Physician - Primary Care Services - HUB of Hope

Philadelphia, PA, USA Req #677
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

The mission of the Project HOME community is to empower adults, youth, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty, and to enable all of us to attain our fullest potential as individuals and as members of the broader society.   We strive to create a safe and respectful environment where we support each other in our struggles for self-esteem, recovery, and the confidence to move toward self-actualization.   Project HOME has a long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity for all staff and applicants for employment.  Employment decisions including, but not limited to, hiring selection, performance evaluation, administration of benefits, working conditions, associate programs, transfers, position changes, training, disciplinary action, compensation, and separations are made without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming), creed, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, domestic partnership status, ancestry, gender affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union status, family status, age, mental or physical disability (including AIDS or HIV-related status), atypical heredity cellular or blood trait of an individual, genetic information or refusal to submit to a genetic test or make available the results of a genetic test, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Job Summary The Physician is a key member of an integrated health care team and instrumental to its success.  He/She provides primary medical care services and health education/screening activities to meet the healthcare needs of the Project HOME community: Project HOME residents, neighbors in the community, homeless persons & staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·       Provides direct patient care at Project HOME, which includes:

  • Primary care medical services for children and adults in consultation with and under the supervision of family physicians.
  • Collaboration with Project HOME staff and behavioral health staff on the healthcare needs of Project HOME residents.
  • Coordination of care for all patients, with emphasis on obstetrics and gynecology
  • Occasional health education programs and community health screenings for patients, Project HOME residents, community neighbors and staff as needed.
  • Works independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Provider will see 8 patients per session (1/2 day) for a total

         of 8 sessions per week. Sessions will be split between Hub of Hope Medical      Clinic an Stephen Klein Wellness Center

·       Supports and demonstrates the Mission and Values of Project HOME

  • Demonstrates compassion and sensitivity to all patients.
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding all patients.
  • Promotes awareness towards a healthy work environment and good communication among Project HOME staff.
  • Takes a pro-active stance in dealing with the disenfranchised by addressing socio-economic needs in addition to clinical needs.
  • Participates in Quality and Risk Management Committee as designated.
  • Develop and maintain activities to achieve Patient Centered Medical Home as required

·        Leadership

·     May be asked to develop programs to expand and support care delivery at Project HOME Healthcare sites

Minimum Qualifications
- Board Eligible or Board Certifies
- CPR certification
- Experience in providing gynecological care, obstetrical care and pediatric care


Preferred Qualifications
A minimum of 1 year experience providing direct patient care in a primary care setting.  Preference will be given to practitioners who have worked in an underserved area (e.g. FQHC, free clinic) and/or who have served patients who have significant behavioral health and social challenges.
- Waivered to prescribe Medication Assisted Treatment 

Ability to establish and strengthen relationships with the community, medical partners and Project HOME staff across the organization.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong computer and organizational skills

Project HOME benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account plans (Health, Dependent Care, Transit, Parking), Paid Parental leave, and a student loan support program.  Project HOME has partnered with Savi to help employees navigate the complexities of federal student loan programs such as Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). Project HOME offers Scholarship Programs thru Capella University for full-tuition Bachelor, Master’s Doctoral, in addition to a number of certificate degree programs. Project HOME's partnership also allows your employees to utilize a 15% discount on any Capella courses, as well as 10 free Sophia Learning courses. Project HOME provides Paid Time Off a minimum of 27 days annually, which includes vacation, personal, sick days, Floating holidays, Holidays, and sabbatical leave. Employer sponsored benefit plans include Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, 401 (k) with employer match up to 5% in addition to an Employee Assistance Program. Voluntary benefits include Accident, Critical Illness/Cancer, and Hospital Indemnity Coverage. and Voluntary Life Insurance.   


Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $114,800.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA