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 please.

*All full time positions are eligible for benefits*

*AcadianaCares does not offer any remote positions, all work is on-site*

*AcadianaCares proudly complies with all LDH Covid-19 guidelines*

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.

Bilingual-Spanish Medical Assistant (Full Time)

The Bilingual Spanish Speaking Medical Assistant assists providers in all exams and minor office procedures; interviewing patients, obtaining vital signs, scheduling appointments, processing intake and discharge paperwork, maintaining supply inventory in exam rooms; cleaning and sterilizing equipment; ordering and unpacking all supplies; giving injections and drawing blood.

*Requires some evening hours

Experience:

  • EMR systems: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Vital signs: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • BLS Certification (Preferred)

Certified Medical Assistant (Preferred)

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.

Experience:

    • Quality Assurance: 3 years (Required)

Education:

    • Bachelor’s (Required)

Health Benefits Coordinator (Full-Time)

Health Benefits Coordinator (HBC) is tasked with helping clients gather and maintain the necessary documentation to qualify for health insurance, other public benefits, and Ryan White services and gain access to other social services. HBC ensures timely and coordinated access to appropriate levels of health and support services through verifying eligibility, assisting client with completing applications for services, and supporting client in remaining in care.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services Related field in Psychology or Social Work.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a human service related field providing direct consumer services or case management/service coordinator.

Responsibilities:

    • Maintains client files in accordance with State licensing and other established guidelines, to include the following: proof of residency, income, and HIV diagnosis; demographic information; intake and client needs assessment; care plan; progress notes; and follow-up.
    • Maintains files documenting client demographics, eligibility, services provided, and agencies involved.
    • Provides services such as assisting clients in signing up for SNAP,TANF,WIC, LAHAP application, etc.
    • Provides periodic monitoring, review of needs, and evaluation of service utilization.
    • Coordinates and provides referrals to primary care and other medical and/or support services.
    • Coordinates transportation services for access to medical and/or support services.
    • Provides screening for housing assistance programs.
    • Provides client specific advocacy.
    • Maintains written policies and procedures regarding client eligibility for services.
    • Provides discharge/transition planning.
    • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with appropriate agencies.
    • Ensures that each client receives maximum benefit from services provided by other agencies.
    • Enters service units into CAREWare to track utilization of services.
    • Initiates, completes, and submits various applications, when appropriate, in accordance with established guidelines.
    • Maintains comprehensive files on community resources to include the following: agency name; contact person; services provided; eligibility requirements; and telephone number.
    • Attends all staff meetings, unless excused by the Chief Executive Officer.
    • Performs other duties at the discretion of Chief Executive Officer.
    • Organizes duties and responsibilities so as to accomplish all tasks in a timely efficient manner.
    • Records and maintains logs of service units provided, and submits the log to the Director of Client Services on a monthly basis.
    • Attends seminars, workshops, and continuing education programs at the discretion of the Director of Client Services or Chief Executive Officer.
    • In any given situation, readily consults those departmental, administrative, and/or professional personnel whose expertise may exceed his/her own.
    • Always observes the agency’s personnel policies, as contained in the employee handbook.
    • Models the philosophy of AcadianaCares, especially as it highlights the community-services orientation of the agency.

* Performs such other duties as may be assigned

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.

 

 

 

 

 

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.

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