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 4/19/2017)

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: Director of Compliance

Department:Quality Assurance

Job Summary: Implements written policies, procedures, and standards of conduct related to compliance activities, including but not limited to client and billing records. Provides oversight to the compliance department, developing effective lines of communication, enforcing standards through well publicized guidelines and policies, conducting internal monitoring and auditing, and responding promptly to compliance issues. The responsibilities also include working closely with key managers to identify aberrant trends, address policy issues, and develop/implement solutions to remedy identified problems.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Healthcare Administration or related field. A minimum of 10 years experience in a healthcare organization, to include demonstrated leadership. Must be licensed as a mental health professional. Employee must demonstrate ability to demonstrate leadership. Familiarity with operational, financial, quality assurance, and human resources procedures and regulations is a must. Good communication skills are necessary. Must have valid driver’s license in Mississippi and proof of auto insurance.

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Position: Re-Entry Therapist

Department:A&D Services

Job Summary: Provides IOP mental health and substance abuse recovery services to individuals re-entering the community from Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) incarceration and the families of those individuals. Utilizes Evidence Based Practice (EBP), provides crisis intervention, acute psychiatric therapy, coordination of consumer referral, and after care services for continuity of care.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Chemical Abuse Treatment or a related field required. Experience as a clinician in a mental health setting or substance abuse treatment facility is preferred. Must been licensed as an LMSW, LCSW, LPC or LMFT in the state of Mississippi 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. Must have valid driver’s license in Mississippi and 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 - Re-Entry Program

Department:A&D Services

Job Summary: The Peer Specialist will perform a wide range of tasks to assist individuals re-entering the community from Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) incarceration 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 been licensed or certified as a mental health professional. A Provisional Certification through the department of mental health (PCMHT) must be acquired 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 for children and adolescents. 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 valid driver’s license in Mississippi and 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. 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 (CCSSS) 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: Mental Health Therapist (2 openings)

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: 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: A 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: 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: Facilities Tech

Department:Maintenance

Job Summary: Performs a wide variety of custodial and maintenance duties in order to provide a clean, orderly and safe environment. Job duties include but not limited to: dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping all areas of the building including lobbies and rest rooms. Assists with monitoring generators and fire extinguishers to ensure compliance; as well as plumbing, painting, carpentry and notifies supervisor of need for minor/major repairs.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Experience in building maintenance and basic knowledge of cleaning methods and products required. Ability to lift, bend, push, and pull up to 25 lbs. Ability to follow oral and written instructions and demonstrate ability to work independently as needed to support the group effort. Must have reliable transportation. This position has been determined to have a low to moderate risk of occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens.

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