Group Leader (Mental Health)
River Edge Milledgeville, GA
- Posted: over a month ago
River Edge offers outpatient services at our Emery Highway-Macon, Monroe County and Baldwin County locations. Outpatient services include behavioral health, nursing, and psychiatric assessment, stabilization and medication maintenance services as well as crisis intervention services as well as awareness, education and recovery groups.
Our Baldwin County location provides comprehensive prevention, treatment and support services for children, youth, families, and adults who experience mental illness, addiction, co-occurring disorders, or developmental disabilities. Services provided include, but are not limited to, crisis services, assessments, service plan development, C&A counseling, skills training, physician assessment and care, nursing services, case management, medication administration, and education on recovery and wellness.
Duties & Responsibilities: Provides a broad range of paraprofessional social services to patients/clients/consumers, participates in treatment team planning, and performs crisis intervention. Assists in dealing with personal and social problems. May provide support to consumers and serve as a liaison for social services. Prepares lesson plans for group topics, maintains medical records and documents daily group notes. Performs case management duties, and group skills training and refers clients to needed services and resources.
Minimum Training & Experience: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a social service related field (social work, sociology, psychology, etc.). Previous experience in providing services to individuals in a Mental Health setting, including serious and persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders. Previous experience as a group facilitator utilizing evidence-based curriculums.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience working in a behavioral health care setting. Experience in utilizing electronic medical record.
Additional Information: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.
This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified. All applicants must pass a satisfactory background clearance and pre-employment drug test.
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