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440px-New_River_Virginia.jpgThe Community Health Center of the New River Valley is an equal opportunity employer offering full and part-time positions, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and paid-time off to qualifying applicants.

Please send cover letter, resume, and CV if applicable, to our Human Resources Department at

215 Roanoke Street,
Christiansburg, VA 24073
219 S. Buchannan Street,
Pearisburg, VA 24134
5826 Ruebush Road,
Dublin, VA 24084
About the area:

The Community Health Center of the New River Valley is a 501c3 non-profit organization that is committed to providing affordable and high quality medical, dental, behavioral, and preventative health care services to people of all ages, regardless of ability to pay or insurance status.  Our three Centers are located throughout the New River Valley and nestled along the Appalachian Mountains of Southwest Virginia.  With the mountains and river a short drive away, the area offers a family friendly atmosphere with hiking, fishing, farmer’s markets, festivals, and other outdoor activities. In addition to outdoors activities, our area offer wonderful parks and recreation departments for children and adults in organized sports, camps, and activities. (,

Although quaint, there is always something to do with the family.

The community offers a variety of higher education to include, Virginia Tech, Radford University, New River Community College, and Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM).  The diverse student population adds to the culture and arts of the area to include concerts, plays, and arts shows.  (

The New River Valley is driving distance from Roanoke (40 min.), Charlotte (2.5 Hours), Charlottesville (2 Hours), Richmond (3 hours), and Washington D.C. (5 Hours).  Our convenient location offers a chance to explore the east coast for a weekend get-away.

Dental Front Office Assistant - Full Time (three positions needed)

The Community Health Center of the New River Valley is seeking three experienced full-time Dental Front Office Assistants.  We have one position open at our Pearisburg location and two positions open at our Christiansburg location.

Responsibilities include:  greeting patients, answering phones; patient check-in/out; appointment scheduling; and gathering accurate demographic and insurance data.  This candidate will be cross-trained to work in the Center's medical department so current medical office skills are a plus.

Health and dental insurance, Paid-Time Off and paid holidays included.

Application Requirements: experience in dental setting, strong computer and communication skills, excellent phone skills, and the ability to multi-task.  MUST have a high school diploma or higher.  

Send two items: 1) introductory cover letter and 2) resume to

Resume will not be considered without an attached cover letter.

Outpatient Nurse - LPN

The Community Health Center of the New River Valley in Christiansburg, is seeking a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team to provide quality care and support for our patients.  Competitive salary with benefits including health/dental insurance, PTO, paid holidays and more.

This position functions as a member of an integrated family practice healthcare team and whose responsibilities include primary nursing duties for patients of all ages. A qualified applicant will be an LPN with at least 2-3 years primary care experience.

As a member of our team, we value superior communication and customer service skills.

Candidates must provide an introductory cover letter and resume to: nrvclinics@

Integrated Care Consultant

We are seeking a full-time Integrated Care Consultant to provide behavioral health consultation utilizing a team-based model. Responsibilities include:

  • Identify and screen patients utilized standardized tools;
  • Provide comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of behavioral health clients;
  • Provide effective treatment planning and assisting clients in successfully achieving goals;
  • Evaluate crisis situations and apply appropriate interventions;
  • Assist the primary care team in developing care management processes such as the use of guidelines, disease management techniques, case management, and patient education to improve self-management of chronic disease;
  • Facilitate Tele-Health Program;
  • Provide assessment, consultation, and brief intervention for psychological problems;
  • Teach patients prevention, and treatment enhancement techniques.


  • Masters degree in Social Work (MSW);
  • Excellent working knowledge of behavioral medicine and evidence-based treatments for medical and mental health conditions;
  • Ability to work through brief patient contacts as well as to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral conditions;
  • Should be comfortable with the pace of primary care, working with an interdisciplinary team, and have strong communication skills;
  • Good knowledge of psycho-pharmacology;
  • Ability to design and implement clinical pathways and protocols for treatment of selected chronic conditions.  

 Benefits include: competitive salary, annual training budget, paid clinical supervision, generous paid-time off, FTCA malpractice coverage, health and dental insurance, cell phone discount and more. Please send introductory cover letter and resume to  Resumes will NOT be considered if not accompanied by a cover letter.


Dental Assistants – Full-time Openings

Due to expansion and growth, the Community Health Center of the New River Valley seeks several full-time chair-side Dental Assistants for both the Christiansburg and Pearisburg Centers.

The position includes standard dental assisting responsibilities for dentist including: maintaining operational readiness of the operatories including cleaning; documenting patient information, treatment plans, and procedures in electronic patient chart; preparing patient for examination and treatment including taking vital signs; preparing tray set-ups for dental procedures; and sterilizing and disinfecting instruments and equipment.

Must have high school diploma/GED, 1 – 2 years’ dental office experience, dental x-ray certification, current CPR certification and knowledge of electronic health records. Dental Assistant certification a plus.

Please send introductory cover letter and resume to: nrvclinics@ Resumes will NOT be considered if not accompanied by a cover letter.

Patient Services Representative

We are seeking a full-time Patient Services Representative to assist with patient enrollment activities. These activities include patient registration and in-take, enrolling individuals in insurance plans through the Federal Insurance Marketplace and working with partner agencies to enroll individuals in the Medicaid insurance program. This is a new position.

Essential functions of the position include providing enrollment assistance including completing coverage applications, gathering required documentation and troubleshooting the enrollment process for uninsured persons to access health insurance programs. Provide patient education on health coverage, engage in follow-up conversations and offer renewal assistance for enrolled individuals. Attend and successfully complete all required training programs; participate in ongoing conference calls and webinars.

Successful candidates will have superior oral and written communication skills.

Minimum qualifications include:

* Bachelor’s Degree in public health, health education or a related program

* Ability to coordinate multiple tasks

* Strong computer skills

* Knowledge of health insurance programs a plus

 Benefits include: generous paid-time off, health and dental insurance, cell phone discount and more. Please send introductory cover letter and resume to Resumes will NOT be considered if not accompanied by a cover letter.