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Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans, a non-profit health care organization, is currently hiring for the positions listed below.  To apply for any of these positions, please forward your resume to humanresources@dcsno.org.

Please put the position title that you are applying for in the subject line.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

No phone calls, please.

Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

 

Care Coordinator
The Care Coordinator (CC) is the lead health care team member to facilitate coordination of care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs and their family. The CC will provide timely access to resources needed by the child/youth and family in the community.  The Care Coordinator will work with the physicians to improve services provided in the practice towards meeting Medical Home criteria for care coordination and transition, as described by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  
 
Required:
  • Licensed/registered nurse, clinical social worker, or a professional with care coordination experience
  • 3 years’ experience in health care office setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic computer experience, with record keeping
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
Preferred:
  • Master’s degree in social work
  • 3 years’ clinic experience
  • EHS experience, or knowledge of database management and information systems
 
Working Conditions
This job operates in a professional office environment.  It requires some traveling to different sites throughout the city. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copiers, fax machines, and scanners.  The job also requires proficiency in Microsoft Office.
 
Daughters of Charity Core Values:
Service of the Poor – Employee demonstrates generosity of spirit, especially for persons most in need
Reverence – Employee demonstrates respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life
Integrity – Employee inspires trust through personal leadership
Wisdom – Employee integrates excellence and stewardship into execution of job duties
Creativity – Employee demonstrates courageous innovation
Dedication – Employee affirms the hope and joy of the Daughters of Charity mission
 
Job Duties:
Review screeners and charts on all Special Health Care Patients to identify potential needs that the practice can service.
Develop, monitor and/or update written care plans for the patient and family.

 

Optician 
DCSNO is seeking a full-time Optician for the Optometry Department in a community clinic. This employee will measure patients' bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and optical centers of eyes, using measuring devices;  Assist patients in selecting frames according to style and color, and ensure that frames are coordinated with facial and eye measurements and optical prescriptions; Prepare work orders and instructions for grinding lenses and fabricating eyeglasses; Edge lenses using in-house equipment; Verify that finished lenses are ground to specifications;  Maintain records of customer prescriptions, work orders, and payments; Perform administrative duties such as tracking inventory and sales, notifying patients of order availability, submitting patient insurance information, and performing simple bookkeeping. 
 Requirements:
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have at least 1 year of experience, with 3 years preferred
  • Must have experience working with a diverse population.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, including verbal and written.
  • Must be computer literate
Preferred applicants will also have experience as an ophthalmic technician such as pretesting patients for eye exams, performing visual fields, and ordering and maintaining contact lens inventory.
Bi-lingual and Experience with Officemate software is a plus.
To apply for this position, please forward your resume to humanresources@dcsno.org. For Internal applicants, in the subject line of your email, please type “Internal”, and the position title that you are applying for (ex. Internal, Patient Access Representative (Carrollton)).  Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

Medical Assistant (Carrollton and NOE) 
DCSNO is seeking full-time, part-time and PRN Medical Assistants for the Adult and Pediatric clinics.  The applicant will be responsible for providing exceptional customer service to patients by assisting with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a primary care provider or Nurse Practitioner.  Duties include:  Interviews patients, Measures vital signs and records information on patients’ charts, Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients, Use Standard Precautions with all patients, specimens and equipment, Maintains patient confidentiality in compliance with HIPAA and Performs’ other duties as needed.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have one year of clinical experience
  • Completion of accredited Medical Assistant Course
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification or completion of certification within 90 days of employment
  • Understanding of accepted nursing and medical standards
  • Must have experience working with a diverse population.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, including verbal and written.
  • Must be computer literate
Preferred: Bilingual, Medical Assistant Certification and at least one year experience with Electronic Medical Records.
To apply for this position, please forward your resume to humanresources@dcsno.org. For Internal applicants, in the subject line of your email, please type “Internal”, and the position title that you are applying for (ex. Internal, Patient Access Representative).  Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

