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Employment opportunities

With an international reputation for excellence

With an international reputation for excellence, Twin Cities Spine Center attracts some of the most capable professionals in the health care field. Employees enjoy a professional work environment that includes state-of-the-art equipment, competitive compensation and benefits.

Staff positions

Staff are employed in the following departments:

  • Patient services: Nurse clinicians, clinic assistants, appointment schedulers and x-ray technologists comprise this department.
  • Research and education: This department includes clinical research coordinators and assistants.
  • Support services: Medical secretaries, medical record clerks, registrars and business office staff are employed in this department.

For information about current job openings in these areas, please call 612.775.6200 or see current opportunities below. 

Current opportunities

The following employment opportunities are currently available at Twin Cities Spine Center:

Clinic Assistant - Full Time or Part Time

Job Status: Full Time or Part Time 

Job Summary:

Join our nationally recognized Spine surgeon group working closely with our physicians as a Clinic Assistant. This is an exciting time for our organization as we celebrate our 70th Anniversary with continued plans for growth and expansion!!! As a Clinic Assistant, you will work in a fast paced, energetic clinic setting supporting physicians, physician assistants, and nurse clinicians with patient care and clinical activities ensuring clinic flow runs smoothly. You will provide assistance to patients and visitors, answering questions, discharging with the appropriate information and documentation, and helping facilitate the scheduling of any additional appointments/tests needed. Professionalism, exceptional customer service skills, superior work attendance, and a desire to provide high-quality patient care are expected in this position. Both our Full Time and Part Time positions have variable hours in a clinic setting open M-F 8-6:00 pm (no weekends, no holidays). You must have transportation and driver’s license.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Room Patients
  • Take vitals and patient measurements
  • Assist physician in the room as needed
  • Accurate Electronic Medical Record entry
  • Navigate through computer generated imaging
  • Monitor the clinic schedule, facilitate clinic flow
  • Work with outside imaging facilities for timely transmission of images and reports
  • Facilitate the direction of the physician, physician assistant, fellow in clinic
  • Discharge the patient from the clinic with the appropriate information and documentation
  • Work closely with registration and film room associates throughout clinic day

Job Requirements:

  • Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant experience preferred
  • CPR certification
  • Medical terminology background; preferably orthopedic
  • Ability to adapt to different working styles
  • Ability to pay attention to the smallest details involved in taking service to the next level
  • Positive attitude
  • Record of excellent attendance and on-time arrival to work as scheduled
  • Detail oriented, confidential, thorough
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • May include travel to off-site clinics, transportation necessary

This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, skills, and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

EOE

Help Desk Support Technician III - Full Time

Twin Cities Spine Center (TCSC) has a great opportunity for an independent, hardworking and driven Help Desk Support Technician III to join our nationally recognized spine surgery practice.  This is an exciting time for our organization as we celebrate our 70th Anniversary with continued plans for growth and expansion!  As a member of our IT team, you’ll review and evaluate Twin Cities Spine Center’s (TCSC) systems operations and provide technical support that provides a seamless network to ensure continuity in all aspects of the delivery of information related to the care of patients. Responsibilities include implementing, supporting and monitoring the overall infrastructure, and resolving end user issues and requests. Serves as a super user/trainer for TCSC end users that utilize Microsoft Office software, Next Gen (training would be provided,) Entrada and other technology that is routinely utilized by TCSC staff. Installs, modifies, diagnoses, repairs and maintains all hardware and networking equipment and refers more complex problems to a higher level. Typical projects are cross-functional, involving shared responsibility and problem solving with all aspects of the different departments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for development and support of TCSC’s computer network and equipment ensuring connectivity is available to all system users.
  • Monitors and responds to user issues ensuring quick resolution of desktop or network issues.
  • Super User for software that is routinely utilized at TCSC.
  • Supports all aspects of office hardware/software including moves, adds, changes, repairs and replacing. Setup, install, maintain, and repair all workstations.
  • Oversees the need for additional lines, moving of ports, ordering of headsets, telecom equipment issues, set up new users & voicemail.
  • Acts as liaison for all building facilities maintenance, ensuring all issues are promptly addressed and that all safety specifications are maintained.
  • Troubleshoots all equipment and software issues.
  • Provides back up support to TCSC network system to ensure constant network availability.
  • Performs routine hardware and software testing, configuration, and installation.
  • Develops and provides related training to the providers and staff for equipment such as Entrada, Nextgen, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.
  • Ensures regular maintenance/upkeep on printers, shredders, biz card readers, copy machines, telecom and Pacs Cube.
  • Partners with the operations/ IT department lead for setup, install & maintenance of all equipment at new hubs or satellite offices.
  • Install TCSC email, calendar, and contacts onto designated staff cell phones & tablets as directed. Troubleshoot connection issues.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Certification or degree in IT field or relevant experience
  • 5 years of computer support/network administration experience
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma
  • A team player with excellent communication skills and a positive attitude
  • Record of excellent attendance and on-time arrival to work as scheduled
  • Knowledge of and adherence to company policies and protocols including HIPAA and safety guidelines
  • Knowledge of and experience with supporting various software programs
  • Detail-oriented, focused on accuracy, quality, productivity, thoroughness
  • Skilled at organizing and prioritizing of work, and following assignments through to completion
  • Requires being able to deal with difficult, sensitive, and confidential issues
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to proficiently speak, read, write, understand, and follow written/verbal instructions in English
  • Able to travel to off-site clinics, up to 10% travel may be necessary
  • Able to independently work with vendors to resolve application issues
  • Able to analyze and make recommendations to management for system changes
  • Able to provide technical support to staff during regular business hours
  • Able to adjust work hours as needed to complete assigned projects tasks and to continuously deliver a highly available system

