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Position LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE-GROUP HOME
Summary Haven House in Columbia, MS has an opening for a PRN LPN. This position will work as needed. Position will cover day shifts. Will work with clients with SMI diagnosis in community housing.
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Requirements
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • Efficient use of time management and energy by keeping thoughts free of obstruction in an effort to diffuse issues and needs of consumers.
  • Independent work ability.
  • Mississippi LPN Licensure eligible
  • Must have graduated from an accredited LPN program
Responsibilities
  • Observes medication compliance of residents.
  • Provides educational classes to residents of the group home.
  • The LPN is responsible to the clients for rendering nursing care in assigned area in terms of individualized client needs according to dependent and independent nursing functions and conformance with recognized nursing techniques, procedures, and established standards based on the scope of practical nursing, under the direction/delegation of the County Administrator.

Position CLINICAL ASSISTANT
Summary PRN positions available at Clearview Recovery Center in Moselle. Must be able to work nights and weekends. Must be able to obtain MS Class C CDL within 60 days of hire. Previous experience working with chemical dependency population preferred.
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Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Responsibilities
  • Documents observations on electronic medical records.
  • Provides supervision and structured activities and/or care regimes for residents.
  • Provides transportation to and from facility.

Position DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL
Summary Employment opportunity available for a full-time Direct Support Professional to work with adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Must be able to obtain a MS Commercial Driver License within 60 days of hire. CNA experience preferred. Position is located in Hattiesburg, MS.
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Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must be able to obtain MS CDL.
  • Valid Mississippi Drivers License
  • Will pass CPR, MANDT, and other required testing.
Responsibilities
  • Act as models for appropriate behavior.
  • May provide transportation to and from facilities and to and from activities in the community.
  • Performs other work-oriented tasks as assigned by supervisor.
  • Responsible for training participants in skills and conduct daily activities, training, and documentation for MR/DD day programs.
  • Will eat lunch on site with participants and take breaks on site.
  • Will remain on site for entire workday, except as authorized by supervisor.

Position OFFICE MANAGER
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has an opening for an Office Manager for a facility in Hattiesburg, MS. Previous work experience in a clinic setting preferred.
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Requirements
  • Ability to think independently to determine direction of work flow and work load.
  • Associates Degree preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills required.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Requires secretarial skills for data entry and general office clerical skills.
  • Two (2) years supervisory experience required; five (5) years clerical experience required; medical experience preferred.
Responsibilities
  • Assists with scheduling appointments, greeting clients, processing accounts receivable, answering telephone, and posting charges and payments to ledger cards.
  • Provides structured training to assigned clerical staff on PBMHR secretarial duties and responsibilities.
  • Supervises office support staff, assigns office staff resources, ensures efficient work flow and even work distribution.

Position FACILITY COORDINATOR
Summary PBMHR has an immediate opening for a part-time Facility Coordinator to work with PBMHR facilities. The ideal candidate will have previous experience with management of construction projects.
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Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Responsibilities
  • Experience with a community housing organization preferred but not required.
  • Monitors building maintenance, remodeling and construction for facilities across Southeast MS.
  • Prefer someone with experience working with disabled populations.
  • Skills should include construction experience, budgeting, and project planning.

Position DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL
Summary A Direct Support Professional is needed to work with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities at a day program in Leakesville, MS. Position is part-time with work hours of 9a-2p, M-F.
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Requirements
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must be able to obtain MS CDL.
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for training participants in skills and conduct daily activities, training, and documentation for MR/DD day programs. Will eat lunch on site with participants and take breaks on site.

Position ACTIVE TREATMENT TECHNICIAN
Summary WestWay Behavioral Healthcare in Laurel, which is a Crisis Intervention Center, has an opening for an Active Treatment Technician. Full-time position; hours are from 11:00pm-7:00am. Experience in crisis services preferred.
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Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in behavioral healthcare required.
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
Responsibilities
  • Accepts emergency/crisis calls. Responds to front-line first responder needs via telephone. Triages calls according to intensity, service needs, critical timing, and assignment of staff.
  • Assists residents in all areas of physical care and hygiene of patients.
  • Documents client behaviors observed during shift and charts into Electronic Medical Records.
  • Participates in activities for clients.
  • Prepares, gives, and participates in instructional training.

