Access Health Louisiana (AHL) employees are focused on delivering the highest quality of care to nearly 50,000 patients across southeast and central Louisiana. Our community health centers and school-based health centers provide integrated care both in-person and virtually in 12 parishes. The Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) ranks AHL in the top 10% of all health centers nationwide based on Clinical Quality Measures. Our community health centers have also received a Health Disparities Reducer Award and Access Enhancer Award for increasing access to healthcare and improving health outcomes for racial and ethnic minorities. We’re also recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) based upon standards of patient safety and quality. This means that AHL adheres to evidence-based standards shown to improve quality, health and safety of its patients, as well as reduced costs.
Why Work at Access Health Louisiana?
Our clinics provide integrated healthcare and utilize Athena Health electronic medical record (EMR) system. Access Health Louisiana is a leader in innovation being the first Federally Qualified Health Center in the state to integrate LINKS immunization records within its EMR. Our Health Information & Technology Division puts security of health information as its highest priority. Advanced digital communications systems allow clinical teams to coordinate care for patients while maintaining the privacy of critical health information. Telemedicine is also utilized to provide convenient, safe and private medical care from the comfort of patient’s homes.
Access Health Louisiana is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Explore Our Featured Jobs
View our featured careers in our Community Health and School Health Centers
Family or Internal Medicine Physician
The Physician provides patient care services by independently and interdependently scheduling, supervising, and/or conducting diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; independently participates in the delivery of direct patient care within the scope of authority granted by the Louisiana State Board of Medicine and following Access Health Louisiana protocols and standards.
Responsible for the development and oversight of Access Health Louisiana’s HIV, STI and HCV programs. This position will manage the grant activities of the Primary Care for HIV Prevention grant, including supervising staff members, overseeing practice transformation projects at all AHL sites, managing a monitoring & evaluation program for HIV/HCV/STI prevention and care, planning outreach events and public health campaigns, and participating in local, state or federal workgroups and/or initiatives.
Completion of a Medical Assistant training program required. Registered MA or Nationally certified MA certifications required. Two to four years prior medical assistant experience or healthcare experience preferred. Phlebotomy skills required. Bilingual (Spanish and English) is a plus.
Organizes and provides support services for patients with individualized needs outside of the clinic’s scope of services under the supervision of the Operations Manager. This includes a variety of responsibilities, including, but not limited to Patient Medication Assistance, Referral Care Coordination, Maternal Care Coordination and general Case Management responsibilities.
Nurse Practitioner provides patient care services by independently and interdependently scheduling, supervising, and/or conducting diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; independently participates in the delivery of direct patient care within the scope of authority granted by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing and following the AHL protocols and standards.
The Front Desk Clerk is responsible for processing patient clerical and billing information through Front Desk Intake and Discharge. High school diploma or equivalent required. Medical assistant program completion preferred. Two years front desk or customer service experience preferably in a medical office. Bilingual preferred-(English/Spanish).
The WIC Registered Dietitian assists the WIC (Women, Infants and Children) professional staff by providing basic information to programs participants regarding program guidelines, use of vouchers, and nutrition education, documentation in the medical record, as well as monitoring WIC vendor compliance. Under the direction of a department Supervisor, participates in outreach to other agencies and community organizations.
The Medical Case Manager works in partnership with a multidisciplinary team to assess the needs of clients, focusing on behavioral health and substance abuse screening and referral; HIV risk assessment, education and counseling; and education and training on skills building with clients to help them learn to self-manage a chronic disease. Medical Case Managers may be social workers, nurses or any similar professional with related health and human service experience.
The WIC Registered Dietitian assists the WIC professional staff by providing basic information to programs participants regarding program guidelines, use of vouchers, and nutrition education, documentation in the medical record, as well as monitoring WIC vendor compliance.
Evaluates pricing and processes supplies orders, receives ordered supplies into supply inventory and verifies receipts. Manages inventories of supplies, works with A/P to process payables, and works closely with Assistant Vice President of Finance and Director of Accounting on financial projects.
“I love that the management is open to suggestions and the company is committed to being more inclusive.”
Dr. Jonathan Chandler, PsyD, MP
“One of the benefits is that we’re small enough to feel like a family. We’ve grown substantially, but we still feel very family-centered and patient-centered.”
Gencie White, Operations Manager
"My whole career has been here and I love it."
"I love being able to empower my patients to meet their own needs."
"We're involved in every part of the healthcare process. Being able to have our pharmacists in contact with providers allows the best patient care."
Employee Perks and Benefits
Paid Time Off
Paid time office accrual begins on the first day of employment. Employees are eligible to use PTO after 90 days of employment.
Our organization observes eleven holidays per calendar year.
Jury Duty Leave
Full time employees who have completed 90 calendar days of service may request up to 10 days of paid jury duty leave in a 36 month period.
Full-time and part-time employees may request up to 3 days of bereavement leave for immediate family members. Immediate family is defined as a spouse or significant other, grandparent, parent, sibling, child, grandchild and any dependent residing with the employee. In addition, employees are eligible for 1 day of bereavement leave with pay for an aunt, uncle, niece or nephew.
Family Medical Leave
Employees are eligible for up to 12 weeks of FMLA after one year of service and 1250 hours worked. AHL also offers a six-week Medical Leave of Absence (MLOA) for employees who do not qualify for FMLA.
Supplemental Insurance (such as Group Critical Illness, Cancer Insurance, Dental, Vision, Group Accident, Hospital Protection, Life Insurance, etc.) are available by payroll deduction through AFLAC, Washington National and New York Life.
