Employment Opportunities

SWLA CENTER FOR HEALTH SERVICES HAS THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

GENERAL EMPLOYMENT - APPLICATION FORMS

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positions available

LCSW - Lake Charles


Job Responsibilities

  • Function as an essential member of the treatment team providing professional, social services to patients

  • Work in collaboration with the Psychiatrist and nursing staff to provide quality health care services

  • Record treatment notes in medical charts according to industry standards and company policy

  • Carries out treatment plan of patients set up following a consultation

  • Maintains current knowledge of available federal, state, and community resources to address social, health, or financial problems, and facilitate appropriate referrals to those agencies.

Education, Training and Experience

  • Master of Social Work(M.S.W.) degree from Council on Social Work Education (C.S.W.E.) approved school of social work required

  • Current state licensure certification for Clinical Social Worker

  • National Association of Social Workers(N.A.S.W.) membership desirable

  • Working towards or completion of certification for Applied Behavior Analysis coursework

  • Experience in clinical social work preferred

  • Two (2) years of previous medical experience desirable

  • Knowledge of special needs and community resources

  • Advanced social work skills including assessment and self-directed intervention

  • Ability to maintain positive working relationship with hospital and community needed

  • Maintains licensure and appropriate clinical skills through attending C.E.U. sponsored events

Job Type: Full-time




OB/GYN Physician- Lafayette


Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain patient confidentiality and patient rights

  • Display punctuality and good attendance at work

  • Work and communicate with patients to satisfy the patient expectations

  • Examine patients to determine presence of disease and to establish preventative health practices

  • Maintain clinical tracking data for continuity of care

  • Assist the Medical Director with the planning, management and evaluation of health care delivery at SWLA Center for Health Services

  • Provide continuous care by obtaining hospital privileges and emergency room coverage

  • Actively participate in local, sate and national medical associations/societies

  • Participate in quality assurance patient review committee

  • Records on medical record using POMR system

  • Collect appropriate data for clinical decision-making

  • Maintain current medical records

  • Develop and implement individual work plans

  • Promote health by advising patients concerning diet, hygiene and methods for prevention of disease

  • Perform other related duties as assigned within the realm of clinical training/experience

  • Collaborate with Nurse Practitioners

Education, Training and Experience

  • Medical degree from an accredited medical school or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from an approved osteopathy school

  • Completed a residency for board eligibility; board certified preferred

  • Current valid Louisiana medical license and DEA license

  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical practice principles of specialty

  • Must continue to meet appropriate standards as required by SWLA Center for Health Services and Health Provider By-Laws

  • Must be proficient in the use of the Centricity/EMR and capable of creating accurate, complete medical records in a timely manner

  • Must fulfill all NCQA, JCAHO, and SWLA Center for Health Services EMR requirements accurately and within the allowed time frames

Job Type: Full-time




Dentist


SUMMARY:

Examines individuals requesting care, diagnoses their dental conditions, prescribes and carries out, or directs others in carrying out, appropriate therapy, or refers individuals for specialty consultation or care in conformance with approved clinical privileges. Educates individuals in the nature of oral health related conditions, in the general promotion of health and the prevention of oral disease.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. The incumbent must possess the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery or Doctor of Dental Medicine from an approved school of dentistry.
  2. Must be licensed in the state of Louisiana. In addition, the incumbent must possess knowledge of the basic concepts, principles, and practices of supervision and the ability to apply them.
  3. CPR certified.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Records patient-dentist transaction as they occur in the medical/dental record (in an organized format utilizing standard nomenclature) so that the record accurately reflects the nature of the contact, the condition of the patient, and the care provided, in addition, completes referrals, data collection instruments and other records or paper works as required.
  2. Serves on medical/dental staff meetings as assigned and participates in the quality assurance program of the center.
  3. Assists in the provision of continuing education, on-the-job training and orientation of center staff as requested.
  4. Assists in the provision of technical assistance and health education to the community as requested.
  5. The incumbent of this position is under the general supervision of the Dental Director. The clinical work of the incumbent is expected to be definitive, and is evaluated through the Quality Assurance Program of the Center.
  6. The work of the position consists of the broad functions of dental medicine, education, prevention, cure, and rehabilitation. Assignments are categorized by breadth and intensity of effort and generally involve the simultaneous application of multiply distinct skills, knowledge, and abilities in the care of one or more patients.
  7. The work of the position involves moderate risks with exposure to contagious diseases (including TB, Hepatitis, and AIDS) adverse weather, occasionally hostile patients, various dental materials (including mercury), dental power equipment, and radiation.
  8. The purpose of the contact with individuals or groups is to educate, influence, and motivate the individuals and groups to understand and to accept recommended medical/dental therapies.




