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Adult Services Therapist
Job Code:2018-18318-002
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Education:Master's Degree

PBMHR has an opening for a Therapist to provide individual and group counseling services at an outpatient mental health center in Richton, MS. This position would provide therapy to adults with a serious mental illness diagnosis in an office setting. Position is M-F; no on-call or weekend work. 

This position is located at a work site that is eligible for the National Health Service Corp Loan Repayment program. 

For 40 years, Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has served individuals throughout the Pine Belt.  Through an extensive continuum of care, we strive to enable adults with serious mental illnesses, children with serious emotional disturbances, and individuals with an addiction or developmental disability to live, work, learn, and participate fully in their communities.  Our nine county service area includes Forrest, Jones, Lamar, Covington, Greene, Jeff Davis, Marion, Perry, and Wayne Counties.  

  • Master's degree in behavioral health field required
  • Clinical license preferred
  • Must be able to obtain Clinical license or DMH Therapist certification within 90 days of hire
  • Must have valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record

  • Work Experience/Skills:
  • Behavioral health experience preferred
  • Good communication skills, relationship building skills, and time management skills required
  • Behavioral health internship required
  • Independent work ability
  • Working knowledge of mental health symptoms preferred

  • Responsibilities:
  • Completes assessments and provides diagnoses; formulates a plan of treatment which provides development and maintenance of individual goals designed to facilitate individual growth, improved social interaction, and ability to manage mental illness and live independently.
  • Monitors and maintains record of client services within electronic medical records in accordance to PBMHR, DMH, and CARF standards.
  • Participates in team staffings and functions as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Provides clinical therapy services and emergency services to consumers and their families.