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Career Opportunities.

Whitney Young Health employees are part of a mission-driven team, dedicated to providing high-quality medical, dental and behavioral health services to everyone in our community, regardless of income or insurance status.  

Founded on the values of Whitney M. Young, Jr., diversity and inclusion are central to our core.  We believe that a wide range of experiences and backgrounds enriches the organization and supports positive health outcomes in our patients.  

We are looking for dedicated, talented individuals with a true passion to provide quality healthcare to our community in a friendly, professional, and inclusive environment.

View our openings and APPLY HERE.

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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. The 2009 EEO supplement is also available on this page

Please note: Due to the volume of applications received, we are not able to discuss open positions with potential candidates.  Candidates under consideration will be contacted directly.

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.

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.

Employee Portal.

For WYH Employees Only

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

 

 

Internships/Students.

WHITNEY YOUNG HEALTH'S INTERNSHIP PROGRAM IS SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO THE PANDEMIC.

Please check this page at a later date for developments.

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Program currently suspended due to COVID-19

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.

To apply for a student rotation, 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

National Health Service Corps.

To Physicians, Dentists, or Licensed Mental Health Clinicians,

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.

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Reasonable Accommodation.

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:

Gary Albright, HR Generalist 
518-591-4558
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.