Employment Opportunities with HBHS - Region 9

We are looking for top performers with impressive credentials and work experience. Licensed clinical professionals with relevant field experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Please note: If you are interested in pursuing a career at HBHS - Region 9 MHC, you may contact Human Resources at (601) 321-2400 or by fax at (601)321-2476.

You may print out a copy of the application and mail it in to:

Hinds Behavioral Health Services

P.O. Box 7777

Jackson, MS 39284

You may also click on the apply online link under the position to fill out an online application and submit it through email to Human Resources. A copy of the application is available below:

HBHS Employment Application

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Current Openings (updated 8/20/2015)

Position: Psychiatrist

Department: Medical Services

Job Summary: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing sound medical care, assessing consumer needs for mental health services in a timely fashion; completing initial psychiatric evaluation, conducting medication evaluations as necessary to monitor consumer care and stability. Interviewing consumers and significant others to identify extent and effects of disorder(s). Assists in developing and implementing specific treatment/service plan based on study of consumer’s problems for an assigned caseload of consumers with mental health disorders and/or chemical dependency disorders, and facilitating compliance to clients of all age groups; in outpatient and emergency services.

Qualifications: Must be licensed in the State of Mississippi as a practicing physician. Board certification is also preferred. Previous experience in a chemical dependency treatment or mental health setting preferred. Ability to see all age groups preferred. Prefer experience in psychiatric consumer care throughout the life cycle. Employee must demonstrate ability to recognize consumers’ individual needs based on medical conditions, age (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young adults, middle-aged and geriatric) limitations and planned procedures. May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases, with occasional exposure to unpleasant consumer elements. Good communication skills are necessary.

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Position: Registered Nurse

Department: Nursing Services

Job Summary: Provide nursing care services of psychiatric consumers. Designs nursing care plans and assists in the development of the overall care plan for psychiatric consumers. Ensures appropriate overall care is administered in a manner conducive to recovery.

Qualifications: Minimum Associate’s degree in nursing required; current RN license in Mississippi and previous psychiatric experience preferred. Employee must demonstrate ability to recognize consumers’ individual needs based on medical conditions, age (young-adults, Middle-Aged and Geriatric), limitations and planned procedures. Good oral and written communication skills are necessary. OSHA - moderate to high risk. May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases; occasional exposure to unpleasant consumer or unit elements. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations; handles emergency or crisis situations.

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Position: Registered Nurse

Department: Treatment Services

Job Summary: Provide nursing care services of psychiatric consumers in the PACT Program. Designs nursing care plans and assists in the development of the overall care plan for psychiatric consumers. Ensures appropriate overall care is administered in a manner conducive to recovery. This position is grant-based and the majority of the work will be in the community.

Qualifications: Minimum Associate’s degree in nursing required; current RN license in Mississippi and previous psychiatric experience preferred. Employee must demonstrate ability to recognize consumers’ individual needs based on medical conditions, age (young-adults, Middle-Aged and Geriatric), limitations and planned procedures. Good oral and written communication skills are necessary. Must have a valid Mississippi driver’s license and continued proof of auto insurance. OSHA - moderate to high risk. May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases; occasional exposure to unpleasant consumer or unit elements, subject to varying and unpredictable situations.

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Position: Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Department: Medical Services

Job Summary: The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides medical care to all age groups with mental health disorders and/or chemical dependency disorders. In addition, the Nurse provides diagnostic and therapeutic psychiatric services to Hinds Behavioral Health Services (HBHS) consumers, while making reasonable and sound Psychological/psychiatric assessments and treatment plans.

Qualifications: Master's Degree in Nursing with specialty in Psychiatry/Mental Health and a valid Mississippi License. Board certification required. Accept or eligible to be accepted by all major insurance providers. Previous experience in a chemical dependency treatment or mental health setting preferred. Employee must demonstrate ability to recognize consumers’ individual needs based on medical conditions, age (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, and young adults, middle-aged and geriatric), limitations and planned procedures. Good communication skills are necessary.

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Position: Community Support Specialist I (2 positions)

Department:A&D Services and Community Support

Job Summary: Functions as a community support specialist for assigned caseloads of adults and their families. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to supporting, developing and/or applying the treatment/service plan and facilitating compliance.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or a related field required. A Provisional Certification through the Department of Mental Health (PCCSS) must be acquired and documentation presented to Human Resources within 90 days from hire date and (CCSS) must be obtained within 2 years from the date of hire. Good communication skills are necessary. Must have valid driver’s license in Mississippi and proof of auto insurance.

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Position: Outreach Marketing/Community Relations Liaison

Department:Special Projects/Outreach Marketing

Job Summary: This diverse multi-media position promotes mental health awareness and connectivity to HBHS - Hinds Behavioral Health Services, a community mental health services provider in Hinds County. Maintaining and promoting a positive community presence is the overarching goal of this division.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in marketing or related field or equivalent work experience. Essential skill sets for successful candidates include: multi-media and graphic arts/design experience (required); creativity; highly organized; strong people skills; computer proficiency; social service-marketing experience; public speaking; energetic; able to work independently; manage multiple projects; adaptable; and interested in promoting mental health and wellness to all people.

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Position: Supervisor of Elderly Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program

Department:Elderly Services

Job Summary: Assists with administrative and clinical supervision of the Elderly Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program and staff. Creates an environment conducive to high-quality consumer care. Focuses on the delivery and evaluation of care.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or a related field required, along with three years experience in a mental health services delivery setting and at least one year supervisory experience preferred. At least two years experience working with adults with serious emotional disorders is preferred, and may be concurrent with required experience. Must be licensed or credentialed as a mental health professional. Must have valid Mississippi driver’s license with good driving history. Employee must demonstrate ability to recognize consumers’ individual needs based on medical conditions, age (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young adults, middle-aged and geriatric), limitations and planned procedures. Good communication skills are necessary. This position has been determined to have an occasional or very low risk of occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens.

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Position: Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist I

Department:Elderly Services

Job Summary: Assists with planning and providing psychosocial rehabilitation services. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with group games, arts and crafts, holiday celebrations, outings and exercise for elderly individuals.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Must have valid Mississippi driver’s license with good driving history. Employee must demonstrate ability to recognize consumers’ individual needs based on medical conditions, age (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, and young adults, middle-aged and geriatric), limitations and planned procedures. Good communication skills are necessary. Must have valid driver’s license in Mississippi. This position has been determined to have an occasional or very low risk of occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens.

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Position: Human Resources Assistant

Department:Administrative Services

Job Summary: Provides support in functional areas of the human resources department, which may include recruiting, personnel records, employee relations, job evaluations, compensation, benefits administration, organizational development and training. Will also be responsible for administration of several programs within the corporate human resources department such as leaves of absence, FMLA, and temporary staffing.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent with additional training in business setting courses, or an associate’s degree or 3 or more years of experience in the field or in a related area. Must be familiar with a variety of Human Resources concepts, practices and procedures. Skills needed include computer and typing skills, ability to communicate with all levels of management. Relies on judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. This position has been determined to have an occasional or very low risk of occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens.

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