Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas
  • Community Health Center of the Black Hills, Inc.
  • Rapid City, SD, USA
  • Full Time

competitive wage, health, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, retirement plan, vacation, sick leave and paid holidays


Community Health Center of the Black Hills (CHCBH) located in Rapid City adjacent to the beautiful Black Hills of western South Dakota is seeking a Full-time Outpatient Counselor.

Our counselors earn competitive wages and are eligible for great benefit including, health, dental, flexible spending, group term life, vacation, sick, holiday's, and 403b.


For over 20 years our staff of medical professionals has been providing patients with the highest quality medical care and programs for overall healthy living. CHCBH operates a medical clinic, pediatric clinic, oral health clinic, and a school-based clinic.

CHCBH is committed to providing all our patient's with the access to resources, and the support they need in overcoming obstacles, to ensure a healthier lifestyle. Mental and emotional health is a big part of reaching that goal, and we are proud to have caring providers to assist patients in need of support in those areas.

CHCBH staffs in-house counselors, as well as working in collaboration with Behavioral Management Systems, to offer counseling services to both children and adults who may be experiencing mental and emotional, as well as behavioral health related issues. Through support, empathy, and dedication, we believe we can help those in need obtain their goals of complete health, and live happier, healthier and more hopeful lives.

As a non-profit organization, we trust our employees to work and perform within our mission, providing high quality medical, dental, and mental health care for the community. It is our vision to be recognized as the premier team that provides comprehensive, world-class health care for all walks of life.  We strive to attract and retain staff who share our values of teamwork, excellence, integrity, respect, accountability, and happiness.


As part of an integrated health model at CHCBH, the Outpatient Counselor is the primary interface for patients needing behavioral health services and/or opioid use or abuse services. This individual will perform comprehensive bio-psychosocial assessment for mental health, substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, domestic violence and medical needs, and conduct follow-up as appropriate based on the results of the evaluation.  You will work with Medical Provider referrals to conduct brief, non-stigmatizing screenings to evaluate needs of adults, adolescents, and/or children for mental health and/or opioid abuse services based on medical record, direct interview and interaction and/or discussion with other staff members who interact with patient.


  • Certified Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor required; CSW-PIP or LPC-MH preferred.
  • Currently licensed with the State of South Dakota
  • Minimum experience between 2-3 years
  • Previous experience working with ethnically and culturally diverse families

Are you a positive team player who wants to make a difference in the lives of the patients you serve? Do you genuinely like to help people and have the drive to build your career on doing good?

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