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612.775.6200

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612.775.6222

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info@tcspine.com


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

Job Status: Full 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. This is a Full Time position with variable hours per week 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

Clinical Systems Network Coordinator

Job Summary:   

Join our nationally recognized Spine surgeon group working as a Clinical Systems Network Coordinator.  This is an exciting time for our organization as we celebrate our 70th Anniversary with continued plans for growth and expansion!!!  At Twin Cities Spine Center (TCSC) the primary responsibilities of this role are evaluation, development, implementation and monitoring of operational systems and network.   Analyzes, recommends, manages and implements projects for systems/clinic.  Typical projects are cross-functional, involving shared responsibility and problem solving with all aspects of the different departments.

Job Responsibilities:  

  • Provides primary support to TCSC network system to ensure constant network availability.
  • Responsible for development and support of TCSC’s computer network and equipment ensuring connectivity is available to all system users at all times.  
  • Install, upgrade, monitor and maintain servers, network devices and backups.  Diagnose hardware and software problems, and replace defective components as necessary.
  • Provides support to the IT manager for setup, install, maintain and repair all servers and server equipment.  Includes all software patches firewalls, network switches and routers, APC battery backups, cabling and temperature monitoring.
  • Establish and maintain network, VPN, PACS and EMR systems.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve server, network and backup problems.
  • Work with vendors to resolve application issues.
  • Make recommendations to the I.T. Manager for system changes.
  • Partners with the operations/ IT manager for setup, install & maintenance of all equipment at new hubs or satellite offices.  
  • Helps to support all aspects of office hardware/software including moves, adds, changes, repairs and replacing.  Setup, install, maintain & repair all workstations: includes computers, monitors, keyboards, mice, laser printers, power strips & all cords. Maintain up to date inventory list.
  • Helps in monitoring and response to user issues ensuring quick resolution of desktop or network issues.  
  • Provides instruction and training in the use and application of hardware and software designed to orient and improve job efficiencies through technology.  
  • Acts as liaison for all building facilities maintenance, ensuring all issues are promptly addressed and that all safety specifications are maintained. 
  • Performs routine hardware and software testing, configuration and installation. 
  • Develops and provides related training to the providers for equipment such as Entrada, Nextgen, Powerpoint, Word and Excel.   
  • Troubleshoot software problems. Open support tickets, if necessary, with: MedTech, FUJI, ENTRADA and ZIX.
  • Other duties as assigned 

Job Requirements:

  • Certified Network Administrator Certificate and/or 3 - 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 
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented, focused on accuracy, quality, productivity, thoroughness. 
  • Able to install, upgrade, monitor and maintain servers, network devices and tape drives
  • Ability to analyze, research and make recommendations to management for system changes
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and benchmarks
  • Requires being able to deal with difficult, sensitive and confidential issues
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Able to travel to off-site clinics, up to 10% travel may be necessary
  • Able to adjust work hours as needed to complete assigned project tasks and to continuously deliver a highly available system
  • Ability to proficiently speak, read, write, understand, and follow written/verbal instructions in English

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

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Job Summary:

Join our nationally recognized Spine surgeon group working as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in a fast paced clinic setting. This is an exciting time for our organization as we celebrate our 70th Anniversary with continued plans for growth and expansion!!! The LPN works cooperatively with the RN(s), Physicians and PA’s providing quality patient care and supporting pre/post-operative and non-operative conservative spine care for patients of all ages according to the guidelines and policies of the department and under the direct supervision of the medical staff. This involves triaging or retrieving of phone calls, providing support in clinic and assisting patients as needed.  Develop and support collaborative relationships with referring providers, hospital staff and outpatient services to aid in the comprehensive continuum of TCSC’s patient care.  The position requires the ability to work independently and collectively as a member of the medical team and will participate in all aspects of patient care as indicated. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to RN through phone triage or retrieving of phone calls to pre/post-operative and non-operative patients.  
  • Schedules New Patient, Rechecks, Pre/Post Op or Established patient clinics as determined by RN. 
  • Collaboratively working with the RN, Physician and/or PA to ensure proper patient care and/or communication.  
  • Makes health record entries into electronic medical record and patient portals.
  • Assist with ordering pertinent diagnostic tests, procedures and conservative therapies as directed by RN, MD or PA.
  • Collects and gives radiology imaging/tests reports to provider on a timely basis.  
  • Work closely with physician, nurse and secretary to provide comprehensive care.
  • May assist the physician as needed during clinic with patient needs. 
  • Maintains productive relationships with TCSC’s customer base through the delivery of extraordinary customer service and support enhancing the TCSC experience for our customers (patients, referring physicians, etc.) 
  • Assist RN, PA and Physician as necessary with related office work:
    • Patient form completion
    • Correspondence
  • Maintains current knowledge in the field of practice.
  • Acts as a resource for nurse clinicians, clinic assistants, front desk specialists, patient advocates etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Current LPN licensure 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a proactive communication style.
  • Demonstrated ability to build consultative, collaborative relationships at all levels.
  • Ability to exercise good/strong judgement in sensitive situations. 
  • Minimum two years of professional experience with exposure to clinic and surgery services.
  • Well-developed assessment, interviewing and counseling skills
  • Knowledge of anatomy with a focus on spine, physiology, biochemistry, pathophysiology, pharmacology and microbiology.  HIPAA compliant.
  • Strong results orientation with ability to prioritize multiple projects while remaining proactive and flexible in style.  
  • Detail oriented with a focus on accuracy, quality and thoroughness.
  • Excellent communicator, positive attitude, hardworking, confident in skills.

