Open Positions

New job opportunities with OHL are continually becoming available. Please check back frequently for open positions. OHL offers competitive benefits packages that include insurance (health, dental, vision, life, long-term and short-term disability), leave benefits and 401k match.

NURSE MANAGER
Odyssey House Louisiana, Inc. is a seeking a full-time Nurse Manager for the Residential Program. The Nurse Manager will: assist the Practice Manager in supervision of Residential Nursing Staff through implementation and review of current policies and procedures, medication administration practices, infection control, staff scheduling, direct patient care , staff in-servicing, training and education. Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:
- Works collaboratively and maintains communication with patient care team (providers, counselors, etc.) to provide effective, timely, and appropriate patient management.
- Management of the nursing staff schedule
- Coverage of vacant shifts as needed
- Assists patients and providers with adherence to evidence-based treatment protocols for specific disease states Identifies at-risk populations using approved screening tool(s) and follows established care and reporting protocols.
- Provide medication education to clients.
- Assist in the development and maintenance of best practices for all nursing functions
- Monitors patient care by tracking patient charts for items such as complete admission assessment, reconciliation of medications and continuity of nursing care.
- Addresses/resolves system problems impeding progress. Proactively identifies and resolves delays and obstacles to expedite care.
- Collaborates and communicates with multidisciplinary team at all phases of planning process, including initial patient assessment, planning, implementation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and teaching and ongoing evaluation.
- Participates in development, implementation, evaluation and revision of disease management tools as a member of the clinical change team.
- Participates in training as necessary to successfully complete job responsibilities, including training in disease management protocols, care management strategies, use of network software programs, and data analysis skills.
- Uses data to drive decisions and plan/implement performance improvement strategies related to care management for assigned patients, including fiscal, clinical, and patient satisfaction data. Collects special study data for specific performance and/or outcome indicators as determined by the Program Manager.
- Assesses potential residents for appropriateness for the treatment program.
- Completes an updated assessment on each client after admissions.
- Completes a medical treatment/discharge plan based on updated assessment.
- Communicates the treatment plan with the treatment team upon admission and on a monthly basis.
- Provides on-going health education to all residents. The health education program must include all topics outlined in the medical services policy and procedure manual. Topics are not limited to this list.
- Provides on-going assessment of acute medical/nursing needs of all residents and refers residents to appropriate treatment centers.
- Monitors prescribed medication consumption and treatments. Monitoring includes assessing resident knowledge and understanding of medication and treatment regimens, as well as, accuracy of administration.
- Coordinates the management of patient’s medication stock, including pharmacy pick-up and drop-off of meds, calling in refills for clients, and upkeep of how medication is stored.
- Conducts urine drug screens on all residents as directed to do so.
- Follow treatment care plans set forth by the medical staff.
- Documents all pertinent health related information about residents on the resident chart. Documentation is done routinely and according to nursing standards of practice.
- Maintains HIPAA guidelines.
Required: BSN in Nursing; Registered Nurse with active licensure in the state of Louisiana; At least 3 years’ experience Substance Abuse/Psychiatry/Management ; Current CPR certification; Excellent interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills; Clinical competence in assigned area ; Strong organizational and time management skills; Ability to work independently
Qualified candidates should send in a cover letter and resume to sgabriel@ohlinc.org.

