Employment Opportunities

Lynchburg has been voted one of the top 10 healthiest, happiest citiesJohnson Health Center is a non-profit, comprehensive healthcare organization and is deeply committed to ensuring patient access to quality healthcare. Located in the heart of Virginia, Johnson Health Center has been serving the City of Lynchburg and the surrounding counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell since 2003 as a federally qualified health center (FQHC).

JHC is cultivating a Patient-Centered environment and is seeking passionate, clinically strong, energetic, and motivated individuals to join our talented team and help foster growth for both JHC and the community. All employees must be committed to our mission and exemplify our Core Values. JHC offers excellent benefits, a flexible family-friendly schedule and the opportunity to work with a diverse and talented team. Come be a part of our amazing organization as we have received the Employer of Choice designation.

JHC is a qualifying participant through the National Health Service Corps student to service loan repayment program for advanced licensed professionals. For more information, please visit NHSC

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JHC is currently recruiting for the following positions:

Family Practice Provider (PART TIME) (Physician, Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) - Lynchburg Location

Looking for a team oriented Family Practice Provider(s) to work with our Saturday team at our adult location in downtown Lynchburg, VA. Hours of operation are 7:30 – 1:00 with the successful candidate compensated for 8 hours. Physician must be board certified and graduated from an accredited medical school with a degree of Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy, completed an approved residency program in his/her medical specialty, be licensed to practice medicine in the State of Virginia and have the ability to relate effectively with patients and staff. Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will have graduated from an accredited Nurse program and be licensed in the state of Virginia as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant and have the ability to relate effectively with patients and staff as well. Successful candidate will be comfortable seeing adult and pediatric patients. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with an excellent team in a climate that promotes both staff and patient care as top priorities. Excellent compensation for successful candidate(s).  If interested, please submit CV to recruitment@jhcvirginia.org and reference POS: 100

Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner (Adult)- Lynchburg Location

The provider works as part of the clinic provider team performing a variety of direct patient services including assessment, diagnosis, implementation of treatment, evaluation, and monitoring the general patient management plan for clinic patients.  The provider performs these functions under the general supervision of a licensed physician within the context of a federally qualified community health center (FQHC).  Successful candidate will have graduated from an accredited PA or NP program and be licensed to in the state of Virginia. Position is also eligible for NHSC loan repayment.  If interested, please submit resume to: recruitment@jhcvirginia.org and reference: POS 352

Certified/Registered Medical Assistant (ADULT)- Multiple Locations

Individual will function in conjunction with a medical provider to assist in the provision of professional medical care and nursing support. The nursing staff plays a critical role in the delivery of quality medical care within the context of a federally qualified health center (FQHC).  The MA is required to have completed the requirements from an accredited institution and have 1-3 years’ experience in a clinical setting is preferred. Certified/Registration as a Medical Assistant required.  Successful candidate will work in a team setting and be able to work a flexible schedule. If interested, please submit resume to: recruitment@jhcvirginia.org and reference: POS 305

Dentist- Atherholt Location

The Dentist provides leadership in all areas relating to the dental services at Johnson Health Center’s (JHC) new dental location in Lynchburg. Responsible for recommending and implementing dental policies and procedures; providing dental services and education to the patients of JHC; ensuring continuous quality improvement in dental services; representing JHC  at organizations concerned with dentistry services to the underserved; and act as an integral part of the clinical and administrative management team of the health center. Graduation from an accredited dental school. Minimum of five years clinical experience preferred. NHSC student loan repayment eligible site.  Knowledge of community health principles and practices preferred. Ability to maintain appropriate clinical privileges required. Must be able to creatively work with other health care professionals from a variety of disciplines to achieve maximal productivity and programmatic effectiveness while continuously promoting the growth and development of fellow professionals, and displaying good work judgment. If interested, please submit a resume to: recruitment@jhcvirginia.org and reference: POS 651

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner- Atherholt Location

The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner works as part of the clinic provider team performing a variety of direct patient services including assessment, diagnosis, implementation of treatment, evaluation, and monitoring the general patient management plan for clinic pediatric patients.  The provider performs these functions under the general supervision of a licensed physician within the context of a federally qualified community health center (FQHC).  Successful candidate will have graduated from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program and be licensed to in the state of Virginia as a Nurse Practitioner. Position is also eligible for NHSC loan repayment.  If interested, please submit resume to: recruitment@jhcvirginia.org and reference: POS 355

Dental Assistant- Atherholt Location

The Dental Assistant will assist the Dental Director and Dental Hygienist in the caring and treatment of patients, filing patient charts, updating patient records, and performing administrative duties including identified project coordination. Successful candidate will have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent and 2-5 years’ experience in a dental setting is preferred.  If you are interested in joining a high energy practice with a dedicated patient focus and an organization with a passion for its employees, please submit a resume to: recruitment@jhcvirginia.org and reference: POS 149.

