Want to provide quality care in a collaborative, integrative healthcare setting? We’re looking for enthusiastic and experienced psychiatrists to join a team dedicated to the protection and promotion of each patient’s recovery. JeffCare, a program of Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority, is a Federally Qualified Health Center with two sites in East Jefferson and West Jefferson. These positions require no call or weekend work, offer a generous benefits package, and are located in the greater New Orleans metropolitan area in Metairie and Marrero, LA. Both part-time and full-time positions available.


  • 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


  • Provides medical leadership for treatment team
  • Performs evaluations, makes diagnoses and works with individuals with mental illness and/or substance use disorder to determine treatment
  • Provides counseling and education to individuals served
  • 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.