Rural Healthcare Facility Recruitment Assistance Program
The Rural Healthcare Facility Recruitment Assistance Program provides a $10,000 payment to eligible health professionals who complete a three-year, full-time service commitment. The health professional must enter into a three-way contract between the employing facility and the state. Eligible facilities must be located in a community with a population of 10,000 or less.
|Eligible occupations||Eligible facilities|
|Dietitian or Nutritionist||South Dakota licensed:|
|Nurse (LPN or RN)||Hospitals|
|Occupational therapist||Nursing homes|
|Respiratory therapist||Federally certified home health agencies|
|Laboratory technologist||Chemical dependency treatment facilities|
|Pharmacist||Intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities|
|Physical therapist||Community support providers|
|Paramedic||Community mental health centers|
|Medical technologist||ESRD facilities|
|Radiologic technologist||Community health centers (FQHCs)|
|Speech therapist||Ambulance services|
|Healthcare social worker|
- The 2016 Rural Healthcare Facility Recruitment Assistance Program is no longer accepting applications.
- Frequently Asked Questions
- For more information contact the South Dakota Office of Rural Health, 600 E. Capitol, Pierre, SD, 57501; phone 1-800-738-2301 or email.