Mental Health Professionals

11 months ago(2/10/2017 9:05 AM)
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If you would like to partner with a company that nurtures their commitment to public service, is passionate about what they do, is committed to advocating for vulnerable populations while making a difference in the lives of the citizens in our communities, then a position as a part-time independent contractor may be a perfect fit for you! This is a wonderful opportunity to work independently while providing a valuable service to the residents in your community. 


After reviewing the independent contractor position below, please submit your resume and one of our Recruiters will happily check to see if we have anything available in your area of the State.   Your phone calls are also welcome.  Call 877-431-1388 and ask for the Recruiting Department. 


Ascend contracts with mental health professionals across the state.  Independent contractors administer the PASRR (Preadmission Screening and Resident Review) assessment which assists the state in ensuring nursing home placement and level of care are appropriate for each individual. 


We are looking for quality driven, person-centered professionals who possess the passion, experience, and skills to administer these assessments. 


This is contract work and clinicians are compensated for each completed assessment.  The schedule is flexible as assessments can be administered in the evenings or on weekends if preferable. 

Essential Duties

Administer PASRR assessments for individuals with known or suspected mental illness, intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or related condition, ensuring all assessments adhere to Medicaid regulations and the State’s requirements. 


Administer and submit completed assessments following Federal HIPAA regulations.


Complete on-site assessments within the respective timeline specified by the Contract.   

Education and Experience Requirements

The following licensed professionals who have a current license in the State of Mississippi and a minimum of two years of experience working with individuals who have a mental health diagnosis:


  • Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Licensed Registered Nurse/Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Counselor (LMFT)
  • Licensed Psychologist (PhD, PsyD)

EEO Statement

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, drug free Company.

MAXIMUS provides equal opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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