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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: December 12, 2014

Apply online www.ccano.org or email resume to ccanohr@ccano.org.

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.

 

Part-time Clerk/Part-time Asst Coordinator (Baton Rouge)-

Responsible for Data Entry Tasks and responsible for assigned Parishes.

Responsible  for assigned Parishes to verify FFS truck food delivery before and after distribution, monitor the distribution (serving participants and certification/recertification of participants) assisted by Partners in the numerous designated Parishes, arranging or confirming Volunteers and Deputy/Trustees arranged by the local parishes to assist.  Position requires traveling long distances and early morning hours. High school diploma or equivalent and prior supervision of staff and/or Volunteers.  Needs Computer skills, 40 plus words per minute with accuracy, write legibly, sharp math skills, flexibility in scheduling, phone skills, and works well in a team to serve.

 

GREENWALT ADHC

Certified Nursing Assistant- Responsible for direct care and transportation as needed, of participants at the Greenwalt Adult Day Healthcare Center. Responsibilities include but are 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. A chauffer’s or CDL license highly preferred or will train. 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. Help with transportation as needed.

 

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.

 

Social Worker- Responsible for the direct social work case management services to participants of both Greenwalt (Kenner) and Hope Haven Adult Day Health Care Center (Marrero) locations. Provides social services support to include participant screening, case management, counseling and referral and administrative duties. Master’s Degree from an accredited School of Social Work with two years experience in a health related area. Must have the following licensure, registry or certification: LMSW, LISW. Should possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Position requires individual therapy skills geared to geriatric patients, analytical thinking and problem solving abilities. Work performed includes visits to private homes of enrollees. Position requires frequent travel in and around Jefferson Parish area.

 

HEAD START

Caregiver (Temporary) -The early Head Start Caregiver has responsibility to assist in the classroom operation including, planning, carrying out activities, maintaining the classroom environment, supervising children, parent/teacher conferences, and supervision of classroom volunteers; assumes classroom responsibilities in addition to record keeping, and/or planning duties; planning and implementing a curriculum in the preschool classroom. Associate degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.

 

Teacher Aide – The Head Start Teacher Aide has responsibility to assist in the classroom operation including, planning, carrying out activities, maintaining the classroom environment, supervising children, parent/teacher conferences, and supervision of classroom volunteers; assumes classroom responsibilities in addition to record keeping, and/or planning duties; planning and implementing a curriculum in the preschool classroom. Associate degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.

 

HEALTH GUARDIANS/SACARED HEART APARTMENTS

Case Manager- Case Manager will work with Sacred Heart staff, patient navigators and program social worker to provide case management services to 55 individuals at Sacred Heart Apartments on Canal Street. The case managers at Sacred Heart Apartments will work in collaboration with the Health Guardians team. Case manager must possess ability to communicate effectively with chronically homeless individuals. Case manager will help improve clients’ access to available social services and help develop and implement permanent supportive housing program for chronically homeless in alignment with Housing First Model. Experience working with the homeless and mentally ill is highly recommended. High School diploma is required and five years experience in the Behavioral Health field preferred.

 

Case Manager/Data Specialist- Case Manager will work with Sacred Heart staff, patient navigators and program social worker to provide case management services to 55 individuals at Sacred Heart Apartments on Canal Street. The case managers at Sacred Heart Apartments will work in collaboration with the Health Guardians team. Case manager must possess ability to communicate effectively with chronically homeless individuals. Case manager will help improve clients’ access to available social services and help develop and implement permanent supportive housing program for chronically homeless in alignment with Housing First Model.  Experience working with the homeless and mentally ill is highly recommended. Case manager must know Microsoft Suite and will be helping to collect and input data in date programs. Individual has a solid understanding of data systems and ability to learn CCANO client track. Master’s level is required and five years in the Behavioral Health Fields is preferred.

 

HOMELESS SERVICES

Social Worker- Responsible for assessing the material and emotional needs of clients who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, and providing them with counseling, educational and referral services. The Social Worker will provide services to the most vulnerable clients in Catholic Charities’ homeless services programs. This position requires proven ability to function independently with minimum supervision.  This position requires adequate experience and/or specialized knowledge in the specific area to counsel and educate clients. Maintain high level of client information confidentiality.  It requires proven interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field, previous experience in homeless services desired.

 

Licensed Social Worker- Responsible for assessing the material and emotional needs of clients who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, and providing them with counseling, educational and referral services. The Social Worker will provide services to the most vulnerable clients in Catholic Charities’ homeless services programs. This position requires proven ability to function independently with minimum supervision.  This position requires adequate experience and/or specialized knowledge in the specific area to counsel and educate clients. Maintain high level of client information confidentiality.  It requires proven interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field, previous experience in homeless services desired. Masters of Social Work preferred. Licensed Clinical Social Worker preferred.

