Career Opportunities

 About Open Door Health Center 

Open Door Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), exists to increase access to quality, affordable, culturally appropriate, patient centered health care and to maximize the overall well-being of our patients.  Our clinic provides expert care that is culturally sensitive to our diverse community.  We are a National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program approved location. 

Our workplace is characterized by our passion for excellence, compassion for our patients, and commitment to our work.   You will be a valued member of a team that cares and makes a difference in our community.

Our team provides comprehensive and caring family practice medical, dental and behavioral health care to adults and children, including serving the low-income and underserved in southern Minnesota. We currently serve over 3,000 patients, and our patient volume continues to grow. In addition to our current clinic, we started a Mobile Health program in March 2012. To find out more about Mobile Health, click here.

ODHC is located in Mankato, Minnesota on the banks of the beautiful Minnesota River Valley. Only 70 minutes from the southwest suburbs of Minneapolis, Mankato is a community of 54,000, hosting several colleges, a flourishing arts community, and award winning schools.  Read more about Mankato in the June 29, 2012 article: Forbes ranks Greater Mankato 11th of "Best Small Places for Business and Careers".  Mankato/North Mankato was also recognized as a four time winner of 100 Best Communities for Young People by Americas Promise Alliance!

We invite you to send your resume/c.v. and cover letter to ODHC, Attn:  Human Resources at 309 Holly Lane, Suite 101, Mankato, MN  56001 or email us at HR@odhc.org.  Please be sure to include the position that you are applying for in the subject line.

Additionally, we require that all candidates complete and sign our Application for Employment in order to be considered a viable candidate. The Application for Employment is available as a pdf or Microsoft Word.

Thank you for your interest in Open Door Health Center!

 

We are growing! Positions currently available:

 

MEDICAL

♦ Registered Dietitian – Full time

Open Door Health Center seeks a qualified, passionate, experienced candidate for a full-time Registered Dietitian to work in our Mankato Clinic. The candidate should be passionate about serving underserved patients, with an interest in contributing to our continued growth and outreach efforts. He/She will assess patient nutritional needs, provide nutritional education and counseling, advice patients on dietary plans, etc.  

Required Skills: Master’s degree in nutrition or related degree with two or more years of clinical experience. Must have strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.  Must possess a current ADA membership. Bilingual language skills are a plus.

DENTAL 

♦ Dentist (DDS/DMD) - Full Time or Part-time           Click for more information

Full-time or Part-time collaborative Dentist position for our Mankato site, with rotation onto our mobile dental clinic. The candidate should be passionate about serving underserved patients, with an interest in contributing to our continued growth and outreach efforts. Must possess a current Licensure in MN in good standing. Bilingual language skills are a plus.

Clinic hours are Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm. Mobile hours vary Monday-Friday. No weekends. 

♦ Dental Services Manager

Open Door Health Center has an opening for a Dental Services Manager. The Dental Services Manager develops and implements plans and objectives pertinent to the effective and efficient operation of the dental department. This position requires an individual who works to improve the quality and accessibility of care for communities served at Open Door Health Center (ODHC).  The Dental Services manager works with the management team to align the dental department policies and systems to achieve ODHC’s vision and goals. He/She plans, directs, coordinates, schedules, and monitors the operational and personnel activities of the Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists. In addition, he/she monitors programs and procedures to ensure customer satisfaction, including responding to customer inquiries and resolving issues in a professional fashion.  The Dental Services Manager must be willing to work alongside staff to ensure understanding of various roles and to facilitate daily operational duties as necessary. The Dental Services Manager is a member of the Leadership.

Requirements:

The Dental Services Manager will have a BA/BS degree in a health related field with licensure appropriate to the field of study or work experience that is equivalent to this degree. Three to five years of experience in a dental care setting or health care field where he/she has demonstrated the ability to manage or supervise a team. Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, patients, visitors, and outside vendors. He/She should demonstrate strong organization skills, the ability to prioritize and handle multiple demands, and the ability to develop, lead and facilitate staff to achieve the goals of the organization. Training experience is preferred. Bi-lingual skills (English/Spanish) is a plus.

♦ Dental Assistant – Part-time

Open Door Health Center in Mankato, MN, seeks a qualified, experienced candidate for a part-time Licensed Dental Assistant position for our Dental Clinic. The candidate should be passionate about serving underserved patients, with an interest in contributing to our continued growth and outreach efforts. Must possess a current Licensure in MN in good standing. Bilingual language skills are a plus.

We are a National Health Service Corps (NHSC) approved location. 

HUMAN RESOURCES

We currently do not have any Human Resources positions available.

SUPPORT SERVICES  

There are currently no positions available in the Support Services Department. 

