Employment Opportunities

Job Title: On Call Transporter

General Description:

Responsible for all transportation activities that take place through Queen of Peace Center when full time transporters are sick, on vacation, or a fill in transporter is needed.

Specific Duties:

  1. Transport clients of agency in insured agency vehicle to facility for treatment as well as off campus activities such as school, authorized outings, medical treatment, etc. during treatment hours.
  2. Monitor recreational activities away from the facility.
  3. Maintain an effective communication with the staff to coordinate a consistent environment for the clients.
  4. Responsible for daily maintenance, upkeep of vans and cars, and completion of maintenance checklist.
  5. Participate in staff in-service training program including safety and driving training.
  6. Follow all safety regulations regarding safety belts, speed limits, and all traffic rules of the road.
  7. Pick up program supplies and donations as scheduled and requested.
  8. Responsible for payment of parking tickets and traffic violations.
  9. Participate in staff meetings when requested.
  10. Complete transportation log sheet.
  11. Assist with answering phones, emails, and taking messages.
  12. Ability to life 50 pounds.
  13. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
High school graduate or GED required. Commercial driver’s license or Class E license and good driving record with working knowledge of city and county required. Experience with chemical dependency preferred but not required. CPR certified.

Please send cover letter and resume to Rosie Seiler at rseiler@ccstl.org.  

Job Title: Revenue Cycle Associate

General Description:

As a member of the Revenue and Grants Team, this position may work on a variety of financial, billing, and compliance projects. Primary focus would be in billing and reimbursement of claims for both Department of Behavioral Health as well as grants.

Successful candidates possess the following attributes:

  • Professional appearance and disposition
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Strong initiative and problem solving abilities
  • Commitment to client service
  • Strong organization and time management abilities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong computer skills

Specific Duties:

  • Submission of claims for the Missouri Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) and all other funding sources
  • Prepare direct billing, invoicing, and/or request payments for all delivered services from DBH and other grant awards including private, public, and federal awards
  • Identify and monitor unpaid claims including research and resolution of claims
  • Produce work with a high degree of accuracy while managing multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Gather information and articulate it, identifying potential concerns or issues
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance, public administration, health administration, or other related fields OR 5 years related experience
  2. 1+ years in accounting or billing experience a plus
  3. Ability to prioritize work and consistently meet deadlines
  4. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  5. Strong computer skills with fluency in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Outlook and Word

Please submit cover letter and resume to Rachel Hobson, rhobson@ccstl.org. 

 Job Title: Counselor

General Description:

Provides evidence based, face-to-face, goal-oriented individual and group counseling and participates as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team. Promotes the Family-Centered approach to treatment, encouraging child, family and partner involvement in treatment.

Specific Duties:

  • Responsible for efficient delivery of services to clients according to approved policies and procedures meeting DMH, CSTAR, and COA standards
  • Assists clients in establishing treatment  plan, goals, objectives, as well as other functional aspects of their personal planning in the recovery process
  • Maintains clients’ charts, records and files regarding goals, evaluation and updates in accordance with DMH and CSTAR standards
  • Assists in communicating with outside agencies, such as treatment centers, AA, Catholic Charities’ agencies and other resources to meet client needs
  • Provides individual Substance Abuse and Mental Health counseling and evaluation
  • Facilitates group counseling and group education sessions
  • Assists in intake assessment process as needed
  • Pursues continuing professional development, joins appropriate professional groups, and attends pertinent meetings
  • Attends all staff meetings and keeps abreast of program and client status, updates, and changes
  • Supervises program and activities in conjunction with or in absence of Program Director
  • Supervises general guidelines and hygiene of self, clients and of physical area utilized by agency
  • Provides case program consultation and makes appropriate referrals
  • Assesses, updates and revises client’s progress and treatment plan per DMH, CSTAR and COA standards as needed
  • Meets minimum billing and productivity standards
  • Some evenings and weekends required

Qualifications:

A counselor, psychologist, social worker or physician licensed in Missouri who has at least one year of full-time equivalent experience in the treatment or rehabilitation of substance abuse. Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology or closely related field, and two years’ experience in treatment of substance abuse or an alcohol, drug or substance abuse counselor certified by MSAPCB, Inc.