Optometrist 
Daughters of Charity Health Services of New Orleans operates multiple Federally Qualified Health Centers in the Greater New Orleans area.  DCSNO is committed to improving the health status of communities and continues a long tradition of health ministry.  DCSNO is seeking a part-time or PRN Optometrist to provide clinical care for Community Health Centers. Coverage days are flexible and can be any combination of days, from 1-5 days a week. The doctor will have full tech support and a fully equipped clinic.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
Diagnose and treat refractive disorders.
Diagnose and treat ocular disorders caused by age-related illnesses.
Examines, diagnoses, treats, and manages diseases, injuries and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures.
Identifies related systemic conditions affecting the eye.
Enters patient information and completes required clinical documentation in the electronic medical record.

Requirements:
  • Must have Louisiana OD License
  • Must have at least 1 year of experience, with 3 years preferred
  • Must have experience working with a diverse population.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, including verbal and written.
  • Must be computer literate
Bi-lingual and Experience with Officemate software is a plus.
To apply for this position, please forward your resume to
humanresources@dcsno.org. Please put the position title that you are applying for in the subject line. Internal candidates, please apply from your DCSNO email account. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

Human Resources Assistant
DCSNO is seeking a Full-time HR Assistant for a community health clinic that has 250+ employees.  The applicant duties will include: Assisting with new hire orientation; Coordinate all compliance/internal trainings for staff; Maintain and develop personnel, benefit and medical files; Order all HR supplies; Maintain and develop contract employee and volunteer files; Schedule applicant interviews for executive management, Responsible for all employment verifications; Field all HR calls; Coordinate HR files for all internal audits; Maintain and develop organization chart; Maintain HR Committee meeting minutes and assist with all day to day operations of the HR department.  This position will be directly supervised by the Director of Human Resources.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have at least 3-5 years’ experience in a human resources department
  • Must have at least 2 years of experience with ADP software
  • Possess basic knowledge of Louisiana labor law
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities, meet deadlines and effectively execute in a fast paced environment
  • Must be a team player and have a professional demeanor when interacting with employees
  • Must possess confidentiality due to sensitive documents and information
  • Possess excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Must have excellent communication skills, including verbal and written.
  • Strong Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Preferred:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management/Human Resources from an accredited university
To apply for this position, please forward your resume to humanresources@dcsno.org. Please put the position title that you are applying for in the subject line. Internal candidates must apply from their DCSNO email account. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 



Dental Assistant
DCSNO is seeking three (3) full-time Dental Assistants for our FQHC qualified Community Clinics. The Dental Assistant is responsible for assisting the Dentist(s) and Dental Hygienist(s) in the direct provision of primary care dental services to patients of the center. 

 
Qualifications
  • Certified Dental Assistant
  • Must have one year of experience as a dental assistant
  • Perform clinical procedures as directed by dentist and hygienist
  • Obtain and review health histories according to office protocol
  • Ensure proper treatment notes are recorded in patient’s chart
  • Treatment Room Management and Sterilization
  • Follow laboratory procedures according to office protocol
  • Records Management
  • Help in other areas of the office when necessary (i.e., phones, unpacking supplies, completing insurance forms, patient records, etc.)
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Perform expanded functions and other tasks as assigned by the dentist
 
Bilingual a Plus!
To apply for this position, please forward your resume to humanresources@dcsno.org. Please put the position title that you are applying for in the subject line. Internal candidates must apply from their DCSNO email account. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
 

Patient Access Representative (Dental)
DCSNO is seeking a full-time Patient Access Representative for the Dentistry department.  The applicant is responsible for greeting the public, scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, processing patients at admission and discharge and clerical duties as assigned. This position provides services in compliance with Daughters of Charity Health Center as a representative for the Clinic.Must have:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in a health care business office setting. 
  • Must have 3 years of cash handling or payment posting experience.
  • Experience working with an electronic medical record preferred.
  • Must have experience working with a diverse population.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, including verbal and written.
  • Must be computer literate

Experience as a Dental Assistant and Bi-lingual preferred.
To apply for this position, please forward your resume to humanresources@dcsno.org. Please put the position title that you are applying for in the subject line. Internal candidates must apply from their DCSNO email account. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please
 

