The company will triple its footprint and hire about 80 clinicians and employees as its expands its personalized health care to seniors throughout the Houston area.
HOUSTON – June 4, 2020 – More seniors in and around Houston will have access to personalized, senior-focused primary health care when Partners in Primary Care adds 10 new medical centers in the metro area over the next year.
Partners in Primary Care is a leading and one of the fastest growing senior-focused, value-based care providers in the country. The company delivers care to 35,000 Medicare Advantage patients from many different Medicare health plans.
Like its existing senior-focused medical centers in Baytown, Downtown East, Gulfgate, Jacinto City and Pasadena, the new Partners in Primary Care centers will be staffed by board-certified physicians and care teams who have been specially trained to treat the senior population.
“Seniors in Houston have welcomed us with open arms, and we’re so excited to significantly expand our presence here and the number of patients we’ll be able to serve,” said Jay Obendorfer, Texas and Louisiana Market President, Partners in Primary Care. “There is a genuine appreciation for our comprehensive, personalized health care model, which includes helping patients with social, behavioral and financial needs.”
To staff the new centers, Partners in Primary Care is planning to hire roughly 80 clinicians and employees. Available positions include, but are not limited to, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, center administrators, clinical pharmacists, community engagement representatives, social workers and behavioral health specialists. All positions offer competitive salaries and benefits.
As with its existing centers, each new Partners in Primary Care center in Houston will be staffed by board-certified physicians and care teams who have been specially trained to treat the senior population. Care teams include:
- A pharmacist who is embedded in the care model as part of the care team, consulting with patients and physicians to drive optimal drug therapy and support quality of care initiatives.
- Registered nurses who serve as care coaches to help patients navigate their chronic disease care plans.
- Social workers who consult on social services and other behavioral health needs.
- Referral specialists who help schedule specialists visits and assist with record transfers.
- A community center that offers free health and fitness programming, games and wellness activities that are open to anyone in the community with a goal to help seniors stay active and form social circles.
- Partnerships with the local community-based organizations such as food banks, churches, and community organizations to support the social and well-being needs of patients.
“Partners in Primary Care allows me to establish strong relationships with my patients and gives me the time to educate them about their conditions,” said Aracely Vasquez, MD, a physician at the Gulfgate Partners in Primary Care center in Houston. “This allows me to truly make a difference in their health and wellness.”
To learn more about employment opportunities or to apply for positions, visit PartnersinPrimaryCare.com/Careers. Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Partners in Primary Care is payer-agnostic and a wholly-independent subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). For more information on Partners in Primary Care centers, visit www.PartnersInPrimaryCare.com.
About Partners in Primary Care
Partners in Primary Care (Partners) is a primary care medical group practice operating centers in Kansas, Louisiana Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas under the Partners in Primary Care brand, as well as centers in Florida operated under the Family Physicians Group brand. Partners has a strong emphasis on senior-focused primary care to members of Medicare Advantage health plans. Partners is committed to providing personalized, high-quality primary care combined with an excellent patient experience. Partners has experience in both the treatment and management of most chronic and acute-care conditions. The practices also provide health education and value-added, well-being services at their centers and around their neighborhoods to help both patients and community members improve their health. The management services organization for Partners is a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). For more information visit www.PartnersInPrimaryCare.com.
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