Job Description​

Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity where you can improve the lives of children?

Crittenton Children's Center is the Kansas City area's premier provider of psychiatric care for children, adolescents and their families. It is located on a picturesque, 96 acre campus in south Kansas City (near Longview Lake) providing serenity, beauty and privacy to assist with the healing process. 

For more than 120 years we've cared for the emotional health of Kansas City's children and families. Today we offer one of the area's most comprehensive behavioral health care programs. And we are backed by the complete resources of Saint Luke's Health System.

We are currently seeking a full time day shift Behavioral Health Tech . Hours are 7:30 am - 4 pm and require working every other Saturday & Sunday.

•Observes reports and records patient behaviors under the supervision of RN. 

•Implements the behavioral interventions described in the treatment plan. 

•Conducts educational and treatment focused groups with patients as appropriate with training and supervision. 

•May be trained as CMT to administer meds to long term residential population.


• High school diploma or equivalent
• 1 - 3 years of related experience, preferably working with at risk youth. (Bachelor’s degree in a related field will substitute for experience)
• Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and must be able to pass MANDT (de-escalation/restraint training)
• Basic Life Support (will train)


Health, Vision and Dental
Leave of Absence, PTO, Extended Sick Leave, and various Welfare plans
Flex Savings Accounts
Health Savings Accounts
Various other Voluntary Benefits Available
Retirement Options
Career Growth Potential
Tuition and Continuing Education Assistance

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

Less than 1 yearBasic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Mandt Certified - Various

Job Details

"The best place to get care. The best place to give care." That is the Saint Luke's vision and, whether in a hospital, clinic, practice, or office, our more than 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Saint Luke's employees are proud of our rich history and heritage, and that we remain the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke's means joining a team of exceptional professionals who always strive for excellence in patient care. Take this opportunity to do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive work space where all voices matter.


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