Avita Community Partners

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ACT Team Program
(678) 696-2307
906-C Interstate Ridge Drive
Gainesville, Georgia 30501
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Adolescent Clubhouse
(678) 513-5800
113 A-B Bradford Street
Gainesville, GA 30501
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Adult Behavioral Health Services
(678) 207-2900
915 Interstate Ridge Drive, Suite G
Gainesville, GA 30501
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Crisis Stabilization Unit
(678) 960-2700   |   (855) 302-8482
4331 Thurmon Tanner Parkway
Flowery Branch, GA 30542
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Developmental Disability Services
(678) 207-1660
3509 Mabry Road
Gainesville, GA 30504
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Family Support Program
(678) 513-5771   |   (678) 513-5758
4331 Thurmon Tanner Parkway
Flowery Branch, GA 30542
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Peer Support Program
(678) 207-1660
3509 Mabry Road
Gainesville, GA 30504
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Pharmacy
(678) 207-1600

Substance Abuse Outpatient Program
678-207-2922
3509 Mabry Road
Gainesville, Georgia 30501
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Youth Services
(678) 207-2950
915 Interstate Ridge Drive, Suite G
Gainesville, GA 30501
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Current Job Opportunities 

  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life insurance, medical, vision, 401k

Job Description

Avita is currently recruiting for a BCBA to manage an Adult Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) crisis wing in our soon to open Behavioral Health Crisis Center (BHCC). This new building and department is expected to open in April 2021. The BHCC offers services 24/7, which includes crisis walk-in, 23 hour observation, and crisis stabilization.

  • Will have direct client contact
  • Will clinically supervise approximately nine (9) RBT's as well as oversee any Health Services Technicians (HST) on that wing of the unit.
  • Must be a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) with a minimum of 3 years of experience and a positive attitude.
  • Prior experience with crisis staff supervision helpful.
  • When not working in the BHCC, the BCBA will be assisting IDD Day Center Team Leads with other adult clients, as necessary.  

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  • Will provide behavior analysis as the scientific study of principles of learning and behavior to clients enrolled in Autism Services.
  • Provide services to address organizational functioning, skill deficits (i.e., communication, adaptive behavior), and problem behavior (I.e. aggression, self-injurious behavior).
  • Services will be provided across the 13 county service area.
  • May supervise RBT staff.
  • Must be BCaBA certified.
  • Must not have six (6) or more points against their driver's license or a suspended or revoked driver's license within the last five (5) years
 
.**Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.
 
**NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.
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Job Description

  • Medication administration, patient assessment, education, vitals, and the like for clients in a 24 hour crisis stabilization setting.
  • A Current Georgia license to practice as a licensed practical nurse.
  • Position is PRN and PRN staff can be called to fill an 8 hour or 12 hour shift.
 
NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interviewAvita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.*ZR
 

Job Description

The standard schedule for this position is Monday through Friday 12:00a (midnight) - 8:00a
 
Job Duties:
  • Monitors clients in a 24/7 residential/supported living environment.
  • Observes, documents and reports client behavior/progress on an ongoing basis.
  • Trains and assists clients in basic daily living skills.
  • Maintains a clean, healthy and safe living environment.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
Any combination of training and experience which has allowed the applicant to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position. All candidates must be 21 years of age with three (3) years of driving experience. Must have valid Georgia drivers license and no driver may have six (6) or more points against his/her license within the last five years. No driver may have had a DUI or suspended license within the last five years.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Completion of a Health Care Assistant/Certified Nurses Aide certification or comparable technical certificate or diploma program.
 
NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview
 
The selected candidate will be subject to a FBI Criminal History Record Check. Applicants reserve the right to challenge the contents of a FBI Criminal History Record Check.Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin. This is a full-time position and is eligible for company benefits.
 
