Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans is an umbrella agency with 36 programs and one affiliated ministry 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: December 6, 2013
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Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans has the following openings:
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. Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and operate handicap accessible vehicles.
Housekeeper/General Environmental Services Worker – He/she will provide maintenance services to maintain a clean, safe environmental in and around the Pace day Center. Custodial responsibilities include but are not limited to sweeping and mopping floors, dusting, emptying waste receptacles and cleaning restroom areas. He/she is also responsible for performing preventative maintenance on various aspects of the facility, including equipment and other duties as deemed appropriate by the immediate supervisor. He/she will work under the direct supervision of the building manager. Must have at least 6 months experience in janitorial or light building maintenance. A high school diploma/GED and a valid driver license are required. 1 year experience in care of 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.
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 (Part-time) – 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.
Therapy Manager – Responsible for all therapy services provided to Pace GNO participants. Also, has administrative and Human Resources responsibility related to the therapy department, Provide physical therapy evaluation and treatment for program participants, on acute, restorative or maintenance levels as needed in Adult Day Health Center as well as various community settings. Graduate of a physical therapy program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). At least one year of general physical therapy experience in a geriatric setting. At least one year of experience with the frail and elderly population.
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Active Treatment Technician / 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.
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.
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