Mental Health Technician Trainee

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

Waukegan, IL, US, 60085-6263

Job Requisition ID:  609

Agency:  Department of Human Services  

Posting ID # 10-70-609


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

Job Responsibilities

Under immediate supervision, on an assigned shift, receives instruction and training in caring for individuals with intellectual and devleopmental disabilities for a period of from 6 and not to exceed twelve months.  Attends formal classes for instruction in routine nursing practices and and techniques to gain basic understanding in nature, cause, treatment and rehabilitation of intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Ensure compliance with Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) requirements when performing duties.  

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.  Requires ability to develop skills necessary to provide basic personal nursing care services and to participate in programs of care, treatment, and habilitation.  Requires ability to understand and effectively carry out written and oral instructions.  Requires ability to adjust to and function effectively in an environment with individuals with mental illness or developmental disabilities.  Requires abiity to write clear and concise statements of individual care, treatment and performance in accordance with approved guidelines.

Work Hours:  Various Units, Shifts and Days Off  

Rotating Regular Days Off- Shift Assignments will be made based on operational needs of the facility.
1st Shift - 6:30am - 3:00pm
2nd Shift - 2:30pm - 11:00pm
3rd Shift - 10:45pm - 6:45am

Work Location: Kiley Developmental Center

1401 West Dugdale Road

Waukegan, IL 60085

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 ofHuman Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.