Mental Health Tech, CNA – Van Driver

Requisition Number: 2021-3880

Type of Position: Full-Time

Location: St Paul, NE


Hiring for a Mental Health Technician (MHT) or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) for our psychiatric program at Howard County Medical Center, St. Paul NE. 

The Mental Health Tech is a key position that provides direct patient care, monitors patients' physical and emotional needs, and administratively supports the psychiatric program. Experience with the following may include:

  • Daily patient transportation.
  • Assists in maintaining medical records and provides clerical support.
  • Monitors patient interactions and safety. 
  • Assists in patient data collection.
  • Is part of the interdisciplinary team and provides patient information.  

May include:

  • Posting charges daily and entering census information
  • Scheduling patients therapy and psychiatric appointments
  • Answering telephone for program, screen calls, takes messages
  • Processing mail and order program supplies



  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience as a MHT or CNA in a psychiatric, chemical dependency facility, or assisted living facility.
  • Clean driving record
  • Familiarity with medical and psychiatric terminology.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build positive and respectful rapport with patients and families.
  • Works well in a busy team environment and organized. 

Hospital/Program Description

The Howard Count Medical Center in  St. Paul, NE includes a 16-bed critical access hospital that has been providing quality, efficient health care since 1955, as well as, variety of outpatient services from numerous specialty physicians.