Website Neighborhood HealthSource

Health Care with a Heart

Position Description

Neighborhood HealthSource (NHS) seeks a primary care physician to work full-time (32 hours/week) to provide the full scope of family medicine: health maintenance, acute episodic care, long-term care of chronic illness, and patient education.  The Provider will practice primarily at Central Clinic in NE Minneapolis.  The ideal candidate has excellent primary care medicine skills with all ages and experience/interest in working in a community-based setting.

Group History& Description

NHS is a Federally Qualified Health Center that has provided basic health care to low-income and uninsured people in North and Northeast Minneapolis for over 50 years. At our four clinic sites located in the neighborhoods of North & Northeast Minneapolis and Coon Rapids, MN, we serve about 8,000 people yearly making 20,000 clinic visits.  NHS offers a friendly, diverse work environment. 

Clinic Hours

We are open Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm, with extended hours until 7 or 8 pm on a weekly basis coming shortly.

Geographic and Patient Community

North and Northeast Minneapolis are culturally diverse neighborhoods with a concentration of low-income and uninsured individuals.  Many of our patients are African-American, Latino and other minorities, including immigrants from Southeast Asia and east and west Africa.  We use language interpreters and offer a sliding fee scale for our uninsured patients to ensure access to health care services.  Our Minneapolis clinics are located on bus lines and with easy access to I-94 and 35W.  Our Coon Rapids location serves many pediatric patients but also sees the full range of patients and backgrounds.

Provider Schedules

For full-time providers, the work week is based on four days, with eight hours per day of scheduled patient time.  There is no inpatient practice.  Office call is shared and limited in scope.

Salary and Benefits

Salary is competitive with other local community health centers and is negotiable depending upon qualifications.  We offer a generous benefit package, including health and dental, malpractice, disability and life insurance. We also offer FSA and 403-B retirement plans as well as supplemental life insurance.  NHS provides some reimbursement for continuing education, professional fees and memberships and recertification.  Paid time off (including vacation and personal time) begins at four weeks for full-time staff. 

Federal Loan Repayment

All NHS Clinics are National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program eligible sites.  Our HPSA (Shortage Area Designations) meet the federal score threshold for maximum loan repayment.

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