Employment

Working at a community health center is a highly educational and rewarding experience. If you are interested in employment with the Community Health Center of the Black Hills, you are welcome to visit our facility at 350 Pine St., Rapid City, and fill out an application. Cover letter, resume, and a completed employment application may also be mailed to the address shown below or emailed to ldebaere@chcbh.org.

Community Health Center of the Black Hills is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As a non-profit organization, we trust our employees to work and perform within our mission, providing high quality medical, dental, and mental health care for the community.

If you are interested in employment with the Community Health Center of the Black Hills, you are welcome to visit our facility at 350 Pine St., Rapid City and fill out an application.


Mailing address:

Community Health Center of the Black Hills
Attn: Human Resources
350 Pine Street
Rapid City, SD 57701


Current Job Openings:


Physician

Compensation:    Depends on experience.
Benefits Offered:    Medical, Life, Dental, 401K
Employment Type:    Full-time

We are currently seeking a full time Family Practice Physician to join our team! You will focus on providing high quality patient care as part of a healthcare team.

Responsibilities:
*  Perform medical procedures as necessary
*  Prescribe medications and treatments
*  Assess patient health through interviews and physical examinations
*  Communicate information to patients regarding diagnosis and treatment  
    goals
*  Mantain patient medical records
*  Facilitate referrals to other healthcare professionals and medical facilities

Qualifications:
*  Previous experience as a physician, surgeon or other medical fields
*  Advanced knowledge of treatment and drug interactions
*  Ability to build rapport with patients
*  Strong attention to detail
*  Strong leadership qualities

Benefits:
*  Health Insurance (Employee Coverage): Premiums are 100% employer-
    paid for Full-Time employee
*  Dental Insurance (Employee Coverage): Premiums are 100% employer-
    paid for the Full-Time employee
*  Medical Flex Spending Account: Available to Full-Time employees (at
    employee's expense)
*  AFLAC Supplimental Insurance: Available to Full-Time employees (at the 
    employee's expense)
*  Group Term Life Insurance: $100,000 policy for Full-Time employees (100% 
    Employer Paid)
*  Vacation Leave (available after 180 day waiting period): 160 hours annual
    Vacation for Full-Time employees
*  Sick Leave (available after 180 day waiting period): 9 paid sick days per
    year for Full-Time employees; wellness bonus (cash out up to 48 hours of
    sick leave annually)
*  Holidays: 8 paid holidays annually for Full-Time employees; 1 floating 
    holiday after one year of employment for full time employees. 
*  Voluntary Employee-funded 403(b) retirement fund:  After 90 days of
    employment; employee is eligible to participate in Vanguard 403(b) plan at
    employee cost.
*  SEP/IRA: 3% of gross annual wages for a tax sheltered retirement fund for
    Full-Time employees (available after 1 year of employment)
*  Licensure: Clinical State Board License, DEA, State Controlled Substance
    Registration, CME (10 days annually)
*  Eligible Site for National Health Service Corp Loan Reimburesement


CNP / PA-C

Compensation:    Depends on experience.
Benefits Offered:    Medical, Life, Dental, 401K
Employment Type:    Full-Time

We are seeking a CNP / PA-C to become part of our team! You will focus on providing high quality patient care as part of a healthcare team.

Responsibilities:
*  Diagnose and treat acute, episodic or chronic illnesses
*  Prescribe all necessary medications and treatments
*  Perform comprehensive physical examinations of patients
*  Develop and implement patient management policies and procedures
*  Facilitate refferals to other healthcare professionals and medical facilities
*  Communicate with collaborating physician or specialist regarding patient
    care

Qualifications:
*  Previous experience in nursing or other medical fields
*  Ability to build rapport with patients
*  Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
*  Excellent written and verbal communication skills
*  Utilize appropriate and effective patient care plans; interprets and
    integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic, therapeutic plan
    utilizing principles of prevention
*  Manages patients to assure continuity of care
*  Provides whole person care, which includes referrals to other healthcare
    providers, lab and x-ray tests.
*  Ensures prompt follow-up on lab results and x-ray reports
*  Maintains adequate, concise and legible documentation of patient care
    utilizing EMR
*  Provides and documents charts appropriately periodic health 
    examinations
*   Performs minor procedures (LEEP, sutures wounds, mole removal, flexible
    sigmoidoscopies etc)
*  Provides appropriate patient education
*  Demonstrates appropriate work habits which includes: arriving on time,
    returning phone calls same day, utilizing appropriate infection control
    measures, documentation in a timely manner, maintaining appropriate
    patient confidentiality.

Administrative:
*  Participates in peer review audits as assigned.
*  Assists in the development and maintenance of CHC practice guidelines
    (protocols) as assigned.
*  Participates in the Quality Assurance Committe as assigned.
*  Attends department, staff and other in-service meetings.
*  Meets CME requirements to maintain licensure.


Pharmacist

Benefits Offered:    Medical, Life, Dental, 401K
Employment Type:    Full-Time

We are looking for a Pharmacist to join our team! You will be responsible for dispensing drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners. This is a full-time position (40 - hours weekly) and the wage depends on experience.

Responsibilities:
*  Compound and dispense prescribed medications
*  Advise physicians and health practitioners on the interactions and side
    effects of medications.
*  Provide patients with pertinent drug information
*  Proactively review prescriptions for proper dosage
*  Supervise and maintain records of all medications

Qualifications / Education:
*  Previous experience in pharmacy or other medical fields
*  Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
*  Excellent written and verbal communication skills
*  Strong attention to detail
*  Strong organizational skills
*  PharmD required


Patient Support Specialist

Benefits Offered:   Medical, Life, Dental, 401K
Employment Type:   Full-Time

We are looking for a hardworking, compassionate, and driven individual to join our Patient Support Specialist (PSS) team! PSS are the first face-to-face contact a patient has in our clinic. So this person must have great customer service skills and a desire to provide patients with a positive and timely registration and check-in process. The ideal condidate works great as a team and is able to learn detailed tasks quickly. Shifts vary and PSS must be able to work Monday-Friday from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm. Reliable transportation and the ability to make it to each shift is a must.

Responsibilities:
*  Greet all patients in a prompt, courteous manner.
*  Coordinates walk-in patients by arrival time.
*  Assists and/or completes patient registration and verifies all financial 
    coverage's emphasizing third party enrollment and including any discount
    programs available through CHCBH..
*  Verifies patient insurance and works closely with billing staff.
*  Maintains communication with medical support staff regarding status of
    waiting patients and keeps all waiting patients informed of their status and 
    projected time of service delivery.
*  Collects appropriate payment according to standards and completes
    payment plans with patients.
*  Maintains distribution and control of patient surveys concerning clinic
    services.
*  Schedules according to standard for all services and staff as assigned.

Qualifications:
*   High school diploma or GED equivalent.
*   Previous clinic experience preffered, but not required.
*   Reliable transportation.

This position is full-time and reports to the Director of Clinical Operations. If you are interested in applying for this position of know someone that is, please forward and employment application to Jacki Holmes, Director of Clinical Operations - jholmes@chcbh.org.