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Health Partners Plans to Host a Career Day for Local Job Seekers

Philadelphia, PA — Health Partners Plans (HPP), an innovative managed care organization known for addressing social barriers to health, will host a career day Thursday, September 19, at its headquarters at 901 Market Street in Philadelphia.

Together with IMPACT Services, an organization that helps people re-enter the workforce and train for jobs, HPP will host two sessions for local job seekers: 10 a.m. – noon and noon – 2 p.m. Participants are asked to RSVP by calling 215-739-1600.

More than 20 regional employers, including Shop Rite and Temple University, will be attending to meet prospective employees. Participants are encouraged to bring their resume and to dress in business casual attire. Those who need help writing a resume can reach out to the following sources:

  • JEVS Human Services (215-854-1874)
  • Pennsylvania CareerLink (1-833-750-JOBS or 5627)
  • The Urban League of Philadelphia (215-985-3220)
  • Urban Affairs Coalition KEYSPOT (215-851-1784)
  • Workplace at the Free Library of Philadelphia (215-686-5436)

Those who may not have business attire do not have to purchase new clothes. Rather, they may reach out to the following resources for help with interview clothes:

  • Career Wardrobe (215-568-6693)
  • Dress for Success – Allentown for women’s clothing (917-838-6345)
  • MenzFit for men’s clothing (215-845-5904)
  • Our Closet (info@ourclosetpa.org)

“It may seem unusual for a health insurance company to host a career fair,” said HPP President and CEO Denise Napier, “but we know that having a secure income positively affects a person’s physical and mental health – just as adequate housing and nutritious food do.”

ABOUT HEALTH PARTNERS PLANS

Health Partners Plans is a not-for-profit managed care organization, renowned for addressing food insecurity through its groundbreaking medically tailored meals program. It is the only Medicaid plan in Pennsylvania and is among just 8 Medicaid plans nationwide with an accreditation status of Excellent as of September 12, 2018. This is the highest status bestowed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA.) Health Partners Plans serves more than 255,000 members in Southeastern Pennsylvania. It provides a broad range of health coverage options through its Health Partners Medicare, Health Partners (Medicaid) and KidzPartners (Children’s Health Insurance Program) plans. Founded more than 30 years ago, Health Partners Plans is one of the few hospital-owned health plans in the country. Learn more about how Health Partners Plans is doing it right at HealthPartnersPlans.com, twitter.com/HPPlans and facebook.com/healthpartnersplans.

 

Monet T. Irving 
Director, Corporate Communications 
267-385-3802