LOCATIONS

1ERC Main Office
100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1020
Atlanta, GA 30303
2Comprehensive Intervention Clinic
100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1025
Atlanta, GA 30303
3Behavioral Health & Outreach
100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 775
Atlanta, GA 30303

HOURS

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

WE'RE HIRING!

 

Below is a list of our latest job openings.

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 Administrative Assistant to perform a variety of administrative, secretarial, and clerical duties to support agency-wide on-site customer relations. The role of this position is to ensure the delivery of consistent and high-quality customer service and provision of administrative support for clinical and programmatic activities in the Client Services area.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Administrative Assistant must be able to exercise discretion, independent judgement, and political acumen; exhibit the finesse to handle private, confidential, protected, and sensitive information; and possess excellent communication skills and the tact to deal effectively with clients, guests, program staff, medical and behavioral health professionals, and executive-level staff.

Educational Background

Education Background: High school graduate or GED with a minimum of 2 years of experience working in a professional office setting.

Description

ERC is seeking a Peer Specialist who will provide peer support services to individuals with substance use disorders (SUD). Under the supervision of the ICP Program Manager, the Peer Specialist will function as a role model to peers; exhibiting competency in personal recovery and use of coping skills; and providing peer support for clients in an outpatient setting. The PS will perform a wide range of tasks to assist clients in regaining independence within the community and mastery over their own recovery process. The incumbent will facilitate individual and group counseling to include, but not limited to, substance abuse awareness and relapse pretention. Recovery resources, such as booklets, tapes, pamphlets, and other written materials will be utilized by the Peer Specialist in the provision of services. The Peer Specialist will work closely with ERC staff to provide information and support when necessary.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Peer Specialist must have extensive knowledge of the chemical dependency treatment and recovery process and be able to assist clients in articulating personal goals for recovery through the use of one-to-one and group sessions. During these sessions, the PS will support clients in identifying and creating goal and developing recovery plans with the skills, strengths, supports, and resources to aid them in achieving those goals. The PS will assist clients in setting up and sustaining self-help (mutual support) groups, as well as means of locating and joined existing groups

Furthermore, the PS must be able to conduct business in a service-oriented manner that is attentive, cooperative, sensitive, respectful, and kind when dealing with clients, visitors, the public, and colleagues; speak and present clearly and effectively in various types of settings; exhibit sound analyical thinking, planning, prioritization, problem solving, and execution skills; provide excellent customer service, interpersonal and oral/written communication skills; and demonstrate experience working with diverse, medically underserved, high risk populatons..

Experience

Past or present consumer of mental health or substance abuse services with a history of managing ones own illess. Awareness of the importance of recovery in living with a mental health or addictions problem. Past experience working directly with people in a service oriented field is beneficial. Active membership in a consumer advocacy or self-help group is a plus.

Description

ERC is seeking a Linkage Coordinator who is is responsible for providing HIV primary care linkages for people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA), with a priority focus on African-American men who have sex with men (AAMSM). This position will provide navigation and prevention and essential support services for HIV-positive and high-risk HIV-negative AAMSM to mental health therapy, substance abuse treatment, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) services, and integrated sexually transmitted infection (STI) screenings. The Linkage Coordinator will make active referrals for newly- diagnosed HIV-positive individuals for Partner Services, conduct risk-reduction counseling, and distribute condoms and lubricants.

Furthermore, the Linkage Coordinator will assist in the recruitment, enrollment, and retention of member of the Empowerment Resource Center's target population at external events, community health fairs and outreach settings. The incumbent will initiate the care linkage procress with newly-identified HIV-positives in an outreach setting. The incumbent is also responsible for recruiting and enrolling newly- and previously-diagnosed HIV+ clients, conducting ARTAS interventions, using health promotion and marketing strategies to recruit AAMSM and AA and Latina women, and other duties as assigned in a non-profit community-based setting.

Technical Skills

Linkage Coordinator must conduct business in a service-oriented manner that is attentive, cooperative, sensitve, respectful, and kind when dealing with clients, visitors, the public, and all colleagues; demonstrate ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in calculating, posting, correcting, and managing accounting figures, and financial records; have experience in gathering data, compliling the proper information, and preparing financial reports; and be able to perform moderate to complex account reconciliations.

Educational Background

High School graduate or GED required. Degree or diploma in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration and two years of expereicne, or an equivalent combination.

 

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