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Western Montana Mental Health Center Treatment Technician in Missoula, Montana

Treatment Technician

Looking for a career that makes a difference in the lives of others, offering hope, meaningful life choices, and better outcomes?

Who we are:

Since 1971 Western Montana Mental Health Center (WMMHC) has been the center of community partnership in the 15 counties we serve across Western Montana. We have committed to providing whole-person, person-centered care by ensuring an approach to health care that emphasizes recovery, wellness, trauma-informed care, and physical-behavioral health integration. We know the work we do is important and makes a significant impact in the lives of our clients and in our communities.

Working at WMMHC also gives you the opportunity to work under the Big Sky, giving you the adventure of a life time while serving your community and changing lives. We offer a work life balance so you still have time to discover all the natural beauty and recreational dreams that Montana has to offer while still engaging in a career path that is challenging and fulfilling.

If you want to join our team where community is at the heart of what we do, then you’ve come to the right place!

Job Summary:

Do you want to work at the highest level of treatment for Substance Use Disorders and help some of the most vulnerable members of our community? Utilizing a mindful and person-centered approach, our treatment program utilizes a skilled team including therapists, medical providers, nurses, and treatment technicians to provide individualized care for each patient. Treatment technicians work directly with the patients far more than any other staff and provide valuable insight to the team.

Treatment technicians assist patients in their daily routine, prompting them for groups and activities, assisting with medication disbursement, processing incoming and discharging patients, teach education modules, and run therapeutic activities. Throughout all such activities, treatment techs often closely engage with patients providing emotional support and guidance during the stages of early recovery. If you are looking for a career where you can help people and make a difference in your community, this may be the perfect fit for you!

We currently have full-time (30-40 hr/wk) graveyard shift and variable (under 20 hr/wk) available. There is a $1 shift differential pay for the graveyard positions.

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  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to pass background check and driver’s license check upon offer of employment.

  • Provide proof of auto liability insurance coverage per Western’s policies.

  • Montana Driver’s License with good driving record

Preferred experience

  • One year related work experience as a technician, residential care worker, or similar direct client care position in a behavioral health field, preferred


We know that whole-person care is not just important for our clients, but recognize it’s just as important for our employees. WMMHC has worked hard to provide a benefits package that encompasses that same concept. Our comprehensive benefits package focuses on the health, security, and growth of our employees. Benefit offerings will vary based upon full time, part time, or variable status.

  • Health Insurance – 3 options to choose from starting as low as $5 per pay period

  • Employer paid benefits: Employee Assistance Program, Life insurance for employees and dependents, and long term disability

  • Voluntary options available: dental & vision insurance, short term disability, additional life insurance and dependent care flexible spending account

  • Health savings account (HSA) with match or medical flexible spending account (FSA)

  • 403(b) retirement enrollment offered right away with an employer match offered after one year

  • Generous paid time off to take care of yourself and do the things you love

  • Accrued PTO starts immediately

  • Extended sick leave

  • 9 paid holidays and 8 floating holidays

  • Loan forgiveness programs through PSLF or NHSC