BILLING MANAGER
Odyssey House Louisiana, Inc. is seeking a full-time Billing Manager for its Behavioral Health Programs & Federally Qualified Health Center. The Billing Manager is responsible for managing all of the Agency’s billing which includes both Program and Medical billing. The Billing Manager is responsible for making sure that all patient/client data is and accurate and kept securely and will also ensure HIPAA compliance where billing is concerned. The Billing Manager will also supervise the Billing Department which will be composed of (2) Billing Specialists and (1) Aging Report Specialist. The Billing Manager should possess strong management and problem solving skills and also should have Practice Management experience. Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:
-Manage and oversee performance of billing department personnel including coding, billing, collections and payment posting;
-Monitor staff productivity and work quality to ensure that departmental goals and objectives are met and exceeded;
-Manage workload and implements efficient workflow processes to accelerate account resolution;
-Report on paid, outstanding and uncollectible claims;
- Facilitate month-end closing of the billing department;
- Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure efficient and safe billing operations of the department and to meet established goals and timelines;
- Report to Chief Financial Officer regularly on departmental goals, timelines and updates, informs Chief Financial Officer in a timely manner if there are barriers to meeting goals;
- Oversee the hiring and supervision of personnel which includes performance evaluations, training, problem resolution, terminations and other personnel actions;
- Create and monitor all billing procedures for the office, manages how bills are submitted and troubleshoot issues with electronic and paper filings, updates and audits billing procedures when necessary;
- Ensure that all billing and collection activities meet and adhere to Medicare, Medicaid and other insurance regulations and laws;
-Work as a liaison with other departments, to facilitate problem solving and data collection appropriate to patient and insurance billing;
-Responsible for recommending continuing education/training needed to run the billing department; and perform other duties as required.
Qualifications and Skills required:
BA/BS in Business Management, Accounting or Health Information Management
3-5 years medical billing experience
3-5 years of medical billing and coding with knowledge of ICD -10 and CPT codes
Professional experience in a fast paced, mid-sized organization with the ability to multitask
Experience in strategic planning and priority setting for a billing department
Experience and knowledge of PHI/HIPAA
Knowledge of Federal, State and payer regulations regarding medical billing compliance
Basic knowledge of medical terminology
Qualified candidates should send in a cover letter and resume to mdejan@ohlinc.org.

LPN- RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM
Odyssey House Louisiana, Inc. is seeking a full-time and a part-time LPN for the Adult Residential program. Available shifts: full-time 5am-2pm every other weekend and part-time 2pm-11pm every other weekend. This position orients clients to the agency and the expectations of services which are to be received. The LPN facilitates health care services as a support to the clients’ own self management.Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:
- Assess potential residents for appropriateness for the treatment program.
- Complete an updated assessment on each client after admission.
- Complete a medical treatment/discharge plan based on the updated assessment.
- Provide on-going health education to all residents.
- Provide on-going assessment of acute medical/nursing needs of all residents and refers resident to appropriate treatment centers.
- Monitor prescribed medication consumption and treatment.
- Coordinate the management of patient’s medicine stock, including pharmacy pick-up and drop off of meds, calling in refills for clients, and upkeep of how medicine is stored.
- Conduct urine drug screens on all residents as directed to do so.
- Document all pertinent health related information about residents on the resident chart. Documentation is done routinely and according to nursing standards of practice.
- Maintain HIPAA guidelines.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Skills: LPN license and healthcare CPR required; At least 1 year Med/Surg. experience; Must be able to work independently with limited supervision and a large caseload of medication management for clients. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume to ariley@ohlinc.org.

RECOVERY SUPPORT STAFF- DETOX
Odyssey House Louisiana, Inc. is seeking one full-time and two part-time Recovery Support Staff to monitor adult clients for the Detox Substance Abuse treatment facility. Available shifts: every other weekend for full-time; part-time day shift 7am-8pm Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; and part-time night shift 7pm-8am Wednesdays. This position works directly with the clients and all Clinical, Medical, and other detox and agency staff to ensure clients receive comprehensive substance abuse treatment services. Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:
- Monitors residents to ensure their compliance with daily schedules and their safety at all times.
- Completes all required document in clients’ charts as instructed by Program Manager and Nursing staff of any problems or concerns.
- Assists with the planning and organization of therapeutic client actives both on and off the Main Campus.
- Conducts Urine Screens as requested and completes all required documentation.
- Participates in clinical staff meetings and activities as requested.
- Monitors client phone calls.
- Facilitates and supervises any community or in-house 12 step meetings.
- Assists with filing and/or scanning of client documentation as requested by the Program Manager.
- Completes 30 minute client bed checks as requested by Program Manger and complete required documentation.
Completes facility security rounds and ensures all doors and gates are locked and secured when appropriate. Responsible for submitting shift reports to Program Manager throughout shift via email or as requested.
- Performs property searches on all new clients as requested. Perform searches on clients returning to the program from outside activities.
- Assists with other program functions as requested by Program Manager including but not limited to transportation and monitoring of the Front Desk.
Qualifications and kkills required: High school diploma or equivalent; Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; Valid Divers License; 6 months experience with substance abuse treatment; Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Preferred: More than 2 years working with substance abuse treatment; CNA Certification; Bachelor’s Degree in related field (social work, psychology, education); Knowledge of NA and AA principles. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to tmoret@ohlinc.org.

