We are committed to bringing hope and health to our communities, one life at a time.

OBHAW is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. If you have visited our website to find career opportunity information or apply for a position and you require an accommodation please contact Human Resources at 501-624-7111.

Becoming a part of the OBHAW team means that you get to be a part of this mission. Our team members are dedicated to creating a collaborative, empowering environment where individuals are able to heal.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent fringe benefit package. If you are interested in becoming a part of our family, we invite you to apply for any job opening listed. For Mental Health Professionals we offer a variety of employment options: full-time, part-time, or independent contractor. We offer flexibility and encourage a work/life balance structured to each team member’s individual needs.

Annual salaries for licensed Mental Health Professionals range from $50,000 to $70,000, depending on experience, position and licensure, along with an incentive/bonus plan payable each pay period.   

We are currently offering Sign-on/Retention Bonuses up to $8,000 for LCSW, LPC or Licensed Mental Health Professionals with LADAC.


Ouachita Behavioral Health and Wellness Hot Springs, Arkadelphia and Malvern offices are National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Approved Sites

The NHSC Loan Repayment program provides loan repayment assistance to licensed primary care medical, dental, and mental and behavioral health providers who serve in communities with limited access to health care. There are both full-time and half-time options for service commitment. The dollar amount of assistance and length of service depend on participation in either the full- or half-time and on the need on the Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) score of the site.

A quote from one of our employees who has recently received student loan reimbursement from NHSC:
“I am beyond excited. This company has been amazing for me. …. In so many ways”.  Carrie Cannon, LCSW

In order to apply for the loan repayment program, you must:
• be licensed to practice in an NHSC-eligible discipline
• have a job at an NHSC-approved site
• have unpaid, qualifying educational loans

Eligible Disciplines for our agency:

Mental and Behavioral Health: Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist
Nurse Practioner: Psychiatric/ Mental Health
Physician(MD/DO): Psychiatrist

Go to: https://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loan-repayment/nhsc-loan-repayment-program.html for more information.

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