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Career Opportunities.

Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center is one of the largest employers in Arbor Hill. We provide affordable, accessible, high-quality medical, dental and addictions services to all people who need it, regardless of income or insurance status. We are always seeking motivated, passionate people who share our mission to join our organization.

We put as much commitment and focus into our employees as they put into patient care, and we aim to provide a friendly, hands-on and professional environment.

We encourage you to pursue a career with us. Join us and contribute your talents to an environment designed to embrace endless possibilities.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, Whitney M Young, Jr. Health Center, Inc. will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran or disability status or any other characteristics protected under law.

For a link to the 2009 (current version) EEOC poster of your rights, "EEO is the Law," click here. For the 2009 Supplement, click here.

Current Postings.


Accounting Assistant




Program Manager - FACTS


Decision Support Analyst

Infectious Disease Physician/Medical Director

Peer Counselor HCV

Program Manager - UP-Beat

Social Worker


Outreach and Enrollment Specialist


Medical Assistant

Medical Home Care Coordinator – Level 1

Nurse Manager – Clinical Systems

Primary Care Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Registered Dietitian Certified Diabetes Educator

RN Care Coordinator


Patient Accounts Processor


Mobile Health Unit Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant


Breast Feeding Counselor

WIC Breastfeeding Coordinator

Resumes and cover letters can also be sent to jobs@wmyhealth.org.

If Whitney Young is interested in discussing an opening with you, we will call you to set up an interview, at which point your interests, availability, and qualifications will be assessed.

Please note: Due to the volume of applications, we are not able to discuss open positions with potential candidates.


Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center offers competitive salaries, excellent benefit package including:

  • Low-cost health and dental insurance
  • Workers Compensation
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and long term disability
  • 401K
  • Educational incentives
  • Paid holidays and personal vacation
  • Sick & bereavement time

Please note: Benefits may vary depending on position, years of service and full or part-time status.

Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center, Inc. recognizes New York's Health and Human Services Union 1199/SEIU as the exclusive bargaining agent for full and part-time clerical, service and technical employees. If you are interested in obtaining additional information regarding 1199/SEIU you may visit their website at www.1199seiu.org.

Dress Code.

The purpose of the Health Center's personal appearance standards is to present a professional and neat appearance.

Tattoos and body piercings are a matter of personal taste and self-expression, but may offend some of our customers or other employees and therefore are not acceptable standards of appearance. Tattoos are to be covered at all times. Body piercings other than earrings are unacceptable. Jewelry must not impair the ability to conduct proper hand washing or patient care techniques. No more than two (2) earrings per ear are acceptable, and earring hoops are to be no larger than 1½ inches.

Due to health concerns and infection control issues artificial nails are prohibited. Natural nails should be kept at an appropriate length so as not to impair your ability to perform your job. Closed toed shoes are required of all staff.

Acceptable Dress for Women: Business-type suits/dresses; coordinated blazers; blouses and skirts; sweaters and pants. Clothing must be kept neat and clean. Jewelry and fragrance should not be excessive.

Acceptable Dress for Men: Business suitable dress trousers, business suits; blazers/sport jackets/vests, sweaters/turtlenecks. Buttoned dress shirts and ties are preferred, but not required. Jewelry and fragrance should not be excessive; beards or moustaches, if worn, must be kept neat and trimmed.

Unacceptable Attire includes, but is not limited to: excessively tight or revealing clothing, spandex, tank/halter tops, low-cut blouses, spaghetti straps; suggestive/provocative clothing, see-through/mesh clothing; shorts, denim jeans (all types); casual sport T-shirts; logo clothing (sport teams, cartoon characters), offensive slogans or pictures, exposed undergarments, and all low rise pants/slacks are unacceptable. Tennis shoes are not appropriate for office staff.

Employees should refer to the current Employee Handbook for more information.


Whitney Young provides internships, on-the-job training (OJT) and skills development to individuals who may be thinking of a career in health care or related services.

We work with area academic and health-related training institutions to place interns and residents, and with the Community Health Centers of NYS to enhance workforce development through participation in the AmeriCorps program.

Individuals must be 18+, have proof of immunizations, get a TB test (PPD), and follow the State mandates during flu season on either obtaining a flu vaccine or wearing a mask.

All student rotation spots are filled for the Fall 2015 semester. To apply for a student rotation for Spring 2016, contact Human Resources at jobs@wmyhealth.org at least one month prior to the start of the desired rotation.

We accept applications for student rotations from the following institutions:

  • Albany College of Pharmacy
  • Albany Medical College Physician Assistant & Residency programs
  • Branford Hall
  • Bryant and Stratton College
  • Frontier Nursing University
  • Hudson Valley Community College Chemical Dependency Counseling program
  • Lake Erie of Osteopathic Medicine Residency program
  • Memorial School of Nursing & Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing
  • Mildred Elley
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Russell Sage College
  • The Sage Colleges Nursing Department
  • SUNY Institute of Technology Nursing program

To learn more about internships or OJT opportunities, please contact our Human Resources Department at jobs@wmyhealth.org. To learn more about the AmeriCorps program please click here

Diversity Statement.

In an effort to ensure that Whitney M. Young, Jr. Heath Center embodies the core values of its patients, employees, members of the board and community, this statement is written to articulate the Board's expectations about the hiring and retention of staff. The Board is committed to recruiting and retaining board and staff that are reflective of the diversity of the population served.

Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center celebrates diversity among patients and staff as a core value and embraces cultural competency as a part of an effective means of reducing health disparities in under-served communities. The Board of Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center believes that diversity is an important endorsement of the community health center model of care. 

Whitney Young Health is honored to serve a diverse group of patients from our community and is proud to encourage diversity and inclusion within its employee base. Diversity matters to us because we value the input and presence of individuals who bring the richness of their experiences to the Center. Those experiences can be influenced by race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, parental status, military experience or any other marker of
self-identification that is personally significant; each brings value to us as an organization. We believe that this commitment to diversity and inclusion is essential to our mission, and to the provision of high quality health care for all.

Whitney M. Young, Jr. Heath Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, please see our policy statement here.

Reasonable Accommodation.

Information for Requesting Information about an Accommodation

Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center, Inc. has appointed the following individual as the official responsible for processing requests for reasonable accommodation from applicants and employees with disabilities:

Joel Mesa, HR Assistant
920 Lark Drive, Albany, NY 12207

Summary of Whitney Young Health's Reasonable Accommodation Policy

It is the policy of the Heath Center that qualified individuals with disabilities not be discriminated against because of their disability in regard to job application procedures, hiring, and other terms and conditions of employment. It is further the policy of the Health Center to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in all aspects of the employment process. The Health Center is prepared to modify or adjust the job application process of the job or work environment to make reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of the applicant or employee to enable the applicant or employee to be considered for the position he or she desires, to perform the essential functions of the position in question, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment as are enjoyed by other similarly situated employees without disabilities, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship or pose a direct threat of substantial harm to the health or safety of the applicant, employee or others.

Employee Portal.

For Employees Only

Whitney Young Health provides employees with remote access to their work resources from anywhere. Contact IT Support for more information.


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