Who We Are
“At Neighborhood Health Center, we uphold the vision of social justice, inclusion, the importance and values of health equity, and strive to provide high quality healthcare for all by building healthy communities one neighbor at a time.”
— Jeri Weeks, CEO
We're growing! The NHC team is diverse and collaborative. Our work is deeply rewarding. And our Portland metro area clinics are located in the most picturesque and geographically diverse region in the country. There’s truly no better place to hang your white coat.
Benefits at NHC
Health and Wellness
We have excellent a la carte medical, dental, and vision benefits options for you and your family.
We offer our team members $100 per quarter toward items and services of choice that support emotional and physical well-being.
Paid Time Off
Our generous PTO covers vacation needs and sick days, and we offer 9 paid holidays, paid inclement weather days, and paid bereavement.
We offer employer-paid short-term and long-term disability, as well as life insurance, to help you protect and care for your family.
We provide an employer-paid HOP Fast pass for all staff.
This provides public transit fare payment on most transit modes in the Portland metro area including MAX Light Rail, WES commuter rail, Portland Streetcar, The Vine, and all TriMet and C-TRAN buses.
Language Pay Differential
Patient-facing staff who are bilingual or multilingual qualify for a language pay differential. This recognizes the value multilingual staff bring to NHC's patient care.
NHC offers a 3% contribution to your retirement whether you choose to contribute or not.
We also provide a match and a discretionary contribution.
We offer tools that help ensure you and your family can get the treatment you need, when you need it. This includes an Employee Assistance Plan, Health Savings Account, and Flex Savings Account.
Employees asked, and we delivered. We have recently added pet insurance to our list of employee benefits, with options that fit your pet's needs and lifestyle.
Employees receive an annual voucher to spend on NHC branded items including scrubs, bags, and clothes at our online employee store.
All staff, not just our providers and leaders, are given a 30-day sabbatical once they reach nine years with the organization. Additional, longer sabbaticals are given at the 15 and 20 year marks.
- State licensing and professional fees, as applicable
- Membership in national and state medical societies
- Professional liability coverage
- HPSA Loan Repayment Eligible (NHC Medical Score is 12 / NHC Dental Score is 22)
- Flexible on-call, approximately 3 weeks per year (phone-only after hours)
Benefits at a Glance
View the full list of benefits available to NHC employees and their dependents in more detail.
Innovating the Employee Experience
Watch Director of Development and Communications Penny L. Moore speak about innovating the employee experience at NHC in partnership with the Northwest Regional Primary Care Association.
NHC provides high-quality primary healthcare services without regard to an individual’s culture, ethnicity, economic status, sexual orientation, gender, or ability to pay. Diversity within Neighborhood Health Center staff provides us with a full range of perspectives and contributes to our ability to better meet the needs of the diverse communities we serve.
Equal Opportunity Employer
We select the best individual for the job based upon job-related qualifications, regardless of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, veteran status, ancestry, marital status, or disability. We will make reasonable accommodation for a qualified applicant or employee with a disability unless the accommodation will impose an undue hardship on the operation of our organization.