Clinical Psychologist - Lake Charles


Summary:

The Clinical Psychologist offers one-to-one behavior intervention services to children, families and individual patients of SWLA Center for Health Services. The Clinical Psychologist is expected to maintain an independent caseload, composed of a variety of patient concerns and psychiatric disorders. The Clinical Psychologist will demonstrate knowledge in diagnosing and treating the full spectrum of depressive and anxiety disorders, ADHD, eating disorders, and other common DSM presenting problems. The Clinical Psychologist will provide strength based and solution focused interventions and assessments in a culturally sensitive manner drawing on expertise in the practice of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Stress Management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes psychosocial assessment/intake of patient. Provides a range of therapeutic interventions, including, but not limited to, crisis intervention and supportive counseling for patients, bereavement support, psychological testing, and follow-up
  • Motivational interventions: Evidence based Motivational Interviewing methods will be based on four principles
  • Individual counseling for co-occurring disorders: Counseling interventions focused on stabilization and harm reduction will use cognitive behavioral therapy and trauma-informed practices to address symptoms of depression and anxiety and effects of substance abuse.
  • Group counseling for co- occurring disorders: Group sessions will combine psycho-education to help patients understand the interplay between substance abuse, mental health, and physical health, and teaching of relapse prevention strategies.
  • Facilitated referrals to substance abuse treatment: Stage-wise treatment, motivational interventions and peer support integrated with PCP interventions will enhance our current process of providing active assistance to help patients connect to appropriate substance abuse treatment programs.
  • Provides advocacy for patients and families.
  • Makes referrals to community resources as indicated, and to county mental health as appropriate.
  • Provides consultation to medical team members regarding psychosocial issues.
  • Provides education to patients, families, staff and the community related to psychosocial needs and interventions.
  • Assesses, reports, and provides intervention in cases of domestic violence, child, dependent adult, or elder abuse, and other reportable situations in accordance with ethical practice, legal mandates, and the health center’s policies
  • Develops and implements a psychosocial/resource plan in collaboration with interdisciplinary team members, as needed
  • May facilitate patient, family, and staff groups
  • Attends team meetings, relates observations, and demonstrates behavior interventions and programs
  • Implements behavior intervention strategies
  • Receives feedback in a professional manner and implements feedback received
  • Collaborates with SWLACHS providers and staff
  • Attends department, health center, and community in-services related to field of practice and organizational needs.
  • Participates in quality improvement and assurance activities as needed
  • Excellent communication, observation and documentation capabilities.
  • Performs other duties as directed, developed or assigned

Supervisory Responsibility: N/A

Qualification Requirements:

Education and/or Experience:

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist required
  • Psy. D or Ph.D in Clinical Psychology

Language Skill:

  • Must possess excellent organization, writing, and verbal skills
  • English proficiency required; Spanish proficiency preferred

Reasoning ability:

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Equipment/Machinery: Fax machine, copier, personal computer, telephone, calculator, Microsoft Word/Excel, EHR system, and other software as required.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Stand and walk or sit alternatively depending on specific needs of day. Estimate 20% of time is spent on feet and 80% sitting at desk.

  2. Have occasional need to perform the following physical activities: bend/stoop/squat, climb stairs, push or pull, reach above shoulders.

  3. Have occasional need to perform standing and walking activities.

  4. Constant need to perform the following physical activities: writing/typing, grasping/turning, finger dexterity.

  5. Lifting/carrying over 10 pounds occasionally. Lifting/carrying less than 10 pounds frequently.

  6. Vision requirements: constant need to complete forms, read reports, view computer screen. Frequent need to see small detail. Frequent need to see things clearly beyond arm's reach.

  7. Hearing requirements: constant need to communicate over telephone and in person.

Travel Requirements: Occasional need to utilize personal transportation to visit sites, and attend meetings and conferences.

Work Environment:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.




LCSW - Oberlin


Job Responsibilities

  • Function as an essential member of the treatment team providing professional, social services to patients

  • Work in collaboration with the Psychiatrist and nursing staff to provide quality health care services

  • Record treatment notes in medical charts according to industry standards and company policy

  • Carries out treatment plan of patients set up following a consultation

  • Maintains current knowledge of available federal, state, and community resources to address social, health, or financial problems, and facilitate appropriate referrals to those agencies.

Education, Training and Experience

  • Master of Social Work(M.S.W.) degree from Council on Social Work Education (C.S.W.E.) approved school of social work required

  • Current state licensure certification for Clinical Social Worker

  • National Association of Social Workers(N.A.S.W.) membership desirable

  • Working towards or completion of certification for Applied Behavior Analysis coursework

  • Experience in clinical social work preferred

  • Two (2) years of previous medical experience desirable

  • Knowledge of special needs and community resources

  • Advanced social work skills including assessment and self-directed intervention

  • Ability to maintain positive working relationship with hospital and community needed

  • Maintains licensure and appropriate clinical skills through attending C.E.U. sponsored events

Job Type: Full-time




LCSW - Crowley


Job Responsibilities

  • Function as an essential member of the treatment team providing professional, social services to patients

  • Work in collaboration with the Psychiatrist and nursing staff to provide quality health care services

  • Record treatment notes in medical charts according to industry standards and company policy

  • Carries out treatment plan of patients set up following a consultation

  • Maintains current knowledge of available federal, state, and community resources to address social, health, or financial problems, and facilitate appropriate referrals to those agencies.