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  • Full-Time
  •  Benefits: life insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental

Job Descriptio
The ideal candidate must have:

  • Ability to obtain and interpret clinical and medical information to expedite processing referrals 
  • Ability to engage with consumers upon intake, to assist with expectations of and acclamation to the unit and milieu 
  • Ability to establish therapeutic rapport during stay to assist in promotion of warm hand-offs to aftercare providers
  • Ability to articulate clearly and provide psychotherapeutic education, wellness and medication education groups
  • Ability to assist LCSW/LPC with the development of Treatment Plans and Treatment Plan revisions
  • Ability to establish rapport and exhibit empathy to obtain pertinent and useful clinical data in the development of Behavioral Health Assessments.
  • Will also be the back-up admission and discharge processing 

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  • Full-Time
  •  Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision

Job Description
Avita Community Partners is seeking Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT) to work in our soon to open Behavioral Health Crisis Center (BHCC). This new 24/7 facility is opening in April 2021. The RBT staff will work on the Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) wing with adults diagnosed with an IDD. Seeking staff for all three shifts. 

Responsibilities can include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor and report changes in client symptoms or behavior
  • Communicate with collaborating, BCBA, physicians or specialists regarding client care
  • Facilitate referrals to other healthcare professionals and medical facilities
  • Maintain accurate medical records


Qualifications:

  • Certification as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)
  • Prior experience working with the IDD population
  • Prior experience working with IDD adults in crisis preferred 
  • Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

The selected candidate will be subject to a FBI Criminal History Record Check. Applicants reserve the right to challenge the contents of a FBI Criminal History Record Check. 

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  •  Full-Time
  •  Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision

Job Duties:

Monitors clients in a 24/7 residential/home life environment.  Observes, documents and reports client behavior/progress on an ongoing basis.  Trains and assists clients in basic daily living skills.  Maintains a clean, healthy and safe living environment. 

 

Minimum Qualifications: (Training and Experience)

Any combination of training and experience which has allowed the applicant to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Completion of a Health Care Assistant certification or comparable technical certificate or diploma program. 

 

All candidates must be 21 years of age with three years of driving experience. Must have valid Georgia driver’s license and no driver may have 6 or more points against his/her license within the last five years. No driver may have had a DUI or suspended license within the last five years.

Day Shift include Position Number 209409 (7:30a - 4:00p)

Afternoon Shift include Position Number 209313 (3:30p - 12:00a) 

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  •  $44,500 to $50,000 Yearly + Shift Differential 
  •  Full-Time
  •  Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision

Job Description
Avita Community Partners is looking for clinicians to work in our new Behavioral Health Crisis Center (BHCC), located in Gainesville, Ga. We are seeking fully licensed staff to serve in our BHCC assisting adults experiencing mental health crises and/or in need of detoxification from substances and includes the following: Crisis Walk-In Center: Temporary Observation Unit: A 15 bed facility-based program that provides a physically secure and medically safe environment to further assess, stabilize, and refer clients to the next appropriate level of care. Crisis Stabilization Unit: A 30-bed, short-term crisis residential unit providing treatment to adults experiencing mental health crisis or who are in need of withdrawal management from substances. All departments listed are 24/7.

Job Summary:

Crisis Walk-In Center/Temporary Observation Unit: Clinical staff complete assessments on individuals walking into the center in crisis and based on those assessments arrange for follow-up care or admission to Temporary Observation, Crisis Stabilization and hospitals. Clinicians may also assist with assessment, treatment planning, and safety planning of adults on the Temporary Observation Unit.

***This is a new 24-hour facility opening in 2021. All shifts are currently available. Avita is conducting advanced interviews and hiring staff early, so the BHCC is staffed and ready to open fully on day 1. Staff hired before opening will be training and shadowing with other Avita Behavioral Health departments/centers until closer to the grand opening.

*Base salaries do not reflect shift differentials for nights, evenings, and/or weekends.

Read more about this project here - https://www.gainesvilletimes.com/news/health-care/like-an-emergency-room-for-mental-health-crisis-how-avita-facility-hopes-to-help-community/

Requirements - Licensed as a LPC or LCSW in Georgia. 

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  • $19,917 to $26,943 Yearly + Shift Differential 
  •  Full-Time
  •  Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision

Job Description
A Peer Specialist is needed for a new 24/7 Behavioral Health Crisis Center in Gainesville, Ga. This position works with clients who have a severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) and co-occurring substance abuse disorders. Will provide mentoring, conduct groups and perform general peer support services. Will document all services in the Electronic Patient Record (ECR).

May transport clients in a company and/or personal vehicle.

