Jobs and Careers


Thank you for your interest in a position with Northfield Hospital & Clinics. Northfield Hospital & Clinics is an integrated, independent, nonprofit health care system providing exceptional care for our patients through a full complement of health services. We serve patients throughout the Twin Cities south metro and southern Minnesota. We are committed to serving our patients through personal attention and excellent care.

We provide rewarding work and competitive benefits in a professional and fun work environment. We invite you to see if your next opportunity is with us!





Culture/Work Environment

At Northfield Hospital & Clinics we support a collaborative work environment based on best practices and continuous improvement principles. All employees are encouraged to participate in initiatives that improve safety and quality of care.

We are committed to the communities we serve because we live and work here. Our patients are our neighbors. We believe that we are here to serve the greater community and that we have the ability to improve the health of the communities and region we serve.

Primary and specialty care providers are based out of our FamilyHealth Medical Clinics with seamless access to the many services at the Northfield Hospital. Our FamilyHealth Medical Clinics are located within 15 – 20 minutes of Northfield Hospital.

What Makes Us Unique

Personalized, patient-centered care has been a hallmark of Northfield Hospital & Clinics since the beginning. Our care is guided by enduring values, such as respect, integrity and dignity, values that lift up the human spirit and honor the patients we serve. These values are manifested in our attention to patient safety, patient comfort, patient education and patient choice.

At Northfield Hospital & Clinics, we combine advanced technology with therapeutic design, and personalized, patient-centered care to create a healing environment where patients feel safe, secure and supported.

Our independent, community-owned status allows us to partner with a broad range of premier providers, including Mayo Clinic, Abbott Northwestern, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota Medical Center,  to bring important specialty care to our area. We use a team approach to provide seamless, integrated care in a calm comforting atmosphere where the patient’s needs come first.

At A Glance

  • 750+ employees
  • Hospital
  • 4 Primary and Specialty Care Clinics
  • 2 Rehabilitation Centers
  • Urgent Care


  • 40 private rooms 
  • 4 surgical suites
  • 2 Endoscopy suites
  • Critical care facilities
  • Level IV Trauma Center
  • First Touch Birth Center
  • Sleep Center

Specialty Centers and Clinics

  • Breast Care Center
  • Cancer Care & Infusion Center
  • Long Term Care Center
  • Ophthalmology Clinic
  • Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic
  • Women’s Health Center

Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission:

Provide  exceptional healthcare to the  communities we serve.

Our Vision:

Become an exceptional healthcare system and the provider of choice in the region.

Our Values:

Patient and family centered care: Is the core of a high quality health care system and a necessary foundation for safe, effective, efficient, timely and equitable care.

  • Integrity:  We will be honest, ethical and fair.
  • Respect:  We will treat each other and those we serve with courtesy, honor and dignity, accepting and valuing each individual.
  • Competence:  We will diligently maintain high standards by performing our duties safely, with expertise and good judgment. We will provide services based on scientific knowledge to all who could benefit and refrain from providing services to those not likely to benefit.
  • Cooperation:  We will work together as a team, striving to achieve common goals.
  • Communication:  We will be good listeners, as well as express clearly and concisely what is needed and expected.
  • Stewardship:  We will work to reduce delays for those who receive and give care, and to avoid waste of equipment, supplies, ideas and energy. We will seek to apply our financial resources for the maximum benefit of our community and our broader service area

Our History

In 1910, a group of Northfield physicians formed the Northfield Hospital Association and with community support purchased a three-story house on the corner of Eighth and Water streets for Northfield’s first community hospital.

The 12-bed facility at Eighth and Water served the community well for many years, but during the Great Depression it struggled financially. In 1934, the city assumed responsibility for the hospital. In 1938, the community received a Works Progress Administration (WPA) grant and built a new 31-bed hospital on West Second Street.

Between 1938 and 1992, there were four major expansions and the addition of a skilled nursing facility. In 2003, construction was completed on a $30 million, 37-bed facility with a 40-bed long-term care center on land leased from St. Olaf College north of the college campus.

Since then, Northfield Hospital & Clinics has become a regional medical destination supporting primary and specialty care clinics in five area communities with inpatient, surgical services, birth center, cancer center, breast care center, women’s health center, advanced medical imaging, emergency medicine, sleep medicine and more.

Our employees drive our success, and our reputation. We value great employees, and offer competitive salaries and a variety of benefits. It's our commitment to maintaining an excellent work force. Full-time and part-time employees are able to select benefits to meet their needs.  Benefits are available for employees hired  to work 40 hours per two week pay period (.5 FTE).

Health Benefits

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision discount  plan
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Fitness discount

For the Future

  • Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment
  • Disability insurance
  • Public Employees Retirement Plan (PERA)*
  • Deferred Compensation – 457(b) Plan

Work Life-Balance 

  • Paid time off  (PTO)
  • Tuition Reimbursement*
  • Employee assistance program*
  • Cafeteria Discount*
  • Work perks discount program* 
  • Cell phone discounts*
  • Computer discounts*

*Available for all employees

Application Process

How do I submit an application or resume to apply for a job opening?
We only accept applications through our on-line application. You are able to copy and paste your resume at the end of the on-line application form. A computer is available in Human Resources at Northfield Hospital. If you need assistance a Human Resources staff member will assist you with the on-line application, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

I received an error message when I clicked on ‘submit’ after I filled out the on-line application. What does this mean?
Most errors will take you to the field on the screen that needs to be fixed. If you receive the error <Y/y or N/n> then there is a field that was not answered with a yes or no that needs to be completed. If you receive the error <N—N> then there is an invalid symbol on your application, typically in the phone number field or salary field (i.e. do not use dollar signs). Fix these fields and then click ‘submit’.

How do I know if my application was received?
After you click ‘submit’, you will receive a message on the screen stating “Your request has been received and is being processed.”  This indicates your application went through successfully.

I previously applied for a position at Northfield Hospital & Clinics, do I need to complete the on-line application again to be considered for another opening?
Yes, each time you want to be considered for an opening, you will need to complete the on-line application to express your interest in that opening.

Can I submit an application/resume to express my interest in future openings?
We only accept applications for our current openings, all of which are posted on our web site.

Next Steps

Will I receive any follow-up after my application is received?
We will send you communication to notify you we are reviewing your application.

How will I know if I was selected for an interview?
You will receive a call from us, typically within a few weeks of applying if you are selected for an interview.

What should I bring to an interview?
You may want to consider bringing copies of your resume and professional work/school references.

If you have additional questions contact a human resources team member at or via phone at (507) 646-1510.


If you have questions about a current opening or applying on-line, we would like to help!  See our Applicant Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for assistance or contact us at:


Phone:  507-646-1510

Please note:  We only accept applications/resumes through our on-line application.  If you need assistance applying, please stop into Human Resources at Northfield Hospital.  A computer is available and a member of our team can help you between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Note:  Once you have reviewed the job openings and  found one or more jobs you wish to apply for, fill out the Online Job Application.  (Click the  Job Application button at the top to be directed to the online job application.) Use the <Ctrl> key and your mouse to select multiple jobs.  Fill out the rest of the form and then click submit.  xx




Note:  Return to the top of the application and click on Submit to complete the application process. 

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