Employment Opportunities

The 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.


215 Roanoke Street,
Christiansburg, VA 24073 

219 S. Buchannan Street,
Pearisburg, VA 24134 

5826 Ruebush Road,
Dublin, VA 24084 

Please send cover letter, resume, and CV if applicable, to our Human Resources Department at nrvclinics@gmail.com

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 familyfriendly atmosphere with hiking, fishing, farmer’s markets, festivals, and other outdoor activities. In addition to outdoor activities, our area offers 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.  (https://www.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/)

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 Assistant – Full-time Opening

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

 Duties include; assisting dentist with patient management during dental procedures, documenting patient information, materials prep, prepares/maintains dental equipment, sterilization, taking vital signs, charting and inventory. 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 the other two 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: nrvclinics@gmail.com. Resumes will NOT be considered if not accompanied by a cover letter.


The Community Health Center of the New River Valley is looking for a full-time nurse – either LPN or CMA.  Candidate will be responsible for providing medical care to patients of all ages and collaborating with our medical care team.  Benefits include health/dental insurance, PTO, paid holidays and more.

The ideal candidate will have family practice experience and must have a Virginia license.  Behavioral health and pediatric experience a plus.  Tasks include lab draws, surgical procedures, strong assessment ability and computer skills necessary for electronic health record.  We value superior communication and customer service skills.

Must provide introductory cover letter and resume and send to:  nrvclinics@gmail.com.


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 nrvclinics@gmail.com.