Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Position CHILDRENS DAY TREATMENT SPECIALIST
Summary A full-time Day Treatment Specialist needed at the Pine Belt School in Hattiesburg.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Masters degree in behavioral health required, licensure eligibility required.
  • THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR NHSC LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM.
Responsibilities
  • 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.
  • Provides behavioral management, clinical therapy support services and emergency services to consumers and their families.
  • Provides the care needed as required by DMH and PBMHR standards.

Position REGISTERED NURSE
Summary Full-time and PRN positions availabile at WestWay Behavioral Healthcare in Laurel; Psychiatric Nursing experience a plus. Full-time position is a day time position.
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.
  • 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 MENTAL HEALTH CENTER ADMINISTRATOR
Summary Full-time position available as County Administrator in Richton, MS.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Ability to lift a maximum of 10 pounds
  • Clinical licensure required.
  • Efficient use of time management and energy by keeping thoughts free of obstruction in an effort to diffuse issues and needs of consumers.
  • Fine motor skills for legible and accurate writing of reports, scheduling, daily correspondence and presentations either manually or orally.
  • Four (4) years behavioral healthcare experience required w/supervisory experience.
  • Masters degree in Behavioral Healthcare required.
Responsibilities
  • Conduct staff meetings and oversee attainment of goals for program; general consultation, education and advocacy to other community agencies.
  • Coordinates and provide limited outpatient services.
  • Coordinates with clinical treatment team and other staff and department heads as needed to determine best practices for efficient program operations.
  • Directs and coordinates activities for facility, includes training and supervising staff.
  • Provide the care needed as required by DMH and PBMHR standards.

Position CLINICAL ASSISTANT
Summary PRN positions available in the Hattiesburg and Moselle Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation programs. Must be able to work nights and weekends. Must be able to obtain CDL Licensure within 60 days of hire.
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Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • VALID MISSISSIPPI COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE REQUIRED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF HIRE.
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for daily functioning of the residential facilities.
  • Will provide supervision and structured activities and or care regimes to residents.

Position DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL
Summary Employment opportunity in Hattiesburg and Ellisville for a full-time Direct Support Professional to work with adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Must be able to obtain a MS Commercial Driver License within 60 days of hire. CNA experience a plus.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • May also be required to pass forklift driver training and annual recertification.
  • 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 OUTREACH WORKER- INTERPRETER
Summary PBMHR is recruiting for a PRN/Independent Contractor Deaf Interpreter position. It will not be full-time hours. Work will be concentrated in Forrest County but could include any of the counties in the Pine Belt region.
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Requirements
  • Independent work ability.
  • MUST HAVE A NATIONAL OR STATE CERTIFICATION FOR DEAF INTERPRETATION.
Responsibilities

Position SCHOOL-BASED CLINICIAN
Summary A Full-time School-Based Clinician is needed to work in Hattiesburg with Thames Elementary and Rawl Springs Attendance Center. Hours are M-F, 8a-4p.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Ability to manage daily schedule to complete assigned tasks.
  • 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.
  • Excellent driving record required.
  • Licensure eligibility required.
  • Masters degree in Behavioral Healthcare required.
Responsibilities
  • Participates in team staffing and functions as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • 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.

Position ACTIVE TREATMENT TECHNICIAN
Summary 1 Active Treatment Technician is needed for WestWay Behavioral Healthcare, which is a Crisis Intervention Center in Laurel, MS; Full-time position; hours are 3:00pm-11:00pm. Experience in emergency services preferred.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in behavioral healthcare required.
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 CLINICIAN-MOBILE CRISIS RESPONSE TEAM
Summary One (1) Therapist needed for a Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCeRT). Position is based in Hattiesburg 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 Haven House Group Home in Columbia, MS and The Oaks Group Home in Sumrall are both recruiting for a part-time weekend Clinical Assistant position. Forrest, Lamar, and Marion County (Severe Mental Illness) Group Homes 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 COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST-FORREST COUNTY-ADULT SERVICES
Summary Forrest County Mental Health Center is looking for a Community Support Specialist. 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
  • To provide advocacy, consultation and educational services to Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources consumers.
  • To provide outpatient social services linkage, emergency intervention and crisis intervention services.

