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Licensed Mental Health Clinician (Part-Time)

60 Blandy Wy, Milledgeville, GA 31061, USA Req #86
Tuesday, February 20, 2024

About River Edge Behavioral Health

Serving more than 10,000 Georgians, River Edge continues to be one of the state's leading resources for mental health, substance use disorder treatments and supports as well as individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. 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. 

River Edge is presently in search of Part-time Mental Health Clinicians or recent master's degree graduates in the fields of Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or related behavioral health fields. If you are a recent graduate or an experienced professional looking for a part-time role, we invite you to apply. This position offers an opportunity to contribute to the mental health field, working with a dynamic team to provide crucial support and care to individuals in need. 

Benefits Offered:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • 401k with an employer match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short and Long-term disability coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Discount Program

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct confidential behavioral health assessments to determine the appropriate level of care for clients.
  • Elicit client participation in the development of a solution-focused treatment plan to address important goals, objectives, and interventions.
  • Participate in Individual counseling, Group counseling.
  • Complete collaborative documentation.
  • Identifies and provides intervention for potential crisis situations.
  • Attend staff meetings, case conferences, and training programs as designed.
  • Attend clinical supervision to increase skills and knowledge.
  • Maintain quality, up-to-date clinical records, including case notes, treatment plan reviews, discharge planning, and Outcomes.
  • Maintain working knowledge of treatment agencies and programs and a list of resources that can be shared with clients.
  • Remain in compliance with internal and external policies, procedures, regulations, and standards, including all of River Edge's policies and procedures and Quality Assurance Plan, DBHDD requirements, State Licensing standards, County Monitoring requirements, and managed care regulations.


  • Master's degree in social service field (Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Human Services) or related field
  • Associate License or Fully Licensed in either - LAPC, LMSW, LAMFT, LMFT, LPC, LCSW) or license eligible. (Preferred)
  • Demonstrate knowledge and expertise with the chronically mentally ill population.
  • All applicants must pass a satisfactory background clearance and pre-employment drug test.
  • Provide 2 Professional reference Statements (Former employers only, no family members)
  • Demonstrate expertise and knowledge in mental health and substance abuse services and community resources.
  • Exemplify excellent communications skills, both verbal and written.


Communication: Effectively communicate with clients to elicit necessary information for assessments and treatment planning. Additionally, communicate with colleagues during staff meetings, case conferences, and supervision sessions.

Empathy: Demonstrate empathy and understanding when working with clients to develop treatment plans and during counseling sessions.

Crisis Management: Ability to identify potential crisis situations and intervene appropriately to ensure the safety and well-being of clients.

Assessment: Conduct confidential behavioral health assessments to determine the appropriate level of care for clients.

Treatment Planning: Facilitate the development of solution-focused treatment plans that address clients' goals and objectives.

Additional Information: 

The Application Process

  • All qualified applicants will be considered.
  • This position is subject to close once a satisfactory candidate pool has been identified.
  • The hiring managers will contact only those selected for an interview.
  • Applicants who are not selected will receive notification via email.
  • Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or email.

Safe Working Environment

We at River Edge believe every employee has a right to a safe work environment. Therefore, we recommend full vaccination of all employees. Getting the vaccine, frequently washing your hands, sanitizing common areas, and wearing your mask continues to be the most effective way to fight.

Diversity and Inclusion

River Edge Behavioral Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality, genetic make-up, disability, age, or veteran status.

Drug-Free Workplace

River Edge Behavioral Health is a drug-free workplace with a longstanding commitment to providing a safe, quality-oriented, and productive work environment. In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1998, all applicants must pass a satisfactory background clearance and pre-employment drug screen.

At Will Workplace

Employment with River Edge Behavioral Health is at will. At-will means your employment relationship with River Edge Behavioral Health or Affordable Business Solution is for an indefinite period and is subject to termination by you or River Edge Behavioral Health, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time.

EEOC Statement

River Edge Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer: River Edge Behavioral Heath recruits qualified candidates for positions in its service area. It is the policy of River Edge Behavioral Health provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

If you are looking for an opportunity to make life better and a strong desire for personal growth we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.

We are an equal opportunity employer and highly value diversity.  We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

All selected applicants must pass a satisfactory background clearance and pre-employment drug test.


Other details

  • Job Family Clinician, Licensed
  • Job Function Non-Managerial
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • 60 Blandy Wy, Milledgeville, GA 31061, USA