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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.

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Vice President of Practice Transformation

The VP of Practice Transformation will focus on facilitating the successful implementation of AHL’s Team Based Care and other initiatives and on-going maintenance of the programs following implementation.  The VP will provide education, support, data analysis, goal development, results optimization and ongoing management of the assigned programs.  Minimum of four (4) years of experience in healthcare preferably as a medical provider.

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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.

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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!

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Front Desk Clerk-Bilingual

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.

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Patient Rep/Patient Care Coordinator

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.

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Director of HIV, STI, and HCV Services

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.

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Nurse Practitioner – Psychiatry

Provides patient care services by assessing and treating mental illnesses through a combination of psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, hospitalization, and medication.  Independently participate in the delivery of direct client care within the scope of authority granted by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing and following the AHL protocols and standards.

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Quality Assurance Specialist

Coordinates quality improvement activities for Access Health Louisiana including the designing, implementation, and updating of quality improvement plans/programs in preparation for and maintenance of internal and external reviews. Under the direction of the VP of Medical Affairs, the QA specialist will ensure programs and services are implemented at the highest standards and patients receive the highest level of care. Ensures policies and procedures are monitored and updated to include regulatory changes.

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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.

Holidays

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.

Tickets at Work

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

Bogalusa

2807 South Columbia Street

Bogalusa, LA 70427

Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm

Friday 8am-Noon

St. Bernard Community Health Center

Chalmette

8050 West Judge Perez Dr., Suite 1300

Chalmette, LA 70043

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Saturday 8am-Noon

Tangipahoa Community Health Center

Hammond

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

Hammond, LA 70403

Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm

Friday 8am-Noon

Kenner Community Health Center

Kenner

819 West Esplanade Ave. Suite B  Kenner, LA 70065

Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm

Friday 8am-Noon

St. Charles Community Health Center - Luling

Luling

843 Milling Avenue
Luling, LA 70070

Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm

Friday & Saturday 8am-Noon

Acadian Care-Mandeville

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

Norco

16004 River Road
Norco, LA 70070

Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm

Friday 8am-Noon

Acadian Care-Slidell

Slidell

113 Christian Lane

Slidell, LA 70458

Monday-Friday 7am-7pm

St. Tammany Community Health Center

Slidell

501 Robert Blvd.

Slidell, LA 70458

Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm

Friday & Saturday 8am-Noon

Woodworth Community Health Center

Woodworth

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

Bogalusa

100 M.J. Israel Drive

Bogalusa, LA 70427

Monday-Friday 7am-3pm

Bonnabel High School

Kenner

2801 Bruin Drive

Kenner, LA 70065

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

Chateau Estates School Based Health Center

Kenner

4121 Medoc Drive

Kenner, LA 70065

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

Douglass Community School

Gretna

1400 Huey P. Long Avenue

Gretna, LA 70053

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

East Jefferson High Health Center

Metairie

400 Phlox Street

Metairie, LA 70001

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

Grace King High Health Center

Metairie

4301 Grace King Place

Metairie, LA 70002

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

Iberville Elementary Health Center

Plaquemine

58650 Iron Farm Road

Plaquemine, LA 70764

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

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

Paradis

434 South Street

Paradis, LA 70080

Monday-Friday 7:30am-4pm

John Ehret High Health Center

Marrero

4300 Patriot Street

Marrero, LA 70072

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

Joshua Butler Elementary Health Center

Westwego

300 4th Street

Westwego, LA 70094

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

 

Plaquemine High Health Center

Plaquemine

59595 Belleview Drive

Plaquemine, LA 70764

Monday-Friday 7am-3pm

Lutcher High Health Center

Lutcher

1910 West Main Street

Lutcher, LA 70071

Monday-Friday 7:30am-3pm

Oakdale School Based Health Center

Oakdale

124 South 13th Street Building 2

Oakdale, LA 71463

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

MSA-West Academy Health Center

Plaquemine

57955 St. Louis Road

Plaquemine, LA 70764

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

Riverdale High Health Center

Metairie

240 Riverdale Drive

Jefferson, LA 70121

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

Catherine Strehle Community School

Avondale

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

Harvey

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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