Grow your career in healthcare and make a difference with Birchwood Cottages!

Become an integral part of a supportive and caring team that is dedicated to providing quality care to those with memory loss. Our employees positively impact the lives of our residents creating meaningful connections and priceless memories in the work they do.

Birchwood Cottages | Owatonna Team

Why Birchwood Cottages?

Flexible scheduling

Paid time off for full and part time employees

Full benefits for eligible employees, including 401K

Paid CNA training available for eligible employees

Free meals on shift

Casual dress code

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Current Openings

Birchwood Cottages’ mission is to provide quality care and make a difference in the lives of those living with memory loss. At Birchwood Cottages, you will not only build relationships and create memories, but you will be in an environment that empowers, supports, and provides you with the tools to be successful.

Becoming a part of the Birchwood Cottages team you will gain experience and have opportunities to grow in your health care career. Apply today to become a part of a culture that promotes positivity and teamwork!

Shifts Available:

  • Morning Shift 6:30a – 2:30p
  • Evening Shift: 2:30p – 10:30p, 4p – 9pm
  • Overnight Shift: 10:30pm-6:30am
  • Full or Part-time
  • Every other weekend and holiday


  • Starting wage based on your experience!
  • Differentials for evening, overnight, and weekend shifts
  • Pay increase for CNAs and med administration

Just some of the benefits of being a part of the Birchwood team:

  • Locally owned and managed
  • PTO for full-time and part-time employees
  • Full benefits package for eligible employees including 401K
  • Variety of shift differentials for eligible PM, overnight and weekend shifts
  • CNA and Med Administration differentials for eligible employees
  • Paid CNA training opportunities
  • Growth and education opportunities
  • Supportive and positive work culture

People. Purpose. Passion. Providing quality care for those with memory loss and making a difference in their lives is what we do at Birchwood Cottages. Join a team of individuals who are passionate about memory care, and create purpose and joy for those we serve.

Apply today!

A great opportunity is available with Birchwood Cottages as the Director of Nursing at Birchwood Cottages. At Birchwood Cottages we provide personalized care to our residents who are living with dementia or other memory impairments.

Birchwood Cottages is a locally owned and managed memory care community that provides not only a welcoming and caring place for our residents, but a culture of excellence and support for employees.


This role oversees the clinical department for our two Owatonna buildings (32 occupancy each) and provides direct/indirect resident care services, trains and delegates to the direct-care team to ensure our residents receive person-centered care with dignity and respect.


  • Provide oversight and supervision of licensed and unlicensed nursing staff, delegating nursing tasks as appropriate
  • Oversee and monitor clinical components of Resident medical records for completeness and accuracy
  • Conduct resident assessments for potential admission to the community
  • Maintain assessments and service agreements of current residents to initiate or change services as needed and communicating with responsible parties timely
  • Coordinates and participates in on-call rotation responsibilities
  • Train and educate direct care staff to provide the best care for the residents
  • Communicate professionally with residents and their families
  • Ensures community remains in compliance with all regulating entities
  • Assist with providing direct care in times of need
  • Participate in leadership, trainings and quality meetings

Just some of the reasons to join our team:

  • Locally owned and managed company
  • Full benefits package and competitive compensation
  • 401K with matching
  • Free chef prepared meals
  • Casual dress
  • Supportive nursing team!
  • Flexible hours
  • Competitive wage
  • Bonus pay opportunities
  • No on-call weekends, evenings, or holidays.


  • Registered Nurse with current licensure with the MN State Board of Nursing
  • Experience working in a leadership role in an Assisted Living with Memory Care setting a plus!

If you are passionate about providing care to seniors and are looking for a fulfilling career, we encourage you to apply for this position. We offer a competitive wage, benefits package, and a supportive work environment. Becoming a part of the Birchwood Cottages team you will gain experience and have opportunities to grow in your health care career. Apply today to become a part of a culture that promotes positivity and teamwork! We look forward to talking to you!

Apply today!