environment.

Interested candidates please send CV and cover letter to Emily Campbell, Administrative Director, at emily@theminnesotabirthcenter.com and Anna Hepsø, Director of Nursing, at anna@theminnesotabirthcenter.com.