Must be certified as a Peer Specialist in the state of Georgia.www.gmhcn.org/peer-mentoring-forensic-peer-mentor

Must be 21 years of age with three years of driving experience. Must have valid Georgia driver's license and no driver may have 6 or more points against his/her license within the last five years. No driver may have had a DUI or suspended license within the last five years.

**All applicants selected for a personal interview will be required to complete a basic typing skills assessment during the interview.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Team player

**Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.**NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview.

Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin. The selected candidate will be subject to a FBI Criminal History Record Check. Applicants reserve the right to challenge the contents of a FBI Criminal History Record Check.

This is a full time position and is eligible for organizational benefits. Salary is based on education and experience.

High School with Peer Specialist Certification - 19,917.00/yr

Bachelor's Degree in a behavioral health related field with Peer Specialist certification - 23, 695.15/yr

Bachelor's Degree in a behavioral health related field with Peer Specialist certification and 1 year experience - 26,942.74/yr

Shift Differentials available for night, evenings and weekend shifts.

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  • Full-Time
  •  Benefits: dental, life insurance, medical, vision, 401k

Job Description
Will assist medical staff in a 24-hour Behavioral Health Crisis Center consisting of Crisis Walk-in, 23 Hour Temporary Observation, and Crisis Stabilization. 

Will be responsible for:

  • Medication Administration
  • Client Assessment and Monitoring  
  • Client Education
  • Client Vitals

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  •  $24,960 Yearly
  •  Full-Time
  •  Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life insurance, medical

Job Description
Position is located in the beautiful Gainesville, GA (one hour north of Atlanta, GA)

The Avita Clubhouse is an innovative approach to Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse. Children and Adolescents who battle substance abuse need a fun alternative to drugs and alcohol.  They need a safe place to socialize and belong. The Avita Clubhouse provides this type of environment.  Engaging the family in the treatment of their teen is critical to the successful recovery and healthy functioning of the entire family and community. 
                             
This Behavioral Professional will:

•    Work with Clubhouse members and their families to promote satisfying and sober living. 
•    Will work in collaboration with other staff members of the Clubhouse to provide supportive services that meet the needs of youth and families.
•    Will encourage parent involvement in Clubhouse programs including advocacy parent peer support groups, parent education and training. 
•    Will attend provide support during social and recreation activities organized for families. 
•    Will provide transportation to Clubhouse members. 
•    Will maintain cooperative and working relationships with other clubhouse staff members. 
•    Will operate as liaison between the clubhouse staff, clients, and parents in the treatment process.

Minimum Qualifications:

•    Must have individual or family experience with SA addiction (CPS-P helpful, but not required). 
•    Ability to work with socially economically, culturally, and ethically diverse groups in a mutually respectful manner
•    Understanding of Substance Abuse, its effect on the family and the recovery process. 
•    Must be willing to participate in State Family Support training
•    High School Diploma or GED
•    Process strong interpersonal and communication skills
•    Ability to work independently and part of a team
•    Ability to accept responsibility and follow through with assignments.
•    Candidates must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
•    Bilingual (English/Spanish) – Will have to pass a state mandated translation exam to use this skill. 

Candidates must also be willing to participate in recreation and leisure activities based on consumer/group needs.

** Must have valid driver’s license and no driver may have 6 more points on his or her license and no driver may have had a suspended or revoked license within the last 5 years.  

**Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.**

NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview

Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

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Job Description
Monitors clients in a 24/7 residential/supported living environment. Observes, documents and reports client behavior/progress on an ongoing basis. Trains and assists clients in basic daily living skills. Maintains a clean, healthy and safe living environment. Will work Saturday/Sunday - 7:30 am to 7:30 pm (24 hours per weekend)Any combination of training and experience which has allowed the applicant to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position. Must have flexibility in regards to working 1st, 2nd, 3rd shifts and some weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

Completion of a Health Care Assistant certification or comparable technical certificate or diploma program.

All candidates must be 21 years of age with three years of driving experience.

Must have valid Georgia drivers license and no driver may have 6 or more points against his/her license within the last five years. No driver may have had a DUI or suspended license within the last five years.

