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At a purpose-driven organization, your career becomes more than work. You become a catalyst for change. With our accomplished workforce, we cultivate talents and direct passion toward a healthier world. Join us for the chance to do meaningful work in an environment that fosters individual potential to meet our mission of leading and partnering with communities to ensure that everyone has fair and just opportunities to be healthy and well.

Careers at LPHI

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  • Program Coordinator, Behavioral Health and Wellness

    TThe Behavioral Health and Wellness (BHW) Program Coordinator plays an integral role in providing comprehensive organizational and administrative support to the Behavioral Health and Wellness Team in a collaborative, fast-paced, mission focused organization. The BHW Program Coordinator is primarily responsible for coordinating, overseeing, and performing a wide variety of administrative and program support activities to ...
  • Program Manager, Behavioral Health and Wellness

    The Behavioral Health and Wellness (BHW) Program Manager will primarily be responsible for aligning implementation of behavioral health and wellness programs, inform and contribute to business development, and assist with team development and partnerships to achieve LPHI’s goals pertaining to addressing the mental health and substance use/misuse needs of Louisianans.
  • Coordinator, Stakeholder Engagement, Health Services Research

    The Engagement Coordinator will work under supervision of the Director of Health Services Research (HSR) and in collaboration with the HSR team on stakeholder engagement initiatives of the Research Action for Health Network (REACHnet). This position will manage the process of effectively including stakeholders throughout the research process and in operational aspects of the network. ...
  • Senior Epidemiologist, Office of Public Health

    The Senior Epidemiologist position is assigned to the Center for Preventive Health in the Louisiana Office of Public Health (OPH) Bureau of Family Health and is responsible for specialized and complex data collection, analysis, and evaluation work involving the planning, gathering, analysis and reporting of statistical data associated with Maternal and Child Health and violence ...
  • Paid Internship, Engagement and Community Health Planning

    LPHI is seeking a qualified intern to assist with engagement and community health implementation planning efforts for hospitals across southeast Louisiana. The selected intern will work closely with LPHI staff on activities such as literature research, information gathering and synthesis, developing asset/ resource inventories, planning, meeting facilitation, and preparation of presentations, reports, and other dissemination ...
  • Epidemiologist SEET, Office of Public Health

    The Section of Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology (SEET), within the Office of Public Health, Center of Community and Preventive Health, Bureau of Infectious Diseases, investigates the health effects of chemical exposures in populations. SEET is committed to reducing any known environmental threat to the public’s health and provides information and data to the public to ...
  • Operations Project Coordinator

    The Operations Project Coordinator will play an integral role in providing coordination and support to the Associate Director under Operations, the Chief Programs and Operations Officer and other members of the team in a collaborative, fast-paced, mission focused organization. The Operations Project Coordinator is primarily responsible for the coordination of a wide variety of ...
  • Senior Manager, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)

    The Senior Manager will support LPHI’s MEL team in leading, advising on, planning, and conducting evaluations. The Senior Manager will be primarily assigned to LPHI’s Tobacco Free Living (TFL) initiative and will have responsibilities including, but not limited to community, program and policy assessment and improvement planning, as well as monitoring and evaluation. This position ...
  • Chronic Disease Epidemiologist, Office of Public Health

    The Chronic Disease Epidemiologist will analyze and tracking data related to the determined program area and able to communicate the results of data analysis to help drive program activities and decision making. The Chronic Disease Epidemiologist is expected to exemplify Well-Ahead’s Culture of Excellence, Culture of Wellness, vision, mission, values, ground rules, and brand guidelines. ...
  • Health Disparities Program Evaluator, Office of Public Health

    This position is located in the Louisiana Department of Health’s (LDH) Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Healthcare Access (BCDPHA), branded Well-Ahead Louisiana. Well-Ahead is responsible for improving the health of Louisianans by preventing and/or controlling chronic disease and relevant risk factors by promoting policy, systems and environmental changes, as well as healthy behaviors and ...
  • Evaluator, Tobacco Cessation and Prevention, Office of Public Health

    The position will be responsible for designing and executing the evaluation components of Well-Ahead’s Division of Tobacco Cessation and Prevention. This includes utilizing evaluation findings to assist in the development of strategies, goals, and objectives that are consistent with Well-Ahead’s mission and aligned with other Well-Ahead programs.
  • Health Equity Coordinator, The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living (TFL)

    The Louisiana Public Health Institute administers tobacco control and prevention programming focused on improving the health of Louisianans by reducing tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke through community capacity-building, promoting cessation services, policy, and advocacy, and identifying and eliminating tobacco-related disparities. A major portion of this programming consists of the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free ...
  • Infection Preventionist and Control Specialist, Office of Public Health

    The Office of Public Health is seeking a qualified candidate to join the Infectious Disease Epidemiology (IDEpi) Section to meet emerging workforce needs in order to contribute to the delivery of essential public health services as they relate to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Epidemiologist, Office of Public Health

    The Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Epidemiologist is responsible for the surveillance components of Well-Ahead’s tobacco related grants including analyzing survey data and tracking data related to TCHP program activities.
  • Unpaid Practicum/Capstone Opportunity

    This is a non-paid, practicum or capstone position that will provide a student with the opportunity to collaborate with public health professionals while fulfilling course and/or degree requirements. Position will be approximately six months or as necessary to complete university requirements.

LPHI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Equity and inclusion are valued. We appreciate the strengths offered through varied backgrounds, and we are committed to better understanding and learning from the institutional structures that create disparities among us and our work.