Mental Health Technician

Recruitment #220408-UNCX-96

Introduction

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please apply at:

https://odmhsas.applytojob.com/apply/MkQ1gBYlSR/Mental-Health-Technician-Lighthouse
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Mental Health Technician

Position Located at our Lighthouse Substance Abuse Facility.

Join a Team that CARES! At ODMHSAS, we believe in I.C.A.R.E. - Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence. Our mission is to promote healthy communities and provide the highest quality care to enhance the well-being of all Oklahomans.

Northwest Center for Behavioral Health is recruiting for compassionate, dedicated individuals at our Lighthouse Substance Abuse Facility in Woodward! Help us make a difference in the lives of all Oklahomans.  About the Position: Our Mental Health Technician (MHT)  under close supervision, provides non-professional direct or indirect care for consumers of behavioral health treatment in a residential care setting. This includes participation in de-escalation activities and assuring that consumers are kept safe.  This position works 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.  Our MHT verify the location of our consumers every 15 minutes, monitor their responses to medications and record patient information in electronic medical records.

Job Type/Salary
Application Period: 04/07/2022 - Until Filled

Full-time (8 hour shifts)

Base Salary $28,288.20 ($13.60/hour)

Extra $.43/hour for working evenings and nights

Extra $.75/hour for working weekends

Extra $1/hour for working on an inpatient or crisis unit

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Number of Vacancies - 1 (One)

Qualifications:
No experience or education is required.

Possesses a strong commitment to patient well-being and believes that recovery is possible!

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 – Employees are given a specific amount each paycheck to help pay for 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

Student Loan Repayment Options

Longevity Bonus for years of service 

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

About us:
Interested in joining one of the best state agencies in Oklahoma? We want you at Northwest Center for Behavioral Health! NCBH provides excellent treatment to all of Northwestern Oklahoma. We are licensed and Joint Commission accredited since 1974. We provide complete mental health and substance abuse services for the individuals of Northwest Oklahoma in our outpatient offices, residential substance abuse program and our inpatient psychiatric unit. 

Special Requirements: 
Applicant must be able to pass an OSBI background.

Applicant 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, 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.

(if Required) Applicants must submit to a physical examination and shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 50 pounds and be able to pull a maximum force of 25 pounds.

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.