Position A/R SPECIALIST
Summary A full-time A/R Specialist is needed for a residential chemical dependency treatment facility in the Hattiesburg area. Position is M-F, 8a-5p. Experience in collections and other financial areas preferred.
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Requirements
  • EXPERIENCE IN COLLECTIONS PREFERRED.
  • EXPERIENCE IN MICROSOFT EXCEL SOFTWARE REQUIRED.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Medical experience preferred.
  • One (1) year clerical experience required
Responsibilities
  • Accurately collects financial earnings and documents efficiently and in a timely manner.
  • Completes intake paperwork per PBMHR guidelines and verifies consumer insurance benefits at point of intake.
  • Prepares bank deposits and self pay sheets per bank and PBMHR guidelines and makes bank deposits as monies are collected.
  • Prepares, reconciles, and submits ledger sheets to appropriate personnel per PBMHR guidelines and time lines.
  • Responsible for all clerical duties, including typing, scheduling appointments, greeting clients, processing accounts receivable, answering telephone, and posting charges and payments to ledger cards.

Position VAN DRIVER
Summary Part-time position in Purvis with AOP program; Work hours are from 2:30p-7:30p on Monday-Thursday. Must possess a MS CDL Class D or higher or be able to obtain within one (1) week of hire.
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Requirements
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must be able to obtain MS CDL.
Responsibilities
  • Assists with clients in AOP Program.
  • Transports day treatment clients to and from AOP Program

Position ADULT SERVICES CLINICIAN
Summary Forrest County Mental Health Center needs one (1) full-time, M-F 8a-5p, Master's level Clinician. Previous experience with SMI population preferred.
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Requirements
  • Ability to lift a maximum of 10 pounds
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE INTERNSHIP REQUIRED.
  • Independent work ability.
  • Masters degree in behavioral health required, licensure eligibility required.
  • THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR NHSC LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM.
Responsibilities
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to access data reflective of the consumer’s status in an effort to interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each consumer’s requirements relative to their age specific needs.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the consumer served.
  • 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.

Position CLINICAL ASSISTANT GROUP HOMES
Summary Ivy Trace, The Oaks, and Haven House Group Homes have openings for part-time Clinical Assistant positions and are also hiring for PRN staff. Must be able to get a Mississippi Class C CDL within 60 days of hire. Previous experience working with the SMI population is preferred.
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Requirements
  • Ability to manage daily schedule to complete assigned tasks.
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must be able to obtain MS CDL.
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A SATISFACTORY DRIVING RECORD.
  • Will pass CPR, MANDT, and other required testing.
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for daily functioning of the residential facilities. Will provide supervision and structured activities and or care regimes to residents.
  • Responsible for providing transportation to the clients of the group home.

Position CLINICIAN-COVINGTON-ADULT
Summary PBMHR has an immediate opening for an Adult Clinician at the Covington County Mental Health Center in Collins, MS. This position will provide individual and group therapy to adults with Serious Mental Illness in Covington County. M-F, 8a-5p.
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Requirements
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE INTERNSHIP REQUIRED.
  • Licensure eligibility required.
  • Masters degree in Behavioral Healthcare required.
  • THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR NHSC LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM.
Responsibilities
  • Develops treatment plans for each consumer and is able to make referrals to other programs as needed.
  • Documents each session using Electronic Medical Records.
  • 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.
  • Uses information obtained in clinical observations to suggest diagnosis and estimates severity of condition.

Position CLINICIAN-JONES-CHILD AND ADOLESCENT
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has an opening for a Children's Clinician to work with youth and families in Jones County. M-F, 8a-5p.
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Requirements
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE INTERNSHIP REQUIRED.
  • Licensure eligibility required.
  • Masters degree in Behavioral Healthcare required.
  • THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR NHSC LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM.
Responsibilities
  • Develops treatment plans for each consumer and is able to make referrals to other programs as needed.
  • Documents each session using Electronic Medical Records.
  • 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.
  • Uses information obtained in clinical observations to suggest diagnosis and estimates severity of condition.

