Why Join Our Team

Community Health Services, Inc. (CHS) is a private nonprofit (501 (c)3) Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with two locations in the Greater Hartford area. CHS is the second oldest health center in the state of Connecticut with a legacy that spans over 50 years. Community Health Services continues to grow and provide superior clinical care to our patients; we are looking for individuals that will help carry out our mission!

Our Culture

Community Health Services, Inc. is a dynamic environment where employees are challenged and rewarded every day.

  • Compassion – At CHS, we strive to provide a caring and non-judgmental environment by actively listening to each patient’s story and responding with the dignity and empathy that we desire for our own family members.

  • Community – CHS has demonstrated its loyalty to the Hartford community by its 50+ year presence on Albany Avenue.  At CHS, we strive to continue to meet the needs of our patients and families by delivering healthcare and other needed services in a patient centered, holistic manner, via ongoing teamwork and partnership with other community entities.

  • Respect – At CHS, patients come to our doors from all walks of life.  We hold ourselves accountable for treating every individual with equal respect, dedication to excellence and commitment to exceptional service, regardless of race, religion, gender, education level, spoken language, socioeconomic status.

  • Trustworthiness – At CHS, we honor the trust that our patients and families have placed in us for many decades.  We aspire to maintain that trust by adhering to ethical and responsible principles in every decision that we make, and by demonstrating honesty and integrity in everything that we do.

We are a non-profit organization that puts all of its resources toward supporting our mission to improve the physical and emotional health of all patients who enter our doors.

Community Health Services, Inc. is dedicated to enhancing the professional and personal lives of our valued team members. We offer a selection of health, dental and life insurance plans, contribution matching for retirement savings, paid time off, and tuition assistance among other valuable programs.

Community Health Services, Inc.’s team members must work in at least a 20 hour/week position to be eligible for health & welfare benefits. Coverage begins on the first day of hire.

Community Health Services, Inc.’s  offers two Point of Service (POS) plans & two High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP) with a Health Savings Account (HSA) with an employer contribution.

Two Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) dental plans are offered. Both cover preventive care, plus basic and major restorative services. One plan also includes orthodontia benefits for employees plus qualifying adult and child dependents.

Vision coverage provides covers reimbursements for a routine vision eye exam and hardware coverage for frames, lens and contacts. You will be automatically enrolled in the vision plan for yourself and any of your dependents that you enroll in the medical plan and Community Health Services will pay for this benefit in full.

Set aside earnings on a pre-tax basis in a flexible spending account to pay for certain out-of-pocket health care related expenses and/or dependent care services costs.

Community Health Services, Inc.  provides some level of group life insurance at no cost. Additional coverage for employees, a spouse, domestic partner and dependent children is also available.

Coverage under the following voluntary benefit programs can be purchased:

  • Accident Insurance
  • Critical Illness Coverage
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Supplement Short Term Disability Coverage

We offer a flexible approach to Paid Time Off (PTO), to be used for vacation, sick, holiday and personal days. Employees accrue PTO beginning the first pay period. Additional PTO hours are accrued during the year based on years of employment and job category.

Short Term Disability (STD) provides up to 60 percent of base pay, up to $1,500 per week, for an employee’s own accident, illness or injury. Benefit payments start on the 1st day for accident and on the 8th day for illness/sickness and continue up to a maximum of 13 weeks.

Long Term Disability provides 60 percent of salary, up to $6,000 per month, after a 90-day elimination period.

We sponsor a 401(k)plan comprised of two components:

  • Employee contributions (up to the IRS maximum annually)
  • Matching contribution (100% for the first 3% employee contributes, then 50% employer match for 3% – 5% of employee contribution)

Employees have 24/7 access to two (2) EAPs, Lincoln Employee Assistance and Aetna Employee Assistance program – which offers basic counseling, financial information and legal support. This is a company-sponsored benefit, at no cost to the employee.

Join our team and discover why Community Health Services, Inc.’s people are our greatest asset.

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