The selected candidate will be subject to a FBI Criminal History Record Check. Applicants reserve the right to challenge the contents of a FBI Criminal History Record Check. Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin. This is an hourly position and is not eligible for company benefits.

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Position is located in the beautiful Gainesville, GA (one hour north of Atlanta, GA)Children and Adolescents who battle substance abuse need a fun alternative to drugs and alcohol. Kids need a place to socialize and belong from the hours of 12pm -9pm. This Behavioral Professional will:Oversee all aspects of an adolescent substance abuse clubhouseMust be energetic and have a passion for working with teens.

Conduct counseling sessions on an individual, group and family basis.Lead groups and family outreach to clients and families in a clubhouse environment.Provide general oversight to consumers while on site Organize and supervise activities such as movie night, board game night, sports night, electronic games, and field trips. Document all services... renderedCandidates must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays (must be available Tues - Friday 12 to 9 and occasional Saturdays).Candidates must also be willing to participate in recreation and leisure activities based on consumer/group needs.RequirementsMinimum Qualifications:CACII (or CADC equivalent) certification from the Georgia Addiction Counselors Association (GACA) required Bachelor's DegreeMust have experience in conducting recreational activitiesMust have supervisory experience Preferred QualificationsBilingual a plus.

(All employees, regardless of position, receive 20% above entry for bilingual Spanish skills)Excellent communication skillsExcellent organizational skillsApplicants must not have six (6) or more points against his/her driver's license and no driver may have had a suspended or revoked license within the past five years.

**Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.

**NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview

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Position is located in the beautiful Gainesville, GA (one hour north of Atlanta, GA)Children and Adolescents who battle substance abuse need a fun alternative to drugs and alcohol. Kids need a place to socialize and belong from the hours of 12pm -9pm. This Behavioral Professional will:Oversee all aspects of an adolescent substance abuse clubhouseMust be energetic and have a passion for working with teens. Conduct counseling sessions on an individual, group and family basis.Lead groups and family outreach to clients and families in a clubhouse environment.Provide general oversight to consumers while on site Organize and supervise activities such as movie night, board game night, sports night, electronic games, and field trips. Document all services renderedCandidates must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays (must be available Tues - Friday 12 to 9 and occasional Saturdays).Candidates must also be willing to participate in recreation and leisure activities based on consumer/group needs.Minimum Qualifications:CACII (or CADC equivalent) certification from the Georgia Addiction Counselors Association (GACA) required Bachelor's DegreeMust have experience in conducting recreational activitiesMust have supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual a plus. (All employees, regardless of position, receive 20% above entry for bilingual Spanish skills)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Applicants must not have six (6) or more points against his/her driver's license and no driver may have had a suspended or revoked license within the past five years.

**Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.

**NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview

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  •  $24,960 Yearly
  •  Full-Time
  •  Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision

Job Description
Under general supervision, performs a variety of clerical duties in the Gainesville Youth Behavioral Health Center:

  • Will perform clerical duties and provide support to Behavior Health providers
  • Will administer paperwork and perform data entry
  • Excellent customer relations, good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Schedule appointments
  • Research reports
  • Answer phones
  • Have a positive and professional approach toward clients and staff
  • Must have the ability to multi-task

Minimum Qualifications: Completion of a certificate from a vocational/technical school in clerical/secretarial support or a related area OR Completion of 90-quarter hours (60 semester hours) of business school or college OR 2 years of experience in performing medical office work including duties such as clerical, automated equipment usage, accounting, and/or business management. All applicants selected for a personal interview will be required to complete a basic typing skills assessment during the interview.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program
  • Computer knowledge
  • Experience Bilingual (English to Spanish)

Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.

NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

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Under direct supervision of a registered pharmacist, using computerized and manual systems, enters
Physicians’ medication orders into patient medication profiles, fills prescriptions, maintains pharmacy
inventory and performs other functions of a pharmacy.

Minimum Qualifications:

Certification as a Pharmacy Technician.

Preferred Qualifications:

CPhT and (2) five years experience in retail environment; some experience with insurance and prior authorizations.

NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview.

The selected candidate will be subject to a FBI Criminal History Record Check. Applicants reserve the right to challenge the contents of a FBI Criminal History Record Check.

AVITA Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

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