Education, Training and Experience

  • Master of Social Work(M.S.W.) degree from Council on Social Work Education (C.S.W.E.) approved school of social work required

  • Current state licensure certification for Clinical Social Worker

  • National Association of Social Workers(N.A.S.W.) membership desirable

  • Working towards or completion of certification for Applied Behavior Analysis coursework

  • Experience in clinical social work preferred

  • Two (2) years of previous medical experience desirable

  • Knowledge of special needs and community resources

  • Advanced social work skills including assessment and self-directed intervention

  • Ability to maintain positive working relationship with hospital and community needed

  • Maintains licensure and appropriate clinical skills through attending C.E.U. sponsored events

Job Type: Full-time




Physician - Lake Charles


SUMMARY

Individual shall function as a physician member of the health care team rendering quality medical services to all patients in accordance with appropriate standards of medical care specific for the specialty. Individual shall also function as physician of the health care team at the facility.

QUALIFICATIONS

The staff physician must be fully licensed to practice in the State of Louisiana with valid DEA license. Board eligible/Board certified in a primary care specialty. CPR certification strongly encouraged.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • Medical degree from an accredited medical school or DO degree from an approved osteopathy school.
  • Completed a residency for board eligibility; board certification preferred.
  • Current valid Louisiana medical license and DEA license.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical practice principles of specialty.
  • Sensitive to the needs of people of diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.
  • Must give the same level of importance to health maintenance and disease prevention as cure and restoration.
  • Must participate in Center’s provider staff meetings, general staff meetings/activities and Quality Assurance.
  • Must continue to meet appropriate standards as required by the SWLA Center for Health Services and Health Provider By-Laws.
  • Must be proficient in the use of the Centricity/ EMR and capable of creating accurate, complete medical records in a timely manner.
  • Must fulfill all NCQA, JCAHO, and SWLA Center for Health Services EMR requirements accurately and within the allowed time frames.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Maintain patient confidentiality and patient rights
  2. Display punctuality and good attendance at work
  3. Work and communicate with patients to satisfy the patient expectations
  4. Examine patients to determine presence of disease and to establish preventive health practices.
  5. Maintain clinical tracking data for continuity of care
  6. Assist the Medical Director with the planning, management and evaluation of health care delivery at the SWLA Center for Health Services
  7. Provide continuous care by obtaining hospital privileges and emergency room coverage
  8. Actively participate in local, state and national medical associations/societies.
  9. Participate in quality assurance patient review committee
  10. Records on medical record using POMR system
  11. Collect appropriate data for clinical decision-making
  12. Maintain current medical records
  13. Develop and implement individual work plans
  14. May conduct periodic formal assessments and reviews of subordinates performance
  15. Promote health by advising patients concerning diet, hygiene and methods for prevention of disease
  16. Participates in community education, staff in-service and committee meetings
  17. Exhibit judgment to prevent delays in service provision and avoid serious adverse impact on health status of individuals
  18. Participate in SWLA Center for Health Services infection control program
  19. Assist in other departments/centers affiliated with SWLA Center for Health Services as needed and/or assigned
  20. Serve as laboratory supervisor of the on-site clinic laboratory
  21. Perform other related duties as assigned within the realm of clinical training/experience
  22. Collaborate with Nurse Practitioners in the same department.




Pharmacy Tech


SUMMARY
Pharmacy Tech may assist the Pharmacist in performance of professional services.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  1. High school graduate or GED certificate.
  2. Successful completion of Pharmacy Technician Training Program.
  3. Successful completion of Pharmacy Technician Certification National exam.
  4. Must be Louisiana Board of Pharmacy licensed to practice and complete a minimum of one ACPE unit approved ACPR or CPE, or ten (l0)hours of continuing education each year as a prerequisite for annual renewal of license.
  5. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  6. Able to communicate and speak English.
  7. Demonstrate good ethical judgment in investigating and resolving problems.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Translate prescription information from providers' orders.
  2. Enter prescription data into pharmacy software with accuracy.
  3. Inform pharmacist on duty of any contradictions, therapeutic duplications or other issues arising from drug utilization reviews.
  4. Monitor third party rejections or other communication signaling cost prohibition or underpayment.
  5. Perform prescription filling functions as detailed in the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy laws and Regulation Reference manual and revised in bulletins.
  6. Observe inventory and create/modify wholesaler purchase orders on line.
  7. Monitor pharmacy inventory for expirations or overstock.
  8. Prepare wholesaler returns.
  9. Perform register functions as necessary.
  10. Communicate with patients regarding prescription requests.
  11. Act as a liaison between providers and patients.
  12. Communicate with third parties on behalf of patients with prescription concerns.
  13. Assist in maintaining a clean and orderly pharmacy department.
  14. Be able to function as a multi-tasking individual with ease.





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