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Position SCHOOL-BASED CLINICIAN
Summary PBMHR has one opening for a School-Based Clinician. This position will work in Forrest County. Work hours will follow the school schedule. Previous experience working in school setting preferred. Projected hire date is July 2017.
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Requirements
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE INTERNSHIP REQUIRED.
  • Independent work ability.
  • Masters degree in behavioral health required, licensure eligibility required.
Responsibilities
  • Assists the youth in establishing realistic therapeutic goals appropriate to the problems presented.
  • Demonstrates the ability to conduct a mental status exam when necessary.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the consumer served.
  • Provides clinical therapy support services and emergency services to consumers and their families.
  • Provides community education services as needed.
  • Provides the care needed as required by DMH and PBMHR standards.
  • Provides written record of youth’s progress through the therapeutic process.

Position PSYCHOSOCIAL REHABILITATION SERVICES SPECIALIST
Summary PBMHR has an immediate opening for a full-time PSR Specialist at the Forrest County PSR day program located in Hattiesburg, MS. Valid MS CDL Class C License required within 60 days of hire.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in behavioral healthcare required
  • 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.
  • Must be able to obtain MS CDL.
Responsibilities
  • Demonstrates ability to obtain pre-authorizations for clients in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of SMI diagnosis.
  • Helps clients resolve problems by teaching independent problem solving techniques.
  • Provides support to PSR program by providing assistance to adult consumers and other personnel involved in the operation of psychosocial rehabilitation program for SMI consumers with psychiatric, major medical, and or cognitive difficulties.

Position PSYCHOSOCIAL REHABILITATION SERVICES SUPERVISOR
Summary PBMHR has an opening for a PSR Supervisor to oversee a day treatment program for adults with SMI diagnosis. Position is based in Leakesville, MS. M-F. Must be able to obtain CDL Class C license within 60 days of hire.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and to complete assigned tasks on schedule.
  • Ability to solve problems and resolve conflict in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Bachelors degree in behavioral healthcare required.
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • Must be able to obtain MS CDL.
  • Position requires ability to sit for duration of several hours at a time and ability and mobility to access clients through home and community visits.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
Responsibilities
  • Completes paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates ability and knowledge of treatment of SMI.
  • Demonstrates compliance with DMH and PBMHR standards.
  • Documents PSR activities on a timely basis.
  • Maintains contact with referral sources for solicitation of consumers and explanation of services.
  • Provides support to PSR program by providing assistance to adult consumers and other personnel involved in the operation of psychosocial rehabilitation programs for SMI consumers with psychiatric, major medical, and or cognitive difficulties.
  • Trains and supervises PSR staff.
  • Uses established curriculum for planning activities.

Position CLINICAL ASSISTANT
Summary PRN and full-time positions available at Clearview Recovery Center in Moselle. Must have availability 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.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • MS CDL LICENSE REQUIRED WITHIN 60 DAYS OF HIRE
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A SATISFACTORY DRIVING RECORD.
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 Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has an immediate opening for a full-time Direct Support Professional to work in a day program with adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Must be able to obtain a Class C MS Commercial Driver's License within 60 days of hire. CNA experience preferred. Position is located in Hattiesburg, MS.
Supervised By
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 Clearview Recovery Center has an opening for an Office Manager for a facility in Moselle, MS. Previous work experience in a clinic setting preferred.
Supervised By
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 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.
Supervised By
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 residential Crisis Intervention Center, has one (1) opening for a full-time Active Treatment Technician. Position will work from 3p-11p. WestWay also has openings for PRN Active Treatment Technicians. Work hours may vary based on need. Experience in crisis services preferred. Shift times for PRN position are 7a-3p, 3p-11p, and 11p-7a.
Supervised By
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 CHILDRENS DAY TREATMENT SPECIALIST
Summary PBMHR has an opening for a Children's Day Treatment Specialist to work in the classroom with children and adolescents in Jones County. Previous experience working with children and adolescents preferred.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Ability to think independently to determine direction of work flow and work load.
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE INTERNSHIP REQUIRED.
  • Efficient use of time management and energy by keeping thoughts free of obstruction in an effort to diffuse issues and needs of consumers.
  • Excellent communications skills required.
  • Excellent driving record required.
  • Licensure eligibility required.
  • Masters degree in Behavioral Healthcare required.
Responsibilities
  • 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 behavioral management, clinical therapy support services and emergency services to consumers and their families
  • Provides community education services as needed
  • Provides the care needed as required by DMH and PBMHR standards

