Mental Health Technician, Child Day Treatment

Job Locations US-WI-Janesville
Allied Health
Position Type
Active Full-Time Hourly
Mercyhealth Child and Adolesce


Under the supervision of the Team leader/Manager, and the Nurse Practitioner Unit Supervisor, provides group and individual behavioral interventions to patients a Behavioral Health setting. This role includes the following duties and actively supports the mission statement of Mercy Options. May include day and evening hours.


  • Collects patient data and documents in the medical record.
  • Assists therapist with group management and behavioral interventions.
  • Provides patient treatments as ordered.
  • Documents care provided in the medical record.
  • Observes patients and reports behaviors or treatment concerns to the therapist, Nurse Practitioner or Team Lead/Manager.
  • Maintains supplies, including scanning, stocking and ordering new supplies and disposing of expired or damaged supplies.
  • Participates in department and unit performance improvement activities.
  • Assists with cleaning and organizing the programming rooms.

Education and Experience

Certified Nursing Assistant -plus 2 years experience working with children.
Or: Certified Child and Youth Care Worker – plus 2 years experience working with children
Or: Bachelor’s Degree in relevant Behavioral health field.
Or: minimum of 5 years of experience working with children.


TACT within 90 days
CPR within 90 days
Maintain a valid driver license-preferred

Special Physicial Demands

The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Function of the position with or without accommodations.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25-50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50-100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Culture of Excellence Behavior Expectations

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following behavior expectations:

Quality - Follows policies and procedures; adapts to and manages changes in the environment; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness giving attention to details; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Manages time and prioritizes effectively to achieve organizational goals.

Service - Responds promptly to requests for service and assistance; Follows the Mercyhealth Critical Moments of service; Meets commitments; Abides by MH confidentiality and security agreement; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; and effectively communicates information to partners; Thinks system wide regarding processes and functions.

Partnering - Shows commitment to the Mission of Mercyhealth and Culture of Excellence through all words and actions; Exhibits objectivity and openness to other's views; Demonstrates a high level of participation and engagement in day-to-day work; Gives and welcomes feedback; Generates suggestions for improving work: Embraces teamwork, supports and encourages positive change while giving value to individuals.

Cost - Conserves organization resources; Understands fiscal responsibility; Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue.


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