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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 REGISTERED NURSE
Summary PBMHR has an immediate opening for a full-time Registered Nurse at WestWay Behavioral Healthcare in Laurel. This position is a night shift position at the facility. Psychiatric Nursing experience a plus. Shifts are 12 hour shifts and run from 7-7. PRN positions are also available.
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.
  • MS RN LICENSURE 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.
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 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.
Supervised By
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 opportunities available for two (2) full-time Direct Support Professionals to work with adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Must be able to obtain a Class C MS Commercial Driver License within 60 days of hire. CNA experience preferred. Positions are located in Hattiesburg and Columbia, 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 FOOD SERVICES SUPERVISOR
Summary Clearview Recovery Center has an immediate opening for a Food Services Supervisor. This position is responsible for oversight of the cafeteria at this facility. Experience working in a behavioral health setting preferred.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Ability to solve problems and resolve conflict in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Ability to think independently to determine direction of work flow and work load.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • TWO (2) YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE IN FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT REQUIRED.
Responsibilities
  • Coordinates, plans, and schedules meal preparations for cafeteria at facility.
  • Manages and orders inventory. Handles maintenance of cooking environment.
  • Supervises and trains cooks in preparation and service of meals. Abides by scheduled meal times at Clearview.

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 ACTIVE TREATMENT TECHNICIAN
Summary WestWay Behavioral Healthcare in Laurel, which is a Crisis Intervention Center, has two (2) openings for Active Treatment Technicians. Full-time positions; One position's work hours are 7a-3p, and the other position's hours are 3p-11p. Experience in crisis services preferred.
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 A&D CLINICIAN
Summary A Substance Abuse Specialist is needed for the PACT (Programs for Assertive Community Treatment) team on MS Gulf Coast. PACT is a grant that serves individuals with severe and persistent mental illness in the community. Position is M-F with scheduled on-call duties and is based out of Coastal Community Care office in Gulfport, MS.
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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 clients in a residential setting who are recovering from alcohol and drug issues.

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.
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 immediate opening for a MYPAC Clinician. Position will be based in Laurel, 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-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 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 Full-Time Position as a Community Support Specialist working with children and adolescents in Forrest County.
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-GREENE COUNTY-ADULT SERVICES
Summary PBMHR has an opening for a Community Support Specialist to work with adults who have a Serious Mental Illness in Leakesville, MS. Position is M-F, 8a-5p. Previous experience 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 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-ADULT SERVICES-JONES COUNTY
Summary Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has an immediate opening for one (1) Community Support Specialist to work with adults in Ellisville, MS. M-F, 8a-5p. Previous 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
  • Provides advocacy, consultation, and educational services to Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources consumers.
  • Provides outpatient social services linkage, emergency intervention and crisis intervention services.

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 youth and families in Jones County. M-F.
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- 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.
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
  • 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-MARION COUNTY-CHILD AND ADOLESCENT SERVICES
Summary PBMHR in Columbia, MS has an immediate opening for a full-time Children's Services Community Support Specialist. Hours are 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
  • 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 to clients via home visits and/or other visits in the community.
  • Provides Wraparound services for clients and families.

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. The PACT Program is a way of delivering a full range of services to people who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness that seriously impairs their functioning in the community. The goal is to give consumers adequate community care and to help them have a life that isn't dominated by their mental illnesses. PACT teams provide services in the consumers' homes, where they work, and other community settings where problems occur or where support is needed. PACT Services are available 24 hours a day.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • MS RN LICENSURE REQUIRED.
Responsibilities
  • Monitor clients receiving medications.
  • Provide emergency services as needed.
  • Provide general psychotherapeutic nursing and educational interventions to clientele.
  • Provides assistance with ADLs, housing, family life, employment, benefits, finances, medication management, access to health care, co-occurring disorders, counseling, and education.

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 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- MYPAC
Summary Wraparound Facilitators are needed for the MYPAC program to work with children and adolescents. Positions are based in Hattiesburg, Ellisville, and 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 COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST-PACT TEAM
Summary A Community Support Specialist is needed to work on the PACT (Programs for Assertive Community Treatment) Team in Gulfport, MS. One (1) year of experience working with SMI population required. On-call duties required. Must obtain a PCCSS Certification from the Department of Mental Health within 30 days of hire. The PACT Program is a way of delivering a full range of services to people who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness that seriously impairs their functioning in the community. The goal is to give consumers adequate community care and to help them have a life that isn't dominated by their mental illnesses. PACT teams provide services in the consumers' homes, where they work, and other community settings where problems occur or where support is needed. PACT Services are available 24 hours a day.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in behavioral healthcare required.
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred.
  • Independent work ability.
  • MUST POSSESS A VALID MISSISSIPPI DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A SATISFACTORY DRIVING RECORD.
Responsibilities
  • Partners with community agencies to provide services.
  • Provide crisis intervention, brief therapy services, and on-call services.
  • Provides all Community Support Specialist services as defined by Department of Mental Health Operational Standards.
  • Provides assistance with ADLs, housing, family life, employment, benefits, finances, medication management, access to health care, co-occurring disorders, counseling, and education.
  • Provides community referrals and outreach services.

Position SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST
Summary PBMHR has an immediate opening for a Supported Employment Specialist. This position will serve clients in Forrest 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
  • Provides vocational assessments, counseling, job placement assistance, and follow up for these services.
  • Works with treatment teams, PACT, and PCP teams.

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 Columbia, 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 DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SUPERVISOR
Summary Perry County ID/DD Services has an opening for a Developmental Disabilities Supervisor to oversee day programs in Perry County.
Supervised By
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.

Position WRAPAROUND FACILITATOR-ADAPT PROGRAM
Summary PBMHR has an immediate opening for a Wraparound Facilitator for the ADAPT program. Position is based in Lamar County. 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.