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
  • 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

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 candidate 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 preferred, but not required.
  • Reliable transportation.

Certified Dental Assistant

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

Looking for a Certified Dental Assisant to join our team! Dentrix experience a plus. Must be professional, caring, dependable, willing to work with patients of all ages, and be eager to learn. Competitive wages and benefits offered.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares patient for exam and provides chair side assistance and charting to assist the provider and ental hygienst as required.
  • Provides oral health education and stellar customer service to patients of all ages.
  • Adheres to established standard precaution guidelines and infection control practices utilizing protective attire and barrier techniques.
  • Exposes and process dental rediographs

Qualifications:

  • Current South Dakota Dental Assisting and Dental Radiography certificate (or eligible for certification examination)
  • Current CPR certification

Pharmacist

Benefits Offered:   Medical, Life, Dental, 401K
Employment Type:   Part-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 part-time position (20 - 30 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:

  • Previous experience
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • SD Pharmacist license
  • PharmD required

Radiologic Technologist

The Community Health Center of the Black Hills is in need of a PRN Radiologic Technologist to cover vacation and sick leave. The technologist needs to be able to work independently in the radiography room as well as possess great communication and teamwork skills when working with other members of the healthcare team. This position has the potention for becoming full time.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide imaging in a general radiography room
  • Perform general diagnositc imaging according to Radiologist protocols
  • 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:

  • ARRT certification or eligible for certification
  • Excellent computer and trouble shooting skills
  • Previous imaging experience preferred  

Full Time LPN/RN

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

We are currently seeking a full time LPN / RN to join our team! The ideal candidate will be able to maintain a positive attitude in a fast paced work environment. Priority is given to treating patients with courtesy, respect and patience, regardless of the circumstances.

Qualifications:

  • Two years’ experience in general nursing environment, acute care nursing and/or a medical clinic with patients across the life span
  • Strong personal communication skills
  • Word processing and computer experience required
  • Organizational and analytical skills required
  • Multicultural experience and second language helpful

Certificate/License:

Current licensure for practice in South Dakota, RN or Current licensure for practice in South Dakota, LPN