Position CLINICIAN-LAMAR-CHILD AND ADOLESCENT
Summary PBMHR is looking for a full-time Clinician to work with youth and families in Lamar County. Hours are M-F, 8a-5p.
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Requirements
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE INTERNSHIP REQUIRED.
  • Licensure eligibility required.
  • Masters degree in Behavioral Healthcare required.
  • THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR NHSC LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM.
Responsibilities
  • Develops treatment plans for each consumer and is able to make referrals to other programs as needed.
  • 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.
  • Uses information obtained in clinical observations to suggest diagnosis and estimates severity of condition.

Position CLINICIAN-PERRY-CHILD AND ADOLESCENT
Summary PBMHR has an immediate opening for a Clinician to work with children and youth in Perry County. Position is based in Richton, MS. Experience working with children preferred. Professional clinical license preferred.
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Requirements
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE INTERNSHIP REQUIRED.
  • Licensure eligibility required.
  • Masters degree in Behavioral Healthcare required.
  • THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR NHSC LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM.
Responsibilities
  • Assists the youth in establishing realistic therapeutic goals appropriate to the problems presented.
  • Conducts therapy appropriate to the youth's needs by using Evidence-Based Practices.
  • Provides clinical therapy services and emergency services to consumers and their families.
  • Provides services at the office, in the community, and in the homes.
  • Uses collaborative documentation during session to complete progress notes.
  • Uses information obtained in clinical observations to suggest diagnosis and estimate severity of condition.

Position COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST-CHILDRENS CRISIS SERVICES
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has an immediate opening for a Community Support Specialist to work with children and adolescents in Forrest County. This position will provide intensive community support services to a targeted population. Position is located in Hattiesburg, MS. Some on-call duties required. Previous case management experience preferred.
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Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in behavioral healthcare required.
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills required.
  • Excellent driving record required.
  • Independent work ability.
Responsibilities
  • Assesses clients’ needs, situations, strengths, and support networks to determine their goals.
  • Provides advocacy, consultation and education services to Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources consumers.
  • Provides emergency interventions as needed.
  • Provides outpatient social services linkage, emergency intervention and crisis intervention services.
  • Refers clients to community resources and other government agencies.
  • Visits consumers in the community to assess well-being of the family being served.

Position COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST-FORREST COUNTY-ADULT SERVICES
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has an immediate opening for two (2) Community Support Specialists to work in Hattiesburg, MS. M-F, 8a-5p. Experience working with SMI population preferred.
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Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in behavioral healthcare required.
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills required.
  • Excellent driving record required.
  • Independent work ability.
Responsibilities
  • Assesses clients’ needs, situations, strengths, and support networks to determine their goals.
  • Provides advocacy, consultation and educational services to Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources consumers.
  • Provides emergency interventions as needed.
  • Provides outpatient social services linkage, emergency intervention and crisis intervention services.
  • Refers clients to community resources and other government agencies.
  • Uses programs to assist clients with no insurance apply for free medical programs.
  • Visits consumers in the community to assess well-being of the family being served.

Position COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST-GREENE COUNTY-ADULT SERVICES
Summary Full-time position in Leakesville, MS working with adults with SMI diagnosis
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Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in behavioral healthcare required.
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills required.
  • Excellent driving record required.
  • Independent work ability.
Responsibilities
  • To provide advocacy, consultation and educational services to Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources consumers.
  • To provide outpatient social services linkage, emergency intervention and crisis intervention services.

