Medical/Executive Director Position

Mon, 10/31/2016
Baton Rouge, LA

Job Description

The Healthcare Professionals’ Foundation of Louisiana is seeking an experienced psychiatrist, psychologist, or other appropriately experienced physician for full-time Executive Director. 

The position entails working with professionals suffering from substance related and other psychiatric disorders.  This position requires leadership, staff supervision, budgeting skills, public speaking, advocacy efforts with the state licensing agencies and related entities, policy development, outreach, and computer skills. It does not require participant diagnostic evaluation or treatment, but only monitoring of process and compliance by participants.  It is an excellent opportunity to work with a statewide program to further its mission of assisting health professionals in the state of Louisiana.

The Healthcare Professionals’ Foundation of Louisiana offers an excellent salary and benefits package. No weekends or call.   

Required Experience

This position requires experience in dealing with persons suffering from addictions. M.D. candidates must be board eligible or certified in psychiatry or a primary care specialty.  For primary care candidates, ASAM certification is preferred, but candidates meeting board eligibility/certification requirements who have significant experience dealing with addiction will be considered.  Additional credentials in addiction are preferred for psychiatry candidates. Doctorial level candidates in the field of psychology with significant experience will also be considered.

Job Location

Baton Rouge, LA

Position Type



Please submit a curriculum vitae and salary requirements to:

Brian Zganjar, MD
Interim Medical Director
Healthcare Professionals’ Foundation of Louisiana
4303 Bluebonnet Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
bzganjar [at]