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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.

Be sure to check out our Current Posting on the left.

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

Accounting Assistant

ADDICTION SERVICES

Program Manager – Outpatient Addiction Services

ADMINISTRATION

Administrative Assistant (Temporary) 

Senior Administrative Assistant

ALBANY OPERATIONS

Information Associate

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES

Administrative Resource Associate

Behavioral Health Clinician

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Outreach Specialist 

COMMUNITY PREVENTION & TREATMENT SERVICES

Care Coordinator Retention Specialist

Infectious Disease Physician/Medical Director

Peer Support Counselor HCV

Program Manager - UP-BEAT

DENTAL

Dentist

MEDICAL DEPARTMENT

Case Manager (Perinatal)

Manager of Clinical Systems 

Primary Care Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Registered Nurse Care Coordinator (2 Positions)

PATIENT ACCOUNTS

Patient Accounts Processor 

SCHOOL LINKED PROGRAMS

Medical Assistant/Outreach Worker 

TROY PRACTICE

Administrative Resource Specialist

Call Center Associates (4 Positions)

WATERVLIET PRACTICE (NEW SITE)

Dentist (Part-Time)

Information Associate

Primary Care Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Registered Nurse

WIC

WIC Nutritionist

WIC Program Manager

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.

Benefits.

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.

National Health Service Corps.

Whitney Young Health is a National Health Service Corps (NHSC) approved site.  Licensed health care providers may earn up to $50,000 toward student loan forgiveness in exchange for a two-year commitment through the NHSC Loan Repayment Program.  Accepted participants may serve as primary care medical, dental, or mental/behavioral health clinicians and can choose to serve longer for additional loan repayment support.  For more information, visit Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center’s NHSC Jobs Center page. Be sure to click on the “Affiliated Sites” tab for links to all of our participating locations.

Internships/Students.

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 Spring 2016 semester. To apply for a student rotation for Fall 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.

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
518-591-4456
jobs@wmyhealth.org
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.

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

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