The mission of Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority is individuals and families in Jefferson Parish affected by Mental Illness, Addictive Disorders or Developmental Disabilities shall live full, independent and productive lives to the greatest extent possible for available resources, including the integration of primary care into clinical services.
"We promise courtesy, empathy, and respect in meeting the expectations of those we serve and each other."
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Position Available at JPHSA
The following position is available within the Authority:
Public Information Officer 1/Executive Administration
The position is posted as a Probationary Appointment. The posting will close at 11:59pm on 07/29/15. We can hire at the 1, 2, or 3 levels.
To apply for this position, click on the link below:
Once connected, the search page will appear. Scroll down to the section labeled “Agency.” Next, scroll down the agency list. Select “DHH-Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority,” then select “Apply Search” at the bottom of the page. Any vacancies at JPHSA will appear along with the closing date for each posting.
Select the position of interest, click “Apply,” and follow the steps. Once the vacancy closes, the position will no longer be accessible. For questions regarding the vacancy, please contact Connie Dupard, Human Resources Director, Human Resources, at 504-838-5586.
JPHSA Recognizes Employees
Employee of the Year
Allen Chighizola, the Manager for JeffCare’s East Jefferson Health Center, is an exemplary employee who serves as a role model to all. He does whatever it takes to assist his fellow co-workers or the individuals receiving services. Mr. Chighizola is self-motivated and never misses an opportunity to celebrate one of his employee’s abilities or accomplishments. He truly embraces JPHSA’s Service Statement, we promise courtesy, empathy and respect in meeting the expectations of those we serve and each other.
Employee of the Third Quarter
Cassandra Guillaume, a Social Service Counselor in the Behavioral Health Community-based & Specialty Services Division, is recognized for her enthusiasm and creative approach to service delivery. She is a team player and assists others when needed. Ms. Guillaume is always willing to go above and beyond for the individuals she serves. She spends the majority of her time in the community assisting individuals to become financially independent and with employment needs.
Employee of the Fourth Quarter
Victor Despenza, an Insurance Billing Supervisor in the Administration Division, is recognized for his willingness to assist his co-workers. He always has a smile on his face and gives the impression that your issue/concern is just as important as the one that he is currently working on. Mr. Despenza makes every effort to resolve any issue that he comes across. He is truly a pleasure to work with.
Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority (JPHSA) has implemented changes in sliding fees for the primary care and behavioral health care services provided in our JeffCare Health Centers.
To be considered for reduced fees for services provided, a Discounted Fee Application (En español) and all required documentation must be submitted prior to your first scheduled appointment. Documentation includes:
Applications and required documentation may be mailed to the attention of the Office Manager or hand delivered to the front desk at the Health Center where services are received.
You will be informed of the percent of the charges you are responsible to pay at the time of your first appointment. If you are not eligible, you will be informed of the full fees you are responsible to pay. A new Discount Fee Application is required on an annual basis to continue receiving services at a discounted rate.
For any questions or assistance with completing the application, call 504-349-8839 and leave a message. A staff member will return you call within 24 hours.
Job vacancies are posted on the Louisiana Civil Service web site at http://www.civilservice.la.gov
JPHSA only accepts State Applications sent in response to a posted vacancy. Any questions regarding job postings can be directed to Scott Leonard via email at firstname.lastname@example.org