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

♦ Behavioral Health Provider

Open Door Health Center has an opening for a fulltime BH Consultant. Join our patient-centered and compassionate team! 

This person requires an individual who works to improve the quality and accessibility of care for communities served at Open Door Health Center (ODHC).  In collaboration with the medical, dental and other behavioral health Consultants, the Behavioral Health Consultant will provide direct patient care.  This position is responsible for psychosocial assessment and diagnostics, treatment planning, internal and external referrals, and crisis assessment and intervention as needed. Additionally, the Behavioral Health Consultant ensures the provision and acquisition of economic, social, and emotional support services to ODHC patients. This person will act as the primary resource to ODHC Mobile Health care team. 

Required Skills: The Behavioral Health Provider will have a current MN license in LICSW, LPCC, LP, or LMFT with a minimum of two to five years’ experience providing mental health services. Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, and with patients, visitors, and outside agencies. He/she should demonstrate strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize and handle multiple demands, and the ability to develop, lead and facilitate staff to achieve the goals of the organization.  He/should demonstrate successful crisis management skills, with experience in diffusing difficult situations.  Candidates with interest and experience working with adolescents, families and/or groups are encouraged to apply. Experience working in a community health setting with diverse populations and bi-lingual (English/Spanish) skills are a plus.

FINANCE / IT 

♦ Chief Financial Officer

Open Door Health Center has an opening for a fulltime Chief Financial Officer (CFO). 

This person serves as the organization’s CFO providing leadership to ensure the efficient and cost effective operation of the organization through fiscal management, resource management, information sharing, and the promotion of quality and service excellence. 

This position is responsible for the day-to-day financial operation of the organization, including accounting, billing, IT financial reporting, and financial analysis. In addition, the CFO is responsible for ensuring accuracy of all financial reports and developing necessary processes to safeguard the organization’s financial resources.  

Required Skills: The Chief Financial Officer will have a BA/BS Degree in business, accounting or related field. A Master’s degree or CPA is preferred.  Three to five years’ experience in a community health setting is preferred.  Knowledge of financial and information systems, health care environment and industry standards, and GAAP standards. Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization. Must have strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication (oral and written) skills. He/She must have the ability to build strong working relationships with all staff at ODHC and demonstrate a positive attitude.

 

♦ System Administrator – Full time

Open Door Health Center seeks a qualified, experienced candidate for a full-time System Administrator to work in our Mankato location. The System Administrator is responsible for the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of our computer system, building and maintaining computers, installing software, resolving database problems, report writing, and assisting staff in the set-up and use of computers and software. In addition, he/she will work with outside vendors regarding servers and network administration.

The System Administrator must have a BA/BS degree or equivalent in computer science, including software programming and application development, and web development. He/She should have demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, communication skills, and have the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines. Bilingual language skills and training/presentation skills are a plus.

 OUTREACH

♦ Enrollment Assister – Part-time

Open Door Health Center has an opening for a part-time Enrollment Assister.

This position provides education, enrollment, and application assistance for uninsured children and adults to access quality, subsidized, low-cost health insurance programs through the health insurance marketplace to include Medicaid/Medical assistance. Participates in education/presentations at community events; and enhances our communication network through creating and cultivating community relations.

Required Skills: High School Diploma with two years’ work experience in a community service organization, customer/patient service position, or a Bachelor’s Degree. Must be a self-starter with strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. Must be proficient in using computers and Microsoft Office applications. Must have the ability to read, speak, and write Spanish fluently, as well as being bi-culturally competent. 

 ♦ Outreach and Enrollment Manager

Open Door Health Center has an opening in their management team for a full time Outreach and Enrollment Manager. Join our patient-centered and compassionate team!

This position leads the outreach and enrollment programs and activities; coordinates the mobile health travel schedules; trains outreach and enrollment staff; leads/facilitates presentations and education at community events; and develops and enhances our communication network through creating and cultivating community relations. 

Outreach efforts currently include, but not limited to, mobile health services, school outreach dental screening and fluoride services, and school outreach dental sealant services. 

Enrollment requires facilitation of the enrollment process of qualifying patients’ in the Health Insurance Exchange. This position would provide outreach opportunities for residents in the region who lack access to healthcare and health insurance and provides enrollment and application follow-up assistance. 

Required Skills: High School Diploma with two years’ work experience in a community service organization, customer/patient service position, or a Bachelor’s Degree. Must have the ability to read, speak, and write Spanish fluently, as well as being bi-culturally competent. He/She must possess and maintain a valid Minnesota Driver’s License, liability insurance, have the ability to travel with use of a personal vehicle, and have the ability to drive the mobile clinic unit as needed. Project or Department Management experience is preferred. 

ADMINISTRATION

We currently do not have any administrative positions available.