This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements.  Responsibilities, skills, and working conditions may change as business needs evolve.

EOE

Patient Registration Supervisor - Full Time

Job Summary:

Join our nationally recognized Spine surgeon group working closely with patients in our clinics. This is an exciting time for our organization as we celebrate our 70th Anniversary with continued plans for growth and expansion!!! The Patient Registration Specialist Supervisor is a working role that provides face to face services to patients and visitors, supervises front desk employees at multiple locations. Duties include registering and checking in patients, ensuring patient information and health insurance is accurate and up to date, as well as schedule future clinic appointments. Collects outstanding patient balances and co- pays and is responsible for completion of all required practice documents. In addition the Patient Registration Specialist Supervisor will supervise and train all of the patient registration staff, assure adequate staffing at all clinic locations, and will assist in the creation and maintenance of department training material, policies and procedures. Qualifications include insurance experience with a minimum of 5 years of supervision experience.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervision to front desk staff, manage daily flow of department, address daily issues, and respond to patient complaints, escalating to the next level of management when appropriate.
  • Lead, develop, and implement best practices for the department; evaluate current processes and provide recommendations for improvements.
  • Develop and maintain department policy procedure book and training manual to aid in ensuring all front desk employees are performing at a consistent and accurate level.
  • Maintain the schedule/staffing levels appropriately; approve and complete time card updates and Staff Out of Office (PTO) requests.
  • Assist with the hiring process and selection of new hires.
  • Lead and oversee the training schedule of new front office staff; identify/oversee training needed for the team as a whole.
  • Ensure Healthia (insurance verification) reports are run and follow up is completed daily.
  • Work closely and cooperatively with Clinic Assistants/RN’s/PA-C’s, Medical Records, Radiology, and Scheduling employees throughout the day to provide a smooth clinic flow and continuity of care
  • Greet patients checking in, and accurately register patients for clinic and radiology appointments.
  • Ensure completion of all documents needed when registering patients, including notice of Privacy Practices, and compliance with HIPAA rules and regulations.
  • Gather demographic and insurance information; verifying/checking patient eligibility and accurately entering into NextGen to facilitate timely billing.
  • Ensure all petty cash procedures are followed and reconciled daily, performing periodic audits of petty cash at all locations.
  • Make daily charts for upcoming patient appointments.
  • Assist patients with the scheduling of appointments and patient portal enrollment.
  • Maintain organized front office lobby area including ordering of magazines, stocking coffee supplies, and general office clean up.
  • Assist staff with the daily opening and closing of reception area ensuring that all designated duties are followed/completed.
  • Display professionalism, compassion, tact, and respect at all times when working with co-workers, patients, and outside vendors.
  • Assist in maintaining the provider database in NextGen to ensure accurate tracking of referring providers.
  • Represent and support the mission and core values of Twin Cities Spine Center (TCSC).
  • Champion TCSC values and builds the department culture to support the goals of TCSC while fostering an environment where customer service is a priority.
  • Assist in conducting staff meetings when warranted.
  • Provide input with the performance evaluations of front desk staff. Not responsible for determining salaries or merit increases.
  • Ability to run basic NextGen reports to aid in the monitoring and training of the front desk team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Extensive medical health insurance experience with strong knowledge of HMO, PPO, Medicare, Medicaid, and liability insurance is required.
  • Must have 5 years of supervisory experience with demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Travel to off-site clinics required, personal transportation is necessary. Will be reimbursed for mileage.
  • Familiar with collections processes for patient payment responsibilities.
  • Minimum of high school diploma/GED required.
  • Detail-oriented, focused on accuracy, quality, productivity, thoroughness.
  • Possess excellent customer service, reception, and telephone skills.
  • Medical terminology background; preferably orthopedic and health insurance claims knowledge.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, encourages teamwork, and create a healthy work environment for the department.
  • Excellent typing skills and computer/software experience, ex. Word and Excel.
  • Experience with NextGen EPM and EHR or Epic is a plus
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and handle deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Record of excellent attendance and on-time arrival to work as scheduled.
  • Knowledge of and adherence to company policies and protocols, including HIPAA and safety guidelines.
  • Maintains current knowledge of Patient Bill of Rights and problem resolution.

