Overview

We are always happy to hear from personable, talented, and dedicated people who enjoy working in an environment focused on excellent customer service. In addition to positions in primary care, behavioral health, and developmental disabilities services and supports, we employ a variety of professionals in other fields as well. See our current list of employment opportunities below.

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary: $150,000.00 – $225,000.00 per year
  • Malpractice Insurance: Paid malpractice insurance
  • Professional Development: Paid training and continuing medical education opportunities available
  • Debt Forgiveness: May qualify for public service loan forgiveness (PSLF) program for student loan debt
  • Paid Leave: Generous accrual rate for paid annual and sick leave in addition to at least 10 paid official state holidays; no call or weekend work
  • Retirement: 401K with employer match and Social Security
  • Health Insurance: Great health insurance package with generous employer match and option to add dental, vision, and life insurance

Responsibilities

  • Provides medical leadership for treatment team
  • Performs evaluations, makes diagnoses and provides medication management for children and adolescents with an emotional or behavioral disorder
  • Provides counseling and education to individuals served and their families
  • Completes concurrent documentation in electronic health record
  • Collaborates with a multidisciplinary team that includes primary care providers

Qualifications & Skills

  • Licensure as a Medical Doctor through the Louisiana Board of State Medical Examiners
  • Highly skilled in the implementation and delivery of behavioral health services
  • Experience and/or familiarity with medication-assisted treatment (Suboxone) and has or is willing to obtain a DATA Waiver to prescribe Suboxone
  • Valid DEA assigned number
  • High ethical standards and personal integrity
  • Focus on improving health outcomes by using best practices, ingenuity, and strong analytical skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills to communicate and interact effectively at different levels with different audiences
  • Commitment to helping people achieve their wellness goals
  • Ability to provide care in a culturally competent way and consistently treat all with dignity and respect

About Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority

Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority (JPHSA) envisions a Jefferson Parish in which individuals and families affected by Mental Illness, Addictive Disorders, and/or Developmental Disabilities shall live full, healthy, independent and productive lives to the greatest extent possible for available resources.