Mental Health Technician I

Recruitment #200715-UNCX-286

Introduction

Mental Health Technician I, 2655
Announcement # 2021-07


Primary working hours: 6:30am-3:00pm; 2:30pm-11:00pm; 10:45pm-6:45am
Primary work location: Oklahoma Forensic Center, Vinita, OK


Major Work Duties

Under close supervisor, this position provides non-professional director or indirect care for consumers of behavioral health treatment in an inpatient setting.  This includes participation in de-escalation activities and assuring that consumers are kept safe.  This position acts as a role model for consumers, demonstrating effective problem solving and decision-making skills and will assist in providing therapeutic activities for the consumer, transporting residents to and from medical appointments, and assuring scheduled programming is carried out.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
None required at this level.

Additional Factors for Consideration
May require possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license at the time of appointment.  Applicant must be able to pass an OSBI background check. 

Special Requirements
Upon a conditional offer of employment, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services applicants must submit to a physical examination and shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 50 pounds and able to push and pull a maximum force of 25 pounds.  Applicant must be able to pass an OSBI background check.

Drug and Alcohol Pre-employment and Pre-placement Testing
Upon a conditional offer of employment, applicants for safety sensitive positions shall be required to submit to urinalysis to test for drugs.  Appointment to a safety sensitive position shall be contingent upon a negative drug test result.

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.

THIS AGENCY REQUIRES COVERAGE 24 HOURS, 7 DAYS PER WEEK. WORK HOURS AND LOCATION MAY VARY DEPENDING ON BUSINESS NECESSITY. EMPLOYEES MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK WEEKENDS AND OVERTIME.
First Preference / Pre-Announcement:  DMHSAS facilities must notify the above listed HR department by the opening date and time listed above if they have employees with a first preference request to return to work on a limited duty release.

Send to: Oklahoma Forensic Center, Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services
Human Resources Management ● P.O. Box 69, Vinita, OK 74301
Telephone number (918) 256-7841● ofchr@odmhsas.org
An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.