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440px-New_River_Virginia.jpgThe Community Health Center of the New River Valley is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.  We offer 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.


The Community Health Center of the New River Valley (CHCNRV), located in the beautiful New River Valley of Southwest Virginia, is seeking a full-time dentist.  The environment is upbeat and positive with an emphasis on work-life balance. 

The ideal candidate will perform professional, high-quality general dentistry services to patients of all ages with diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Our newly renovated dental clinic has state-of-the-art equipment and a support staff of hygienists and assistants allowing the dentist to focus on real case issues. For those candidates who qualify, the CHCNRV partners with the National Health Services Corps. for loan repayment of up to $50,000 over two years of commitment.

Job Duties

General dentistry work consists of:

  • Emergency care
  • Development and implementation of treatment plans
  • Fillings
  • Extractions
  • Root canals
  • Dentures, partials and bridges
  • Pediatric care
  • Compliance with all applicable laws and regulations governing dental practice


  • Current Virginia state dental license
  • Current CPR certification

Compensation is commensurate with experience and a benefits package including a moving bonus, health care insurance, dental insurance, disability and life insurance, generous paid time off, paid CE, and a self-funded 403b retirement plan.

To apply, send an introductory cover letter and CV to

Dental Assistant (full-time)

The Community Health Center of the New River Valley is seeking a full-time Dental Assistant for our Christiansburg Center.

Duties include; assisting dentist with patient management during dental procedures, documenting patient information, sterilization, taking vital signs and dental charting. Maintains infection control in operatories, equipment and lab. Must demonstrate good communication skills, positive attitude and be able to work in a team environment. Ability to travel to other offices as needed.

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: Resumes will NOT be considered if not accompanied by a cover letter.

Dental Front Office Assistant - Full Time

The Community Health Center of the New River Valley is seeking a full-time dental front office staff for our Christiansburg Center.  Benefits include health/dental insurance, PTO, paid holidays and more.

Responsibilities include answering phones, patient check-in\out, appointment scheduling, scanning documents. Must demonstrate good communication skills, positive attitude and be able to work in a team environment.

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

Send introductory cover letter and resume to  Resume will NOT be considered without an attached cover letter.  Learn more at

Insurance Verification Specialist

We are seeking a full-time Insurance Verification Specialist for the Christiansburg Center for verifying patient insurance coverage, eligibility, and benefits in addition to researching billing disputes and answering billing related questions.

 Essential functions of the position include

  • Verifying medical insurance eligibility, copays, deductibles, and coinsurance for each patient visit. 
  • Obtaining prior authorization, referrals, etc. as needed
  • Explaining insurance benefits and cost of treatment options to patients.

 Superior written and verbal skills are essential.

 Minimum qualifications include:

  • Knowledge/understanding of deductibles, copays, coinsurance, prior authorization, and referrals required
  • Preference given to candidates who hold a degree in either Health Information Management or Medical Billing and Coding
  • At least 2 years of experience in medical billing and/or insurance; preference given to those with experience working in a Federally Qualified Community Health/Rural Health Center. Medical practices, or dental practices also considered.

Benefits include health/dental insurance, generous PTO, paid holidays, family 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.