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MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN III - 2701300

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Apr 5, 2021
Location: 

Anna, IL, US, 62906-1652

Job Requisition ID:  1361

Agency:  Department of Human Services  

Requisition ID#:  10-80-1361-27873
Closing Date/Time:  04/19/2021 
Salary:  $3109 - $4274/monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Union 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC009 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this posting:

We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process.  This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

*****DO NOT APPLY ONLINE*****

Follow the application instructions below to apply to this position.

Job Responsibilities

Under direct supervision serves as an advanced worker and relief shift charge to lower level Mental Health Technicians for a designated living area and shift. Provides physical support with personal care services to individuals; conducts individual and group programs; verifies individual's safety and protection through monitoring and supervision; teaches and directs individuals in the maintenance of a clean, safe, and secure environment. Ensures for compliance with Illinois Department of Public Health requirements when performing duties.

 

SPECIFICALLY:

 

30%       Serves as an advanced worker and relief shift charge to lower level Mental Health Technicians for a designated living area and shift; assists in counseling, training, and evaluating lower level Mental Health Technicians; acts as resource person on complex problems. As relief shift charge, reassigns subordinate staff to meet day-to-day operational needs; assigns and monitors staff to ensure staffing levels are met including enhanced supervision, visual observation, same room observation, hospital sitter service, appointments etc.; prepares daily reports; Ensures for compliance with Illinois Department of Public Health requirements when performing duties.

 

25%       Provides physical support with personal care services to individuals; assists and encourages individuals to become more independent in daily living activities; teaches and performs basic personal care tasks; assists with ambulation and other basic physical techniques. Ensures individuals are well groomed including having hair combed, nails trimmed, shaved, good oral hygiene and having clean clothing in good repair and fit. Documents each individual's progress following the training program on the data recording sheet.

 

20%       Conducts individual and group programs. Verifies individual's safety and protection through monitoring and supervision; monitors and directs individuals during activities on the programmatic unit and throughout the center's buildings; escorts individuals on and off center grounds.

Job Responsibilities (continued)

15%       Monitors and reviews the completion of staff monitoring sheets, data collection reports, progress notes etc. Provides guidance to subordinate staff in the daily course of duties such as the implementation of treatment programs, schedules, and activities for the programmatic unit.

 

5%         Teaches and directs individuals in the maintenance of a clean, safe and secure environment; performs limited housekeeping functions including spot mopping, emptying trash and cleaning areas following accidents; monitors and reports breaches of security and the need for building repair or replacement of supplies and equipment.

 

5%         Performs other duties as assigned or required which arc reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent lo completion of high school.

2. Requires successful completion of an approved training program and one year experience in or applicable to the care, treatment, and habilitation of individuals with mental illness or developmental disabilities.

Work Hours:  2:45 PM - 11:00 PM  

Time group 7 - rotating days off
Work Location: Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center  

Mental Health Services - Lower Treatment Complex

1000 N Main Street, Anna, IL 62906
Agency Contact:  

Donna.Patterson@illinois.gov

  Phone: 618-202-6176

Stacey.Busby@illinois.gov

  Phone: 618-202-6177

  Fax: 618-833-1415 
Job Function:  Health Services  

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

DHS MISSION STATEMENT:

IDHS’ serves families in need all across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.

 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B(version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.