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 11/21/2016)

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: Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Department:Medical Services

Job Summary: The Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant provides primary medical care to all age groups with mental health disorders and/or chemical dependency disorders. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing sound medical care, supporting, developing and/or applying the treatment/service plan, and facilitating compliance. Serves as a member of appropriate interdisciplinary treatment team.

Qualifications: Must possess a Master's Degree in Nursing or Physician Assistant and a valid Mississippi License, Board certification required. Minimum two years experience preferred, Previous experience in a chemical dependency treatment or mental health setting preferred. Must be accepted or eligible to be accepted by all major insurance providers. 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

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Position: Family Nurse Practitioner

Department:Medical Services

Job Summary: The Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant provides primary medical care to all age groups with mental health disorders and/or chemical dependency disorders. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing sound medical care, supporting, developing and/or applying the treatment/service plan, and facilitating compliance. Serves as a member of appropriate interdisciplinary treatment team.

Qualifications: Must possess a Master's Degree in Nursing and a valid Mississippi License, Board certification required. Minimum two years’ experience preferred. Previous experience in a chemical dependency treatment or mental health setting preferred. Must be accepted or eligible to be accepted by all major insurance providers.

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Position: Mental Health Therapist (2 positions)

Department:Treatment Team

Job Summary: Provide mental health assessments, evaluations and counseling for consumers and families of consumers. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, crisis intervention, acute psychiatric therapy, coordination of our consumer referral and provision of planned education/growth experiences.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or a related field and experience as a clinician. Must be licensed or certified as a mental health professional. LMSW or LPC preferred; or must obtain a Provisional Certification through the department of mental health (PCMHT) and documentation presented to Human Resources within 90 days from hire date and (CMHT) must be obtained within to 2 years from the date of hire. Requires flexibility regarding working conditions and assignments, good oral and written communication skills, and thorough knowledge of psychiatric disorders and corresponding treatment. 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. Must have a valid driver’s license in Mississippi and continued proof of auto insurance. 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: Quality Assurance Specialist

Department:QA/Compliance Department

Job Summary: Assists the agency in achieving quality assurance standards by, completing audits, determining system improvements, implementing change and preparing quality assurance documentation.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Health Services or a related field required; experience in managed care preferred. Excellent written and oral communication, excellent organizational skills, experience in report writing, Microsoft software, collection, and organization of large quantities of data preferred, ability to maintain effective professional liaison with all levels of staff, including professional and institutional providers of care, independent problem solving related to job responsibilities based on knowledge of quality standards, pertinent issues related to product and population served, and the operating practices of this organization, ability to identify trends or problem areas, ability to propose and, with supervision to implement solutions identified to trends or problem areas with recommendations for improvement. 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: Peer Support Specialist

Department:Adult Services

Job Summary: The Peer Specialist will perform a wide range of tasks to assist peers of all ages in regaining independence within the community and mastery over their own recovery process. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, serving as role models to peers, helping other consumers with skill building, goal setting, problem-solving and finding resources. This position is grant-based and the majority of the work will be in the community.

Qualifications: Must possess High School diploma or GED equivalent, self-identify as a current or former consumer of mental health services or self-identity as first degree family member. Individuals must successfully complete the DMH approved Certified Peer Specialist training and certification exam to become a Certified Peer Support Specialist. Also, individuals have a valid driver license, a good driving record, proof of legally required auto liability insurance, and must be willing to use personal vehicle for agency business.

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Position: Children & Youth Therapist

Department:Children & Youth Services

Job Summary: Provides mental health assessment, evaluation, and counseling for children with emotional/behavioral/ conduct disorders and families of those children. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, crisis intervention, psychosocial assessment, individual group & family therapy and provision training workshops in area of expertise.

Qualifications: Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work or a related field and experience as a clinician working with children and their families. Must be licensed or certified as a mental health professional, or eligible for such. Must have valid driver's license in the state of Mississippi and continued proof of auto insurance. 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: Community Support Specialist I

Department:Community Services

Job Summary: Functions as a case manager for an assigned caseload of adults with serious and persistent mental disorders. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting, developing and/or applying the treatment/service plan and facilitating compliance. Serves as a member of appropriate interdisciplinary treatment team.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or a related field required. LSW or 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 a valid driver’s license in Mississippi and continued proof of auto insurance.

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Position: Accounting Assistant

Department:Support Services

Job Summary: The responsibilities include but are not limited to, data entry, billing processing, filing, maintaining inventory data, and assistance with special accounting projects.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited (4) year college or university in business administration, finance or accounting is required. Experience in a health care related industry with knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare and other funding sources preferred. This position requires proficiency in operating business office equipment, and Microsoft Office. Excellent interpersonal skills, a high degree of efficiency in figures and language, and accuracy in details. 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: Medical Records Clerk

Department:Medical Records

Job Summary: Locates, logs, delivers, retrieves, and files medical records as required. Maintains establish departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, and safety. Handles Release of Information. Delivers and retrieves consumer charts from clinics practitioners; establishes and maintain files and records on an ongoing basis. Answers telephone and gives routine information.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required; previous experience in Medical Records and Release of Information is required. Necessary skills include filing, typing and organizational skills.

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Position: Registered Nurse

Department: AOT Program

Job Summary: Provide nursing care services of psychiatric consumers in the AOT 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 conductive to recovery. This position is grant-based.

