Join our team of dedicated professionals working hard to provide quality health care for all. We offer competitive salary and benefit packages.

Lake Superior Community Health Center provides job opportunities, salaries and benefits, promotions, facilities and other conditions of employment without discrimination and takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunities.

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Lake Superior Community Health Center
Attn: Human Resources
4325 Grand Avenue, Duluth, MN 55807

Current Job Openings

Director of QI, Compliance, and Risk

07/19/2019

Lake Superior Community Health center is seeking a Director of QI, Compliance, and Risk.

This position is responsible for directing and managing quality improvement activities, ensuring regulatory compliance and promoting improved health care outcomes.  Oversees any external certification and/or accreditation initiatives.  Serves as the organization's compliance officer, risk manager, and privacy officer or supervise other in those roles.

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum of bachelor's degree in health information management, health care management, or related field; Master's preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in clinical care setting, preferably in clinic.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to prioritize improvement strategies and choose best options to decrease "quality gaps."
  • Knowledge of CQI principles and practices and how to apply to various activities.
  • Understanding of government requirements/expectations for health care compliance programs.
  • Understanding of applicable federal and state privacy laws.
  • Proven ability to achieve results.
  • Ability to problem solve and analyze value (quality/cost) equation.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing
  • Excellent training, mentoring and interpersonal skills with all levels of staff.
  • Ability to interpret and evaluate complex information.
  • Ability to write proposals/policies.
  • Ability to utilize team development and facilitation techniques to help project teams achieve highest potential.
  • Ability to prepare and give presentations to various audiences.
  • Ability to serve as a member of the leadership team and work with the other operational directors, the clinical directors and the CEO to evaluate, develop plans for, and execute on plans related to strategic growth and other strategic initiatives.
  • Take a leadership role as appropriate to bring about the operational changes required for clinic strength and long-term viability,

Licensure and Credentials:

  • As appropriate to discipline

Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and coordinate the Quality Improvement Program.
  2. Direct and manage QI Program activities
  3. Develop, implement, and coordinate Compliance Program activities.
  4. Develop, implement and maintain organization information privacy policies and procedures.
  5. Develop, implement, and coordinate Risk Management Program.
  6. Serve as a member of the leadership team and work with other members to lead the organization in a manner that promotes commitment to mission, patient-centered practices and policies, a commitment to a positive and supportive culture, and actions that support clinical and operational integrity and viability.
  7. Ensure that when contemplating new projects or other strategic initiatives that careful and appropriate consideration is given to issues involving quality, compliance and risk including but not limited to issues involving HIPAA, and FTCA.
  8. Represent LSCHC in the community and be a positive ambassador for the clinic and for community health centers.
  9. Regularly and purposefully engage in training and development to ensure continual skill development for the betterment of self and to support leadership succession for the benefit of the clinic.
  10. Responsible for personal compliance with LSCHC policies and procedures.
  11. Maintains client confidentiality.
  12. Ability to travel between sites, as needed, and as otherwise required by the organization.

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Mental Health Therapist

07/16/2019

Lake Superior Community Health Center is now seeking a Full-Time Mental Health Therapist for our Superior Clinic.

The Mental Health Therapist will

Provide mental health services and interventions to targeted clients of all ages and consultation to medical providers and related care team members utilizing an integrated behavioral health model. This position is specifically for a child therapist ages 5 and up. Experience with children ages 0-5 a plus.

Job Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to provide service to persons of all economic levels and cultural backgrounds in sensitive, non-judgmental way.
  • Ability to evaluate, diagnose, and counsel clients independently.
  • Ability to provide brief, solution-focused behavioral health interventions.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to respond to multiple demands and prioritize.
  • See patients of all ages however specific age groups include elementary age children and some school-based work.

Licensure and Credentials:

  • Licensure appropriate to field of study. Eligible for licensure in MN and WI.

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, co-manage individual patient care, including consistent and expedited feedback to primary care provider
  • Provide on-site crisis triage and intervention as needed
  • Provide behavioral health care for LSCHC patients, including assessments and intervention geared toward positive behavioral change
  • Provide clinical consultation to medical providers and related team members on behavioral health issues
  • Provide behavioral health assessment, diagnosis, and treatment, including needed referrals and follow-up care
  • Maintain proper documentation in EHR according to clinical guidelines and operational procedures
  • Comply with organizational policies, procedures, standards of care and related laws and regulations, including HIPAA and OSHA regulations
  • See patients of all ages however specific age groups include elementary age children and some school-based work. Experience with ages 0-5 a plus.