RECOVERY SUPPORT STAFF- RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM
Odyssey House Louisiana, Inc. is seeking full-time and part-time Recovery Support Staff to monitor adult clients in residential treatment. Four available shifts: two full-time (12am-8am Wednesday- Sunday and 12am-8am Friday-Monday, and two part-time 8am-4pm Saturday and Sunday. This position works directly with the clients supervising all daily activities. All RSS report directly to the RSS Supervisor of Residential Treatment and are expected to work closely with all Clinical, Medical, and other residential staff to ensure clients receive comprehensive substance abuse treatment services. Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:
- Monitors residents to ensure their compliance with daily schedules and their safety at all times.
- Monitors visits from children and family members. Provides documentation as requested by Clinical staff and Program Manager.
- Monitors and observes clients taking medications as requested by Residential Nursing staff or the Program Manager. Completes all required documents in the clients’ charts as instructed and inform Program Manager and Residential Nursing of any problems or concerns.
- Assists with the planning and organization of therapeutic client actives both on and off the Main Campus.
- Conducts Urine Screens as requested and completes all required documentation.
- Facilitates the monitoring of client phone calls.
- Facilitates and supervises any community or in-house 12 step meetings.
- Completes client bed checks as requested by Program Manger and completes required documentation via emails during night runs.
- Completes facility security rounds and ensures all doors and gates are locked and secured when appropriate.
- Performs property searches on all new clients as requested. Performs searches on clients returning to the program from outside activities.
- Assists with other program functions as requested by Program Manager including but not limited to transportation and monitoring of the Front Desk.
Qualifications and Skills Required: High school diploma or equivalent; Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; Valid Driver’s License; 6 months experience with substance abuse treatment; Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Preferred: More than 2 years working with substance abuse treatment; CNA Certification; Bachelors Degree in related field (social work, psychology, education); Knowledge of NA and AA principles. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to ahunt@ohlinc.org.

LICENSED PROFESSIONAL NURSE- DETOX
Odyssey House Louisiana, Inc. is seeking two LPN positions for the Medically Assisted Detox Unit: a full-time position (nights and every other weekend); and a part-time position (7am-8pm shift and 7pm-8am shift).This position provides high quality client-focused health care services that meet the assessed and individually planned needs of all clients on the Medically Assisted Detox Unit. The LPN will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and is responsible for maintaining standards of nursing care and competency, ethical treatment of patients, understanding of addiction and the medications used for detoxification purposes, managing symptoms of withdrawal with comprehensive triage, consistent documentation on care, review and implementation of treatment orders, and participation in the multi-disciplinary team via written and verbal communication. Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:
- Daily observation, assessment, and documentation of clients experiencing S&S of withdrawals from drugs and/or alcohol.
- Safely administer medications as ordered using the five rights and utilizing a MAR.
- Narcotic pill count at the beginning and end of each shift and management of stock medicines.
- Admit new clients into the Detox Program.
- Manage pharmacy orders on patients by processing them in a timely manner by fax or verbal order, assuring their arrival and log them onto patient’s MAR.
- Complete health information groups as requested by Program Manager
- Ability to educate clients on the medication taper which has been prescribed.
- Complete triage on patient at time of admit, transcribe it to relevant paperwork for MDT.
- Maintain control of narcotics, keys and all other medications.
Qualifications and Skills: Valid Louisiana LPN License, Healthcare CPR, High school diploma or GED, Minimum of 1 year of experience with substance abuse treatment knowledge of chemical dependency treatment, medical assessment/implementation of doctor's orders
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to tmoret@ohlinc.org

LPN- ADULT RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM (PT)
Odyssey House Louisiana, Inc. is seeking a part-time LPN for the Adult Residential program. Available shift: Tuesday and Saturday 7am-6pm. This position orients clients to the agency and the expectations of services which are to be received. The LPN facilitates health care services as a support to the clients’ own self management. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Assesses potential residents for appropriateness for the treatment program; Completse a medical treatment/discharge plan based on the updated assessment; provides on-going health education to all residents;Monitors prescribed medication consumption and treatments; and, Coordinates the management of patient’s medicine stock, including pharmacy pick-up and drop off of meds, calling in refills for clients, and upkeep of how medicine is stored. LPN license and healthcare CPR required. At least 1 year Med/Surg. experience. Must be able to work independently with limited supervision and a large caseload of medication management for clients. Please send in cover letter and resume to ariley@ohlinc.org.