Security Therapy Aide I

State Of Illinois Elgin , IL 60123

Posted 1 week ago

Description of Duties/Essential Functions Benefits Supplemental Questions

Under direct supervision of the Nursing Manager and clinical guidance of a Registered Nurse, provides direct care and supervision to adults who need treatment and containment in a moderate security forensic unit while receiving care for psychiatric symptoms.

Supervises, monitors and observes patient activities and behaviors. Monitors and supervises patient movement during meals, recreational activities , and off unit programs.

Performs routine face checks of patients. Attends treatment planning meetings, reports and documents patient behavior and provides input in the development and implementation of treatment programs with team members. Attends and provides input into shift meetings and staff training.

Minimum Requirements:
Requires completion of an approved STA Training Program; Requires physical strength and ability to restrain combative individuals.

Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact:Shift: 2 Day Shift: 7am

  • 3pm;

Location: Elgin Mental Health Center

  • Forensic Treatment Program


Human Resource Office

Elgin Mental Health Center
750 S State St., Elgin, IL 60123

Phone: 847-742-1040, ext. 2095; Fax: 847-429-4933

How to Apply:Only currently certified state employees in this classification or current certified state employees that have been certified previously in this classification may be considered for vacancies for this position. Applicants must complete a Bid Form and CMS-100 employment application and submit it to the Agency Contact listed above prior to the end of the posting period.

If this would be a promotion you must submit a CMS-100B Promotional Application to Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, Room 500 Stratton Building, Springfield, IL 62706. All other State employees may submit a Bid Form and CMS 100 application but will also need to take the Open Competitive Test for STA Trainee. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).

Additional Documentation for Security Therapy Aide I:

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NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.

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Security Therapy Aide I

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