Mental Health Technician

Recruitment #200918-UNCX-367

Introduction

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please send resume with cover letter referencing job title & 2021-16 TCBH to:

humanresources@odmhsas.org
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These positions are located at Tulsa Center for Behavioral Health.

Mental Health Technician

Company Overview:
The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) is responsible for providing services to Oklahomans who are affected by mental illness and substance abuse. ODMHSAS strives to provide persistent, incremental improvements in the quality and effectiveness of treatment which results in better recovery for more Oklahomans.  Our state-operated facilities are commissioned to provide services that promote consumer empowerment, wellness, recovery, and integration in the community.

Tulsa Center for Behavioral Health (TCBH) is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations and provides a supportive, safe and welcoming environment in which an array of integrated therapeutic interventions promotes an improved quality of life for consumers and the community. TCBH serves individuals eighteen years of age or older who present in a mental health crisis with or without substance abuse and are determined medically stable.

Job Type/Salary: Full-time - evening and night shifts (8 hour shifts) $26,208.20 plus shift differentials for evenings, nights, and weekends.

Responsibilities:
Under close supervision, this position provides non-professional direct or indirect care for consumers of behavioral health treatment in an inpatient, outpatient or residential care 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 recreational and therapeutic activities for the consumer, transporting residents to and from medical appointments, and assuring scheduled programming is carried out.

Qualifications:
• No education or experience is required.
• Possesses a strong commitment to patient well-being and safety and believes that recovery is possible!

Benefit Highlights:
• Generous benefit allowance to off-set insurance costs
• Flexible Spending Account
• 11 Paid Holidays
• 15 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave the first year
• Retirement Savings Plan with a generous company match
• Employee Assistance Program
• Longevity Bonus for years of service

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

Conclusion

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