Job Status:

Full Time, Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

EOE 

Medical Executive Assistant

Job Summary:

Join our nationally recognized Spine surgeon group working as a Medical Executive Assistant in a fast paced clinic setting. This is an exciting time for our organization as we celebrate our 70th Anniversary with continued plans for growth and expansion!!! As the Medical Executive Assistant you have the responsibility to perform a variety of administrative and clerical duties in an effort to support your physician teams. You will perform tasks such as answering phone calls, handling and preparing correspondence, keeping accurate and up-to-date records, making appointments, scheduling surgeries, coordinating transcription and completing insurance and other medical forms. As the Medical Executive Assistant you will also work on ways to ensure each MD is highly productive with surgeries and in clinic, seeking best practices and sharing this knowledge within the pool of secretaries. You must have a desire to provide high-quality service to patients with 3 years of Medical Executive Assistant experience preferred.  

Job Responsibilities:

  • Schedule surgeries, post op clinical appointments and coordinate surgery with patients
  • Provides support to a designated physicians
  • Assist with coordination of surgery pre-certification
  • Triage incoming phone calls for MD, nurse clinician or PA-C
  • Coordinate transcription – clinic dictation, referral letters, surgery letters, legal letters, film review, misc
  • Maintain physician calendar
  • Schedule Attorney appointments and depositions
  • Coordinate narratives
  • Handle Incoming/Outgoing Mail
  • Coordinate travel arrangements for physician
  • Coordinate completion of forms with physician team
  • Champions the values and builds the culture to support the goals of TCSC while fostering an environment where customer service is a priority
  • Communicate to appropriate personnel any changes/modifications/additions to the schedule
  • Maintain positive internal/external relationships within Twin Cities Spine Center and with outside vendors
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • 3 years previous experience as a Medical Executive Assistant
  • Medical terminology, spine anatomy background; preferably orthopedic
  • Positive attitude 
  • Computer and software experience, ex. Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Knowledge of various insurance companies and their protocols
  • Detail oriented, confidential, thorough
  • Skilled at organizing and prioritizing of work, and following assignments through to completion
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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

EOE

Nurse Clinician - Part Time

Job Status: Part Time - Tuesday and Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Job Summary:

