Gaston Family Health Services (GFHS) is a community sponsored, family-centered provider of health care, health education and preventive care services without regard to the ability to pay. A non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), GFHS is a 23 provider group with 10 locations in Gaston and surrounding counties.
The philosophies embodied in our Mission Statement confirm our commitment to:
- Providing continuing comprehensive and accessible primary care services to individuals and families of all economic levels within Gaston County.
- Providing primary care services to meet the physical as well as social health needs of individuals and families, promoting health maintenance, providing timely diagnostics, treatment and referral services.
- Emphasizing preventive care through patient and community education to help individuals become aware and responsible for their own health behaviors.
- Employing an interdisciplinary team approach in collaboration with other community providers to provide a continuum of appropriate patient/family-oriented care in a cost-effective manner.
GFHS offers 4 weeks of vacation, 1 week of CME leave, $3,000 CME allowance, 11-12 holidays yearly, medical insurance, life and long term disability insurance, a generous 401k matching program and the possibility of student loan forgiveness.
US National Whitewater Rafting Center, Carowinds, Lake Norman and Lake Wylie, Schiele Museum, Levine Mint Museum, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, NASCAR Hall of Fame and just 4 hours from Myrtle Beach and the NC mountains where there are several snow skiing resorts.
Implementation of a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), meaningful use and patient-centered medical home.