EOE

Physician Assistant - Surgical

Job Status: Full Time

Location: Minneapolis plus Metro Suburbs 

Job Summary:

Join our nationally recognized Spine surgeon group working as a Surgical Physician Assistant in the Twin Cities Metor. This is an exciting time for our organization as we celebrate our 70th Anniversary with continued plans for growth and expansion!!! The PA will work cooperatively with the Twin City Spine Center’s (TCSC) physicians, PA’s and occasionally fellows in providing optimal pre-operative, operative and non-operative spine care for patients.  The PA-C will also work independently as outlined below and will participate in all aspects of patient care as indicated.  Additional areas of responsibility will include developing and building collaborative relationships with referring providers, hospital staff, and outpatient services to aid in the comprehensive continuum of TCSC’s patient care.  The PA job will include our main location in Minneapolis and the metro suburbs.  Orthopedic, spine or surgical experience preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide appropriate assessment of patient’s health, ranging from focused to comprehensive
  • Obtain patient health history, perform patient examination
  • Hospital consults with supervising physician 
  • Orders appropriate laboratory and radiographic tests, such as MRIs, myelograms, CTs, post-op radiographs, bone scans, and other radiographic studies
  • Orders necessary medications and conservative therapies
  • Provide education and support to operative and non-operative patients
  • Assist physician in surgery at least 2-3 times/week
  • Makes health record entries into electronic medical record and dictates according to standards
  • Provide for continuity of care during hospitalization including hospital rounds
  • Work closely with physician, nurse and secretary to provide comprehensive care
  • Assist the physician as needed during clinic and provide appropriate care to patients
  • Handles discharge planning, orders and writes discharge summaries and post-op medications
  • Provides on call coverage as needed
  • Maintains productive relationships with TCSC’s customer base through the delivery of extraordinary customer service and support enhancing the TCSC experience for our customers (referring physicians and patients)
  • Assesses and evaluate Twin Cities Spine Center’s presence in the spine community with patients, referring physicians, relationship building of any ancillary services that are an extension of TCSC patient care
  • Aids in the promotion of existing and new referring groups through educational in-services, meet and greet and other forums as needed
  • Partners with TCSC Surgeons to market TCSC services to new and existing clients 

 

Requirements:

  • Graduate of Physician Assistant Program accredited by the Accreditation Review commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.
  • Professional experience with exposure to clinic and surgery services
  • Certification as a Physician Assistant by the National  Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and current licensure as a Physician Assistant in the state of Minnesota.
  • DEA licensure 
  • Certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
  • Well-developed assessment, interviewing and counseling skills
  • Ability to develop therapeutic relationship with patients, interpret medical data, identify normal and abnormal physical and radiology findings
  • Detail oriented, ability to multitask
  • Excellent communicator, positive attitude, hardworking, confident in skills

EOE

Physician Assistant - Surgical: North Metro plus Minneapolis

Job Status: Full Time

Location: Minneapolis plus North Metro 

Job Summary:

