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: September 12, 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.
Activities Coordinator – Under the direct supervision of the Center Manager, the Activities Coordinator performs recreational duties including but not limited to the planning, coordination and supervision of comprehensive recreation programs, events and activities, including planning, scheduling and implementing recreational activities in a specific program area. He/she coordinates and supervises the activities of regular and volunteer staff; keeps track of program budgets and monitors expenditures; administers and performs related work as required. The Coordinator’s responsibilities also includes general oversight of all other employed and agency Certified Nursing Assistants assigned to the Day Center who are responsible for direct care of participants in the PACE GNO center. High School Diploma/GED, Current State Certified Nursing Assistant License and CPR certification. Experience coordinating recreational activities. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Family Reunification Case Manager- This position will be the case manager for unaccompanied minors (UACs). (S) he will be responsible for determining that the potential sponsor’s home is safe and suitable for the child to resettle. Following placement of the child in the family member’s home, the case manager will conduct frequent home visits and secure the needed social and medical services for the child. This may include, but is not limited to school registration, health screening, and mental health services. Bachelor’s degree preferred with at least 2 years of case management experience. Spanish reading, writing and speaking fluency required.
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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