LOCATIONS

1ERC Main Office
230 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1800
Atlanta, GA 30303
2ERC Clinic
230 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1800
Atlanta, GA 30303
3Behavioral Health/Outreach
230 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1800
Atlanta, GA 30303

HOURS

Mon-Fri 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Thur - 9:00AM-8:00PM
Saturday by appointment only!
Sunday CLOSED

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

 

Below is a list of Career Opportunities available at this time.

Description

ERC is seeking a Psychiatrist who can assist in the provision of psychiatric treatment services including initial psychosocial evaluation and assessment, psychotherapeutic methods and medications, and medication management. The Psychiatrist will work collaboratively with the ERC Behavioral Health Treatment Team to ensure services are delivered within the framework of client self- determination, recovery, and cultural competency. The Psychiatrist will perform diverse clinicad functions which require the ability to conceptualize, problem solve, and act independently with a degree of flexibility in accordance with the Empowerment Resource Center policies and procedures. The Psychiatrist will provide behavioral health seraicese to underserved, hard to reach, and vulnerable racial and ethnic minorities, residing in the Atlanta metropolitan area.

Technical Skills

Psychiatrist must possess a genuine empathy for clients and a willingness to help others; maintain detailed accurate records of direct client services including psychiatric assessments and psychotropic medication management in accordance with ERC record keeping procedures; have experience in using clinical techniques for assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of people with mental illness, problem resolution and conflict resolution techniques, and community resources; and have extensive understanding of crisis management and the ability to handle life threatening situations, including the prevention of suicide.

Educational Background

Minimum of Doctor of Medicine in Psychiatry from an accredited college or university recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Must contain a license to practice psychiatry in the State of Georgia, with current American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) certification, and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. Valid Prescriptive Authority in the State of Georgia must be in good standing.

Description

ERC is seeking an Psychiatrist Nurse Practitioner who can assist in the provision of psychiatric treatment services including initial psychosocial evaluation and assessment, psychotherapeutic methods and medications, and medication management. The Psychiatrist Nurse Practitioner will work collaboratively with the ERC Behavioral Health Treatment Team to ensure services are delivered within the framework of client self- determination, recovery, and cultural competency. The Psychiatrist Nurse Practitioner will perform diverse clinical functions which require the ability to conceptualize, problem solve, and act independently with a degree of flexibility in accordance with the Empowerment Resource Center policies and procedures. The Psychiatrist will provide behavioral health services to underserved, hard to reach, and vulnerable racial and ethnic minorities, residing in the Atlanta metropolitan area.

Technical Skills

Psychiatrist Nurse Practitioner must possess a genuine empathy for clients and a willingness to help others; maintain detailed accurate records of direct client services including psychiatric assessments and psychotropic medication management in accordance with ERC record keeping procedures; have experience in using clinical techniques for assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of people with mental illness, problem resolution and conflict resolution techniques, and community resources; and have extensive understanding of crisis management and the ability to handle life threatening situations, including the prevention of suicide.

Educational Background

Bachelors or Masters of Science in Nursing from an accredited college or university recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Must contain a license to practice as a psychiatric nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist in the State of Georgia, with current American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) certification, and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. Valid Prescriptive Authority in the State of Georgia must be in good standing.

Description

ERC is seeking an experienced Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who will be responsible for the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of emotional and mental disorders within the scope of licensure. The incumbent will provide individualized patient assessments and treatments, understand the development needs and range for each patient. The LCSW provides mental health services to underserved, hard-to-reach and vulnerable racial and ethnic minorities, residing in the Atlanta metropolitan area.


For more information on this position, please click here to view the job announcement.

Technical Skills

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker must possess a genuine empathy for clients and a willingness to help others; maintain detailed accurate records of direct client services; exhibit the finesse to handle private, confidential, protected, and sensitive information; and possess the skills and tact to deal effectively with clients, guests, program staff, medical and behavioral health staff; and executive-level staff.

Educational Background

Minimum of a Master's degree from an accredited program in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related mental health discipline with an emphasis on clinical experience. Licensed as a LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) in Georgia, with at least two years of professional experience, preferably in a clinical setting. Familiarity with EMR/EHR is a plus. Bilingual/fluent in Spanish preferred.

Description

ERC is seeking a Case Manager to join their multidisciplinary team of behavioral health providers. The Case Manager will be responsible for the provision of case management and social services referrals to clients with substance use disorders (SUD), mild to moderate mental health disorders, and/or co-occurring disorders (COD), who exhibit behaviors that increase their risks for HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) exposure. The incumbent will assist clients in establishing a supportive health network in a non-residential outpatient setting. The case manager will advocate f or clients, including but not limited to: drug and alcohol treatment and recovery services; mental health therapy; linkages to primary health care services; HIV, hepatitis, and STI screening, testing, and immunization services; and active referrals to education, childcare, housing, vocational guidance, employment, health insurance navigation, and financial entitlements resources. Ancillary duties include attending weekly supervisory sessions, periodic staff meetings, and required trainings and conferences; and other duties as assigned.


For more information on this position, please click here to view the job announcement.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

The Case Manager must possess a genuine empathy for clients and a willingness to help others; maintain detailed accurate records of direct client services; exhibit the finesse to handle private, confidential, protected, and sensitive information; and possess the skills and tact to deal effectively with clients, guests, program staff, medical and behavioral health staff; and executive-level staff.

Educational Background

Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services field required. Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling preferred, with a minimum of two years of case management experience. In addition, the incumbent must have a minimum of two years of experience with linkages to primary medical care, mental health therapy, and/or substance abuse treatment services. Experience working in a drug treatment facility is a plus. CASAC is desired.

Description

ERC is seeking an experienced proactive health educator who is responsible for HIV testing in outreach settings. The incumbent will assist in the recruitment and enrollment of HRN and undiagnosed and previously diagnosed HIV positive clients for HIV testing services, integrated screenings, and care linkages at external events, community health fairs, and outreach settings. Duties include: the administration of HIV testing, referrals to integrated screenings, and risk reduction counseling; conducting care linkages using the ARTAS intervention; the distribution of condom using Social Networking strategies; conducting data collection for pre/post-session questionnaires and client satisfaction surveys; completing process monitoring forms; and entering required variables into EvaluationWeb. This position will also be responsible for securing and handling participant data forms and surveys and questionnaires, distribution of participant awards, and using health promotion and marketing strategies to recruit participants from the target populations and increase awareness among community stakeholders. Additionally, the Community Outreach Health Educator will provide referrals and linkages to HIP behavioral interventions and medication adherence. This position will have no responsibilities relative to other ERC programs or services.

Technical Skills

Health Educator must possess a genuine empathy for clients and a willingness to help others; exhibit the finesse to handle private, confidential, protected, and sensitive information; and possess the skills and tact to deal effectively with clients, guests, program staff, medical and behavioral health staff; and executive-level staff. The incumbent must possess an intermediary level of the Atlanta communities and projects professionalism in various forms of communications and internal and external interactions.

Educational Background

High school graduate or equivalent required, with at least a minimum of two years of experience with health promotion education, behavioral intervention programs and outreach experience. Certificate of Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred, but not required. Bilingual/fluent in Spanish is strongly desired. At least two years of experience in HIV and STI risk reduction counseling, and two years of experience with racial and ethnic minority populations at high risk of HIV and other STI. Experience working under a CDC-funded program a plus.

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