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Community Volunteers in Medicine provides free coordinated healthcare to low-income individuals and families who have no other place to turn for care in the Chester County region. As a non-profit, supported 100% through philanthropy, we are committed to remaining the safety net provider for medical and dental care in our community.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Celebrating 20 Years of Volunteers!

At CVIM our volunteers are as much of an inspiration as our patients. Volunteering is truly a “work of heart” for every volunteer and we are humbled that so many caring individuals are joining together to turn our mission of providing healthcare, hope, and healing into action. Volunteering spreads joy and impact to hearts and communities – THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS for all you do!

Clinic Hours

Mon   8am-8pm
Tues   8am-4:30pm
Wed   8am-8pm
Thurs   8am-4:30pm
Friday   8am-4pm
 

Dispensary Hours

Mon   1pm-8pm
Tues   9am-4pm
Wed   9am-8pm
Thurs   9am-4:30pm
Friday   9am-1pm
Pennsylvania Dental Association Public Service Award Posted on: April 25, 2018

“The Pennsylvania Dental Association Public Service Award is presented to Community Volunteers in Medicine for its unwavering commitment to oral health education and dedication to improving access to oral health care.” Thank you to The Pennsylvania Dental Association for this special recognition and to our partners and supporters who make our dental services possible. Oral health is integral to overall health and the team at CVIM does a great job educating our patients and doing outreach in the community.

 

Henry Schein Cares Bronze Medalists Posted on: April 17, 2018

The Henry Schein Cares awards recognize organizations that reflect the company’s commitment to expanding access to care for people and animals in need. Community Volunteers in Medicine was awarded the bronze medal in the medical category at the awards ceremony in San Antonio, Texas on April 12, 2018.   With the bronze medal Henry Schein Cares Foundation awarded CVIM a $5,000 grant and $10,000 worth of product from Henry Schein.  Thank you Henry Schein Cares for your commitment to helping us continue to provide access to care for the uninsured in our community!

 

Charity Navigator’s Charities with Perfect Scores Posted on: April 10, 2018

Each week, Charity Navigator highlights a list of ten exceptional charities that are hard at work on a particular cause or issue. Community Volunteers in Medicine is proud to be among the organizations earning a perfect score of 100% for executing their missions in a fiscally responsible way while adhering to good governance and other best practices. In Charity Navigator’s April 10, 2018 blog post Charity Navigator’s Top 10 Tuesday: Charities with Perfect Scores the go-to charity evaluating organization for well-informed donors said, “Today, we’re featuring ten extra special organizations. These charities are part of an elite group of organizations that have received perfect scores from Charity Navigator. This means they work toward their missions while adhering to best practices and meeting the highest standards of financial health and accountability and transparency practices.” Click to read the full blog post. 

CVIM Awarded GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency Posted on: April 6, 2018

Community Volunteers in Medicine has earned the 2018 Platinum Seal of Transparency on GuideStar!  GuideStar Platinum is a way for nonprofits to share non-financial data to demonstrate effectiveness, helping potential donors gauge an organization’s worthiness of their support. CVIM’s programs are designed to meet the needs of our patients and we are proud to share the impact these programs have on their health and wellness. We are committed to improving the health outcomes of our patients through the quality coordinated care provided by our dedicated team of volunteers.

Thank You Celebration Honoring Members of The Harrison Society Posted on: April 6, 2018

Peter Hillyer, MD, CVIM clinical volunteer, was presented with the inaugural Dr. Frank Harrison Society Award for his long-standing commitment to CVIM. The award was presented by Jim Harrison, son of Frank Harrison, MD, on behalf of his mother, Joan, and the entire Harrison family. Held on March 27th, at Waynesborough Country Club, Paoli, the reception celebrated the collective philanthropy of The Harrison Society, consisting of close to 100 supporting members who have contributed annual gifts of $1,000 or more.  Dr. Hillyer shared in his remarks, “Make a difference, give back, be involved. I have the opportunity to really get to know a patient, take a history, do a physical exam and nobody is knocking on the door to say fifteen minutes is up the waiting room is getting restless. It’s a real gift.”  For more information about The Harrison Society, please contact Jason Arbacheski, Director of Development at 610-836-5990, ext. 132.

Pictured from left to right: Ron Petrocelli, Sue Petrocelli, Christopher Hillyer, MD, Kristin Petrocelli, Sally Hillyer, Peter Hillyer, MD, Maureen Tomoschuck, and Jim Harrison.

CVIM is Hiring! Posted on: March 1, 2018

Are you a nurse or nurse practitioner interested in joining the CVIM staff? Near native fluency in Spanish is required for both positions.

  1. Bilingual Care Coordinator – CRNP:  This individual will manage patient care services as a medical liaison for the healthcare center’s Spanish speaking population. The Care Coordinator schedules volunteer clinicians, coordinates the care of chronically ill patients and  monitors laboratory/consultation radiology reports, among other responsibilities. Preferred experience with underserved populations. Minimum 5 years experience. This is a part time position with some evening hours required.
  1. Bilingual Nurse Navigator – RN:     This individual will provide direct patient care, oversee the volunteer nurses and help to maintain clinic flow. The Nurse Navigator will train new nursing volunteers, assist in the coordination of the women’s health program and work closely with the Care Coordinator.   Minimum 3-5 years experience. This is a part time position with some evening hours required.

For more information or to apply, please contact Sarah Poutasse spoutasse@cvim.org

 

Main Line Today Healthcare Heroes – 2018 Beneficiary Posted on: February 15, 2018

For more than 20 years, Main Line Today’s pages have featured the best and brightest people working in our region’s healthcare fields. CVIM is honored to have been selected as the 2018 beneficiary for the Healthcare Heroes event on May 16th. Do you know a healthcare hero who is saving lives, creating positive change for patients, volunteering and advocating for healthcare or fighting disease?  Main Line Today is seeking nominations for individuals in all healthcare settings – hospitals, home healthcare, health centers, clinics, schools, health departments, long-term care, emergency services, medical practices, etc.

A specially selected panel of judges, along with Main Line Today editorial staff, will assess each nominee and select the 2018 Healthcare Heroes profiled in the May issue. Each Hero will be celebrated at the awards luncheon, with a top honoree announced for each category.

We are so excited to be a part of this special event!