Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans is an umbrella agency of diverse programs and ministries delivering health and human services to the poor and vulnerable. Catholic Charities services are rooted in the 8 civil parishes of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, with food and nutrition services benefitting the entire state of Louisiana. Catholic Charities serves the homeless, hungry, the elderly, at-risk youth, pregnant women, individuals with developmental delays, and many more. For more information, please visit www.ccano.org, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/cathcharitiesNO or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cathcharitiesNO.
Listings are updated weekly. Last Update: October 17, 2014
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Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans has the following openings:
FOOD FOR FAMILIES
CDL Driver (Baton Rouge)- Responsible for activities related to delivery of commodity foods; assists in other activities related to receiving , storing, packing and delivering food, as needed; may assist serving participants at food sites; works with diverse groups of people. Position requires frequent lifting and moving; must be able to lift 50 lbs. High school diploma or equivalent, one year driving experience preferred. Needs to read and write legibly and use math skills. Must have medical exam and pass initial and random drug/alcohol screening. Valid Louisiana CDL license required.
Licensed Practical Nurse (PRN) – Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing and posses a current Louisiana license to practice nursing. Prefer applicant to have at least 18 months of LPN experience with 12 months in geriatric medicine.
Orleans Parish Counselor- Provide mental health services to clients, including individual, relationship, and group counseling and therapy; clinical assessment and treatment planning, crisis intervention, consultation and outreach service and psychological assessment. Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Social Work with 5 plus years of providing clinical counseling services. Professional Licensure in the State of Louisiana. Requires in depth knowledge of the principles and practices within the professional field. Requires DSM diagnostic skills and experience in counseling clients in crisis.
Certified Nursing Assistant- Responsible for direct care of participants in Hope Haven and Greenwalt ADHC’s. Responsibilities include but not limited to personal care, non skilled treatments, assistance with toileting, feeding, and recreational activities. Must have nursing assistant certification and have current CPR certification. She/he must be able to work in a team environment. High School Diploma/GED, Current State Certified Nursing Assistant License and CPR CERTIFICATION. One year experience in care of the elderly individuals at various cognitive levels, good interpersonal skills with the ability to handle unusual situations. Must be able to maneuver and operate general household equipment.
Driver- Responsible for the direct transportation of physically limited passengers to and from destinations. Positions require constant interaction with caregivers and community agencies. High school diploma/GED plus one year experience transporting individual with special mobility needs. A valid Chauffer license or CDL and a good driving record are required. Inspects and maintains van in clean, orderly and safe condition. Assist passengers on and off vehicle. Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and operate handicap accessible vehicles.
Licensed Practical Nurse – Provide nursing care in an ADHC setting to patients in conformance with recognized techniques and procedures, established standards, state regulations and administrative policies. Administer medications, treatments and therapeutic measures as prescribed by physician. Maintains records, communicates effectively with all levels of staff, patients and physicians. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing and possess a current Louisiana license to practice nursing unencumbered. Preferred applicant must have at least 1 years of LPN experience with 12 months experience in the field of practical nursing is preferred.
Maintenance- Maintain safe, clean and orderly environment and general maintenance in and around the Hope Haven (Marrero) and Greenwalt (Kenner) ADHC facilities. Report directly to the ADHC Program Manager. High School Diploma/GED, valid driver’s license, 3 years of maintenance experience and an acceptable accident/violation motor vehicle record (as determined by insurance carrier.
Medical Director – Under the general supervision of the PACE Greater New Orleans Executive Director, responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of medical care services including general oversight of all clinical aspects care and the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program; also assists in related administrative tasks. Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine, Board Certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine. Fellowship trained in Geriatrics preferred. At least 2-3 years clinical experience. One year experience working with a frail/elderly population. Current license to practice medicine in Louisiana, current DEA and Louisiana controlled substance license. Able to supervise Mid-Level Providers through a collaborative practice agreement, and other clinical professional staff. Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Must have provided clinical and administrative leadership abilities. Able to get along with others in a team environment. Ability to deliver service to physicians, patients, and fellow employees with compassion in a responsive, courteous, and concerned manner in accordance with PACE Greater New Orleans policies and procedures. Must have geriatric assessment and management skills, proven clinical leadership skills and ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.
Physical Therapist Assistant – Individual needed to provide clinical therapy (PT) treatment for program participants, on rehabilitative, restorative or maintenance levels at day center under the direction of the physical therapist to improve participant’s body functions and to relieve pain. Trains participants in ambulatory skills and strengthening and stretching exercises to improve their functional activity. Assists with instructing participants in use of wheelchairs, canes, walkers, prostheses and other assistive devices. Promotes participants’ wellness through the development and implementation of wellness program. Associate’s Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant Program. Licensed to practice as a Physical Therapy Assistant in Louisiana. At least one year experience working with the frail/elderly population. Current CPR certification required.
Physician– Must perform comprehensive history and physicals on new referrals. Evaluates and treats participants with episodic illnesses. Refers participants to and oversees care by medical specialist as indicated. Actively participates in family conferences. Completes all documentation in the medical record as required. Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine. Fellowship training in geriatrics preferred. At least 2 to 3 years experience and one year experience working with frail/elderly population. Current license to practice medicine in Louisiana, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Must have proven clinical leadership skills and the ability to get along with others in a team environment.
