Mental Health Technician at State of Oklahoma

Posted in General Business 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Moore, Oklahoma





Job Description:

Job Posting Title

Mental Health Technician

Agency

452 MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERV.

Supervisory Organization

Children's Recovery Center

Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)

January 22, 2023

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.

Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Full/Part-Time

Full time

Job Type

Regular

Compensation

MHT I: Annual Salary is $29,328.20+/year, plus shift differentials and benefits pay!
MHT II: Annual Salary is $31,799.00/year, plus shift differentials and benefits pay!
MHT III: Annual Salary is $34,517.00+/year, plus shift differentials and benefits pay!

Job Description


Join a team that CARES! Here 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. We take that very seriously – because we care!


About the position: These position act 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 participate in de-escalation activities and assuring that consumers are kept safe.

Job Type/Salary:


  • Hours are based on the needs of the facility but are primarily evening shift


  • Full Time /Part time positions


  • MHT I: Annual Salary is$29,328.20 +/year, plus shift differentials and benefits pay!


  • MHT II: Annual Salary is $31,799.00/year, plus shift differentials and benefits pay!


  • MHT III: Annual Salary is $34,517.00+/year, plus shift differentials and benefits pay!


  • Primary Working Hours: Vary based on the needs of the facility


  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Additional Compensation: Along with our great benefits we also offer addition compensation for working outside of normal business hours! Below is the list of shift differential pay that you can use to boost your hourly pay rate. You can also stack your shift differential pay. For example, working nights on the weekends earns you an extra $1.25 an hour.


  • Evenings/Nights – extra $0.50 hr.


  • Weekends – extra $0.75 hr.


  • Holidays – extra $0.75 hr.



Mental Health Technicians also receive an extra $1 per hour shift pay, for any shift worked! That can be stacked on top of the Evening/Weekend pay too.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience: 


  • MHT I: No experience or education required.


  • MHT II: One year of experience in providing behavioral health patient care.


  • MHT III: Two years of experience in providing behavioral health patient care.



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.


About the Facility: Children’s Recovery Center of Oklahoma (CRC) is in Norman, Oklahoma, and serves all 77 counties in Oklahoma as the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) treatment center for young people ages 13 through 17.  CRC provides community crisis stabilization and residential treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health and trauma related conditions. 


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



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.

Equal Opportunity Employment

The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Current State of Oklahoma employees must apply for open positions through their Workday account. Go to Careers app on WD home screen>Click on 'Find Jobs-Internal State of Oklahoma'.





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