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River Edge to Host Hiring Event July 14

Contact: Cara Quarantillo, River Edge Communications: 478.283.0138
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River Edge to Host Hiring Event July 14

MACON- River Edge Behavioral Health is hosting a hiring event July 14, 2021 from 9am to 3pm at its 175 Emery Highway location. 

“We will have computer kiosks available to assist people who want to update resumes or complete applications. Interviewers will be available during the event, and the right candidates will be hired on the spot,” said Rita Wright-King, MSHR, CCP, SPHR, SCP, SWP, River Edge Director of Human Resources.  “We are seeking all types of skills to join our team:  individual support workers, health service technicians, counselors, nurses and more.  Visit to view the opportunities.  River Edge offers health insurance, 401K with employer match, paid training and a competitive leave policy for its full-time team members.”

 “The need for mental health and substance use disorder treatments and supports has never been greater.  Also, individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities can more safely return to community integration activities now that immunizations are more widespread.  Our team has weathered the pandemic and is excited to expand to respond,” said Dr. Shannon Terrell Gordon, Chief Executive Officer of River Edge. 

To create the greatest opportunity for success securing a position, hiring event attendees should bring a valid driver's license, social security card, or current passport, proof of education, resume, certifications and licensure to the event.  For more information, contact human resources at 478-803-7600.


About River Edge Behavioral Health

The full continuum of River Edge Behavioral Health services provides state-of-the-art treatment and supports for nearly 10,000 children, youth, families and adults annually who experience mental illness, addiction, co-occurring disorders or developmental disabilities. A repetitive national award winner identified for its exemplary leadership by its international accrediting body, River Edge services extend throughout Georgia, including Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Putnam, Twiggs, Wilkinson and Fulton Counties. Learn more at For help, call 478-803-7700 in Central Georgia or 404-665-8600 in Fulton County.


About River Edge Foundation

River Edge Foundation, an independent, 501(c)3 non-profit organization, raises private funds to help make life better for individuals who experience mental illness, addiction or a developmental disability, especially individuals served and supported through the robust, community-based offerings of River Edge Behavioral Health.  The Foundation strives for excellence in fundraising, investing, and stewarding contributions and assets, governing the Foundation, as well as forming lasting and mutual beneficial relationships with community partners, constituencies and stakeholders.