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: July 18, 2014
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Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans has the following openings:
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.
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 (Part-time) – Maintain safe, clean and orderly environment in and around the Hope Haven ADHC facility. Reports 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.
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.
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.
Mobile Unit Client Advocate- 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. High school diploma required. Driving experience with oversized vehicles preferred and safe driving record required.
ST. JOHN COUNSELING SOLUTIONS
Social Worker – LCSW/LPC to provide solution focused individual, couples and group counseling on our LaPlace Counseling Solutions office. Ability to accurately assess clients presenting problem(s) and develop an effective treatment plan. Knowledge of standard documentation requirements for clinical casework. Ability to intervene in crisis situation using sound professional judgment and ethical practice. Ability to function independently with minimum supervision. Knowledge of Microsoft Suite and ability to learn and use of the technology necessary to complete job functions. 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.
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 over night 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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