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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.
 
Interested applicants may fax, mail or email resumes to (504) 483-6016, P.O. Box 4148, New Orleans, LA 70178, or humanresources@dcsno.org. Please put the position title that you are applying for in the subject line. Questions may be directed to (504) 212-9556.

Ophthalmology Technician
Ophthalmic technicians or technologists help ophthalmologists collect data and measurements to allow the correct diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases and problems.  They work at hospitals, clinics, or for ophthalmologists in private practice.  Their duties often include: 
  • Performing simple eye exams.
  • Assisting with eye surgery.
Explaining diagnostic and treatment procedures to patients.

Position Requirements: ­Successful completion of a Certified course with current certification. Should have at least one year of clinical experience. Possess a sense of discipline to work with accepted nursing and medical standards. Display solid verbal and written communications skills. Should have experience and the desire to work in a holistic health care environment serving the under-insured and uninsured.  Demonstrate time management skills and set priorities. Students will need a high school diploma (or GED certificate) and two years of college prior to beginning ophthalmic training programs.  These programs may vary in length, but can take up to two years to complete. 

Staff Accountant - Carrollton Clinic
Prepares, reviews, reconciles, and analyzes complex and significant information supporting accounts and items contained in financial statements and budgets.
  • Prepares and maintains complex and significant journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, account analysis, and subsidiary ledgers.
  • Produces financial statements, budget-to-actual reports, and prepares narrative explaining the financial statements.
  • Prepares, analyzes maintains, and explains trend information.
  • Prepares complex and significant audit and/or tax work papers.
Position Requirements: ­Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field. CPA with Healthcare experience preferred. Must follow health center and departmental policies and procedures.

Clinic Site Manager - Must apply by Monday, October 6, 2014
Directs day to day operations of designated Clinic site(s).  Follows standards, policies and procedures of DCHC and specified certifying/accrediting bodies.  Serves as member on the Health Services Management Team; Oversee daily clinic operations; identifies, analyzes and resolves work problems; Supervises all clinic staff and trains, orients and evaluates performance of assigned personnel.  Coordinates supervision of nursing staff and Patient Access staff. 
Position Requirements: ­Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; or a minimum of (6) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Grant Writer
Responsible for writing proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects and for submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects including federal, FQHC and HRSA grants.
Position Requirements: ­Bachelor's degree in journalism, business, communications or a related field preferred. Minimum of three years or more experience with grant writing; Previous experience with non-profit fundraising grant writing including federal, FQHC and HRSA grants; Experience working in deadline-driven environments; Able to work well in a team environment, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines; Able to monitor and meet income goals.

Med - Peds Physicians
This position has a rolling application deadline.

Family Medicine Physicians 
This position has a rolling application deadline.

Nurse Practitioners
This position has a rolling application deadline.

Desktop Support Technician
Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans is seeking a Desktop Support Technician (DST). The Desktop Support Technician maintains, analyzes, troubleshoots, documents, and repairs computer systems, hardware, and computer peripherals. The DST has demonstrated technical expertise, a record of successful projects and satisfied clients, an ability to understand and articulate customer needs, and a history of taking initiative. Principal responsibilities include: providing troubleshooting support for desktop incidents; fulfilling requests for standard services; configuring desktop and laptop computers and conducting pre-installation testing; scheduling, shipping, installing and deploying desktop and laptop computers; deploying, supporting, and maintaining Office Productivity Software; archiving user data; securely erasing all hard drives/media prior to disposal; publishing software license inventory and utilization report; maintaining accurate desktop configuration data and ensure the Service Desk has access to it; verifying that deployable software is virus free; providing access to archived data for the established amount of time after device is removed/replaced; restoring data and programs as needed after technology refresh; providing for loaner assets in accordance with the Procedures Manual; and working with manager and training department to provide training material for End User training for the installed technology.

Position Requirements: ­Associates Degree in computer/information sciences, mathematics, business/MIS or related field from an accredited college or equivalent work experience. Minimum of two years of experience in the field or in a related area. The Desktop Support Technician has demonstrated technical leadership, a record of successful projects and satisfied clients. Ability to diagnose and resolve complex technical problems. Ability to grasp technical details of new technologies and the application thereof. Ability to mentor more junior level engineers. Excellent communication skills to include: Seeks prompt feedback to ensure accurate communication. Active listening to input from client/user/staff/peer. Expresses ideas effectively to various organizational levels. Communicates in a solution-oriented fashion. DST is also personable, tactful, polite; uses sound judgment; portrays a professional image, demeanor and dress; is a team player; has integrity and high personal, professional and ethical standards.

Medical Assistant
Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans is seeking a Medical Assistant. The Medical Assistant will perform a variety of health center duties to assist the providers with the examination and treatment of patients. Duties will include but are not limited to taking medical histories and recording vital signs, preparing patients for examinations and setting up rooms, cleaning rooms, obtaining and recording patient data in the Electronic Medical Record, assisting with procedures, phlebotomy. Rotation to other Daughters of Charity Health Centers and Saturdays may be required at times. Bilingual preferred.