PSYCHIATRIST (Addiction Services)
Daughters of Charity Health Services of New Orleans operates multiple Federally Qualified Health Centers in the Greater New Orleans area.  DCSNO is committed to improving the health status of communities and continues a long tradition of health ministry.   DCSNO is seeking a part-time Psychiatrist to provide care in our outpatient Addiction Services clinic.  The Addiction Services Psychiatrist treats or directs treatment of recipients, utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic methods and medications. The Psychiatrist operates as part of a team with other clinic providers and support staff in accordance with the scope of DCSNO operations.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Experience providing cultural competent clinical/therapeutic counseling, interviewing groups and families
  • Experience with intake assessment and education
  • Design and apply treatment using specific knowledge and incorporation of treatment for substance abuse
  • Provides as needed psychiatric medication and control.
  • Participates in termination of treatment or other discharge planning and follow-up care.
  • Provides community advocacy when appropriate or necessary.
  • Must have experience working with diverse population
  • Must be a critical thinker with the ability to problem solve
  • Must have excellent communication skills, including verbal and written

 
QUALIFICATIONS

  • M.D. degree with license, completed Adult Psychiatry Residence and board certified or board eligible psychiatry
  • Knowledge of/or previous experience working in substance abuse and mental health services
  • Addiction Specialist Certification
  • Physicians with addiction Psychiatry training/or experience and Suboxone certification preferred

To apply for this position, please forward your resume to humanresources@dcsno.org. Please put the position title that you are applying for in the subject line. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 


PSYCHIATRIST (Adult and Pediatric)
Daughters of Charity Health Services of New Orleans operates multiple Federally Qualified Health Centers in the Greater New Orleans area.  DCSNO is committed to improving the health status of communities and continues a long tradition of health ministry.   DCSNO is seeking a full-time staff Psychiatrist to provide clinical care for Community Health Centers. The Psychiatrist treats or directs treatment of recipients, utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic methods and medications. The Psychiatrist operates as part of a team with other clinic providers and support staff in accordance with the scope of DCSNO operations.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides comprehensive clinical services to patients within the clinic
  • Performs general psychiatric assessments to determine the nature and extent of mental disorders and formulate a treatment program
  • Provides direction, as needed, in crisis and potential need for hospitalization
  • Responsible for documentation of psychiatric evaluations and/or treatment within DCSNO standards of operation
  • Must have experience working with diverse population
  • Must be a critical thinker with the ability to problem solve
  • Must have excellent communication skills, including verbal and written

 
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Doctorate of Medicine from an accredited medical college. Completion of Specialized Residency in Psychiatry. Must be board certified or board eligible psychiatrist.
  • Board-certified licensed medical doctor. Must be authorized to practice psychiatry in Louisiana and enrolled to participate in the Louisiana Medicaid Program.
  • Current license from Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners, current DEA number, current controlled substance registration certificate, Professional Liability Insurance
  • The physician must hold an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Louisiana and unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and state and federal controlled substances licenses. If licenses are held in more than one state or jurisdiction, all licenses held by the physician must be documented in the personnel record and also be unrestricted.

This position qualifies for loan forgiveness!
To apply for this position, please forward your resume to humanresources@dcsno.org. Please put the position title that you are applying for in the subject line. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 


PEDIATRIC NP
Daughters of Charity Health Services of New Orleans operates multiple Federally Qualified Health Centers in the Greater New Orleans area.  DCSNO is committed to improving the health status of communities and continues a long tradition of health ministry.   DCSNO is seeking a full-time Pediatric NP to provide care in our outpatient clinics.  The Pediatric NP operates as part of a team with other clinic providers and support staff in accordance with the scope of DCSNO operations.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides medical services to patients, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention
  • Diagnosis and management of acute and chronic diseases
  • Prescribe pharmacologic treatments
  • Serve as health care resource, interdisciplinary consultant and patient advocate
  • Must have experience working with diverse population
  • Must be a critical thinker with the ability to problem solve
  • Must have excellent communication skills, including verbal and written

