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Access Health Louisiana employs physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners, certified medical assistants, administrative support staff and more.

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Our organizations is committed to providing an inclusive environment for all regardless of age, sex, religion or race.

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Employees enjoy benefits including paid time off, staff appreciation days, tuition reimbursement, public loan forgiveness, medical and dental insurance, 403b retirement plans and more.

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Access Health Louisiana staff participates in community outreach events and special in clinic days to support health awareness initiatives.

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A Meaningful Career that makes an Impact.

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 Culture

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


The counselor completes assessments, individual, group and family therapy, coordinates care with psychiatrist, referral sources, primary care physicians, assists with completion of all necessary case records on all assigned students, updating information as appropriate.


Clinical Training Specialist

The Clinical Training Specialist will deliver training to aid in the development of clinical employees. Coordinate, schedule and conduct policy, procedures and technical training for new hires and current employees. Delivery methods will include instructor-led and e-learning methodologies. Must have experience in one or more of the following areas: Nursing, Medical or Dental Assisting with a strong EMR background.


Nurse Practitioner

Current Louisiana RN license and knowledge of their scope of practice.  Must possess a Master’s degree with a concentration in the respective advanced practice nursing specialty from an accredited college or university.  Must possess a certification by a nationally recognized certifying body.


Medical Assistant

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 a plus!


Front Desk Clerk

Two years front desk or customer service experience preferably in a medical office.  Experience using a computer.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills.  High level of ethics in maintaining patient confidentiality.


Patient Representative

Responsible for registration of patients, including patient interviews, typing, financial review, insurance verification, explaining policies regarding patient rights and responsibilities, clinic policies, payment of charges and services available.  Coordinates and provides support services for patients with individualized needs outside of the clinic’s scope of services.


HR Generalist

Administer the recruitment and selection process including updating job descriptions, posting jobs, and evaluating candidates. Partnering with management to recommend solutions to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention. Resolves benefit-related problems and ensures effective utilization of plans and positive employee relations.


Nurse Practitioner – Family Practice

Provides comprehensive primary and preventive healthcare services to all patients. Utilizes skills in providing diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic health problems along with providing care focused on health risk factor reduction. Ensures efficient and effective patient care through collaborative planning and problem-solving with center staff.



Processes patient billing information following established clinic protocols. Collects and posts patient financial responsibility amounts and payments from other payor sources.  Reconciles receipts and prepares bank deposits.  Analyzes rejected claims and correct for re-processing.  Will work closely with the accounting department on other financial projects as needed. Accounting experience required.


Centralized Scheduler-Bilingual Preferred

Centralized Scheduler operates switchboard to relay incoming calls and pages. Facilitates new patient access into the clinic. Previous experience as an operator or receptionist is desirable.  Excellent communication skills.  Computer/keyboard  experience.  High level of ethics in maintaining patient confidentiality.  Ability to use tact and diplomacy in contacts with medical personnel, administrative staff, patients, and general public.


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Testimonials from our team members

“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.

Bereavement Leave

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

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

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.

Tuition Reimbursements

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 Chasse Bogalusa Chalmette Hammond Kenner Luling Mandeville New Orleans (Broadmoor) New Orleans (Pythian) Norco Slidell Slidell Woodworth
Belle Chasse Community Health Center

Belle Chasse

8200 Highway 23

Belle Chasse, LA 70037

Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm

Friday 8am-Noon

Washington Community Health Center


2807 South Columbia Street

Bogalusa, LA 70427

Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm

Friday 8am-Noon

St. Bernard Community Health Center


8050 West Judge Perez Dr., Suite 1300

Chalmette, LA 70043

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Saturday 8am-Noon

Tangipahoa Community Health Center


42351 Phyllis Ann Drive (off West Club Deluxe Rd.)

Hammond, LA 70403

Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm

Friday 8am-Noon

Kenner Community Health Center


819 West Esplanade Ave. Suite B  Kenner, LA 70065

Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm

Friday 8am-Noon

St. Charles Community Health Center - Luling


843 Milling Avenue
Luling, LA 70070

Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm

Friday & Saturday 8am-Noon

Acadian Care-Mandeville


1150 West Causeway Approach

Mandeville, LA 70471

Monday-Thursday 7am-7pm

Friday 7am-7:45pm

South Broad Community Health Center

New Orleans (Broadmoor)

