Mental Health Technician III

Recruitment #210107-UNCX-10

Introduction

Mental Health Technician III, 2657
Announcement #2021-28

Primary working hours: 6:30am-3:00pm

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
Required at this level consists of three years of experience in providing patient care.

Additional Factors for Consideration
May require possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license at the time of appointment.  Willing to fulfill any job related travel normally associated with this position. 

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.

Filling of position contingent upon approval of the freeze exception request form.

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.