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to Sharon Spruell, sspruell@ccstl.org. 

 Job Title: Medical Assistant

Reports To: Residential Manager

General Description:

This position provides supervision and assistance to the residents, their children and outpatient clients in accordance with the criteria of the program’s goals. Work closely with the nurse and have knowledge of chemical dependency as a disease, including treatment and intervention methods. Monitor client behavior, conflict resolution, and hygiene, conduct group education, answer phone, and pass medication to agency clients. Implement rules and monitor cleanliness of the environment.

Responsibilities:

  1. Gather client information upon admission to the unit, including adult assessment of addiction and withdrawal
  2. Continuously observe and document client behavior, mental status and activities
  3. Record client information such as vital signs, weight and medication adherence
  4. Provide support to the physician as needed
  5. Follow all operating procedures of the treatment program
  6. Thorough and accurate documentation
  7. Provide conflict resolution as needed
  8. Participate in all required meetings and trainings to increase knowledge of substance abuse
  9. Effectively communicate with client and staff
  10. Provide support to clinical staff
  11. Assume any other responsibilities as may be appropriate and directed by the Residential Manager

Qualifications, Skills & Knowledge:

Required Qualifications

  • Sincere dedication to the mission of Queen of Peace Center
  • Minimum of an associate degree in a medical field with knowledge of substance abuse and mental health
  • Med. Tech Level 1 Certification, CPR and First Aid and Class E license
  • Intermediate computer and typing skills required

Skills, Knowledge & Competencies

  • Knowledge of substance abuse and mental health is essential
  • Experience working in crisis setting with individuals and families
  • Experience in working effectively and respectfully with people from many different backgrounds
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Outlook
  • Superb oral and written communication skills

Please submit cover letter and resume to Sharon Spruell, sspruell@ccstl.org. 

 Job Title: Housing Accounting Clerk

Reports To: Revenue Cycle Manager

General Description:

The position of Housing Accounting Clerk provides administrative support to the Shelter Plus Care Program. The qualified candidate will verify and certify accuracy of monthly invoices and payment for the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) program within required time frames, submit check requests to the accounting department, record adjustments, reconcile database and manage tenant receivables.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage monthly invoicing and reporting
  • Prepare and submit check requests
  • Reconcile bank account
  • Perform file reviews for completeness and accuracy
  • Collect tenant rent and reconcile tenant receivables
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, skills & knowledge

Qualifications:

  • Sincere dedication to the mission of Queen of Peace Center
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in accounting role
  • Familiarity with Federal Housing programs and documentation requirements

Skills, knowledge & competencies:

  • Highly skilled, knowledgeable and efficient in using technology
  • Advanced computer skills specifically in PHA-Web, Excel, & Outlook
  • Knowledge of HUD policies and procedures for Permanent Support Housing Programs
  • Highly skilled in development interpersonal relationships in a highly professional manner
  • Experience in working effectively and respectfully with people from many different backgrounds
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Creative and proactive problem solver
  • Superb oral and written communication skills

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Rachel Hobson, rhobson@ccstl.org. 

 Job Title: Behavioral Health Therapist

General Description:

Provides assessment and intake evaluation for QOPC while being co-located at SSM WISH Center. Provides parenting education and other transition services for pregnant and postpartum women (PPW) enrolled in the HFP. Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team for all women enrolled in Project: HERS.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes outreach, referral, intake and assessment for QOPC while being located at SSM WISH Center
  • Responsible for efficient delivery of parenting services to clients according to approved policies and procedures meeting DMH and CSTAR standards
  • Assists clients in establishing treatment plan, goals, objectives as well as other functional aspects of their personal planning in the recovery process
  • Maintains clients’ charts, records and files regarding goals, evaluation and updates in accordance with DMH and CSTAR standards
  • Provides individual Substance Abuse and Mental Health counseling and evaluation
  • Facilitates group meetings and program components as needed
  • Pursues continuing professional development, joins appropriate professional groups and attends pertinent meetings
  • Attends all staff meetings and keeps abreast of program and client status, updates and changes
  • Provides case program consultation and make appropriate referrals
  • Assesses, updates and revises client’s progress and treatment plan per DMH and CSTAR standards or as needed

Qualifications:

  • A counselor, psychologist, social worker or physician licensed in Missouri who has at least one year of full-time equivalent experience in the treatment or rehabilitation of substance abuse. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the field of human services with three years’ experience in the chemical dependency field. Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology or closely related field, and two years’ experience in treatment of substance abuse or an alcohol, drug or substance abuse counselor certified by the MSAPCB, Inc.

