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Practice where you’re needed the most

If you are a primary health care clinician who wants to make a difference in a community of greatest need, the NHSC is looking for you. We are currently recruiting primary care professionals, including dental and mental and behavioral health clinicians.

As an NHSC clinician, you will:

  • Serve on an interdisciplinary team—NHSC promotes a team approach to health care. Our primary health care teams comprise interdisciplinary groups of clinicians whose combined skills maximize the team’s ability to meet their patients’ health care needs. Team members vary based on the specific needs of each community.

  • Focus on community-based health care—Practicing with a community focus, NHSC clinicians treat the whole patient through health promotion, disease prevention, and continuity of care.

  • Receive the support and assistance you need to fulfill your career goal of helping communities in need, including:

  • Success Stories—Where clinicians are making a difference

  • Resources for clinicians

Are you already a member of the NHSC team?

Success Stories

Republic of Palau

Ready Responder Finds Fulfillment in an Emerging Island Nation

For Lieutenant Commander Paul Heiderscheidt, M.D., working as part of a mission-driven team building the health service infrastructure of the Republic of Palau–a former U.S. territory in the south Pacific independent since 1994–is a dream come true and realization of his career goal to improve the health of those most in need.

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