As one of the largest non-profit healthcare systems in New Mexico, First Choice is proud to increase access to healthcare and healthcare jobs in the greater Albuquerque Metro Area. First Choice Community Healthcare operates 8 Federally-Qualified Health Centers, and one school-based health center. 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.

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

If you have any issues completing the online application process, please call our Human Resources department at (505) 873-7419 or email

  • Our Administrative offices are located at: 2001 Centro Familiar SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105
  • If you are a provider and are interested in a medical, dental or behavioral health care position, please email

Health Professions Education

First Choice plays an essential role in teaching and recruiting the next generation of primary care, behavioral health and dental providers in the state.  First Choice also serves as a teaching ground for medical assistants, lab assistants and pharmacy techs.  Several providers are getting loan repayment assistance through the National Health Service Corps in exchange for dedicating years of service to First Choice and its patients.

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.
  • A summary of our employee benefits is available here.
  • If you are a provider, we are happy to help with application for state and/or federal loan repayment.



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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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.