Position CLINICAL ASSISTANT GROUP HOMES
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has two openings for Clinical Assistants to work at the group home in Sumrall, MS. Positions are part-time. Must be able to get a Mississippi Class C CDL within 60 days of hire. Previous experience working with the SMI population is preferred. One position has work hours of Sunday 3p through Monday 9a every weekend. The other position has work hours of Saturday 5p through Sunday 3p every other weekend. The group homes also have PRN positions available in Hattiesburg, Sumrall, and Columbia. PRN positions are part-time and will be used as needed at these homes.
Supervised By
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 MYPAC CLINICIAN
Summary PBMHR has an opening for a MYPAC Clinician. Position will be based in Hattiesburg, MS. Full-Time position M-F with on-call duties. MYPAC (Mississippi Youth Programs Around the Clock) addresses the unique needs of those who could benefit from a more personalized service. MYPAC staff partner with families, youth, and community resources allowing families the most successful outcome possible within their home and community setting. This program provides an alternative to traditional psychiatric residential treatment.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE INTERNSHIP REQUIRED.
  • Independent work ability.
  • Masters degree in behavioral health required, licensure eligibility required.
Responsibilities
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the youth served.
  • Participates in team staffings and functions as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Provides clinical therapy services and emergency services to youths and their families.
  • Provides community education services as needed.
  • Provides the care needed as required by DMH and PBMHR standards.
  • Uses information obtained in clinical observations to suggest diagnosis and estimate severity of condition.

Position CLINICIAN-GREENE-CHILD AND ADOLESCENT
Summary PBMHR has an immediate opening for a Children's Clinician for the Greene County Mental Health Center in Leakesville, MS. M-F, 8a-5p.
Supervised By
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.
Supervised By
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 COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST-FORREST COUNTY-CHILD AND ADOLESCENT SERVICES
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has a full-time position available as a Community Support Specialist working with children and adolescents in Forrest County. Position is based in Hattiesburg. M-F, 8-5. Candidates must have one (1) year of experience in the mental health field with a preference for experience working with the IDD population.
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
  • Conducts wraparound meetings with family.
  • Provides advocacy, consultation and educational services to Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources consumers.
  • Provides outpatient social services linkage, emergency intervention and crisis intervention services.
  • Provides services for the family through home and school visits.

Position COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST-JONES COUNTY
Summary PBMHR has an immediate opening for a Community Support Specialist position in Laurel, MS. This position will work with children and adolescents in Jones County. Position is M-F, 8a-5p.
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 emergency interventions as needed.
  • 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-MARION COUNTY-ADULT SERVICES
Summary PBMHR has an immediate opening for a Community Support Specialist to work with adults with serious mental illness (SMI) diagnosis. Position is based in Columbia, MS. M-F, 8a-5p.
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.
  • Visits consumers in the community to assess well-being of the family being served.

Position COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST-PERRY COUNTY
Summary PBMHR has two openings for Community Support Specialists in Perry County. Positions are based in Richton, and work hours are scheduled for M-F, 8a-5p. Previous case management experience and/or experience preferred. One position will provide services to adults with SMI diagnosis, and the other position will work with children and adolescents.
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 COOK
Summary Clearview Recovery Center has an opening for a Cook position. This position will work PRN daytime hours, as needed. Possible shift hours are 9:00a to 6:00p during week; 7:00a to 4:00p and 9:00a to 6:00p on weekends and holidays. Experience preparing food in a cafeteria setting preferred.
Supervised By
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.
Supervised By
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 PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST-MOBILE CRISIS
Summary A Peer Support Specialist is needed to work on Mobile Crisis Response Team. This position is based in Jones County but will serve clients in the nine (9) counties of the Pine Belt. 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. Upon hire, the Peer Support Specialist will attend DMH training to become a Certified Peer Support Specialist.
Supervised By
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 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 WRAPAROUND FACILITATOR- MYPAC- GULF COAST
Summary Coast Community Care has an immediate opening for a Wraparound Facilitator on the MYPAC program to work with children and adolescents. Position is in Gulfport, MS. Hours of position are M-F 8a-5p. On-call duties required. Experience working with children and adolescents preferred. MYPAC (Mississippi Youth Programs Around the Clock) addresses the unique needs of those who could benefit from a more personalized service. MYPAC staff partner with families, youth, and community resources allowing families the most successful outcome possible within their home and community setting. This program provides an alternative to traditional psychiatric residential treatment.
Supervised By
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 SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST
Summary PBMHR has an opening for a Supported Employment Specialist. This position will serve clients in Jones County. Experience with SMI population and/or experience in vocational services or marketing preferred.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in behavioral health or business field required
Responsibilities
  • Designs goals and plans that are based on each individual's preferences, strengths, abilities, and experiences.
  • Provides vocational assessments, counseling, job placement assistance, and follow up for these services.
  • Works with treatment teams, PACT, and PCP teams.

