Employment Opportunities

Work with a terrific healthcare team in a mission-driven environment with a team-based model of care, student loan repayment programs, community outreach and work/life balance.

Sunshine is an award-winning, non-profit, community health center and a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home. We are a thriving, patient-centered facility that offers integrated healthcare to residents across the Upper Susitna Valley.

More and more doctors, dentists and other healthcare providers are choosing to work at community health centers as they discover that mission, quality care, and community adds up to a satisfying career. Are you one of those people?

Benefits Include:

Retirement Plans With Up To a 4% match
Student Loan Payment Options
Paid: Health Insurance, Life, AD&D, and Long Term Disability Insurance Plans
Paid: Holidays
Paid: Personal Leave
Paid: Vacation
Voluntary: Dental, Supplemental Life, and Supplemental AD&D Insurance Plans
Learning Sabbatical Leave

Want to know more about what we do?

The Alaska Public Health Association awarded Sunshine with the 2017 Alaska Community Service Award for Health for our significant contributions to the community.

The University of Alaska, School of Nursing awarded Sunshine with the 2016/2017 Primary Care Preceptor Site of the Year for “amazing support of the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program”.

If you’re curious about what you’d be a part of and the wonderful ways we are impacting the communities where we live, learn, work and play, here’s a video recap of FY 2016:

We are currently hiring the following positions:

Behavior Health Provider / Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Talkeetna & Willow)

Behavior Health Provider / Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Talkeetna & Willow) – The Behavioral Health Providers at SCHC are considered part of the primary care treatment team. They assist in identifying, triaging and managing patients with medical and behavioral health problems within the primary care setting; and provide more comprehensive and long-term management of patients with complex behavioral health needs. Masters of Social Work from an accredited graduate school of social work or related field from a regionally accredited university required, as well as a current, active license with the State of Alaska as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Behavioral Health Director

Responsible for management, planning, implementation, and evaluation of clinical behavioral health programs and services. Also responsible for supervising behavioral health clinicians and staff, and will serve as a direct service provider.  Will be part of a fully integrated practice, providing brief intervention in Primary Care, with participation in specialty individual counseling, groups and services in local schools.


Dentist (Talkeetna & Willow)

This position assesses and evaluates the oral health care needs of patients, performs selected diagnostic and therapeutic tasks, institutes & manages care for patients, and performs related work as assigned.  This position is also responsible for ensuring the establishment and participation in clinic-wide integrated services such as Well-Child checks, Chronic Care Management and Community Outreach Programs.

Patient Service Specialist

Sunshine Community Health Center has a Full-Time employment opportunity for a Patient Service Specialist.

The Patient Services Specialist is the front desk personnel for both medical and dental clinic services. Responsibilities will include greeting patients upon arrival, checking in patients, pre-register patients, and update patient information in practice management system, provide eligibility assistance, entering patient charge data, payment collection, and maintain waiting room in an orderly manner. Oversee patient flow in concert with other medical and dental personnel. Will be required to cross train and back up other Patient Services positions as needed.

Successful completion of a background check and drug screen are prerequisites to employment. Requirements may include working at both Talkeetna and Willow clinics and possible Saturday shifts.

Employment applications are available for download below or at the front desk in either the Willow or Talkeetna sites.

Successful completion of a background check and pre-employment drug screen are prerequisites to employment. Sunshine Community Health Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send a current resume, a letter of interest and a completed employment application to:

Stephanie Stanley-Harrell
Human Resources Manager
Sunshine Community Health Center
HC89 Box 8190, Talkeetna, AK 99676
Phone: (907) 733-9236 Direct
Fax: (907) 733-1735  
Email: sstanley-harrell@sunshineclinic.org

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