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Position BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COORDINATOR FOR ADOLESCENTS
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has an opening for a Children's Coordinator to manage the ADAPT team. Position is based in Hattiesburg but will provide services in the Pine Belt service area. ADAPT (Advanced Drug and Alcohol Program for Teens) is a program that provides assessment and treatment services for adolescents with substance use disorder and/or co-occurring mental health issues. Participants are ages 12-18. ADAPT promotes collaboration between youth, families, and formal/informal community supports and resources utilizing evidence-based and promising practices that have been shown to be effective in assessing for and treating substance use disorder and/or co-occurring mental health issues.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Four (4) years behavioral healthcare experience required.
  • Independent work ability.
  • Masters degree in Behavioral Healthcare required.
  • Must have the ability to perform repetitive tasks, cooperate with others, follow directions and demonstrate leadership initiative in providing services.
  • Must have the ability to think independently to determine direction of work flow.
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A CLEAN DRIVING RECORD.
  • Professional clinical licensure preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
Responsibilities
  • Conduct staff meetings and oversee attainment of goals for program; general consultation, education and advocacy to other community agencies.
  • Coordinate and provide limited outpatient services.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the consumer served.
  • Possesses the ability to access data reflective of the consumer status in an effort to interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each consumer requirements relative to their age specific needs.
  • Provide the care needed as required by DMH and PBMHR standards.
  • Supervise and train staff members.

Position LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE-GROUP HOME
Summary Haven House in Columbia, MS has an opening for a full-time LPN. Position will cover 12 hour day shifts. Will work with clients with SMI diagnosis in community housing.
Supervised By
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 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 ACTIVE TREATMENT TECHNICIAN
Summary WestWay Behavioral Healthcare in Laurel, which is a Crisis Intervention Center, has openings for PRN Active Treatment Technicians. Work hours may vary based on need. Experience in crisis services preferred. Shift times 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 SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT COORDINATOR
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has an opening for a Supported Employment Coordinator to work with clients who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Position is based in Hattiesburg, MS but will service clients in the Pine Belt area.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and to complete assigned tasks on schedule.
  • Ability to think independently to determine direction of work flow and work load.
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills required.
  • Masters degree in behavioral healthcare required.
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A SATISFACTORY DRIVING RECORD.
Responsibilities
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to identify and meet each consumer’s unique requirements relative to his/her disability.
  • Manages supported employment team.
  • Performs appropriate assessment and intake, participates in team staffings, and functions as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Promotes the supported employment program to potential employers for IDD population served throughout our region.
  • Provides community education services as needed.

Position CLINICIAN-MOBILE CRISIS RESPONSE TEAM
Summary One (1) Therapist needed for a Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCeRT). Position is based in Jones County but will serve clients in the nine (9) counties of the Pine Belt. Position will work with all populations; On-Call duties. Experience and/or training in crisis response preferred.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • 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
  • Administers emergency diagnostic and therapeutic services to individuals in crisis, including family members and other stakeholders.
  • Coordinates with the client's local mental health center staff to ensure coordinated, local long-term care.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the consumer served.
  • Participates in team staffing and functions as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team.

Position CLINICAL ASSISTANT GROUP HOMES
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources two openings for Clinical Assistants to work in a group home setting. 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. Positions are located in Sumrall and Columbia, MS with work hours of Saturday 3p through Sunday 9a every weekend.
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 CLINICIAN-JONES-ADULT
Summary PBMHR has an immediate opening for an Adult Clinician at the Jones County Mental Health Center in Ellisville, MS. This position will provide individual and group therapy to adults with Serious Mental Illness in Jones County. 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-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.
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-MARION-ADULT
Summary An Adult Services Clinician is needed to work with drug courts in Pine Belt service area. Position based in Columbia but will serve drug court participants in Lamar, Marion, Jeff Davis, Lawrence, and Pearl River Counties.. M-F; 8am-5pm. Experience working with SMI population preferred.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE INTERNSHIP REQUIRED.
  • Licensure eligibility required.
  • Masters degree in Behavioral Healthcare required.
Responsibilities
  • Demonstrates ability and knowledge of treatment of SMI.
  • 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.
  • Uses information obtained in clinical observations to suggest diagnosis and estimate severity of condition.

Position COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST-FORREST COUNTY-ADULT SERVICES
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has an opening for a Community Support Specialist to work with adults who have a Serious Mental Illness in Hattiesburg, MS. M-F, 8a-5p. Experience working with SMI population 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 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-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.
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-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 an immediate opening for a Community Support Specialist to work with adults with SMI diagnosis 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 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 COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST-WAYNE COUNTY-ADULT SERVICES
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has an opening for a Community Support Specialist to work with adults who have a Serious Mental Illness in Waynesboro, MS. M-F, 8a-5p. Experience working with SMI population 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 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 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 OUTREACH COORDINATOR-VETERAN GRANTS
Summary Outreach Coordinator needed for Veterans grant. Position based in Hattiesburg, MS. Experience with veteran populations and/or marketing, with preference to candidates who have experience obtaining referral sources. Use of a personal vehicle is required for work in community settings. Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • BACHELORS DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, MARKETING, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, OR RELATED FIELD REQUIRED.
  • Excellent communications skills required.
  • Excellent driving record required.
  • EXPERIENCE WITH VETERAN POPULATION OR HOUSING PROGRAMS PREFERRED.
  • Independent work ability.
Responsibilities
  • Informs public, potential participants, and potential referral sources of veteran grant programs via public awareness events, expos, and resources fairs.
  • Maintains a successful working relationship between VWIP program and employers in the community.
  • Maintains and tracks referrals by source and/or individual and produces reports to show this marketing activity.
  • Maintains and updates list of current job openings for service area.
  • Solicits potential applicants from potential referral sources.