Certified/Registered Medical Assistant (Part Time- Saturdays)

Individual will function in conjunction with a medical provider to assist in the provision of professional medical care and nursing support. The nursing staff plays a critical role in the delivery of quality medical care within the context of a federally qualified health center (FQHC).  The MA is required to have completed the requirements from an accredited institution and have 1-3 years’ experience in a clinical setting is preferred. Certified/Registration as a Medical Assistant required.  Successful candidate will work in a team setting and be able to work a flexible schedule. If interested, please submit resume to: recruitment@jhcvirginia.org and reference: POS 300

Behavioral Health Therapist (LCSW/LPC) - Lynchburg Location (Federal St)

The behavioral health therapist provides comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, development and implementation of behavioral health treatment plan for JHC patients as referred by JHC medical providers. The behavioral health therapist provides counseling, crisis intervention, various case management services and referral services and works with JHC medical providers to ensure care management of the patient. Master’s degree in Social Work or related field, with LCSW or LPC, and at least two years of behavioral health related experience required. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: recruitment@jhcvirginia.org and reference: POS 367

Patient Scheduling Specialist

Position will work at the front desk, and be responsible for greeting and checking in/out patients, verifying all demographic information and insurance. Successful candidate will work closely with nursing staff and providers to assure patient process flow is optimized.  Individual will also answer phones, make appointments and handle customer relations in a positive, professional manner.  Successful candidate will have a HS diploma or equivalent, Medical Assistant Certification desired, 2-5 years customer service skills preferably working in a medical office, working knowledge of MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook), proven ability to work within a team setting, excellent customer service skills with ability to handle all types of customers. If interested, please submit a resume to: recruitment@jhcvirginia.org and reference: POS 405

Patient Assistance Specialist- Lynchburg Location (Federal St)

Position will work at the front desk, and be responsible for greeting and checking in/out patients, verifying all demographic information and insurance. Successful candidate will work closely with nursing staff and providers to assure patient process flow is optimized.  Individual will also answer phones, make appointments and handle customer relations in a positive, professional manner.  Successful candidate will have a HS diploma or equivalent, Medical Assistant Certification desired, 2-5 years customer service skills preferably working in a medical office, working knowledge of MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook), proven ability to work within a team setting, excellent customer service skills with ability to handle all types of customers. If interested, please submit a resume to: recruitment@jhcvirginia.org and reference: POS 311

Pediatrician- Atherholt Road Location

The Board Certified Staff Physician  (Pediatrician) works as part of the clinical provider team performing a variety of direct patient services including assessment, diagnosis, evaluation, implementation of treatment plans, and monitoring of follow-up for clinic patients. Physicians may assist in supervision of PA’s or NP’s Successful candidate will have graduated from an accredited medical school with a degree of Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy, completed an approved residency program in his/her medical specialty, be licensed to practice medicine in the State of Virginia and have the ability to relate effectively with patients and staff. Position is also eligible for NHSC loan repayment. If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to: recruitment@jhcvirginia.org and reference: POS 137

Spanish Language Coordinator

The Spanish Language Coordinator (SLC) services as a vital link between Johnson Health Center and the local Hispanic community. The SLC works in collaboration with the Associate Director of Patient Engagement and Outreach to provide education and assistance for JHC patients as well as the general community regarding the health insurance marketplace and Medicaid/FAMIS/CHIP.  The SLC functions as a liaison between the Hispanic community and JHC, serving as a case manager to ensure the integrity and continuity of care across JHC services. Bachelors degree in social work, health promotion, or other human services or nursing field preferred; Associates Degree in human services or related field required with 1 years’ experience in field. Must be able to fluently speak Spanish and English, with the ability to translate.  Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: recruitment@jhcvirginia.org and reference: POS 89

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