Practice Manager- Responsibility encompass clinical practice administration, operational plans, ordering and stocking supplies and equipment, funds and resource management, data automation, and review/evaluation/analysis of the past performance of the practice. PACE GNO seeks an ambitious, dynamic goal oriented and decisive practice manager that can monitor quality improvement, oversee performance improvement activities and ensure patient-centered approaches are used in all aspects of operational and clinical matters while overseeing day-to-day business activities. Specific responsibilities will include mapping out weekly workflow for clinic operations, oversight of appointment scheduling, follow-up tests for the physicians, participating in weekly clinic meetings, and daily coordination with Center Director, ADHC staff, participant families and physicians/nurses. This individual will be charged with optimizing reporting processes in TruCharts electronic medical record to more efficiently track encounters, utilization trends, and disease management protocols. 5 years of experience required. Individual would possess analytical skills, interpersonal skills, computer skills, and strong organizational skills. Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and email necessary. Understanding of database, electronic medical records a plus. Bachelors of Science in Business Administration or other related field.
RN Care Manager- Responsible for assessing the needs of the participant/family and coordinates processes to facilitate the participant’s efficient movement through the health care continuum, The Care Manager has accountability for reviewing/monitoring the appropriateness and necessity of admission, intensity of service, and continued stay. The Care Manager communicates with physicians, other case managers, nurse managers/ staff nurse, social workers, outside agencies, and ancillary departments to effectively manage clinical and financial outcomes, identifying opportunities to reduce cost and length of stay while maintaining or enhancing quality and services. The RN Care Manager’s scope will embody the six core components of case management throughout essential and specific jobs: Psychosocial Aspects; Healthcare Reimbursement; Rehabilitation; Healthcare Management and Delivery; Principles of Practice; Case Management Concepts. The RN Care Manager will assists with assessments for home, nursing home and hospital participants; explains PACE services and philosophy to participants / families; assesses participant and family status based on the physiological, psychosocial, spiritual and emotional needs presented. Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and must possess an unencumbered RN license in the state of Louisiana. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 3 to 5 years of continuous nursing experience with at least one year in a geriatric practice area, two years of medical-surgical experience and one year of supervisory experience. CPR certification required.
Social Worker – Responsible for direct social work management services to PACE participants. Provides social services support to include participant screening, case management, counseling and appropriate community referrals. This position requires good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. The PACE Social Worker will act as a member of the PACE Interdisciplinary Team, responsibilities will include regularly informing the interdisciplinary team of the medical, functional, and psychosocial condition of each participant; remaining alert to pertinent input from other team members, participants, and caregivers; documenting changes of a participant’s condition in the participant’s electronic medical record consistent with documentation policies established by the PAC organization. Position requires frequent travel in and around the greater New Orleans area. Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Social Work with 5 years of social work experience in a health related area preferably within the geriatric population. LCSW required. Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Position requires individual therapy skills geared to geriatric patients, analytical thinking and problem solving abilities.
PADUA COMMUNITY SERVICES
Active Treatment Technician– Must provide personal hygiene care, participate in person-centered planning, and participate in community outings. Meet overall needs of medically fragile individuals. Individual must work evening and over night shifts. High school diploma required and experience working with medically fragile individuals preferred. Candidates should be DSW trained or a CNA.
Driver/Maintenance- Responsible for the direct transportation of physically limited passengers to and from destinations. Positions require constant interaction with caregivers and community agencies. Inspects and maintains van in clean, orderly and safe condition. Assist passengers on and off vehicle. Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and operate handicap accessible vehicles. Maintains and provides for the upkeep of the building grounds, content and related equipment. Sweep and wet mop or scrub all tile floors. Perform work on floors in a manner, which minimizes inconvenience and hazards to staff and clients. Assist Maintenance Supervisor as requested. High school diploma/GED plus one year experience transporting individual with special mobility needs. A valid Chauffer license or CDL and a good driving record are required.
PRN Licensed Practical Nurses (Days/Nights, 48 hours monthly) – Responsible for assessments, documentation medication, administration, administration of prescribed treatments, care plan initiation, implementation and review, notifies supervisor/Medical Director of any changes in patient status or complications. Communicates with clients and families as required, Attends in-serve, trainings, and maintains license and certifications as required. Unencumbered Louisiana Practical Nursing License; at least 1 year of practical nursing experience in an medical-surgical, nursing home, or long term care setting. Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.
Service Coordinator- The Service Coordinator is responsible for the service provision and management of a particular program under the direction of an administrator or Division Director. This position requires professional knowledge and skills sufficient to evaluate program functioning and to stimulate program development. It requires the ability to document services, prepare reports and manage the physical resources of the program. The position requires training and supervision of various levels of direct care staff. It requires being available for special events and in times of emergency. High school diploma required.
Mobile Unit Client Advocate (Part-time) – Provides direct client services in a professional compassionate nonjudgmental manner based on the individual client’s needs. Client services include self-administered pregnancy tests, education on pregnancy-related options, Medicaid applications and community referrals. Completes and file paperwork on each client as required by ACCESS, CCANO and other funding sources, Answers the telephone during office hours, provides phone assistance as appropriate, schedules client appointments, conducts follow up calls with clients, strong interpersonal and communication skills, customer service management a plus and basic knowledge of Word and Excel. Drives Access Mobile Unit to/from schedule locations. Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field. Driving experience with oversized vehicles preferred and safe driving record required.
Employment Specialist- Responsible for job placement for our refugee cases. This will include administration of financial training and job skills training under the Wilson Fish Refugee Cash Assistance program, resume building, job interview training, and job application assistance. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Spanish reading, writing and speaking fluency required; other language a plus but not necessary. At least 2 years of workforce development experience and case management experience preferred.
STS. MARY & ELIZABETH
Residential Counselor- Must provide personal hygiene care, participate in person-centered planning, and participate in community outings. Meet overall needs of medically fragile individuals. Individual must work evening and overnight shifts. High school diploma required and experience working with medically fragile individuals preferred. Candidates should be DSW trained or a CNA.
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