Supervisory Relationships:

  • Reports to Clinical Director
  • Collaborates with agency staff

Skills, Knowledge and Personal Qualities:

  • Demonstrated ability to function as a leader in communication, decision making, planning, problem solving and facilitation
  • Team player

Amount of Travel/Special Conditions:

  • Travel as needed to carry out components described in goals and objectives of HFP

Please send cover letter and resume to Sharon Spruell, Clinical Director, at sspruell@ccstl.org. 

Job: Teacher Assistant

Agency: Peace for Kids

Status: Part Time

Position Description:

The Archdiocese of Saint Louis has an opportunity for a teacher assistant in our infant classroom at Peace for Kids, a child development program under Queen of Peace Center. Queen of Peace Center is a substance abuse treatment center for women and their families. Peace for kids is a licensed child care center that provides care to children in the community as well as clients of Queen of Peace Center.

Position Summary:

  • Provide safety and supervision of all children in care
  • Assist the Lead Teacher with planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate lesson plan
  • Create a safe, supportive learning environment
  • Assist with cleanliness and organization of the classroom environment
  • Establish relationships with the children using positive, responsive, care-giving interactions

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years or older with high school diploma and completed a minimum of 2 college credit classes in ECE and working towards an Associate Degree in Early Childhood or related field.
  • Experience in a licensed and accredited child development center preferred.
  • Must be able to sit, bend and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to life 30 lbs.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Sharon Spruell, sspruell@ccstl.org.  

 Job Title: Community Support Specialist

General Description:

Community support consists of specific activities with or on behalf of a particular client in accordance with an individual rehabilitation plan to maximize the client’s adjustment and functioning within the community while achieving sobriety and sustaining recovery, maximizing the involvement of natural support systems, and promoting client independence and responsibility.

Specific Duties:

  1. Participate in the interdisciplinary team meeting in order to identify strengths and needs related to development of the individual’s rehabilitation plan.
  2. Attend periodic meetings with designated team members and the client, whenever feasible, in order to review and update the rehabilitation plan.
  3. Contact clients who have unexcused absence from the program in order to re-engage the person and promote recovery efforts.
  4. Arrange and refer for services and resources and, when necessary, advocate obtaining the services and quality of services to which the person is entitled.
  5. Monitor service delivery by providers external to the program and ensure communication and coordination of services.
  6. Locate and coordinate services and resources to resolve crises.
  7. Provide experiential training in life skills and resources acquisition.
  8. Provide information and education to an individual in accordance with the person’s rehabilitation plan.
  9. Plan for discharge.
  10. Bill a minimum of 30 hours per week.
  11. Transport clients in employee’s vehicle.
  12. Provide group education.
  13. Ability to lift 20 pounds.
  14. Assist client in establishing treatment goals.
  15. Must have Class E Missouri driver’s license.
  16. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or closely related field or four years relevant experience in human service delivery field. Valid Missouri driver’s license, vehicle, and current automobile liability insurance (including coverage to transport clients) is required. CSS must own or lease their own vehicle for use in transporting clients. Exceptional communication skills (oral and written); this includes proper grammar, punctuation and clarity. Ability to use computer for charting and familiarity with Microsoft Windows.

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirement to Sharon Spruell, sspruell@ccstl.org.

General Understanding and Equal Opportunity Employer

These position descriptions have been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within the classifications. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the roles.

The Archdiocese of Saint Louis and Queen of Peace Center are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, or disability, or other categories protected by laws which are not inconsistent (which do not conflict) with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

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