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Certification Information

Many roles at West Jefferson Medical Center require licenses and/or certifications. Below, find information about all pertinent licensing.

Certified Nursing Assistant
Louisiana Board of Examiners of Nursing Facility Administration
5647 Superior Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816-6049
Phone 225.295.8575
Fax 225.295.8575

Dietetics and Nutrition
18550 Highland Road, Suite B
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone 225.756.3490
Fax 225.756.3472

Emergency Medical Services
Candidate is required to be nationally registered through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.

Candidates must also possess a State of Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals EMS License:
Emergency Medical Service-Bureau of EMS
11224 Boardwalk Drive Suite A-1
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Out-of-state candidates must file for reciprocity if nationally registered:

Required to obtain a Jefferson Parish work license:
Emergency Medical Services (E.M.S.) Licensing
910 3rd Street
Gretna, LA 70056
504.349.5382 / Fax 504.349.5378

D Class Driver License – Dept. of Motor Vehicles

Health Care Provider (AHA) – WJMC EMS Dept. or Tulane Simulation Ctr. 504.988.9150 (note: card must be from the American Heart Association, healthcare provider level)

Emergency Vehicle Operator Course – National Safety Council Coaching Systems at or WJMC EMS 504.349.1552

Hazardous Materials Response.... Awareness Level – Michigan State University Online Safety Training from

ACLS and PALS (optional) certification from the American Heart Association – note resources listed above (Paramedic level)

Other Requirements EMT-Basic:

  • Jefferson Parish License
  • CPR
  • Defensive Driving
  • State of Louisiana Chauffeur’s License
  • Hazmat
  • State of Louisiana Bureau of EMS License
  • BLS card


  • State of Louisiana Chauffeur’s License
  • Jefferson Parish License
  • State of Louisiana Bureau of EMS License
  • CPR
  • Hazmat
  • Defensive Driving
  • BLS card

Licensed Practical Nurse:
3421 North Causeway Blvd., Suite 50
Metairie, LA 70072
Phone 504.838.5791
Fax 504.838.5279

Licensed Professional Counselors:
8631 Summa Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone 225.765.2515
Fax 225.765.2514

5651 Corporate Blvd., Suite 8-E
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone 225.925.6496
Fax 225.925.6499

630 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone 504.568.6820

Radiologic Technologists:
3108 Cleary Avenue, Suite 207
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone 504.838.5231
FAX 504.780.1740

Registered Nurse:
17373 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone 225.755.7500
Fax 225.755.7584

Respiratory Therapist:
P.O. Box 30250
New Orleans, LA 70130-0250
Phone 504.568.6820 x 235
Fax 504.568.3176

Social Worker:
18550 Highland Road, Suite B
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone 225.756.3470 or 800.521.1941
Fax: 225.756.3472

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