403(b) Retirement Plan
Employees working 20+ hour work weeks are eligible to join the 403(b) plan during initial enrollment or during the annual retirement open enrollment period. New hires can join the plan within 30 days of hire. Pre-tax or after-tax contributions may be made into the plan. AHL matches elective deferrals up to 4% of the employee’s compensation per payroll.
Medical, Dental & Vision
Employees premium contributions for medical, dental, and vision coverage are deducted from their paychecks on a pre-tax basis meaning before federal and state income taxes and FICA taxes are calculated. Employee co-pays are waived for routine visits with an AHL provider at one of our health centers.
Health Club Reimbursement
Self-care is extremely important. AHL reimburses employees up to $15 per month for maintaining health club or other weight management membership with at least four visits per month.
Malpractice insurance is paid for providers.
Continuing Medical Education
Five continuing medical education (CME) days are allocated per calendar year for providers with $1,000 reimbursable expense allowance.
Life & Disability Insurance
Additional life and long-term disability insurance is provided through Ameritas.
Discounted Legal Services
American Title Agency, LTD provides real estate transactions to our employees at a discounted rate of 25%. This includes: successions and wills, mortgages and refinancing, sale or purchase of property, donations and other real estate transactions.
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Discounts on theme parks, attractions and shows nationwide.
Credit Union Memberships
Access Health Louisiana employees can benefit from memberships in the following credit unions: Louisiana Federal FCU, Jefferson Financial FCU and/or New Orleans Fireman’s Federal Credit Union.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness
The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer such as Access Health Louisiana.
NHSC Student Loan Repayment Program
Licensed primary care clinicians in eligible disciplines can receive loan repayment assistance through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) repayment program. In exchange for loan repayment, you must serve at least two years of service at an NHSC-approved site in a Health Professional Shortage Area (NPSA).
State of Louisiana Repayment Program
The Louisiana State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) encourages primary care providers to serve in health professional shortage areas (HPSAs). Providers must work for a qualifying non-profit entity, full-time with at least 40 hours per week at a practice accepting Medicaid, Medicare, low-income and uninsured patients.
Access Health Louisiana reimburses up to $1500 per calendar year to full-time employees pursuing additional education that will increase their competence in their present jobs and/or prepare them for future advancements within the organization.
Explore our Health Centers
Community Based Health Centers
Belle ChasseBogalusaChalmetteHammondKennerLulingMandevilleNew Orleans (Broadmoor)New Orleans (Pythian)NorcoSlidellSlidellWoodworth
Belle Chasse Community Health Center
8200 Highway 23
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Washington Community Health Center
2807 South Columbia Street
Bogalusa, LA 70427
St. Bernard Community Health Center
8050 West Judge Perez Dr., Suite 1300
Chalmette, LA 70043
Tangipahoa Community Health Center
42351 Phyllis Ann Drive (off West Club Deluxe Rd.)
Hammond, LA 70403
Kenner Community Health Center
819 West Esplanade Ave. Suite B Kenner, LA 70065
St. Charles Community Health Center - Luling
843 Milling Avenue
Luling, LA 70070
Friday & Saturday 8am-Noon
1150 West Causeway Approach
Mandeville, LA 70471
South Broad Community Health Center
New Orleans (Broadmoor)
3300 South Broad Street
New Orleans, LA 70125
AHL Primary Care at the Pythian
New Orleans (Pythian)
234 Loyola Avenue Suite 300B
New Orleans, LA 70112
St. Charles Community Health Center - Norco
16004 River Road
Norco, LA 70070
113 Christian Lane
Slidell, LA 70458
St. Tammany Community Health Center
501 Robert Blvd.
Slidell, LA 70458
Friday & Saturday 8am-Noon
Woodworth Community Health Center
9372 U.S. Highway 165 South
Woodworth, LA 71485
School Based Health Centers
St. RoseBogalusa KennerKennerGretnaMetairieMetairiePlaquemineParadisMarreroWestwegoPlaquemineLutcherOakdalePlaquemineMetairieAvondaleNew OrleansHarvey
Albert Cammon Wellness Center
232 Pirate Drive
St. Rose, LA 70087
Bogalusa High Health Center
100 M.J. Israel Drive
Bogalusa, LA 70427
Bonnabel High School
2801 Bruin Drive
Kenner, LA 70065
Chateau Estates School Based Health Center
4121 Medoc Drive
Kenner, LA 70065
Douglass Community School
1400 Huey P. Long Avenue
Gretna, LA 70053
East Jefferson High Health Center
400 Phlox Street
Metairie, LA 70001
Grace King High Health Center
4301 Grace King Place
Metairie, LA 70002
Iberville Elementary Health Center
58650 Iron Farm Road
Plaquemine, LA 70764
J.B. Martin/R.J. Vial Wellness Center
434 South Street
Paradis, LA 70080
John Ehret High Health Center
4300 Patriot Street
Marrero, LA 70072
Joshua Butler Elementary Health Center
300 4th Street
Westwego, LA 70094
Plaquemine High Health Center
59595 Belleview Drive
Plaquemine, LA 70764
Lutcher High Health Center
1910 West Main Street
Lutcher, LA 70071
Oakdale School Based Health Center
124 South 13th Street Building 2
Oakdale, LA 71463
MSA-West Academy Health Center
57955 St. Louis Road
Plaquemine, LA 70764
Riverdale High Health Center
240 Riverdale Drive
Jefferson, LA 70121
Catherine Strehle Community School
178 Millie Drive
Avondale, LA 70094
Warren Easton Wellness Center
3036 Iberville Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
West Jeff Wellness Center
2200 8th Street
Harvey, LA 70058
Access Health Louisiana in the Community
Our employees volunteer their time and service to the communities we serve through outreach events and emergency response.