Position A&D CLINICIAN
Summary Clearview Recovery Center has an opening for a Clinician. Position is located in Moselle. Hours are M-F, 8-5. Some evenings and weekends required. Previous experience working with chemical dependency population preferred.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE INTERNSHIP REQUIRED.
  • Clinical licensure required.
  • Masters degree in Behavioral Healthcare required.
  • PROFESSIONAL CLINICAL LICENSURE PREFERRED.
  • THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR NHSC LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM.
Responsibilities
  • Assists the consumer in establishing realistic therapeutic goals appropriate to the problems presented.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability of relapse prevention, family systems, anger management, grief, and discharge planning.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of treatment of alcohol and drug therapy related to the twelve (12) step program.
  • 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.
  • Provides community education services as needed.
  • Provides the care needed as required by DMH & PBMHR standards.

Position DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES SUPERVISOR
Summary PBMHR has two (2) openings for ID/DD Coordinators to oversee programs in an assigned area. One position will cover Jones, Wayne, and Covington Counties, and the other position will cover Forrest, Perry, and Greene Counties. Previous supervisory experience and/or experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities preferred. Position is M-F, 8a-5p. This position will also have some weekend responsibilities, including supervision checks and filling in for residential staff when needed.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Behavioral healthcare internship required.
  • Masters degree in Behavioral Healthcare required.
  • Must possess a valid MS driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.
  • Professional clinical licensure preferred
Responsibilities
  • Consults on consumer events including, but not limited to, crisis, behavioral intervention needs, and all other aspects of consumer support.
  • Ensures the integrity and fidelity of services provided to best practices. Ensures targets are reached for existing and new service delivery.
  • Increases collaboration with support coordination and targeted case management.
  • Makes presentations to outside agencies as needed to increase public awareness of services.
  • Oversees the day program and residential supervisors in the assigned counties. Fills in for supervisors who are absent.
  • Provides budgetary responsibility for assigned counties. Ensures all appropriate services are delivered, billed, and documented properly. Also ensures services are faithful to program standards and best practices.

Position CNA/DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL-FULL-TIME
Summary PBMHR has night shift positions available for a CNA/DSP to work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a supervised living community. Full-time position; 12 hour shift on a rotating schedule (7p-7a shift times). Experience working in community housing and with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities preferred. Position is located in Hattiesburg, MS.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • CNA LICENSE PREFERRED.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A SATISFACTORY DRIVING RECORD.
Responsibilities
  • Accompanies and transports clients on supervised community outings.
  • Assist clients with learning independent living skills, such as cooking, cleaning, personal hygiene, and social skills.
  • Completes all required documentation on time and by PBMHR standards.

Position CNA/DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL-PART-TIME
Summary PBMHR has PRN positions available for CNA/DSPs to work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a supervised living community. Experience working in community housing and with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities preferred. Position is located in Hattiesburg, MS. A Sunday shift is also available. This position would work 9a-5p every Sunday.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • CNA LICENSE PREFERRED.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A SATISFACTORY DRIVING RECORD.
Responsibilities
  • Accompanies and transports clients on supervised community outings.
  • Assist clients with learning independent living skills, such as cooking, cleaning, personal hygiene, and social skills.
  • Completes all required documentation on time and by PBMHR standards.

Position WRAPAROUND FACILITATOR- MYPAC
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has two immediate openings for Wraparound Facilitators on the MYPAC program to work with children and adolescents. Position is in Laurel, MS. Hours of position are M-F 8a-5p. On-call duties required. Experience working with children and adolescents preferred. MYPAC (Mississippi Youth Programs Around the Clock) addresses the unique needs of those who could benefit from a more personalized service. MYPAC staff partner with families, youth, and community resources allowing families the most successful outcome possible within their home and community setting. This program provides an alternative to traditional psychiatric residential treatment.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in behavioral healthcare required.
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills required.
  • Independent work ability.
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A SATISFACTORY DRIVING RECORD.
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 and procedures.
  • Works with families to facilitate strengths-based plan of care that will be integrated with clinical care.

