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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:

Dental-Patient Support Specialist
Benefits Offered: Medical, Life, Dental, 403B, Vision, Vacation, Sick and Holiday Pay.
Employment Type:  Full-time Day hours
Greets and registers patients in a prompt, pleasant and helpful manner, gives walk-in patients various solutions, responds to routine requests for information and assists people, so that all patients can be seen within targeted time and schedule. The timeliness of work directly supports responsiveness to patients, including visit redesign and well-paced patient flow. This position manages appointment schedules for dentists and hygienist, keeping patients and staff informed of the daily schedule, collects co-pays (insurance or CHCBH discount plan).
Expectations: 
Consistently and openly communicates with supervisor and all staff.
Collects and records data accurately in person or by phone.
Abides by Rules of Confidentiality.
Demonstrates awareness of, and compliance with, organizational mission and objective of CHCBH to provide health care access and support services for all members of the community.
Coordinates urgent care patients by arrival time.
Obtains signed consents; provides necessary forms for patient completion and assists patients in clarifying forms.
Collects appropriate payment according to standards.
Schedules according to standard for all services and staff as assigned.
Answers incoming calls in a professional, courteous, and timely manner.
Bilingual preferred

Certified Dental Assistant
Benefits Offered: Medical, Life, Dental, 401K
Employment Type:  Full-time Day hours
Looking for a Certified Dental Assistant to join our team! Dentrix or Mediadent 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, provides chair side assistance and charting to assist the provider and dental hygienist as required.
Provide 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 processes dental radiographs
Certificate/Licenses:

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


Registered Nurse (RN) / Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Benefits Offered: Medical, Life, Dental, 401K
Employment Type:  Full-time Day hours
We are currently seeking a full time Registered Nurse (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team! The ideal candidate will be able to maintain a positive attitude in a fast-paced clinic environment.   Looking for a team player with excellent communication and attention to detail skills.  Priority is given to treating patients with courtesy, respect and patience, regardless of the circumstances.
Requirements of the job include: 
Family Practice and pediatric medical experience preferred

Strong personal communication skills

Computer experience required
Organization and analytical skills required
Multicultural experience and second language helpful

Certificate/Licenses:
Current license to practice in South Dakota.



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