MH-DIRECT CARE WORKER (Certified Nursing Assistant)

  • Location: Whitfield, MS
  • Posted: Jun 11, 2019

Job Description

This is semi-skilled level work in the care and supervision of consumers at a state mental health facility. Employees assist consumers in all areas of physical care and assume total responsibility for the hygiene of consumers who are unable to independently perform such tasks. Other duties include general housekeeping assignments, participating in social and recreational activities of the consumers, and writing nontechnical reports on consumer behavior and activity. General supervision is received from Direct Care Supervisor, Alternate Supervisor, shift leader, or nursing supervisory; supervisory responsibilities are not typically assigned to positions allocated to this job class.



Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED).

Salary Information


Contact Information

Apply @ or come by the Personnel Department at Mississippi State Hospital, 3550 Hwy 468 West, Whitfield, MS 39193. Original documentation verifying your education is required.

Mississippi State Hospital is an equal opportunity employer for all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, gender, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, physical handicap, disability or political affiliation. It is the policy of the Department of Mental Health and each facility to recruit, employ and promote qualified employees without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, national origin, age, physical handicap, disability or political affiliation. The Mississippi Department of Mental Health complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, which provides a clear mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabilities.

Employment Type


Schedule Information

Hours: Evening/Night Shifts

Schedule: SHIFT WORK

Mississippi State Hospital

3550 Highway 468
Whitfield, MS 39193

Opened: 1855

Phone: (601) 351-8020

Fax: (601) 351-8222