The Nurse Clinician (RN) will work cooperatively with the specific physician(s) in providing optimal patient education for pre and post-operative and non-operative, conservative spine care for patients of all ages. This involves triaging of phone calls, providing support as needed in clinic and assist patients as needed. Develop and support collaborative relationships with referring providers, hospital staff and outpatient services to aid in the comprehensive continuum of TCSC’s patient care.  The position requires the ability to work independently and collectively as a member of the team and will participate in all aspects of patient care as indicated.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide care and support through phone triage to pre/post-operative and non-operative patients.
  • Educates patients on pre/post-operative care and concerns.
  • May schedule patients in clinics as determined by necessity. 
  • Provide appropriate assessment of patient’s health, ranging from focused to comprehensive.
  • Facilitate collaborative discussion and review of cases and findings with physician as needed. Ensure physician is informed of patient findings and status.
  • Obtain patient health history from patient or guardian and review pertinent health records.
  • Consults with surgeon as appropriate with patient history.
  • Makes health record entries into electronic medical record and patient portals.
  • Provides for continuity of care during hospitalization.
  • Order pertinent diagnostic tests and procedures.
  • Interprets health information and establishes diagnoses consistent with the accumulated data.
  • Communicates treatment plan as directed by physicians or physician assistant.
  • Interprets and reviews radiology imaging/tests as directed by physician.
  • Work closely with lead physician and physician assistant to provide comprehensive care.
  • Assist the physician as needed during clinic and provide appropriate care to patients.
  • Maintains productive relationships with TCSC’s customer base through the delivery of extraordinary customer service and support enhancing the TCSC experience for our customers (patients, referring physicians, etc.)
  • Assist physician as necessary with related office work
    • Patient form completion
    • Correspondence
    • Medication refill authorization
  • Maintains current knowledge in the field of practice.
  • Acts as a resource for nurse clinicians, clinic assistants, front desk specialists, patient advocates etc.
  • Provide PTO coverage for other nurse clinicians as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Current MN RN licensure, (BSN Preferred)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a proactive communication style
  • Demonstrated ability to build consultative, collaborative relationships at all levels
  • Ability to exercise good/strong judgement in sensitive situations
  • Minimum two years of professional experience with exposure to clinic and surgery services
  • Well-developed assessment, interviewing and counseling skills
  • Knowledge of patient history and physician examination methods, health, sciences (anatomy with a focus on spine, physiology, biochemistry, pathophysiology, pharmacology and microbiology), HIPAA compliant
  • Knowledge of Spine Surgical Procedures, outcomes and complications
  • Ability to develop therapeutic relationships with patients, interest medical data, identifies normal and abnormal physical and radiology findings
  • Detail oriented ability to multitask
  • Excellent communicator, positive attitude, hardworking, confident in skills
  • Applicant must be detailed oriented
  • A team player with excellent communication skills
  • Adheres to all HIPAA regulations and maintains strict confidentiality

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

Patient Registration Specialist - Part Time

Job Location: Minneapolis (rotate to remote clinics as needed)

Job Status: Part-Time, (day hours Monday - Friday) 

Job Summary: 

The part-time Patient Registration Specialists plays a key role in creating a positive experience for our patients as they are the first point of contact when patients arrive to our clinics.  This role is responsible for creating a good first impression by cheerfully greeting incoming patients, distributing paperwork, checking/entering insurance/demographic information, and processing co-pays/payments. They are also responsible for working collaboratively with clinic staff to help facilitate a smooth clinic flow and ensuring that patient's questions have been answered before leaving the clinic.

Essential Functions:

  • Greet and check-in patients for clinic and radiology appointments /process co pays and patient payments from patients.
  • Gather demographic and insurance information, checking patient eligibility and accurately entering into NGen to facilitate timely billing.
  • Process “release of information” requests for patients, referring offices, other medical facilities, and attorneys/insurance companies according to HIPAA and TCSC guidelines.
  • Make daily charts for patient appointments.
  • Assist patients with the scheduling of appointments and patient portal enrollment.
  • Coordinate the scheduling of interpreter services for patients when needed.
  • Maintain and update provider database in NGen to ensure accurate tracking of referring providers.
  • Maintain organized front office lobby area including straightening magazines, stocking coffee supplies, and general office clean up.
  • Work closely and cooperatively with clinic staff to help facilitate a smooth clinic flow and patient continuity of care.
  • Display professionalism, compassion, tact, and respect at all times when working with co-workers and patients.
  • Answer phones and handle calls in an efficient and friendly manner.
  • Represent and support the mission and core values of Twin Cities Spine Center.

Required Qualifications:

  • Front desk/Business office experience and/or customer service experience preferred.
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma.
  • Proficiency in MS Word.
  • Knowledge of and adherence to HIPAA and safety guidelines.
  • Knowledge of various insurance companies and their protocols.
  • Knowledge of and adherence to company policies and protocols.
  • Skilled at organizing and prioritizing work, and following assignments through to completion.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Requires being able to deal with difficult, sensitive and confidential issues.
  • Applicant must be detailed oriented.
  • A team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Participates in educational activities and attends staff meetings.
  • Record of excellent attendance and on-time arrival to work as scheduled.
  • Extended hours may be required.
  • Will 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

Physician Assistant - Surgical

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


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