Avita Community Partners

Hall County

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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Behavioral Health Crisis Center
(678) 960-2700   |   (855) 302-8482
2467 Old Cornelia Highway
Gainesville, GA 30507
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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 

Department: Gainesville Specialty Center
Salary: Based on Educ/Exper

Job Description
• Provides leadership and managerial oversight for an Assertive Community Treatment Program (ACT) that serves residents of a multi county (Hall and Forsyth Counties) area. Will be responsible for program development, management, contractual and regulatory compliance, and continuous improvement of service access, efficiency, quality, and customer satisfaction. Will be responsible for community outreach and marketing of services, for developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with funding and referral sources and other community partners.

Salary is commensurate with Education, Credential, and Experience - Sign on bonus available!

Requirements
Georgia licensure as a LPC or LCSW.

The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about the ACT model.

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

Must be willing to take on-call duties.

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

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

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 position is eligible for organizational benefits:

Avita Community Partners Benefits Package Includes:

Accidental Death and Dismemberment
401(k) and 457 Deferred Compensation Plans
Credit Union
Dental Insurance
Dependent Life Insurance
Disability Insurance, Short and Long Term
Employee Discounts
Health Insurance
9 Paid Holidays
Legal Insurance
Life Insurance
Long Term Care Insurance
Medical/Disability Leave
4 weeks of Paid Time Off/year
Spending Accounts
Sign on Bonus Available

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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

Must be a registered nurse in the state of Georgia.

This is a 24/7 facility. Shifts typically run 3 -12 hour days with some alternating weekends. 

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Will work in a community outpatient behavioral health clinic. Job Duties include, but are not limited to: 

    1. Completes comprehensive assessments and makes appropriate recommendations for treatment.
    2. Identifies individual behavioral health needs, providing diagnoses of substance use and mental health disorders.
    3. Assesses individual risk for suicide and other safety related concerns.
    4. Communicates accurately and clearly to the individual and his/her family members/significant others the identified treatment goals.
    5. Monitors progress through sessions, discussion with team members, chart reviews or other methods.
    6. Accurately conveys progress information to family members/significant others as appropriate.
    7. Writes concise, accurate, clear progress notes in the chart as required by policy.
    8. Provides referrals as clinically appropriate.
    9. Building strong therapeutic rapport with individuals and their families and natural support systems.
    10. Responsible for providing evidence based counseling/therapy to individuals.
    11. Performs short term counseling and crisis intervention as necessary.
    12. Coordinates with community partners in the provision of services.
    13. Completes required documentation in a timely manner that includes biopsychosocial assessments, treatment, safety and discharge planning.
    14. Demonstrates commitment to the mission of the agency.
    15. Keeping detailed and concise records of each individual during the course of their treatment utilizing an electronic health records system.
    16. Performs commitment determinations and/or executes orders of involuntary commitments, if appropriately credentialed (LPC or LCSW)
    17. Other duties as assigned.

  Minimum Qualifications:

 Unlicensed  ($38,000) - Holds a master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy or a related filed and can be licensed at the associate level (LAPC, LAMFT, LMSW) within six months of hire. 

Associate Licensure ($40,000) as an LAPC, LAMFT or LMSW

Fully Licensed ($49,500 to 55,000):    Full Licensure as an LPC, LMFT, or LCSW in the State of Georgia 

 Applicants 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.

  Position is subject to the monthly incentive bonus program and all origanizational benefits. 

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Job Description:

  • Will work with adults with a behavioral health diagnosis in a supportive living environment, providing case management services.
  • Will require flexible hours. Must be available on nights, weekends and holidays
  • Will assist in flipping the apartments as residents move out or switching apartments - Must be able able to lift  and carry 25 pounds
  • Will transport clients and must be willing to use personal vehicle if needed.

         

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. 

   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.

   Position Number 182305

 

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Job Description

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

Job Description
Avita Community Partners is seeking Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT) to work in our Behavioral Health Crisis Center (BHCC). The RBT staff will work on the Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) wing with adults diagnosed with an IDD. Seeking staff for all  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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  Job Duties:

Monitors clients in a 24/7 crisis environment. Observes, documents and reports client behavior/progress on an ongoing basis.  Trains and assists clients.  Maintains a clean, healthy, and safe environment. Will function as a lead worker. Will have supervisory duties of HST’s on shift. Will be responsible for administrative duties such as scheduling, daily staff assignments, appraisals, progressive discipline, and the like, as well as core HST duties. 

 

Will provide coverage 40 hours week Shift A is 6a to 2p with alternating weekends and Shift B is 2p to 10p with alternating weekends.

 

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. Prior experience as a lead worker.

 

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. A shift differential will be available for those working night, evening and weekend shifts.

 

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  •  $49,500 to $55,000 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.

Afternoon and Evening Shifts currently available. 

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

 Requirements - Licensed as a LPC or LCSW in Georgia. 

 

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  • $31,200 to 33,280 annually (Shift Differential available for weekends) 
  •  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 - 31,200/yr

Bachelor's Degree in a behavioral health related field with Peer Specialist certification - 32,240/yr

Bachelor's Degree in a behavioral health related field with Peer Specialist certification and 1 year experience - 33.280/yr

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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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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. 

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.

 (Shift is 7:30 pm to 7:30 am) 

 

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Job Description
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

Position Reference 190719 

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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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  Avita Community Partners is currently looking for a Full Time Pharmacist to oversee the daily operations of our embedded pharmacy program. The pharmacy is in our Gainesville Outpatient center. Medications are filled and distributed to clients within our 13-county service area. Clients may also use the pharmacy services in-person.

Qualified Applicants Will:   

Under general supervision, compounds and dispenses medications following prescriptions issued by physicians, or other authorized medical practitioners. Provides consultative services to both clients and health care providers.

 Qualified Applicants:

  Must have a current Georgia license to practice pharmacology. 

  This is a full-time position and is subject to organizational benefits.

  Why Avita? 

  •   Excellent Benefits
  •   No Weekend Work
  •   No Evenings 
  •   No Covid Testing or Vaccination Requirements
  •  No Retail or Injection Services

 

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