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”.

The Alaska Public Health Association awarded Crickett Stankowitz, Sunshine’s Quality Assurance Manager the 2019 Rainbow Award for contributions in the sphere of social determinants.

A Positive Impact

Community Health Centers have a tremendous impact on their communities. See how your work can contribute.

We are currently hiring the following positions:

Medical Assistant (2 positions available)

SCHC is looking for two professional candidates with medical assistant experience. MA certification and excellent computer skills preferred, EMT experience helpful. Position to assist SCHC clinicians in providing excellent direct patient care. Must be available to work on Saturdays.

Patient Services 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.

Family Practice Physician Provider
Family Practice Physician Provider to provide clinical care for our patients. Additional responsibilities may include participating in community outreach and education, performing tasks that maximize the quality of care provided to patients and some administrative function. Medical providers are required to have an Alaska license, DEA certification, and CPR certification. Successful completion of a background check and pre-employment drug screening required.

Malpractice insurance is provided through FTCA.

SCHC facilities are Alaska SHARP & NHSC loan repayment sites.

Dental Assistant
Position provides direct clinical support to the dentists and dental clients including chair-side duties while ensuring a safe work/treatment environment.

Looking for a professional & ambitious individual. Some training available.

Behavioral Health Provider - Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Behavioral Health Providers are part of SCHC’s primary care treatment team. They assist in identifying, triaging and managing patients with medical and behavioral health problems within an integrated primary care setting; and provide both brief intervention and more comprehensive and long-term management of patients with complex behavioral health needs and substance use disorders. Active LCSW license with the State of Alaska & basic or advanced life support certification 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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