Position COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST-MOBILE CRISIS RESPONSE TEAM
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has an opening for a Community Support Specialist for the Mobile Crisis Response Team; Position will be based in Hattiesburg, MS but will provide services to the nine (9) counties in the Pine Belt area. This position will provide services to adults with SMI diagnosis, children and adolescents, individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and individuals with chemical dependencies. Position is M-F, 8a-5p. On-call duties required.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in behavioral healthcare required.
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
  • Excellent driving record required.
  • Independent work ability.
Responsibilities
  • Demonstrates knowledge of diagnosis, signs and symptoms of relapse, medication information, and knowledge of community resources to explore all alternatives to hospitalization.
  • 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 PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST- PACT TEAM
Summary A Peer Support Specialist is needed to work on PACT Team. Position is located in Hattiesburg, MS. Position is part-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
  • 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 LPN- ID/DD SERVICES
Summary PBMHR has an immediate opening for one (1) LPN position in a day program for adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Position is located in Ellisville, MS. Previous experience working with ID/DD population preferred.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Mississippi LPN Licensure eligible
  • MS CDL LICENSE REQUIRED WITHIN 60 DAYS OF HIRE
  • Must have graduated from an accredited LPN program
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A CLEAN DRIVING RECORD.
Responsibilities
  • Assists in transportation of clients which requires a MS CDL Class C license.
  • Documents pertinent observation and intervention on appropriate record.
  • Functions as a Direct Support Professional when not providing nursing services.
  • Performs delegated independent nursing functions using established procedures, policies, guidelines, and standards as observed by the physician.
  • Utilizes nursing knowledge and skills in the safe implementation of basic preventative nursing care of assigned patient as evidenced by documentation and observation of positive patient care outcomes.

Position WRAPAROUND FACILITATOR-ADAPT PROGRAM
Summary PBMHR has an immediate opening for a Wraparound Facilitator for the ADAPT program. Position is based in Hattiesburg but will provide services in the Pine Belt service area. ADAPT (Advanced Drug and Alcohol Program for Teens) is a program that provides assessment and treatment services for adolescents with substance use disorder and/or co-occurring mental health issues. Participants are ages 12-18. ADAPT promotes collaboration between youth, families, and formal/informal community supports and resources utilizing evidence-based and promising practices that have been shown to be effective in assessing for and treating substance use disorder and/or co-occurring mental health issues.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Ability to solve problems and resolve conflict in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Ability to speak in front of groups and to communicate effectively through verbal and written communication methods.
  • Ability to think independently to determine direction of work flow and work load.
  • Bachelors degree in behavioral healthcare required.
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A SATISFACTORY DRIVING RECORD.
Responsibilities
  • Communicates appropriately with outside referrals regarding consumer participation and progress in WRAP process.
  • Completes all documentation thoroughly, accurately, and within time frame required by using Electronic Medical Records (EMR). Provides written documentation of consumer's progress via progress notes.
  • Completes Strengths-based Assessments, Family Stories/timelines, and Family Vision on each youth/family served.
  • Facilitates the creation of a child and family team for the purpose of developing a single plan of care to address the needs of children and youth with complex mental health challenges and their families.
  • Facilitates the identification of underlying needs for each youth/family served.

Position CNA/DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL-FULL-TIME
Summary PBMHR has day and 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 (7a-7p or 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 an immediate opening for a Wraparound Facilitator 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 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 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has an opening for an Administrative Assistant to work with a new program in Forrest and Jones Counties. This position is located in Hattiesburg, MS. Hours are M-F, 8a-5p.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and to complete assigned tasks on schedule.
  • 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.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • One (1) year clerical experience required
  • PC experience, including Microsoft Word office suite required.
Responsibilities
  • Completes paperwork, purchases supplies, maintains medical records.
  • Coordinates correspondence and communications between programs in Forrest and Jones Counties.
  • Records Person Centered Planning meetings.

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-FORREST 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 Hattiesburg, 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 COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST-ADULT SERVICES-AOT-JONES COUNTY
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has two (2) opening for Community Support Specialists for the Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) Team; Positions will be based in Ellisville, MS. These positions 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 LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE- WESTWAY
Summary PBMHR has two (2) opening for LPNs to work at the crisis center in Laurel. Shift times for positions are 11a-11:30p and 3p-11:30p.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • Independent work ability.
  • Mississippi LPN Licensure eligible
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A SATISFACTORY DRIVING RECORD.
Responsibilities
  • Assisting with admit / discharge of clients.
  • Charting on client's daily progress in EMR system.
  • Checking insurance eligibility on clients with Medicaid occasionally.
  • Communicating with other treatment team staff on progress and needs of the clients and providing shift report to oncoming staff.
  • Leading occasional medication education group.
  • Medication administration / monitoring
  • Taking phone assessments and setting up potential admit assessments.
  • Working with charge nurse to meet needs of the facility.

Position DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL- MARION COUNTY
Summary PBMHR has an immediate opening for a Direct Support Professional to work with adults with ID/DD diagnosis at a day program in Columbia. Position is M-F. MS CDL Class C license required within 60 days of hire.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A SATISFACTORY DRIVING RECORD.
Responsibilities
  • Acts as models for appropriate behavior.
  • Performs other work-oriented tasks as assigned by supervisor.
  • Provides transportation to and from facilities and to and from activities in the community.
  • Remains on site for entire workday, except as authorized by supervisor. Will eat lunch on site with participants and take breaks on site.
  • Trains participants in skills and conducts daily activities, training, and documentation for ID/DD day programs.