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”.

We are currently hiring the following positions:

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.

Family Practice Physician

Family Practice Physician (Talkeetna & Willow) – Sunshine Community Health Center (SCHC) is currently recruiting for a full-time licensed Family Practice Physician to provide clinical care for our patients. Responsibilities may include participating in community outreach & education, generally performing tasks that maximize quality of care provided to patients and some administrative functions. Medical providers are required to have an Alaska license, DEA certification and CPR certification. Malpractice insurance is provided through the FTCA.

Behavioral Health Case Manager (Willow)

Behavioral Health Case Manager (Willow) – Ensures effective treatment for patients with co-occurring behavioral health and/or medical disorders. Support and coordinate the mental and physical health care of patients on an assigned patient caseload with the patient’s medical provider, and, when appropriate, other mental health providers; supporting patients in self-care; identifying relevant community resources and working to reduce barriers to care; and tracking care in order to facilitate data collection and improvement processes. Preference is given for a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Social Work, Human Services, or related fields and two or more years of experience in the Behavior Health field. This is a full-time position.

Licensed Practical Nurse (Willow)

Licensed Practical Nurse (Willow) – Full-time position is responsible for assisting medical providers in direct patient care. Must be able to work Saturdays.  Previous clinical experience preferred.  Current Alaska licensure as a LPN and current CPR certification is required.

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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