 

IMMIGRATION SERVICES

Immigration Attorney, Unaccompanied Children-        Immigration Attorney will represent Unaccompanied Children in immigration removal proceedings, and will prepare cases for submission to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and EOIR, including but not limited to, applications for asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status, and/or T or U nonimmigrant status and other forms of immigration relief. She/he will also represent these children in immigration court, and family court for predicate and custody orders in relation to Special Immigrant Juvenile Status cases. Staff Attorney will coordinate all aspects of a client’s case, including client intake, client communication, relevant research, drafting personal statements, preparing immigration forms, writing briefs, drafting court motions and orders, and advocacy with law enforcement and other agencies, and direct representation in court. May also represent women with VAWA and U-Visa petitions. Juris Doctor Degree with active membership in a State Bar, and preferably certified to practice in Louisiana. Two years or more experience practicing immigration law, or other relevant experience preferred. Experience with legal representation of Unaccompanied Alien Children preferred .Experience with immigration and/or child dependency legal clinics in law school preferred .Experience working with children and/or survivors of abuse and trauma preferred. Bilingual in Spanish and English (writing and speaking) required. Ability to work independently to manage a substantial workload with deadline pressures. Competence in communicating and interacting with others of diverse cultural, geographic, and economic backgrounds in a professional and compassionate manner, including interacting with individuals experiencing substantial levels of emotional, physical, financial, or other hardship. Ability to use basic Microsoft Office programs and online database software.

 

Supervising Immigration Attorney, Unaccompanied Children- Provide technical assistance to two Immigration attorneys as well as pro bono attorneys, who provide services to unaccompanied children, and women with U-visa and VAWA petitions. Supervising attorney will also provide qualified legal representation to a caseload of Unaccompanied Alien Children and will prepare cases for submission to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and EOIR, including but not limited to, applications for asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status, and/or T or U nonimmigrant status and other forms of immigration relief. She/he will also represent these children in family court for predicate and custody orders in relation to Special Immigrant Juvenile Status cases. She/he will coordinate all aspects of client’s case, including client communication, relevant research, drafting personal statements, preparing immigration forms, writing briefs, drafting court motions and orders, and advocacy with law enforcement and other agencies. Juris Doctor Degree with active membership in a State Bar, and preferably certified to practice in Louisiana. Three years or more experience practicing immigration law, including direct representation in court, preferred. Good knowledge and experience representing clients with a wide range of forms of immigration relief. At least 2 years prior management/ supervisory experience, preferably with attorneys. Bilingual in Spanish and English (writing and speaking) required. Demonstrates strong public presentation skills. Demonstrates understanding of law firm and corporate pro bono culture, and ability to represent CCANO’s legal programs before a variety of stakeholders. Experience with legal representation of Unaccompanied Alien Children preferred. Experience with immigration and/or child dependency legal clinics in law school preferred. Experience working with children and/or survivors of abuse and trauma preferred. Ability to work independently to manage a substantial workload with deadline pressures. Competence in communicating and interacting with others of diverse cultural, geographic, and economic backgrounds in a professional and compassionate manner, including interacting with individuals experiencing substantial levels of emotional, physical, financial, or other hardship. Ability to use basic Microsoft Office programs and online database software.

 

METAIRIE COUNSELING

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.

 

PACE GNO

Certified Nursing Assistant- Responsible for direct care of participants at the Hope Haven / Greenwalt Adult Day Healthcare Centers. 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.

 

Chaplain/Pastoral Care – Responsible for the delivery of pastoral care to participants, their loved ones, and, as appropriate, staff in the PACE GNO center and/or participant’s home as needed.  She/he will have responsibility to ensure that religious and spiritual needs of participants and their loved ones are met in areas to which she/he is assigned.  Must be certified by and in good standing with the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) or Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) desired or comparable pastoral education. Professional education in areas of theology, scripture, pastoral practice, ethics, spirituality. Required to meet all position-specific competencies for CHAPLAIN, if any, prior to assuming participant care. A minimum of one years of experience in working with the frail or elderly population required. Must a minimum of three years in pastoral ministry. Ability to do basic word processing, preferably Microsoft Word.

 

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.

 

PRN Physician- As Needed – Provide direct primary medical care to all participants of the program. Performs comprehensive history and physicals on new referrals. Performs interval history and physicals on established participants; completed at intake and quarterly or as indicated. Evaluates and treats participants with episodic illnesses. Refers participants to and oversees care by medical specialist as indicated. Admits participants to the hospital :( a) provides primary care (attending) responsibilities for management;(b) provides updates to the team on a regular basic;(c) judiciously utilizes specialty consultants;(d) responsible for coordinating discharge planning with the team. Actively participants in family conferences. Participates in team meetings, committees, and work groups as assigned. Communicates participant changes to team members. Participants in the development of the IDT Plan of Care. Participates in the coordination of the 24 hour care delivery. Completes all documentation in the medical record as required. Graduate of as accredited School of Medicine. At least two to three years experience, and one year experience working with a frail/elderly population. Current license to practice medicine in Louisiana, DEA license, 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. Board Certified in Geriatric Medicine, Family Practice, or Internal Medicine preferred.

 

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.

 

Registered Nurse part-time (20 hours week) for Thursdays and Fridays only- Provide direct and indirect nursing care to assigned patients at both the Greenwalt Adult Day Healthcare Center (Kenner) and the Hope Haven ADHC (Marrero). Works under the direct and indirect supervision of the ADHC Program Manager or designee but is independent in the application of advanced nursing knowledge and skills. Manages complex clinical situations for which he/she is responsible. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and a current RN license.  Must have practiced nursing in the last three years. Eighteen months RN experience with at least twelve of those months in geriatric practice area preferred. Must present credentials which demonstrate ability to meet performance criteria for the position and possess knowledge and skills necessary to treat geriatrics patients.

 

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.

 

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.

 

PRO-LIFE SERVICES

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.

 

REFUGEE SERVICES

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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