Qualifications: Minimum Associate’s degree in nursing required: current RN license in Mississippi and previous psychiatric experience preferred. Must have a valid Mississippi drivers’ license and maintain 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: Peer Support Specialist

Department:AOT Program

Job Summary: The Peer Specialist will perform a wide range of tasks to assist peers of all ages in regaining independence within the community and mastery over their own recovery process. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, serving as role models to peers, helping other consumers with skill building, goal setting, problem-solving and finding resources. This position is grant-based and the majority of the work will be in the community.

Qualifications: Must possess High School diploma or GED equivalent, self-identify as a current or former consumer of mental health services or self- identity as first degree family member. Individuals must successfully complete the DMH approved Certified Peer Specialist training and certification exam to become a Certified Peer Support Specialist. Also, individuals have a valid driver license, a good driving record, proof of legally required auto liability insurance, and must be willing to use personal vehicle for agency business.

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Position: Clinical Care Coordinator I

Department:NFusion

Job Summary: Provide clinical support to individual's and families to help them cope with stressors related to serious emotional disturbance. Serves as a liaison between youth, families and systems, offers community support as well as case management and referral service. This position is grant-based

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 a valid driver’s license in Mississippi and proof of auto insurance.

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Position: Clinical Care Coordinator (3 openings) II

Department:NFusion

Job Summary: Provides care coordination in an array of services, and ensures all clinicians are providing treatment practices that are evidence-based at all times, provides targeted case management and referral services to clients. This position is grant-based

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field required, LPC, LMSW/LCSW or DMH Certification required; or LSW or RN with in five years’ experience in Behavioral Healthcare required. Must complete annual training in compliance with DMH and HBHS standards. Must have a valid driver’s license in Mississippi and continued proof of auto insurance. This position has been determined to have a occasional or very low risk of occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens.

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Position: Cultural and Linguistic Competence (CLC) Coordinator

Department:NFusion

Job Summary: The Cultural and Linguistic Competence (CLC) Coordinator is responsible for ensuring cultural and linguistic compliance with all SOC activities. Assists leadership, manages staff, families, youth, contractors and all SOC stakeholders in ensuring culturally and linguistically competent practices in all aspects of the Nfusion project. This position requires travel. This position is grant-based.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Business Administration or related field and three years’ experience. Must have knowledge personnel laws such as, FMLA, COBRA, ADA, EEO, Affirmative Action and Cultural Diversity. Must complete annual training in compliance with HBHS and DMH standards. Ensure adherence to the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health and Health Care. Must have a valid driver’s license in Mississippi and continued proof of auto insurance. 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: Family Involvement Coordinator

Department:NFusion

Job Summary: The family Involvement Coordinator will develop, implement, monitor and administer all levels of family involvement. This position requires travel. This position is grant-based

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Behavioral Health or Education required .Must complete annual training in compliance with HBHS and DMH standards. Demonstrate Cultural Competency and Linguistic. Ensure adherence to the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) IN Health and Health Care. Candidate must possess, motivational leadership, proficiency in teambuilding, conflict resolution and strength-based management. Must have a valid driver’s license in Mississippi and continued proof of auto insurance. 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: Youth Engagement Coordinator

Department:NFusion

Job Summary: Youth Engagement Coordinator represents the voice of the youth who have SED/SMI, develop programs for the young people to facilitate their involvement and helps promote the Nfusion program. This position requires travel. This position is grant-based

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Behavioral Health or Education required .Must complete annual training in compliance with HBHS and DMH standards. Demonstrate Cultural Competency and Linguistic. Ensure adherence to the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) IN Health and Health Care. Candidate must possess, motivational leadership, proficiency in teambuilding, conflict resolution and strength-based management. Must have a valid driver’s license in Mississippi and continued proof of auto insurance. 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: Social Marketing Coordinator

Department:NFusion

Job Summary: The Social Marketing Communications Coordinator will develop a comprehensive Social Media Marketing and Communications Strategic plan, public education activities, and overall outreach efforts working with SOC stakeholders, staff and youth and family representatives. Inject SOC principals into all mental health marketing communications. This position requires travel. This position is grant-based

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Behavioral Health or Education required .Must complete annual training in compliance with HBHS and DMH standards. Demonstrate Cultural Competency and Linguistic. Ensure adherence to the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) IN Health and Health Care. Candidate must possess, motivational leadership, proficiency in teambuilding, conflict resolution and strength-based management. Must have a valid driver’s license in Mississippi and continued proof of auto insurance. 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: Peer Support Specialist

Department:NFusion

Job Summary: The Peer Specialist will perform a wide range of tasks to assist peers of all ages in regaining independence within the community and mastery over their own recovery process. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, serving as role models to peers, helping other consumers with skill building, goal setting, problem-solving and finding resources. This position is grant-based and the majority of the work will be in the community.

Qualifications: Must possess High School diploma or GED equivalent, self-identify as a current or former consumer of mental health services or self-identity as first degree family member. Individuals must successfully complete the DMH approved Certified Peer Specialist training and certification exam to become a Certified Peer Support Specialist. Also, individuals have a valid driver license, a good driving record, proof of legally required auto liability insurance, and must be willing to use personal vehicle for agency business.

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