3300 South Broad Street

New Orleans, LA 70125

Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm

Friday 8am-Noon

AHL Primary Care at the Pythian

New Orleans (Pythian)

234 Loyola Avenue Suite 300B

New Orleans, LA 70112

Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm

Friday 8am-Noon

St. Charles Community Health Center - Norco


16004 River Road
Norco, LA 70070

Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm

Friday 8am-Noon

Acadian Care-Slidell


113 Christian Lane

Slidell, LA 70458

Monday-Friday 7am-7pm

St. Tammany Community Health Center


501 Robert Blvd.

Slidell, LA 70458

Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm

Friday & Saturday 8am-Noon

Woodworth Community Health Center


9372 U.S. Highway 165 South
Woodworth, LA 71485

Monday-Thursday 7am-4:30pm

Friday 8am-Noon

School Based Health Centers

St. Rose Bogalusa Kenner Kenner Gretna Metairie Metairie Plaquemine Paradis Marrero Westwego Plaquemine Lutcher Oakdale Plaquemine Metairie Avondale New Orleans Harvey
Albert Cammon Wellness Center

St. Rose

232 Pirate Drive

St. Rose, LA 70087

Monday-Friday 7am-3pm

Bogalusa High Health Center


100 M.J. Israel Drive

Bogalusa, LA 70427

Monday-Friday 7am-3pm

Bonnabel High School


2801 Bruin Drive

Kenner, LA 70065

Monday-Friday 7:30am-2:45pm

Chateau Estates School Based Health Center


4121 Medoc Drive

Kenner, LA 70065

Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm

Douglass Community School


1400 Huey P. Long Avenue

Gretna, LA 70053

Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm

East Jefferson High Health Center


400 Phlox Street

Metairie, LA 70001

Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm

Grace King High Health Center


4301 Grace King Place

Metairie, LA 70002

Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm

Iberville Elementary Health Center


58650 Iron Farm Road

Plaquemine, LA 70764

Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:00pm

J.B. Martin/R.J. Vial Wellness Center


434 South Street

Paradis, LA 70080

Monday-Friday 7:30am-4pm

John Ehret High Health Center


4300 Patriot Street

Marrero, LA 70072

Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm

Joshua Butler Elementary Health Center


300 4th Street

Westwego, LA 70094

Monday-Friday 8:30am-3:45pm


Plaquemine High Health Center


59595 Belleview Drive

Plaquemine, LA 70764

Monday-Friday 7am-3pm

Lutcher High Health Center


1910 West Main Street

Lutcher, LA 70071

Monday-Friday 7:30am-3pm

Oakdale School Based Health Center


124 South 13th Street Building 2

Oakdale, LA 71463

Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm

MSA-West Academy Health Center


57955 St. Louis Road

Plaquemine, LA 70764

Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm

Riverdale High Health Center


240 Riverdale Drive

Jefferson, LA 70121

Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm

Catherine Strehle Community School


178 Millie Drive

Avondale, LA 70094

Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm

Warren Easton Wellness Center

New Orleans

3036 Iberville Street

New Orleans, LA 70119

Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm

West Jeff Wellness Center


2200 8th Street

Harvey, LA 70058

Monday-Friday 7am-3:30pm

Access Health Louisiana in the Community

Our employees volunteer their time and service to the communities we serve through outreach events and emergency response.

Hurricane Ida Community Response
Community Medicine Education
Back to School Kids Celebration
Toy Drive Event & Giveaways
Breast Cancer Awareness
Clinic Halloween Costume Contests
Pride Parade Festivities

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