North Carolina Community Health Center Association

NCCHCA Career Center

 Why Work In A
Community Health Center?


 Career Advancement Resources


 Employment Opportunities


Community Health Centers are a unique, growing area of the health care industry.  Spread across 50 states and all U.S. territories, these Community Health Centers provide high quality, low cost primary care to 20 million Americans with limited financial resources.  In North Carolina alone, there are over 400, 593 patients being served and that number is expected to continue growing. Benefits of working in a community health center include:

  • Competitive Salaries and benefits
  • Potential residency rotation sites
  • Modern, Clean, State-of-the-art facilities
  • Competent and caring support staff
  • Positive work/life balance
  • Located in designated medically underserved areas & HPSAs

Community Health Centers are also eligible for programs that assist in the placement of providers:

National Health Service Corps
– All CHCs are eligible to recruit primary care providers and other clinicians for scholarship and loan repayment opportunities while working in underserved communities.

NC Medical Society Foundation
– CHCs are also eligible to receive placements of medical providers through the Community Practitioner Program.

North Carolina Office of Rural Health and Community Care (NC-ORHCC) – NC-ORHCC provides recruitment services for medical, dental and psychiatric staff through 3 programs:  National Health Service Corps, State Loan Repayment, and High Needs Service Bonus. 

CLICK HERE to watch an inspring video about how CHCs were formed, and their successes, challenges, and future.  

For more information about Community Health Centers click here.
– This organization offers the tools, information, and support  to explore whether a career in medicine is right for you and to help you prepare an application to medical school.  

ECU Certificate in Community Health Center Administration - This Graduate Certificate program is designed to prepare individuals to administer, lead, and develop community health centers.   The curriculum consists of 5 courses, and offers the option for face-to-face or distance learning education.

UNC-Chapel Hill’s Management Academy for Public Health – Through the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the Kenan-Flagler Business School, public health professionals serve of teams, and are taught management principles to help deal with the challenges in public health.

NCCHCA Calendar of Events – NCCHCA offers various trainings throughout the year ranging from monthly workgroup meetings to annual conferences.  

NC Area Health Education Center (NCAHEC) - NCAHEC works to meet the state’s health and health workforce needs by providing educational programs in partnership with academic institutions, health care agencies, and other organizations committed to improving the health of the people of North Carolina.

Western Govenors University (WGU) - WGU is a non-profit, online university created by 19 U.S. governors to make quality higher education accessible for working adults.  The National Association of Community Health Centers has partnered with WGU to create the "Growing from Within" initiative to provide high quality degrees to CHC employees and meet the ongoing education and administrative leadership needs for CHC's future workforce development. 

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