Mental Health Technician Trainee

Illinois Department of Human Services   Hines, IL   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on January 18, 2023
Date:  Oct 12, 2021

Hines, IL, US, 60141-0800

Job Requisition ID:  627

Agency:  Department of Human Services  

Posting ID # 10-82-627


Salary:  $2,721 - $3,580/monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  Varies

Job Responsibilities

Under immediate supervision, for a period of time between six and not to exceed twelve months receives instruction and training and performs beginning level duties in the care and treatment of patients who are mentally ill on an assigned shift on an assigned unit. Actively participates in classroom and on-the-job training classes. Receives hands-on-training in the Treatment Team process. Assists in the performance of duties to verify assigned living unit and patient service environment are maintained to meet department, hospital and regulatory standards. 

Minimum Qualifications

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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires ability to participate in and successfully complete a comprehensive training program.

Physical Requirements

Requires the ability to lift 50 lbs. 

Work Hours:  Various Units, Shifts and Days Off  

Mental Health Technician Trainee: Work schedule will be based on operational needs and determined upon completion of on the job training (OJT).

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

4:00 pm - 12:00 am

12:00 am - 8:00 am

All Shifts have rotating days off

Work Location: Madden Mental Health Center

1200 South First Avenue

Hines, IL 60141

Job Function:  Health Services  

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.