NYACH’s mission is to build an effective healthcare workforce development system in New York City by identifying healthcare employers’ needs; helping education and training organizations adapt their approach to better meet those needs; and ensuring low income and unemployed New Yorkers have access to viable career opportunities in healthcare.
The New York Alliance for Careers in Healthcare (NYACH) is an Industry Partnership, bringing together multiple stakeholders of the healthcare industry in order to address the sector’s rapidly changing labor force needs. NYACH is a public-private partnership between the NYC Department of Small Business Services, the Workforce Funders, and JPMorgan Chase Foundation.
NYACH aims to maximize the healthcare industry’s ability to deliver quality care by developing a collaborative, effective, and sustainable workforce system.
Projected Job Growth2010–2020
“I want to be a Registered Pharmacist. That’s what I like about working with CVS – if I start now as a Pharmacy Technician then later on I can climb the ladder.”
“I have learned so much. Anatomy, physiology, front desk, back desk, billing and coding, now we are doing electronic health records. I am getting a very full and complete understanding.”
“I was excited to find out about this program. This way you aren’t just thrown in there as a new nurse — that is a lot of pressure. You can get the experience that all the hospitals want.”