Mental Health Technician I

Recruitment #220311-UNCX-73

Introduction

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Mental Health Technician I

About the Position:
• Under close supervision, this position provides non-professional direct 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.

Job Type/Salary:
• Open/Close dates: 3/10/2022 – Until filled
• Full-time
• Annual Salary is $28,288.20
• $0.43/hr shift differentials when working evening or nights, and $0.75/hr weekends
• Primary Working Hours are: 7:00am-3:30pm; 3:00pm-11:30pm; 11:00pm-7:30am
• FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt
• Primary Work Location/Department:  Transitions
• Number of Vacancies: 4

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
• None

Special Requirements:
• Preference given to applicant who have (CNA) certification. 
• Filling of this position is contingent upon approval of the freeze exception request form.
• Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill any job-related travel normally associated with this position and as such have a valid driver’s license.
• 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.

Great Reasons to Work with Us:
ODMHSAS is proud to provide a comprehensive benefits package designed to support our employees and their dependents.  

Our benefits include:
• Generous state paid benefit allowance to help cover insurance premiums
• A wide choice of health insurance plans with no pre-existing condition exclusions or limitations
• Flexible spending accounts for health care expenses or dependent care
• Employee assistance programs and health and fitness programs
• 11 paid holidays
• 15 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave the first year
• Retirement Savings Plan with a generous match
• Longevity Bonus for years of service
• Student Loan repayment options
• Training opportunities for CEU requirements

About us
Located in Northeast Oklahoma, Transitions is a 48-bed mental health facility. 

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.

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.

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.
An Equal Opportunity Employer