Position REGISTERED NURSE-WESTWAY
Summary PBMHR has an immediate opening for a full-time Registered Nurse to work at a residential crisis center in Laurel, MS. Shift time is 7p-7a. PBMHR has also openings for PRN Registered Nurses at WestWay Behavioral Healthcare in Laurel, MS. This position would work as needed. Shifts are 7-7. Psychiatric nursing experience a plus.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • MINIMUM OF ASSOCIATES DEGREE IN NURSING REQUIRED.
  • MS RN LICENSURE REQUIRED.
Responsibilities
  • Monitors clients receiving medications.
  • Provides coordination and monitoring of psychiatric schedule.
  • Provides emergency services as needed.
  • Provides general psychotherapeutic nursing and educational interventions to clientele.

Position JOB COACH
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has an opening for a Job Coach to work in ID/DD program in Forrest County. This position is part-time and will work the same schedule as the client. Previous experience as a job coach preferred.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • MS CDL LICENSE REQUIRED WITHIN 60 DAYS OF HIRE
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A SATISFACTORY DRIVING RECORD.
Responsibilities
  • Assesses work environment and learns all aspects of the job the consumer is hired to do.
  • Assists in job exploration, application, trains individuals on job specific duties, transports individuals to and from work, enhances natural supports in work environment to facilitate the individual's independence in the work place.
  • Assists individuals in acquiring and maintaining sustained competitive employment with the highest level of independence.

Position PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST-ADULT SERVICES-AOT-FORREST COUNTY
Summary PBMHR has two (2) openings for Peer Support Specialists to work with a new program in Forrest County focusing on assisted outpatient treatment (AOT). Positions are full-time. 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.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • 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.
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A SATISFACTORY DRIVING RECORD.
Responsibilities
  • Advocates for consumers by providing consumer information in terms that consumers and families can understand through various formal and informal settings.
  • Assists with targeted outreach, medication monitoring, system navigation, and advocacy.
  • 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 COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST-ADULT SERVICES-AOT-JONES COUNTY
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has one (1) opening for a Community Support Specialist for the Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) Team; Position will be based in Ellisville, MS. This position will provide services to adults with SMI diagnosis. Position is M-F, 8a-5p. Scheduled on-call duties required. Must be able to obtain MS DMH CSS Certification within 60 days of hire.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and to complete assigned tasks on schedule.
  • Bachelors degree in behavioral healthcare required.
  • 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.
  • Excellent communications skills required.
  • Independent work ability.
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A SATISFACTORY DRIVING RECORD.
Responsibilities
  • Assists with medication monitoring and system navigation.
  • Assists with outreach of program and case management.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of diagnosis, signs and symptoms of relapse, medication information, and knowledge of community resources to explore all alternatives to hospitalization.
  • Facilitates Person Centered Planning meetings.
  • Provides advocacy, consultation, and educational services.
  • Provides outpatient social services linkage, emergency intervention, and crisis intervention services.
  • Provides services to clients through home or community visits.

Position CLINICIAN-ADULT SERVICES-AOT-FORREST COUNTY
Summary PBMHR has an opening for one (1) for an Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) team. Position is based in Hattiesburg, MS. Position will work with adults with serious mental illness (SMI). Position is M-F, 8a-5p and will have scheduled on-call duties.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and to complete assigned tasks on schedule.
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE INTERNSHIP REQUIRED.
  • Excellent communications skills required.
  • Masters degree in Behavioral Healthcare required.
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A SATISFACTORY DRIVING RECORD.
  • PROFESSIONAL CLINICAL LICENSURE PREFERRED.
  • 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.
  • 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 DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL-PERRY COUNTY
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has an immediate opening for a full-time Direct Support Professional to work in a day program with adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Must be able to obtain a Class C MS Commercial Driver's License within 60 days of hire. CNA experience preferred. Position is located in Richton, MS.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • MS CDL LICENSE REQUIRED WITHIN 60 DAYS OF HIRE
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A SATISFACTORY DRIVING RECORD.
  • 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.