Position COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST-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-MARION COUNTY-CHILD AND ADOLESCENT SERVICES
Summary PBMHR in Columbia, MS is looking 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 servces to clients via home visits and/or other visits in the community.
  • Provides Wraparound services for clients and families.

Position COOK
Summary PRN cook position open for Residential facility. Must be available to work both Hattiesburg and Moselle locations.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • 2 (TWO) YEARS FOOD SERVICE EXPERIENCE IN A CAFETERIA-TYPE SETTING
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Two (2) years experience in food service experience required
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for coordinating, planning, and scheduling meal preparations for assigned location.
  • Responsible for inventory, ordering and maintenance of cooking environment

Position COMMUNITY LIVING COORDINATOR
Summary Full-time position in Hattiesburg, MS; Experience with community housing for ID/DD population or other populations preferred.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • BACHELORS DEGREE REQUIRED; MASTERS DEGREE PREFERRED.
  • Excellent communications skills required.
  • Independent work ability.
Responsibilities
  • Coordinates the transition of individuals into community housing utilizing Person-Centered planning.
  • Ensures that housing meets DMH and CARF standards.
  • Interacts with outside agencies to facilitate admissions and transfers for the program.
  • May occasionally transport residents in personal vehicle, which may require a Class D driver's license.
  • Responsible for addressing staffing needs for a 24/7 facility.
  • Supervises Direct Support Professionals who oversee the residents.
  • Trains and supervises Direct Support Professionals based on needs of individuals served.

Position HOUSEKEEPER
Summary Housekeeper needed at WestWay Behavioral Healthcare facility in Laurel, MS; Part-time weekend shift
Supervised By
Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Responsibilities
  • Monitors and maintains housekeeping supplies and equipment.
  • Performs other duties as needed.
  • Performs the cleaning and sanitization of 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 CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY CLINICAL DIRECTOR
Summary Chemical Dependency Clinical Director position available for residential chemical dependency rehabilitation facility. This position will supervise clinical staff at treatment facilities in Moselle and Hattiesburg, MS.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • 1. MASTERS DEGREE IN BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE WITH LICENSURE ELIGIBILITY REQUIRED.
  • 3. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH INTERNSHIP REQUIRED.
  • 4. THREE (3) YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN A SUPERVISORY ROLE REQUIRED WITH PREFERENCE FOR APPLICANTS WHO HAVE PROVIDED CLINICAL SUPERVISION TO THERAPISTS.
Responsibilities
  • A. Supervises staff in the development of treatment plans and service plans according to PBMHR guidelines.
  • B. Provides appropriate direction to staff in accordance with PBMHR policies and procedures and code of ethics.
  • C. Provides staff with necessary training according to Department of Mental Health and PBMHR guidelines.
  • D. Uses clinical documentation guidelines, specifically the medical records charts and guidelines, as an assessment evaluation tool for staff.
  • E. Verbalizes and applies knowledge of disease concepts of addition to chemical dependency and dual diagnosis population.
  • F. Demonstrates knowledge of treatment of alcohol and drug therapy related to the twelve (12) step program.
  • G. Demonstrates knowledge and ability of relapse prevention, family systems, anger management, grief, and discharge planning.

Position PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST
Summary 2 (two) Peer Support Specialists are needed to work with youth and families in Forrest County. One Specialist must be a current or former consumer (18-27 years old), and one Specialist must be a first degree family member of an individual who has received treatment for and self-identifies as a consumer or former mental health consumer. Upon hire, the Peer Support Specialist will attend DMH training to become a Certified Peer Support Specialist. Part-time position for evenings and weekends.
Supervised By
Requirements
  • A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE IS REQUIRED AS SOME DRIVING AND/OR TRANSPORTATION MAY BE REQUIRED TO TAKE CLIENTS TO COMMUNITY RESOURCES.
  • 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 youth and families can understand through various formal and informal settings.
  • Engages families and youth 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 PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST-MOBILE CRISIS
Summary Two (2) Peer Support Specialists are needed to work on Mobile Crisis Response Team. This position is based in Forrest 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. 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 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).