Accessible Via Public Transportation?:
This site is accessible via public transportation
If Yes, What Line/Route?:
Primary Care Health Services, Inc: 71D, 74, East Busway Station – Homewood; East End Community Health Center: 71A, 71C, 77, 87, 88
Does This Position Require a Personal Vehicle?:
Preferred, not required
Organization Dress Code::
Expected Service Schedule::
M-F 8:30 – 5:00, some Saturdays and evenings for health fairs, events (average 2/month)
Offices are closed on holidays. Missed hours can be made up in evenings (sites open in the evening once a week) or on weekend events.
Organization Description and Mission::
It is the mission of Primary Care Health Services, Inc. to offer and provide comprehensive primary and preventative health care services to medically underserved and indigent populations residing in Allegheny County. Services shall be provided without regard to an individual’s ability to pay.
We are also committed to developing health delivery sites in health professional and medically underserved areas; ensuring that services are accessible and meet the needs of the populations served and meets our users populations’ satisfaction. Our mission extends to ensuring that continued care is rendered to an individual by the same physician/provider and that patients assume some responsibility for their care through ongoing health education and prevention.
Primary Care Health Services, INC serves 17,000 patients in Allegheny County. About 25% of patients are uninsured and another 50% are on medical assistance. Community Health Centers are located in Homewood, McKeesport, East Liberty, West End, Wilkinsburg, Braddock, Rankin, Steel Valley and in the Hill District. Primary care providers, dentists and a podiatrist provide direct care to patients. Support personnel include a case manager, an outreach worker, laboratory personnel, x-ray technician, nursing and medical assistant staff and IT personnel. PCHS also runs a Healthcare for the Homeless program with clinics throughout the city.