Position Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of a Certified Medical Assistant course with current certification. Should have at least one (1) year of clinical experience. Should have experience and the desire to work in a holistic health care environment serving the under-insured and uninsured. Will possess a sense of discipline to work in accordance with accepted nursing and medical standards. Will display excellent reading and verbal and nonverbal communication skills.

Medical Assistant - Part-time (2)
Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans is seeking two (2) part-time Medical Assistants with OB/GYN experience. The Medical Assistants will perform a variety of health center duties to assist the providers with the examination and treatment of patients. Duties will include but are not limited to taking medical histories and recording vital signs, preparing patients for examinations and setting up rooms, cleaning rooms, obtaining and recording patient data in the Electronic Medical Record, assisting with procedures, phlebotomy. Rotation to other Daughters of Charity Health Centers and Saturdays may be required at times. Bilingual preferred.

Position Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of a Certified Medical Assistant course with current certification. Should have at least one (1) year of clinical experience. Should have experience and the desire to work in a holistic health care environment serving the under-insured and uninsured. Will possess a sense of discipline to work in accordance with accepted nursing and medical standards. Will display excellent reading and verbal and nonverbal communication skills.

Dental Hygienist
Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans is seeking a full-time Dental Hygienist. The Dental Hygienist is responsible for developing and implementing individualized dental care plans for patients; performing patient education, discharge planning, and patient/family teaching under the supervision of a qualified dentist.

Position Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a directly related clinical field with no previous experience required. Requires critical thinking, organizational, decisive judgment, communication, excellent customer service skills. Must be able to handle multiple tasks, be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions as needed. Should have experience and the desire to work in a holistic health care environment serving the under-insured and uninsured. Demonstrate time management skills and set priorities. Current licensure as a Dental Hygienist. Successful candidate must submit to post offer, pre-employment physical examination/medical history check; may be required to submit to annual TB and rubella screening.
 
Dental Office Manager
Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans is seeking a Dental Office Manager. The Dental Office Manager (DOM) is responsible for coordination between patients, staff, labs and providers, and also tracks billing/purchasing and monitors productivity of individual staff and the health center as a whole. The DOM sets and maintains the professional tone of the practice and in conjunction with providers, exemplifies the overall work ethic. The DOM is typically the last in-house resource for resolving patient disputes and minor conflicts among staff. The DOM must be intimate with all administrative aspects of the clinic, including billing, insurance claims, scheduling, lab interface, and maintenance of necessary licensing & permits. The DOM should be competent to perform any specific duties in the clinic except those exclusively performed by providers. The DOM is the critical liaison between all front- and back-office operations.

Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; or a minimum of (6) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Dental Assistant
Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans is seeking a Dental Assistant. The Dental Assistant will provide services in compliance with DCSNO as the Dental Assistant; prepare patients for the dentist's examination. In addition, the Dental Assistant will perform chair-side duties, such as handing the dentist the proper materials/tools and provide support to the dental hygienist.
 
Position Requirements: High School diploma, and requires experience working in the dental environment. Must possess a dental assistant certification from a licensed/accredited dental assistant certification program; must be computer literate.

Grant Writer
Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans is seeking a Grant Writer. The Grant Writer will be responsible for writing proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects, and for submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects including federal, FQHC and HRSA grants. This individual will conduct the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources. The Grant Writer will perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants. This individual will also work with Finance to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs. The Grant Writer will also: comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors including federal, FQHC and HRSA grants; generate and prepare budget documents required for grant reporting and submission; provide stewardship to current donors, including work with Development Manager to provide regular written updates (newsletters, etc.) to corporate and foundation donors; understanding of institutional history and programs; make appointments for Director, Major Gifts & Charitable Giving and Development Manager with foundation officers and other prospects, arrange for onsite tours for supporters (foundation officers, foundation trustees, and other stakeholders); maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting including federal, FQHC and HRSA grants.

Position Requirements: Bachelor's degree in journalism, business, communications or a related field preferred. Minimum of three years or more experience with grant writing. Previous experience with non-profit fundraising grant writing including federal, FQHC and HRSA grants. Experience working in deadline-driven environments. Able to work well in a team environment, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines. Able to monitor and meet income goals. The Grant Writer must also possess strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate and persuasive proposals; and strong editing skills.

Psychiatrist
Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans is seeking a Psychiatrist. The candidate will provide medical treatment and planning in a specific discipline of patient care or study. May provide medical personnel with direction concerning patient care and prevention; providing in-service training programs as needed to address new technology in health care treatment; and providing charting in compliance with all laws and regulations. Prescribe, direct, or administer psycho-therapeutic treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders. Analyze and evaluate patient data or test findings to diagnose nature or extent of mental disorder. Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress. Design individualized care plans, using a variety of treatments. Gather and maintain patient information and records, including social or medical history obtained from patients, relatives, or other professionals. Counsel outpatients or other patients during office visits.

Position Requirements: M.D. or D.O. Degree; Board Eligible or Board Certified Psychiatrist. Must possess 3 or more years of experience working with children and families from various economic levels. Candidate also must have an understanding of holistic health care; authentically welcome diversity; be skilled in facilitation of groups, adult learning; and possess excellent communication skills. Bilingual (English/Spanish) desirable.
 

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