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:


Radiologic Technologist

Benefits Offered: Medical, Life, Dental, 401K

Employment Type: Full-time

We are currently seeking a full time Radiologic Technologist to join our team!  Must be able to perform general radiologic positioning and procedures independently, as well as being able to work fluently with the entire patient care team.  Ensuring delivery of optimal patient care with compassion and respect is a must

Requirements of the job include: 

  • Graduate of an accredited radiology program
  • ARRT certified in general radiology
  • Competence in patient positioning and imaging for general x-ray examinations as indicated by the Radiologist protocols.
  • Knowledgeable of PACS systems and functions, having a strong comfort level with learning new EMRs.
  • Comfortable with an independent work environment but also able to work closely with all members of the patient care team.
  • Previous general radiology experience of 1+ years.

Social Worker

Benefits Offered: Medical, Life, Dental, 401K

Employment Type: Full-time

As part of our integrated health model at the Community Health Center of the Black Hills (CHCBH), the Social Worker will provide patients with case management/care coordination for our most at-risk patients.

Essential Functions:

  • Case management/care coordination for most at-risk patients
  • Patient navigation, especially for patients moving between different health care resources
  • Identification and referral for specialized services, such as drug and alcohol treatment, legal services, financial and employment counseling, and housing support
  • Education and support programming (e.g., diabetes education, parenting classes, domestic violence support programs) for individual and groups
  • Assistance with entitlements, medications, transportation, food, etc.
  • Outreach and coordination with other community resources and agencies
  • Community-level advocacy on behalf of patients and families

Administrative Support

  • Comply with established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and customer service standards.
  • Add notes to patient records based on assessments and evaluations and review progress notes in patient files written by other members of the treatment team.
  • Create individualized patient plans designed to help them meet specific desired life goals.
  • Coordinate with the rest of the team, including medical providers and nurses, to establish these plans.
  • Resolve crisis situations involving patients as they arise.
  • Oversee the completion of disability and insurance paperwork as needed.
  • Collaborate with the rest of the team to design aftercare plans for patients who are being released from treatment soon.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, sociology, or psychology
  • Currently licensed with the state of South Dakota
  • Minimum experience between 2-3 years
  • Previous experience working with ethnically and culturally diverse families

Outpatient Counselor

Benefits Offered: Medical, Life, Dental, 401K

Employment Type: Full-time

As part of an integrated health model at the Community Health Center of the Black Hills (CHCBH), the Outpatient Counselor is the primary interface for patients needing behavioral health services and/or opioid use or abuse services. This individual will provide screening, assessment, individual and group counseling, education, and case management services for CHCBH patients.

Essential Function

  • Based on Medical Provider referrals will conduct brief, non-stigmatizing screenings to evaluate needs of adults, adolescents, and/or children for mental health and/or opioid abuse services based on medical record, direct interview and interaction and/or discussion with other staff members who interact with patient.
  • Perform comprehensive bio-psychosocial assessment for mental health, substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, domestic violence and medical needs. Conduct follow-up as appropriate based on results of evaluation.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate plans for the provision of mental health and support services jointly with clinic staff.
  • Establish and maintain a current listing of community linkages to meet the needs of the target population. Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with community providers of services. Initate linkages, disseminate information and make referrals to the appropriate services as needed.
  • Use an inter-agency team approach when working with community partners to ensure referrals are appropriate and meet the patients’ needs.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate a case service plan (in addition to the bio-psychosocial assessment) including agreed-upon goals to address patient needs including social supports to promote long-term self-sufficiency.
  • Provide early interventions and referrals to specialty mental health services, including referral for more intensive psychological or psychiatric support services, if needed.
  • Document findings in patient’s medical records according to established protocols.
  • Initiate and take on special responsibilities as required by grant funded projects and other program development efforts.
  • Provide ongoing consultation for primary care staff in appropriate mental health techniques.
  • Participate in ongoing training in behavioral health issues and provide training to primary care clinic staff in mental health topics including counseling skills and confidentiality, medication use and misuse, substance abuse, wellness, rehabilitation, recovery and self-sufficiency.

Working Environment

  • Clinic environment. Weekdays. May involve occasional after hours, weekends.

Education & Experience:

  • Certified Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor required; CSW-PIP or LPC-MH preferred
  • Currently licensed with the state of South Dakota
  • Minimum experience between 2-3 years
  • Previous experience working with ethnically and culturally diverse families

Physician

Compensation:    Depends on experience.

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
  • Maintain 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 Supplemental 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 Reimbursement

Dentist

Benefits Offered:   Medical, Life, Dental, 401K

Employment Type:   Full-Time

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

 Responsibilities:

  • Perform general dentistry practices
  • Appropriately diagnose, educate, and initiate treatment plans
  • Order appropriate laboratory tests and x-ray studies
  • Order prescription drugs as determined by patient’s needs
  • Refer patients to dental specialists for treatment as required

Qualifications:

  • DDS or DMD degree, one-year experience in clinical setting desired
  • Advanced knowledge of treatment
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong Leadership qualities

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Medical Flex Spending Plan, Group Term Life Insurance, Vacation, Sick Leave, Retirement Plan
  • Eligible Site for National Health Service Corp Loan Reimbursement