JOB OPENINGS

To apply for a position listed below, please send your resume along with salary requirement by e-mail to kay@acadianacares.org or by fax to (337)235-4178. No phone calls.

Medical Director (full-time)

AcadianaCares seeks a full-time Medical Director to oversee clinical services at AcadianaCares’ Community Health & Wellness Center (ACCHWC), an FQHC Look-Alike providing comprehensive, culturally appropriate healthcare on a sliding scale, especially to those facing economic or social barriers to care. The Medical Director is responsible for leading clinical staff in the growing ACCHWC. This position ensures timely access to high quality medical care for ACCHWC patients through clinical improvements, supervision, and oversight of quality initiatives.

 

Qualifications Include:

  • Board-certified Family or Primary Care Physician or Internist with a minimum of 5 years of experience.
  • Previous experience with HIV and infectious disease.
  •  Initially carry own malpractice insurance.
  • Comfortable with electronic health records and practice management systems or willing to learn.
  • Current license to practice medicine in the State of Louisiana.
  •  Valid DEA certificate.
  • Successful completion of an accredited residency program.
  • Administrative and supervisory experience.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.
  • Have a valid state driver’s license.
  •  Must legally be able to work in the United States.

LPN

The LPN functions under the supervision and guidance of the Director of the Community Health & Wellness Clinic, Chief Medical Officer, and/or medial provider(s). Participates in the multi-disciplinary process of providing care and treatment to patients. They provide clinical support and technical assistance to the professional medical and other staff. The LPN is responsible for functioning within the scope of practice dictated by the authority of the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners. Individual must be able to manage demanding workload with accuracy. Position requires excellent customer service skills with patients and their families.

Prevention Supervisor

The Prevention Supervisor is responsible for planning and coordinating activities within the following functional areas: public relations, education, community networking, agency advocacy, volunteer services, and quality improvement. The Prevention Supervisor shall help to create a greater level of awareness and acceptance of the appropriate treatment of persons living with HIV/AIDS and of AcadianaCares. 

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in a human services related field including but not limited to psychology, education, counseling, rehabilitation counseling from an accredited institution. Supervisory experience, management competence in program administration and planning is required.

Experience and Special Skills: Two years of experience in a human service related field providing direct consumer services or case management/service coordinator and public relations experience, preferably with a non-profit.  The ability to work with people of diverse lifestyles is required. Prior experience working in an HIV service, HIV prevention, healthcare, mental health, or substance abuse rehabilitation program is preferred.  Must receive CDC counseling and testing certification.

Quality Improvement Coordinator

The Quality Improvement Manager oversees the Quality Improvement Program, functioning as an independent, objective body that evaluates agency effectiveness. Responsible for systematic data collection, performance management, performance assessment, buy-in by staff and Clients, and continuous quality improvement. Designs and develops key components of the service delivery model including inputs, processes, and outputs/outcomes. Responsible for creating a culture of quality improvement. Leads quality initiatives that include measures, peer review, special projects, and review of quality data.

Position Responsibilities

  • 40% Oversees, designs, develops, and implements the quality infrastructure for all requirements of Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike, Ryan White Part B, Ryan White Part D, HUD HOPWA, Health Models, and Prevention programs, as well as CARF accreditation for the Seasons of Serenity program.
  • 25% Provides consultative services and manages quality improvement activities and initiatives for services and program.
  • 15% Performs and facilitates reviews.
  • 20% Performs such other duties as may be assigned.

Human Resources Manager

Responsible for all phases of human resources to include orientation, employee relations, employee data maintenance, benefits, termination procedures, personnel policies and procedures, and payroll.

  • Conducts orientation for new employees.
  • Oversees the completion of all documents for hiring and termination and facilitates employee enrollment/discontinuation of benefits.
  • Maintains personnel files, insuring appropriate documentation of evaluations, compensation and benefits, and disciplinary actions.
  • Resolves employee requests regarding human resources issues, rules, and regulations.
  • Revises employee personnel policies and procedures, communicating changes as needed.
  • Works with supervisors and employees to revise existing job descriptions or develop new ones.
  • Works cooperatively with Directors and education personnel to develop training curriculum and continuing educational resources.
  • Manages payroll and benefits, including the tracking of leave accrual.
  • Frequently in contact with agency managers/supervisors and employee to provide guidance, information, and to facilitate resolution of issues when necessary. Contacts will also include benefits providers, federal, state and local law regulators applicable to work.
  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field.
  • Experience and Skills: 2-4 years’ previous experience in a Human Resources related role.

HIV Case Manager

Assists HIV-infected clients and their families in linking to and utilizing community resources in order to cope with HIV infection, to include the following activities: intake, assessment, development of a comprehensive, individualized plan, referral, follow-up, and reassessment.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in a social work/psychology

Experience and Special Skills: One year experience in a human service related field providing direct consumer services or case management/service coordinator; or one year of paid experience as a registered nurse in public health. Prior experience with HIV/AIDS and ability to work with people of diverse lifestyles preferred.

Recovery Technicians

Local non-profit seeks part-time Residential Recovery Technicians who are responsible for aiding the critical staff in implementing procedures and operating of the facility program.  The Recovery Technicians are supportive staff that help keep order in the treatment facility.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform hourly checks on clients throughout the day and night and documents observations.
  • Works effectively as a team member in the delivery of care and assists in the orientation of new employees.
  • Maintains a safe and attractive environment for clients and co-workers; transports clients as needed.
  • Reports observations of each client to their respective case manager to assure ongoing care and assessment.
  • May be required to work nonstandard work hours.

Education and Training

  • At least a high school diploma is required.
  • Previous hospital or clinic experience with acceptable references preferred.
  • Some knowledge of addictive disorders helpful.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Valid Louisiana Driver’s License and automobile insurance required.

 

 

 

 

 

ACADIANA CARES

MONDAY - FRIDAY 8AM–4:30PM

SATURDAY–SUNDAY CLOSED

Clinic Hours of Operation: MONDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY 8AM–4:30PM • TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY 8AM–8PM

809 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DRIVE • LAFAYETTE, LA 70501 • P: 337.233.2437

©2009–2021 ACADIANA CARES | ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

At AcadianaCares, we support the most vulnerable members of our community – those affected by HIV/AIDS, inequities in health care, substance use issues, poverty, and homelessness – as they seek to live healthier lives. We maintain a campus with onsite programs and services, including substance abuse treatment, housing and individualized case management. We also connect our clients to external financial, medical and social resources.

“Telling my family was the hardest thing. I mean, you’re 15 and you have to say, ‘I’m HIV positive.’ ”
— Ethan, an AcadianaCares client
Read Ethan’s story.

We are unable to respond to emergency needs. If you have a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately.

ACADIANA CARES

MONDAY - FRIDAY 8AM–4:30PM

SATURDAY–SUNDAY CLOSED

Clinic Hours of Operation: MONDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY 8AM–4:30PM • TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY 8AM–8PM

809 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DRIVE • LAFAYETTE, LA 70501 • P: 337.233.2437

©2009–2021 ACADIANA CARES | ALL RIGHTS RESERVED