Position COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST- CHILD AND ADOLESCENT SERVICES-AOP
Summary Achieve Our Potential (AOP) program is looking for three (3) full-time Community Support Specialists to work with adolescents ages 12-17. Positions are located in Hattiesburg, Purvis, and Laurel, MS. Hours: during school year - M-TH 10a-7p, F 8a-5p; summer and school holidays -M-F 8a-5p. Previous experience working with at-risk populations preferred. Experience working with youth court preferred.
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Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in behavioral healthcare required.
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills required.
  • Excellent driving record required.
  • Independent work ability.
Responsibilities
  • Provides advocacy, consultation, and educational services to PBMHR consumers.
  • Provides assistance, as needed, to the group sessions conducted by the AOP Clinician.
  • Provides outpatient social services linkage, emergency intervention, and crisis intervention services.
  • Provides services to clients via home visits and/or other visits in the community.

Position COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST-PERRY COUNTY
Summary PBMHR has an immediate opening for a Community Support Specialist to work with youth and families in Perry County. Position is based in Richton, and work hours are scheduled for M-F, 8a-5p. Previous case management experience and/or experience working with children and adolescents preferred.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in behavioral healthcare required.
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills required.
  • Excellent driving record required.
  • Independent work ability.
Responsibilities
  • Assesses clients’ needs, situations, strengths, and support networks to determine their goals.
  • Provides advocacy, consultation, and educational services to Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources consumers.
  • Provides outpatient social services linkage, emergency intervention, and crisis intervention services.
  • Refers clients to community resources and other government agencies.

Position REGISTERED NURSE
Summary PBMHR has immediate openings for two (2) RN positions to join the PACT team. One (1) Full-time nurse is needed for PACT Team in Hattiesburg, MS. One (1) Full-time nurse is needed to work with PACT team on MS Gulf Coast. Gulf Coast position will be based in Gulfport, MS but will serve clients in Jackson, Harrison, and Hancock Counties. Previous experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness preferred.
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Requirements
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • MS RN LICENSURE REQUIRED.
Responsibilities
  • Monitor clients receiving medications.
  • Position is to provide follow-up medication evaluations/monitoring of adults with serious mental illness and child/adolescents with serious emotional disorders.
  • Provide emergency services as needed.
  • Provide general psychotherapeutic nursing and educational interventions to clientele.

Position COOK
Summary Clearview Recovery Center has an opening for a Cook position. This position will work PRN daytime hours, as needed. Experience preparing food in a cafeteria setting preferred.
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Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Two (2) years experience in food service experience required
Responsibilities
  • Abides by health department regulations.
  • Accurately prepares planned meals in accordance with cooking directions.
  • Meets scheduled meal times for facility.

Position VETERANS RESOURCE SPECIALIST
Summary This position will service southern Mississippi from the City of Jackson, to the Coast. Veteran families from the immediate PBMHR service area will primarily be targeted; however, referrals from other counties will be included. Veterans encouraged to apply.
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Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in behavioral healthcare required.
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
Responsibilities
  • Provides outpatient social services linkage in community-based settings of the veteran's choice.
  • Responsible for assessing, collaborative goal setting and service planning, brokering and coordinating supports, follow-up, and other activities necessary to assist with the achievement of permanent housing.

Position LEAD PROGRAM SPECIALIST ASD
Summary PBMHR has a current opening in Hattiesburg, MS for a Lead Program Specialist for Autism Spectrum Disorder Services. Candidates must possess strong experience working with children and adolescents who have a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder and possibly adults with an Intellectual and Developmentally Disabled (IDD) Disorder. The ideal candidate will be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
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Requirements
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in behavioral health and a current BCBA certification is required.
Responsibilities
  • 1. Plans, coordinates, and implements programmatic activities while coordinating multidisciplinary care with various internal and external providers.
  • 2. Demonstrates leadership with calm and effective communication and evidence-based clinical decision making.
  • 3. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge with the most current treatment interventions available for ASD.
  • 4. Possesses full competency in using standardized ASD and child developmental assessment tools.
  • 5. Licensed Psychologist candidates must demonstrate skills necessary to assist in clinical staff development training and supervision drawing from their experiences in the delivery of Evidence-Based Practices including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Position WRAPAROUND FACILITATOR
Summary Two (2) Wraparound Facilitators are needed for the MYPAC program to work with children and adolescents. Positions will be based in Hattiesburg and Gulfport, MS. Hours of position are M-F 8a-5p. On-call duties required. Experience working with children and adolescents preferred.
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Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in behavioral healthcare required.
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills required.
  • Independent work ability.
Responsibilities
  • Facilitates the team building and WRAP Around meeting process with Youth & Families served to include formal and informal resources.
  • Provides 24/7 coverage for MYPAC participants as required by PBMHR policies & procedures.
  • Works with families to facilitate strengths-based plan of care that will be integrated with clinical care.

