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
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.

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
Sunshine Community Health Center has a Full-Time employment opportunity for:

NURSE (RN or LPN )in Willow

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 Case Manager

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. Benefit eligible after an orientation period of 60 days.

Billing/Accounts Receivable Specialist
The Billing/Accounts Receivable Specialist is responsible for acquiring information for claim processing, posting payments and insurance denials. Financial counseling of patients, communication with patients, collection and patient’s payment plans. Manage the accounts receivable, reviewing and researching past due accounts, follow-up on unpaid claims, re-bill if necessary, and collection calls on unpaid accounts.

Successful completion of a background check and drug screen are prerequisites to employment. Requirements include working at our Fish Lake location.

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

Looking for an ambitious individual; training available but experience preferred.

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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