Lake Superior Community Health Center complies with applicable federal civil rights laws, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disabilities, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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AODA Technician

07/16/2019

Lake Superior Community Health Center is seeking a AODA Technician.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completing client check in sheets
  • Complete UA’s according the alcohol and drug testing policy. Responsibilities will include randomly selecting clients for UA’s so that each is being tested at least once weekly. (gender specific)
  • Documenting complete and incomplete UA’s and notifying clinical team of the results.
  • Sending specimens to the lab for further testing
  • Thorough and accurate recording of the results from the lab and discussing with the clinician if there is a discrepancy or change in levels.
  • Ensuring that building is secure during and after group
  • Assisting in preparing group materials as needed for AODA groups.
  • Supervise group break times
  • Assisting the counselor in clerical duties (copying, phone calls etc)
  • Co-lead groups as assigned
  • Perform required record keeping and paperwork related to treatment
  • Enter Treatment Effectiveness Assessments in electronic health record
  • Complete and update PPS forms
  • Follow up calls to clients who miss appointments
  • Other appropriate duties as assigned by the Director of Outpatient Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Services

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to write simple correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to clients and other employees of the organization
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

Licensure and Credentials:

  • SAC-IT  (preferred but not required)

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AODA Counselor

06/21/2019

Lake Superior Community Health Center (LSCHC) is seeking an AODA Counselor to work in our Outpatient Recovery Program. At LSCHC, we are dedicated to serving the health needs of low income and underserved communities.

This is a full time position in our Superior, WI location.

If you enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary setting, are credentialed to work with substance abuse clients, comfortable working with clients 1-1 and in groups, we encourage you to apply.

Duties include

  • screening,
  • assessment
  • individual & group counseling
  • crisis intervention
  • treatment planning
  • education/prevention
  • community referral
  • aftercare planning and ongoing evaluation of effectiveness.
  • Some evening hours are required.

Qualifications include

  • SAC, CSAC, or LADC, and one year of experience in the field.
  • Experience working with MAT & co-occurring disorders is desired.

Join our team with locations in Superior, WI and Duluth, MN. Our mission is to improve access to quality health care for all. We offer excellent wages and a comprehensive benefit plan. Qualified applicants may be eligible for loan repayment program.

Lake Superior Community Health Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Lake Superior Community Health Center complies with applicable federal civil rights laws, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disabilities, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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Facilities Maintenance Technician

06/06/2019

Lake Superior Community Health Center is seeking a Facilities Maintenance Technician.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Able to demonstrate the ability to plan and prioritize work orders as they are requested using existing or newly designed tracking systems.
  • Good knowledge of methods, tools, materials and equipment to be used in maintaining the sites.
  • General understanding of building and life safety codes.
  • Ability and skill to exercise sound judgment in quickly evaluating emergency situations and rendering prompt decisions.
  • Excellent communication skills, writing skills, interpersonal skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively and relate congenially to vendors and staff.
  • Must have physical stamina to stand for lengthy periods of time and the ability to lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Ability to operate a computer in order to share information, process work orders and keep records and files of projects. Ability to use Microsoft Office.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assures buildings are maintained in a safe, clean, professional, and operationally effective condition.
  • Interacts with Directors and Managers to be sure their needs are being met and to address any facilities issues that they may have.
  • Coordinates the implementation of preventative maintenance programs; analyzes and oversees the operation, maintenance, and repair.
  • Conducts inspections of interior and exterior of buildings for maintenance needs for cosmetic appeal, structural integrity and life safety.
  • Works with contracted vendors to be sure contractual agreements are being met and to address any concerns of poor service. Assist in scheduling any special needs of a site with the vendor in order to minimize disruption of daily operations.
  • Works as a lead in all new construction; including but not limited to gathering estimates, samples, and ensuring all plan processes are put into place and run effectively.
  • Maintain a clean and safe outdoor area, including shoveling, ice removal, and mowing the lawn.

