The HSC Health System is a nonprofit health care organization committed to serving people with complex health care needs and eliminating barriers to health services. The System combines the resources of a health plan, pediatric specialty hospital, home health agency and parent foundation to offer a comprehensive approach to caring, serving and empowering people with disabilities.
As a first-of-its-kind health system in Washington, DC with more than a century of experience, The HSC Health Care System remains committed to changing the lives of the people we serve through expert medical care, care coordination and advocacy. Today, we are known for our expertise in treating children, teens and adults who have disabilities and complex medical conditions.
A foundation dedicated to ensuring sound fiscal management of its entity organizations and through support services for young people with disabilities as they transition to adulthood.
A comprehensive health plan for children and young adults with Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in Washington, DC.
A pediatric specialty hospital that provides rehabilitation and transitional care to children and young adults from infancy through 21 years of age.
A licensed home health agency that provides home care services to infants, children and young adults in Washington, DC, and people of all ages through HSC Health & Residential Services in Maryland.
What makes The HSC Health Care System successful is the extraordinary people we work with, and work for, on a daily basis. Our staff is passionate about making a difference in the lives of the people we serve and within the disability community. Our culture is one that values people, quality health care, service, compassion and efficiency. We’re looking for people who share our commitment to improving access to health services for people who face barriers to due to disability or other complex medical needs.
Diversity is an important value at the The HSC Health Care System. Our community includes people with a range of disabilities and medical needs, who are diverse in their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical and cognitive ability, religion and political beliefs. We are dedicated to creating a workforce that is reflective of that diversity.
A workforce that values and shares the strength of our differences makes us better able to improve the quality of life for the people we serve. That commitment has lead to:
We work to eliminate barriers that could inhibit one’s ability to access health care services:
We are a close-knit group of committed individuals working in a wide range of jobs—from nurses and therapists to administrators and community engagement specialists. Each of our roles is vital to our work of improving the lives of children and their families.
At HSC, we find caring employees and nurture an environment where they can thrive by staying healthy, balancing work and family commitments, and growing personally and professionally. Our commitment to health and healthy families doesn’t end with our patients. Our benefits help us practice what we preach by prioritizing employee wellness, healthy families, and lifelong learning.
Here are some of the benefits of working at HSC:
As part of The HSC Health Care System, you’ll join a team dedicated to empowering people with disabilities to maximize their health and independence. The HSC team of 750 employees and more than 100 volunteers together serve children and young adults with special health care needs and their families at our District of Columbia and Maryland locations, providing clinical care, in-home therapy services, Medicaid benefits, and disability advocacy and support.
Our staff fill a wide range of roles, from office administrators to medical specialists. Read more about our benefits and culture to see how you can become part of HSC’s culture of caring, serving and empowering.
We view our employees as the key to getting the families we serve the care they need, whether that means walking them through enrollment in our health plan, or helping a young patient walk confidently on her own. Every employee, at the forefront of providing direct care or working behind the scenes to keep the wheels turning, is vital to our mission of service.
HSC employees help thousands of people throughout the Washington, DC area through four major organizational areas:
Improving access to services for people who face social and health care barriers due to disability, chronic illness or other circumstances that present unique needs.
Serving more than 5,800 members annually through coordinated care services.
Making 10,500 outpatient visits each year at its District and Maryland locations to provide medical services and therapy.
Providing 41,500 visits to our clients in their homes each year.