Employment Opportunities

Job Title: Clinical Manager of Children & Family Services

Reports To: Clinical Director

General Description:

Responsible for overseeing and developing the Family-Centered Treatment programs including children, adolescent and family services. Responsibilities include hiring, supervising, evaluating, scheduling and daily program management. Develop, plan and implement strategies for the programs’ continuation and growth. Provide clinical training to direct service/clinical staff and interns. This position must have a positive and supportive attitude toward recovery, the agency, its mission and continued success. This position provides clinical and personnel supervision of all clinical staff as well as oversight of contract and regulatory compliance. Manager must have the ability to continuously problem solve, think critically and globally with excellent decision-making skills.

Responsibilities:

The Clinical Program Manager is responsible for oversight of the family-centered treatment program specifically the children, adolescent and family therapeutic services. Included in these responsibilities are:

  • The development and management of a high quality, evidence-based, gender-specific behavioral health treatment program and cohesive clinical team
  • Oversight of the Adolescent Resource Center and Family Program
  • Contribute to and work collaboratively on program development, evidence-based practice implementation, quality improvement and staff education
  • The development and management of clinical strategic planning
  • Clinical supervision of counselors, community support specialists and direct support staff
  • Proficient personnel and fiscal management
  • Understand and actively participate in fulfilling the mission of the organization
  • Oversight of Department of Mental Heath’s Comprehensive Substance Treatment Rehabilitation (CSTAR) certification, the Saint Louis County Children’s Service Fund contract and other applicable funding sources
  • Maintain contract and grant compliance including participation in the audit process
  • Implementation and oversight of Council on Accreditation’s (COA) quality standards

Competencies:

  • Ability to work collaboratively across organizational divisions; a team player
  • Ability to manage multiple demands and coordinate services across multiple programs
  • Understanding of the impact of substance use disorders on women, children, adolescents and families
  • Understanding of client needs and services and the ability to use that knowledge to develop effective programming
  • Understanding of electronic scheduling, medical records and data management
  • Resourcefulness
  • Ability to manage and motivate others

Skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills and interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Program development and evaluation skills
  • Strong clinical supervision skills

Knowledge & Experience Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling or marriage and family therapy with a license in the State of Missouri
  • Certified clinical supervisor with at least 5 years’ experience in behavioral healthcare and clinical supervision
  • Program management experience
  • Clinical experience with and comprehensive understanding of women with addiction as well as children and families impacted by maternal addiction

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: Group Facilitator

Reports To: Women’s Behavioral Health Program Manager

General Description:

Group Facilitator is primarily responsible for leading group education for residential and outpatient clients at Queen of Peace Center in accordance with an individual rehabilitation plan. The group facilitator functions as a member of the treatment teams and provides feedback to CSS’s and Counselors on a client’s progress and understanding of materials presented in group. Some evenings and weekends will be required.

Specific Duties:

  1. Facilitate group counseling or group education for Queen of Peace Center clients.
  2. Work with manager and treatment team members to evaluate group curriculum based on client feedback and understanding.
  3. Accurately document group notes in the electronic medical health record.
  4. Participate in the interdisciplinary team meeting in order to identify strengths and needs related to development of the individual’s rehabilitation plan.
  5. Attend periodic meetings with designated team members and the client, whenever feasible, in order to review and update the rehabilitation plan.
  6. Provide information and education to an individual in accordance with the person’s rehabilitation plan. Adapt group material to the various groups.
  7. Adapt group material to the various groups.
  8. Enforce policies in a fair and consistent trauma-informed manner.
  9. Plan for discharge.
  10. Bill a minimum of 30 hours per week.
  11. Ability to lift 20 pounds.
  12. Assist client in establishing treatment goals.
  13. Must have Class E Missouri driver’s license.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Minimum of 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 is required. Good communication skills both oral and written; skills involving proper grammar, punctuation and clarity. Ability to use computer for charting and familiar with Microsoft Windows.

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: Revenue Cycle Associate – Team Lead

Responsible To: Revenue Cycle Manager

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:

  • Oversight as well as submission of claims for the Missouri Department of Behavioral Health (DMH) 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)
  • Act as liaison with other departments
  • Perform staff trainings as appropriate
  • Prepare and maintain monhtly billing and quality reporting to Administration & Accounting office
  • 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 field OR five 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: Parenting Educator/Doula

General Description:

The Parent Educator provides strength-based, child-focused, family-centered services to families using various evidenced-based curriculums to educate and support the developmental needs of their children. The focus is on parent-child interactions, parent education of child development and positive responsive care-giving. This staff member will be trained and certified as a Doula and will receive cross-training as a case manager.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates parent education groups and individual parent education plans both on site, at QOPC housing facilities and in family’s home with clients
  • Facilitates staff training and helps promote an agency culture that is child focused and family-centered
  • Manages multiple family caseloads
  • Works collaboratively with the mother’s treatment team to carry out family-centered treatment goals
  • Maintains accurate and up to date records in accordance to regulations and grant reporting
  • Provides families with community resources and appropriate referrals as needed
  • Participates in implementation and data collections for grant compliance as needed
  • Bill a minimum of 25 hours per week

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education, Child Development, Family and Consumer Sciences or related field
  • Two years’ experience working in an Early Childhood setting or working directly with high risk families
  • Possesses a valid driver’s license and be able to provide own transportation
  • Availability to work weeknights if needed

