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Why work for First Choice Community Health?

As an employee of First Choice, you will work side-by-side with employees who are here because of our mission and the work we do. Every employee makes a difference in the lives of the people we serve.

Benefits and Culture

First Choice Community Healthcare values the input of staff and encourages contributions to continuously improve our programs and impact in the communities we serve. Recognizing the close relationship between physical health and stress, we also promote mindfulness-based stress reduction, massage therapy and exercise, available at no cost to employees at our South Valley Health Commons.

As one of the largest healthcare clinic systems in New Mexico, First Choice is proud to increase access to healthcare and healthcare jobs in the greater Albuquerque Metro Area. As a non-profit organization operating Federally-Qualified Health Centers, First Choice is a vital community resource in Central New Mexico. Not only does our organization provide the highest quality, comprehensive physical health services, but we also address our patients’ emotional, social, and cultural needs. Without a dedicated, experienced staff, this work would not be possible. We encourage you to explore our website and to ask members of the community about our organization as you consider a career with First Choice Community Healthcare.

Available Positions

Scroll down to see the list of available positions.  Provider positions are not posted but we always welcome applicants for medical, dental and behavioral health providers.

To apply for positions at First Choice Community Healthcare please read these instructions carefully:

  • If you are a provider and are interested in a medical, dental or behavioral health care position, please email, or call 505-924-7909 and visit our provider website at
  • If you are applying for a position as a Patient Services Representative or Medical Assistant, you must first take the WorkKeys assessments.  Your application will not be accepted without your Work Keys Scores and Certificate attached. To sign up for WorkKeys, go to You may use any location except the City of Abq.
  • For all other positions, click here to print a blank application (Adobe .pdf format)
  • Submit application, Work Keys scores and your resume to our Administrative offices or by email to
  • Applications cannot be accepted at our health center locations.
  • You may also pick up a blank application in person at the address below
  • You may fax applications to (505) 873-7490.

Our Administrative offices are located across the street from our South Valley Health Commons at:

2001 N. Centro Familiar SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Phone: (505) 873-7419  If there is no answer, please call back.

We are looking for people to join our team who share our values and embrace our mission and vision.

  • We strive to be the employer of choice for health and administrative professionals in New Mexico and to achieve market level salaries.
  • We are happy to help with application for state and/or federal loan repayment. Click here for more information on loan repayment.

  • A summary of our employee benefits is available here.

UNM Locums are required to complete the Privilege Request form and turn it into the Credentialing Department prior to covering at any First Choice Community Healthcare location.  Privilege Request Form must be sent to: 2001 N. Centro Familiar SW Albuquerque, New Mexico 87105 Attn: Credentialing

Employment/Military Service & Persons with Disabilities

First Choice values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country and we support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.  First Choice also encourages people with disabilities to apply for any employment opportunity for which they are qualified.

First Choice is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace.  All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information.


SBC-Training Center

Edgewood Dental

South Valley Center Location

Alamosa Center Location

South Broadway Center Location

Central Billing

WIC - South Valley

Los Lunas Dental

WIC - Alamosa

Los Lunas Center Location

Flu Shots Offered at Wellness Fair

Sep 17, 2014
First Choice Community Healthcare will have a booth at the upcoming 12th Annual Community Wellness Expo at the UNM-Valencia Campus on Wednesday, Sept. 24 from 10-2. Flu shots will be provided by Walgreen's.

Aug. 11-15 National Health Center Week

Aug 11, 2014
First Choice Community Healthcare is marking National Health Center Week 2014 with events to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of our health centers as local solutions for affordable and accessible health care.

Back to School Shot Clinics Scheduled

Jul 25, 2014
First Choice Community Healthcare centers are making it easy to get kids vaccinated in time for back-to-school registration requirements.

First Choice Recognized for Patient-Centeredness

Jun 25, 2014
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has recognized First Choice Community Healthcare as a Patient Centered Medical Home

First Choice Scholarship Winners Announced

Jun 18, 2014
First Choice Community Healthcare has awarded seven scholarships to high school graduates and one employee from each of the communities where its health centers are located.