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be LA licensed NP in good standing with the State of Louisiana
  • Three – five years of NP pediatric experience preferred

To apply for this position, please forward your resume to humanresources@dcsno.org. Please put the position title that you are applying for in the subject line. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 


PSYCHIATRIC NP
Daughters of Charity Health Services of New Orleans operates multiple Federally Qualified Health Centers in the Greater New Orleans area.  DCSNO is committed to improving the health status of communities and continues a long tradition of health ministry.   DCSNO is seeking a full-time Psychiatric NP to provide care in our outpatient clinics.  The Psychiatric NP operates as part of a team with other clinic providers and support staff in accordance with the scope of DCSNO operations.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide Psychiatric services including taking History and Evaluations for Psychiatric patients, and perform appropriate follow-up on patient’s issues as indicated
  • Write prescription orders, e-prescribe and fax/call in refills
  • Operate under Standardized Protocol
  • Provides community advocacy when appropriate or necessary.
  • Must have experience working with diverse population
  • Must be a critical thinker with the ability to problem solve
  • Must have excellent communication skills, including verbal and written

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be LA licensed NP in good standing with the State of Louisiana
  • Advanced psychiatric certification preferred
  • Five years of experience as a psychiatric NP

 
To apply for this position, please forward your resume to humanresources@dcsno.org. Please put the position title that you are applying for in the subject line. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
 


Medical Assistant
DCSNO is seeking full-time, part-time and PRN Medical Assistants for the Adult and Pediatric clinics.  The applicant will be responsible for providing exceptional customer service to patients by assisting with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a primary care provider or Nurse Practitioner.  Duties include:  Interviews patients, Measures vital signs and records information on patients’ charts, Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients, Use Standard Precautions with all patients, specimens and equipment, Maintains patient confidentiality in compliance with HIPAA and Performs’ other duties as needed.

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have one year of clinical experience
  • Completion of accredited Medical Assistant Course
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification or completion of certification within 90 days of employment
  • Understanding of accepted nursing and medical standards
  • Must have experience working with a diverse population.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, including verbal and written.
  • Must be computer literate
Preferred: Bilingual, Medical Assistant Certification and at least one year experience with Electronic Medical Records.
To apply for this position, please forward your resume to humanresources@dcsno.org. Please put the position title that you are applying for in the subject line. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 


Medical Assistant - Pediatric
DCSNO is seeking Full-time and PRN Medical Assistants for the Pediatric clinics.  The applicants will be responsible for providing exceptional customer service to pediatric patients by assisting with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a primary care provider or Nurse Practitioner.  Duties include:  Interview patients; Measure vital signs and records information on patients’ charts; Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients; Use Standard Precautions with all patients, specimens and equipment; Maintains patient confidentiality in compliance with HIPAA and Performs’ other duties as needed.

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have one year of clinical experience
  • Completion of accredited Medical Assistant Course
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification or completion of certification within 90 days of employment
  •  Understanding of accepted nursing and medical standards
  • Must have experience working with youth population.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, including verbal and written.
  • Must be computer literate

Preferred: Bilingual, Medical Assistant Certification and at least one year experience with Electronic Medical Records.
 



School Behavioral Health Clinician
DCSNO is seeking a full-time School Behavioral Health Clinician.  The School Behavioral Health Clinician will be responsible for providing services related to the delivery of mental health care to assigned clients at the designated school locations and will provides consultation services to the school staff to support the overall mental health goals of the school. 

School Behavioral Health Clinician carries case load of children, ages 3-20 depending on the assigned school(s). Clinician may be assigned to one or more schools. Clinician will provide billable clinical services at the school site. Clients/students often have significant behavioral and emotional issues as well as living in high stress environments.