Supervisory Relationships:

  • Reports to Director of Education and Prevention services
  • Collaborates with agency staff

Skills, Knowledge and Personal Qualities:

  • Ability to effectively communicate with parents, children and other professionals
  • Excellent written and oral communication, computer programs and office technology skills
  • Develops a partnership with parents through encouragement and support while acting as a role model

Amount of Travel/Special Conditions:

  • Travel as needed to carry out components described in goals and objectives of Project: HERS

Please send cover letter and resumes to Sharon Spruell, Clinical Director, at sspruell@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
  • Responsbile 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 Title: Parent Educator

Reporting Relationship: Director of Education and Prevention

General Description:

The Parent Educator provides strength based, child focused, family centered services to families using various evidenced based curriculums to educate and support the developmental needs of their children The focus is on parent-child interactions, parent education of child development and positive responsive caregiving.

Responsibilities:

  1. Lead and monitor implementation of the curriculum and services provided through the parenting education program
  2. Facilitate parent education groups and individual parent education plans both on site, at QOPC housing facilities or in a family’s home with clients
  3. Facilitate staff training and help promote an agency culture that is child focused and family centered
  4. Manage multiple family caseloads
  5. Work collaboratively with the mother’s treatment team to carry out family centered treatment goals
  6. Maintain accurate and up to date records in accordance to regulations and grant reporting
  7. Provide families with community resources and appropriate referrals as needed
  8. Bill a minimum of 25 hours per week
  9. Other duties as assigned by the department director

Qualifications, Skills & Knowledge

Qualifications
  1. Sincere dedication to the mission of Queen of Peace Center
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education Elementary Education, Child Development, family and Consumer Sciences or related field
  3. Two years of experience working in an Early Childhood setting or working directly with high risk families
  4. Possess a valid driver’s license and be able to provide own transportation
  5. Availability to work weeknights and weekends if needed
Skills, Knowledge & Competencies
  1. Experience and confidence identifying and implementing evidence based practices
  2. Experience working in crisis setting with individuals and families
  3. Highly skilled in developing interpersonal relationships in a highly professional manner
  4. Strong knowledge of principles of child development and developmentally appropriate practices
  5. Knowledge of substance use and trauma centered care
  6. Knowledge of Disease Concept of Addiction/Stages of Change
  7. Highly skilled in motivational interviewing
  8. Creative and proactive problem solver
  9. Superb oral and written communication skills
  10. Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Outlook

 Please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to swilliams@ccstl.org, attention Sarah Williams.  

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 qopchr@ccstl.org, attention Toni Muhammad.  

Job Title: Counselor

General Description:

Provides evidence based, face-to-face, goal-oriented counseling and group counseling, and participates as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team.

Specific Duties:

  1. Responsible for efficient delivery of services to clients according to approved policies and procedures meeting DMH and CSTAR standards.
  2. Assists clients in establishing a treatment plan, goals and objectives, as well as other functional aspects of their personal planning in the recovery process.
  3. Maintains clients’ charts, records and files regarding goals, evaluation and updates in accordance with DMH and CSTAR standards.
  4. Assists in communicating with outside agencies, such as treatment centers, AA and Catholic Charities agencies.
  5. Provides individual behavioral health counseling and evaluation.
  6. Facilitates group meetings and program components as needed.
  7. Pursues continuing professional development, joins appropriate professional groups and attends pertinent meetings.
  8. Attends all staff meetings and keeps abreast of program and client status, updates and changes.
  9. Provides case program consultation and makes appropriate referrals.
  10. Assesses, updates and revises clients’ progress and treatment plan per DMH and CSTAR standards as needed.

Qualifications:

Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or closely related field, and two years’ experience in behavioral health and/or criminal justice. Certification through the MCB recommended.

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirement to qopchr@ccstl.org attention Toni Muhammad.

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 qopchr@ccstl.org attention Toni Muhammad.

Title: Maintenance Assistant

Position Description:

Queen of Peace Center has an opportunity for a Maintenance Assistant. This position is for servicing all of Queen of Peace Center properties. We are a non-profit charitable organization which encompasses 11 counties in eastern Missouri, including the City of St. Louis.

Position Summary:

  1. Performs a wide variety of building and equipment repair and maintenance work, including painting, drywall repairs, electrical repairs, equipment testing and maintenance, HVAC repairs and maintenance, plumbing, carpentry, appliances, etc.
  2. Performs a wide variety of duties upon the guidance/request of supervisor.
  3. Keep time and material records of all work orders, as well as supply inventory.
  4. Assist in overseeing outside contractors and make sure their work is satisfactory.
  5. Respond to requests from management.
  6. Respond immediately to all emergencies when called by the supervisor.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Must be able to lift 50 pounds, climb ladders, and paint overhead.

  1. Experience in the custodial and service fields
  2. Some experience in skilled trades, such as plumbing, electrical, painting or carpentry
  3. Knowledge of acceptable trade practices and building standards
  4. The ability to understand and follow directions
  5. The ability to prioritize
  6. Must be a team player
  7. Will frequently deal with people of varying ages and races, and must be able to respond to requests by staff members in an appropriate manner
  8. Must pass background check and drug test

All interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to qopchr@ccstl.org, attention: Toni Muhammad.

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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