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Job Title:   Mental Health/Dev Disab Tech (AAC)

County:   Miami

Req. No:   191046

Agency Name:   Osawatomie State Hospital

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

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Job Description:

Job Summary: The Adair Acute Care at Osawatomie State Hospital is a 52 bed Acute Care Hospital, with openings for Mental Health Developmental Disability Technician (MHDDT) position.  A negative drug screen is required. 12 Hour Shifts.

Job Description: Provide basic care to patients to enable them to meet their daily living needs. Perform basic tasks to enable assessment of patient’s condition. Utilize observational skills per training for any signs or symptoms of medical problems. Take vital signs accurately, reporting patient’s condition to the Registered Nurse and completing documentation. Participate in patient activities while encouraging active patient involvement in both treatment and ward activities through regular direct involvement. Make rounds and conduct special patient safety checks through regular 15-minute observations of all patients’ physical and psychological status. Document information in medical records. Documentation provides communication with regards to patients’ treatment plan, progress towards discharge, special checks, behavioral/physical observations, etc. Interact frequently with patients to promote a therapeutic milieu using a non-threatening, helpful and respectful approach.


Minimum Requirements: You must pass a background and drug screen.

Preferred Criteria: A valid driver’s license and high school diploma or equivalent.

Osawatomie State Hospital is also the ONLY facility in the State of Kansas to offer “6 month paid mental health technician” program leading to a licensed career as LMHT in Kansas. We start new batch of students for this program every six to seven months. Come join a winning part of career ladder driven profession at Osawatomie State Hospital.

Performance Standards:
To be successful, the expectation is that a candidate will be able to competently perform the routine tasks of the position with limited supervision by the end of the probation period.


The application process has 4 STEPS.

Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents to the designated recruiter.

Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit the required documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

Required Documents:

Recruiter Contact Information:                  Agency Information:
Name: Rebecca Vail                                       Osawatomie State Hospital
Phone: 913-755-7106                                     500 State Hospital Drive
FAX: 913-755-7408                                        Osawatomie, KS 66064
Email: Rebecca.Vail@ks.gov


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