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. 

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 add 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:

Family Practice Physician Provider
The Family Practice Physician Provider provides 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.

 

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.

Nurse LPN
The Nurse LPN position participates as an integral member of the interdisciplinary care team at SCHC while providing direct clinical support to medical providers and patients. Works within the context of a primary care medical home to promote timely access to needed comprehensive care. Current Alaska licensure and CPR certification are required.

Behavioral Health Care Manager (MSW or LMSW preferred)

The behavioral health case manager at SCHC is a core member of the Clinical team and other collaborative partners that ensure effective treatment for patients with co-occurring behavioral health and/or medical disorders. The Case Manager works within the context of a primary care medical home, with a team approach, to promote timely access to comprehensive and continuous care and the enhancement of patient’s well-being. Key roles are supporting and coordinating 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.

 

Medical Assistant
This position is a member of the clinical team and helps to ensure that patients receive timely and appropriate care as dictated by Sunshine Community Health Center’s procedures and providers. This position provides direct clinical support to medical providers, clinic staff and patients of Sunshine Community Health Center; with a patient-centered, team-based approach. Successful completion of a background check and drug screen are prerequisites to employment. Requirements include working at both Talkeetna and Willow clinics with Saturday shifts. Benefits-eligible after an orientation period of 60 days.

Assistant Director of Finance
The Assistant Director of Finance position oversees the overall financial functions and health of the organization. The assistant director helps the CFO ensure accurate accounting practices within the organization and assess the organization’s financial health, identifying problem areas and developing solutions. The assistant director of finance may also be tasked with training personnel and delegating duties for staff in finance departments. The assistant director of finance is a high-level position and will be working closely with top executives in designing financial goals. The ability to communicate creatively effectively with staff and supervisors will be essential to this position in helping to maintain a consistent financial vision and goals. A strong understanding of financial processes and laws is necessary, as well as the ability to understand and use accounting and financial software.

Patient Services Specialist
This position is the front desk personnel for both medical and dental. Responsibilities will include being the first impression of the clinic through maintenance of an orderly waiting room, greeting patients upon arrival and answer incoming phone calls in a polite and professional manner. Additionally, this position is responsible for data collection through the registration process including the patient portal, eligibility assistance, transaction management and throughout the entire check-in and check-out process. This position is to remain flexible for coverage of other Patient Services positions at both locations and may be asked to provide training to peers after they’ve completed their basic training and have had one on one training with the Patient Services Lead. A high level of data entry accuracy will be required.

Non-Physician Practitioner Provider – FNP, ANP, PA
The Non-Physician Practitioner (Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner) position provides clinical care for our patients. Additional responsibilities may include some administrative function, overseeing programs, participating in community outreach and education, some supervisory function and generally performing tasks that maximize quality of care provided to patients. 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 the FTCA. SCHC facilities are Alaska SHARP and NHSC loan repayment sites.
Lab Tech
The lab tech position oversees the clinic lab while also performing medical assistant duties. Responsibilities in lab include receiving, labeling and analyzing samples, testing samples, and recording data and results. Oversight responsibilities include ensuring that all safety guidelines are followed strictly at all times, maintaining a clean and orderly environment, inventory, ordering, recalls, quality assurance of lab equipment, training, reporting, etc. The ideal candidate will have experience in working with pathogens and chemicals. The candidate should be well-trained to maintain safety conditions.
Behavioral Health Care Manager (MSW)
This position is a core member of the Clinical team and other collaborative partners that ensure effective treatment for patients with co-occurring behavioral health and/or medical disorders; works within the context of a primary care medical home, with a team approach, to promote timely access to comprehensive and continuous care and the enhancement of patient’s well- being. Key roles are supporting and coordinating 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 to facilitate data collection and improvement processes.
Behavioral Health Care Manager Clinician (LMSW)
The Behavioral Health Care Manager Clinician position is an integral member of the clinical team at SCHC and is responsible for providing both care management (primary) and specialty behavioral health services (secondary). The Care Manager works directly alongside medical and behavioral health providers within the context of a primary care medical home to promote timely access to comprehensive and collaborative care. Key roles include identification and assessment of patient needs, providing brief and long- term behavioral interventions, and tracking patient progress on an assigned caseload, while working with patients before, during, and between visits within the clinic. Specialty behavioral health care will be provided to a limited group of patients in both individual and group settings. The Care Manager Clinician will support patients in developing their ability to self-manage both behavioral health and medical needs and work to reduce barriers to care. The Care Manager Clinician will also participate in clinical supervision to pursue licensure as a Clinical Social Worker.
Office Support Manager
This position works closely with the Operations Director, leadership team and management team in the oversight of the daily operations. Primary responsibilities include the efficient and cost-effective functioning of Sunshine Community Health Center – Wasilla Clinic, as well as assuring that the office support teams continue to meet quality care standards and provide excellent customer service. The position requires both strong management and supervisory skills to effectively manage multiple departments within the organization.
IT Technician/Support Specialist
Position provides first line of support, and is responsible for a variety of IT duties including diagnosing and resolving problems with hardware, software, IOT, and other technology-based solutions. This position also provides training and assistance on internal and external applications, maintains systems configurations, and installs system upgrades and enhancements.
Medical Records Clerk
The responsibilities for this position include responding to requests for medical records, uploading/scanning/indexing patient data, maintaining hard copy charts and performing other clerical duties associated with patient medical charts including medical referrals and sending Release of Information documentation. Position will function as back up support for Patient Scheduling Coordinator.
Patient Advocate
This position’s duties include direct patient services to explain programs, answer questions, accept and register patients including all documentation to participate in the sliding scale fee,
and to be the contact person for any domestic violence victim issues. This position is also responsible for the coordinating services with outside agencies and implementation of the medication assistance program (needy meds program). Additional responsibilities include phone contact with patients and healthcare/service providers, scheduling appointments if needed, income verifications, and clerical duties to support the medical assistance program. It also includes assistance with management of the systems for medical charting, reporting, and tracking for this program.
Scheduler
Primary responsibilities for this position include scheduling all patient appointments and collecting preregistration information from patients, as necessary. Position is also responsible for recalls for preventative, chronic and problem focus reminders and for being an in-house expert in schedule coordination, workflow and internal resources. Position will function as back up support for the Medical Records Clerk.

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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T: (907) 733-2273
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Mon - Fri: 9AM - 5PM
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T: (907) 495-4100
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Dental: Mon: 9AM - 5PM
Behavioral Health:
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