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Mental Health Tech/C.N.A.

Job Title

Mental Health Tech/C.N.A.

Posting Date

November 17, 2021


  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) credentials required.
  • Must be current and in good standing on the Wisconsin Nurse Aid Registry.
  • Six months to one year experience in psychiatric, nursing home or equivalent education and experience preferred.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Work Hours

We are seeking a full-time (36 hours/week) Mental Health Tech/C.N.A. to work at Southwest Behavioral Services Inpatient Unit. Hours are from 5:45pm-6:15am. Weekend rotation of every third Saturday and every Sunday. Holiday rotation included as well.

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, the Mental Health Technician continually monitors and maintains a safe and therapeutic milieu for the patient population and carries out the patient’s treatment plan within the scope of their job responsibilities. Primary responsibilities include assisting patients with direct care, observing, reporting, and recording patient information pertinent to the treatment plan, and dealing with patient emergencies. The Mental Health Technician is an integral part of the treatment team.

We believe that together we can change lives, and we anticipate your life will change in the process. If you aspire to help others find hope and live better, we invite you to submit your application below. Click Here to learn what others say about SH.


SH is truly an outstanding place to work. A full benefit package is available for employees working 20 hours/week or greater which includes: Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance. Also available are long and short term disability, cell phone discount, flexible spending plan, paid time off, retirement plan with an employer contribution, fitness membership discount as well as use of exercise equipment at the facility.


Contact Info

Southwest Health
Attn: Human Resources
1400 East Side Rd
Platteville, WI 53818
Phone: (608) 342-4796
Fax: (608) 342-5015

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