Lake Superior Community Health Center complies with applicable federal civil rights laws, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disabilities, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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Dental Health Therapist

06/03/2019

Lake Superior Community Health Center is seeking Dental Health Therapists. The Dental Therapist works within the dental care team to assure quality patient care and to support the goals of Lake Superior Community Health Center.

Job Qualifications:

  • Licensed by the MN Board of Dentistry to practice as a Dental Therapist.
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree from a board approved or accredited dental therapy education program.
  • Written collaborative management agreement with a Minnesota-licensed dentist who supervises no more than five dental therapists or advanced dental therapists.
  • Able to provide dental care in a sensitive, nonjudgmental manner to persons of all economic levels and cultural backgrounds.
  • Computer experience.
  • Willing to work flexible hours, including evenings, as required by position.
  • Current CPR certification or ability to become certified within six months from date of hire.

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Performs dental services as follows within the parameters of the collaborative management agreement under general supervision.  General supervision means the supervision of tasks or procedures that do not require the presence of the dentist in the office or on the premises at the time the tasks or procedures are being performed but require the tasks be performed with the prior knowledge and consent of the dentist.
  • Performs dental services as follows with the parameters of the collaborative management agreement under indirect supervision. "Indirect supervision" means the dentist is in the office, authorizes the procedures, and remains in the office while the procedures are being performed by the allied dental personnel.
  • Dispense and administer the following drugs within the parameters of the collaborative practice agreement and within the scope of the practice of the dental therapist:  analgesics (excluding narcotic drugs), anti-inflammatories, and antibiotics.

More information here: https://lschc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Dental-Therapist.pdf

Lake Superior Community Health Center complies with applicable federal civil rights laws, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disabilities, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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Board of Directors - Volunteer

09/12/2018

Lake Superior Community Health Center (LSCHC) seeks 2-3 new members to join our Board of Directors. LSCHC is governed by a volunteer board, the majority of which are also patients at our clinics. As a Federally Qualified Health Care Center, LSCHC receives funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). In order to best serve our community and understand patient experience, it is the belief of HRSA and LSCHC that the Board of Directors should be reflective of the clinic’s patient panel. In order for LSCHC to meet this goal, we are currently seeking males between the ages of 18 – 64 to join our Board. In addition, we are seeking applicants with experience in the following areas:

  • Construction Management
  • Property Management
  • Building Engineering
  • Finance
  • General Business
  • Architecture

The mission of Lake Superior Community Health Center is Improving Access to Quality Health Care for All. In 2017, LSCHC served over 11,000 patients at our clinic locations in Duluth, MN and Superior, WI. We offer integrated services in the following areas: Medical, Dental, Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse Treatment, and Health Care Access.

Lake Superior Community Health Center complies with applicable federal civil rights laws, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disabilities, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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Dentist

07/18/2019

Lake Superior Community Health Center is seeking a Staff Dentist for our Superior, WI and Duluth, MN sites. At LSCHC, we are dedicated to serving the health needs of low income and under served communities.

Part Time and Full Time positions available

Staff Dentist Qualifications:

  • Experienced professional with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to foster a positive team environment
  • Have a DDS/DMD degree.
  • Current and unrestricted MN and WI license & DEA required.

Join our team with locations in Superior, WI and Duluth, MN . Our mission is to improve access to quality health care for all. We offer excellent wages and a comprehensive benefit plan. Qualified dentists may be eligible for loan repayment programs.

Lake Superior Community Health Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Part-Time, .75 FTE, Full-Time

Job Type: Part-time, Full-Time

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

For more information on Full Time Staff Dentist position:  

https://lschc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/FT-Dentist.pdf

For more information on Casual to Part Time Staff Dentist position: https://lschc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Dentist-Casual.PT_.pdf

For more information on Dental Therapist position: 

https://lschc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Dental-Therapist.pdf

LSCHC offers excellent wages and a comprehensive benefit plan. LSCHC is an equal opportunity employer.
Please visit www.lschc.org to fill out a LSCHC application and submit, along with resume to: lschhumanresources@lschc.org; or mail to: LSCHC, 4325 Grand Ave, Duluth, MN 55807.

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EEO/AA

The Lake Superior Community Health Center provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable equal employment opportunity/affirmative action laws, directives, and regulations of federal, state, and local governing bodies or agencies.

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This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.