Duties include: 
Conducting clinical intakes which require knowledge in assessing DSM diagnostic criteria; Provide Evidence Based Treatment to children and their families. Develop treatment plans and treatment plan updates; Provide case management, individual therapy, family therapy and group therapy within school setting and as needed in community, and document in the organization’s assigned electronic health record; Maintain quality and detailed clinical documentation in the electronic health record; Work within community to act as liaison and/or providing support, information, and referral as needed; Make referrals to psychiatrists, medical psychologists, clinical psychologists, clinicians and case managers as needed; Provide consultations to parents, guardians, and school personnel; and Provide crisis intervention services.
 
Qualifications:
  •  Experience and desire to work in a holistic health care environment, serving the under-insured and uninsured.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience working with children and families
  •  Excellent communication skills, including verbal and written
  •  Awareness of legal and ethical issues related to clinical work and case management
  •  Proven ability to effectively engage clients, successfully advocate for clients and to work well with professionals
  •  Master's degree in social work, counseling psychology or related field required from an accredited university
  •  Must possess LCSW, LPC or be a licensed Clinical Psychologist
  •  Skill in facilitation of groups, adult learning
  •  Must possess Valid LA driver's license and vehicle for transportation required
  •  Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese) desirable
  •  Must be knowledgeable of current word processing software, Excel, Microsoft Office, Internet functions and knows how to use the computer. Knowledge of Electronic medical records are required.
  •  Knowledgeable about behavioral health issues within a school setting.
  •  Able to work with various age groups.

***This Position is ELIGIBLE for Loan Repayment through HRSA***

 



Nurse Care Manager
Position Description: Full-time Nurse Care Manager needed to work collaboratively with providers and clinical staff to support patients with chronic conditions and complex needs according to guidelines and protocols established by the clinical care programs. This position will work especially close with the Referral Coordinator to identify patients who are considered overdue and out of the goal range for clinical care goals. The Nurse Care Manager supports the goals and clinical measures of United Health Foundation.

Education, Work Experience, Knowledge & Skills
Required:

• Experience and desire to work in a holistic health care environment, serving the under-insured and uninsured
• Excellent communication skills, including verbal and written
• Must hold a current, unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Louisiana
• Must possess a valid Louisiana driving license
• Must possess a current CPR certification
• Must possess a baccalaureate degree from a university or college with a program in nursing accredited by NLN
• At least 2 years of experience in a generalized public health care setting and Care Management skills are desire
• Must be knowledgeable of current word processing software, Excel, Microsoft Office, Internet functions and knows how to use the computer

***This Position is ELIGIBLE for Loan Repayment Through HRSA***

 



Bi-Lingual Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Physician's Assistant
***This position may be ELIGIBLE for a public service loan forgiveness (PSLF) program for student loan debt.***

Position Description: Bilingual (Spanish) Physician, Nurse Practitioner, or Physician Assistant to provide compassionate, high-quality care to our patients in the area of family practice, internal medicine, or pediatrics.

Education, Work Experience, Knowledge & Skills
Required:   

• Physician must possess MD or DO and have completed an accredited residency program in the area of practice.
• Nurse Practitioner must have completed master’s degree as a nurse practitioner and be licensed as a Nurse Practitioner by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing.
• Physician’s Assistant must be a graduate of a certified and accredited PA program and be licensed to practice in Louisiana.
• Completion of an accredited residency program in area of practice (e.g., family practice, internal medicine, or pediatrics).
• Reads, speaks, understands and writes proficiently in English and Spanish.
• Independent and self-directed.
• Works effectively in a team environment.
• Organizes, prioritizes, and coordinates multiple activities and tasks.
• Works with initiative, energy and effectiveness in a fast-paced environment.
• Remains calm and effective in high pressure and emergency situations.
• Problem-solves with creativity and ingenuity.
• Knowledge of medical terminology.
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications; Word, Excel and Outlook.

Preferred: 

• Education and training in specialized care such as family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and prenatal.
• Healthcare information systems, such as electronic health record and practice management systems experience. EHS Experience a plus.
• Experience in a multiple provider medical practice.
• Working with low income, multi-ethnic populations.


 

All positions are subject to a background check for any convictions related to job responsibilities and requirements. Employment is contingent upon review of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. We also require all staff to take a pre-employment physical.                                                                  
 

 





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