Join our nationally recognized Spine surgeon group working as a Surgical Physician Assistant in the North Metro. This is an exciting time for our organization as we celebrate our 70th Anniversary with continued plans for growth and expansion!!! The PA will work cooperatively with the Twin City Spine Center’s (TCSC) physicians, PA’s and occasionally fellows in providing optimal pre-operative, operative and non-operative spine care for patients.  The PA-C will also work independently as outlined below and will participate in all aspects of patient care as indicated.  Additional areas of responsibility will include developing and building collaborative relationships with referring providers, hospital staff, and outpatient services to aid in the comprehensive continuum of TCSC’s patient care.  The PA job will include our main location in Minneapolis and the north metro suburbs.  Orthopedic, spine or surgical experience preferred, but will consider new graduates with strong surgical rotations or references.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide appropriate assessment of patient’s health, ranging from focused to comprehensive
  • Obtain patient health history, perform patient examination
  • Hospital consults with supervising physician 
  • Orders appropriate laboratory and radiographic tests, such as MRIs, myelograms, CTs, post-op radiographs, bone scans, and other radiographic studies
  • Orders necessary medications and conservative therapies
  • Provide education and support to operative and non-operative patients
  • Assist physician in surgery at least 2-3 times/week
  • Makes health record entries into electronic medical record and dictates according to standards
  • Provide for continuity of care during hospitalization including hospital rounds
  • Work closely with physician, nurse and secretary to provide comprehensive care
  • Assist the physician as needed during clinic and provide appropriate care to patients
  • Handles discharge planning, orders and writes discharge summaries and post-op medications
  • Provides on call coverage as needed
  • Maintains productive relationships with TCSC’s customer base through the delivery of extraordinary customer service and support enhancing the TCSC experience for our customers (referring physicians and patients)
  • Assesses and evaluate Twin Cities Spine Center’s presence in the spine community with patients, referring physicians, relationship building of any ancillary services that are an extension of TCSC patient care
  • Aids in the promotion of existing and new referring groups through educational in-services, meet and greet and other forums as needed
  • Partners with TCSC Surgeons to market TCSC services to new and existing clients 

 

Requirements:

  • Graduate of Physician Assistant Program accredited by the Accreditation Review commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.
  • Professional experience with exposure to clinic and surgery services
  • Certification as a Physician Assistant by the National  Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and current licensure as a Physician Assistant in the state of Minnesota.
  • DEA licensure 
  • Certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
  • Well-developed assessment, interviewing and counseling skills
  • Ability to develop therapeutic relationship with patients, interpret medical data, identify normal and abnormal physical and radiology findings
  • Detail oriented, ability to multitask
  • Excellent communicator, positive attitude, hardworking, confident in skills

EOE

Spine Surgeon

TWIN CITIES SPINE CENTER

Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota

A great opportunity to balance a challenging, fulfilling career in a beautiful, culturally rich metropolitan area!

Twin Cities Spine Center (TCSC) is seeking an exceptional spine surgeon to join their busy and growing practice.

This is a full-time, academic private practice opportunity with a three-year buy-in option and a competitive salary and benefit package. The incoming surgeon will have immediate referrals and an opportunity to enhance TCSC and their personal practice in the metropolitan Minneapolis and St. Paul area.

The ideal candidate should have successfully completed a Spine Fellowship, have at least 3-5 years of experience with adult and pediatric deformity patients, and be ABOS Board Certified.

TCSC is an internationally distinguished medical practice dedicated to the comprehensive management of spinal diseases and disorders. We are also a leading research and educational institution focused on the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.  Our surgeons are fellowship-trained leaders and board certified in the field of orthopedic spine research and surgical practices, and often lecture and publish on issues related to the treatment of spinal diseases and disorders.

Twin Cities Spine Center has a strong working relationship with Allina Health Systems including Abbott Northwestern, United and St. Francis Hospitals, with future plans to extend our surgical practice sites. We currently have two main clinic sites and six satellite clinics.  Visit our website: www.tcspine.com for more information.

The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are separated by the Mississippi river and is the largest metropolitan area in Minnesota. Its sound economy is attributed to healthcare, manufacturing, arts, education, and retail.

Visit www.visit-twincities.com to find out more about our vibrant, diverse community and the Land of 10,000 Lakes. 

For more information about this opportunity, please send a letter of interest and current CV to:

Mrs. Terry Mitchell, COO

Twin Cities Spine Center

913 East 26th Street, Suite 600

Minneapolis, MN 55404-4515

MDRecruitment@tcspine.com

Phone: (612) 775-6247

Fax: (612) 775-6222


EOE

Application process

To learn more about our opportunities and apply please visit our employment site, click here.  

Questions about our opportunities can be directed to hr@tcspine.com

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