Position PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST- PACT TEAM
Summary A Peer Support Specialist is needed to work on PACT Team. Position is located in Gulfport, MS but will service clients in Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson Counties. Must be a current or former consumer or a first degree family member of an individual who has received treatment for and self-identifies as a consumer of former mental health consumer. This position requires on-call duties. Upon hire, the Peer Support Specialist will attend DMH training to become a Certified Peer Support Specialist.
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Requirements
  • A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE IS REQUIRED AS SOME DRIVING AND/OR TRANSPORTATION MAY BE REQUIRED TO TAKE CLIENTS TO COMMUNITY RESOURCES.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • KNOWLEDGE OF HOW TO ESTABLISH AND SUSTAIN SELF-HELP (MUTUAL SUPPORT) AND EDUCATIONAL GROUPS BY SOLICITING INPUT FROM THE MENTAL HEALTH CONSUMERS ON THEIR STRENGTHS AND INTERESTS.
  • KNOWLEDGE OF THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF MENTAL ILLNESS AND THE ABILITY TO ASSIST THE CLIENT TO ADDRESS SYMPTOMS USING STRATEGIES SUCH AS POSITIVE SELF-TALK.
  • MUST BE A CURRENT DMH CERTIFIED PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST
  • MUST HAVE DEMONSTRATED A MINIMUM OF SIX (6) MONTHS, PREFERABLY TWELVE (12) MONTHS, IN SELF-DIRECTED RECOVERY.
Responsibilities
  • Advocates for consumers by providing consumer information in terms that consumers and families can understand through various formal and informal settings.
  • Engages families and consumers to help them/loved ones to be successful and meet their goals.
  • Functions as a role model to peers by exhibiting competency in personal recovery and use of coping skills.
  • Provides a range of structured activities that are provided face to face to assist individuals in their recovery/resiliency process. These activities will support the goals of the individual's documented individual Service Plan and/or Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP).

Position MYPAC CLINICAL ADMINISTRATOR
Summary PBMHR has an immediate opening for a Clinical Administrator for the MYPAC program. This position is based in Laurel but will provide services in all nine (9) counties of the Pine Belt. Work hours are M-F, 8a-5p with on-call duties.
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Requirements
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE INTERNSHIP REQUIRED.
  • Masters degree in Behavioral Healthcare required.
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A CLEAN DRIVING RECORD.
  • PROFESSIONAL CLINICAL LICENSURE OR CMHT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED.
Responsibilities
  • Assists with after-hours calls from front line staff.
  • Assists with processing new referral cases, conducts initial meetings with families, obtains needed paperwork, and conducts intakes for new referrals.
  • Provides ongoing WRAP coaching to staff.
  • Serves as licensed therapist in monthly Child and Family WRAP team meetings and ISP development/updates.

Position DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SUPERVISOR
Summary Perry County ID/DD Services has an opening for a Developmental Disabilities Supervisor to oversee day programs in Perry County.
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Requirements
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE INTERNSHIP REQUIRED.
  • Masters degree in Behavioral Healthcare required.
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A CLEAN DRIVING RECORD.
  • Professional clinical licensure preferred
Responsibilities
  • Develops appropriate training programs to meet consumers' individual needs.
  • Makes presentations to outside agencies as needed to increase public awareness of services.
  • Oversees daily operations of Medicaid Waiver Services program for specific location.
  • Provides supervision and structured activities and/or care regimes.
  • Supervises and trains staff.