High Plains Mental Health Center currently has an as needed (PRN) position opening at our Schwaller Crisis Center location in Hays for a PRN Recovery Worker.

Pay: $16.25 per hour

New employees will receive a $325 sign-on bonus following successful completion of their 90-day Orientation period.

Summary Description:

Work Hours: PRN or as-needed up to 28 hours per week.
Provides Attendant Care, Psychosocial Rehabilitation, and other rehabilitation services as assigned to adults and children in our 4-bed inpatient crisis facility.
Provides transportation services as assigned.
All necessary training will be provided.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older, due to requirements to provide patient services.
  • Ability to work with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and/or severe emotional disturbance. (Experience is not Required)
  • Have access to reliable transportation
  • Pass an intensive background check.
  • Valid Kansas driver’s license with no alcohol related incidents within the last five years.
  • Must also be able to successfully pass an intensive background check.

Interested applicants should email the following to: Lyndsey.Baughman@hpmh.com

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume
  • 3 Professional References (must be previous/current supervisor or Professor)
  • Transcript (if applicable)

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

High Plains Mental Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. High Plains Mental Health Center is a Smoke-Free facility. This includes the use of all tobacco, vaping devices and e-cigarettes.

Job Type: Part-time

Expected hours: No more than 28 per week

About High Plains Mental Health Center

High Plains Mental Health Center, is a licensed Community Mental Health Center, Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic, and licensed Substance Use Disorder treatment program dedicated to an aggressive pursuit of providing a comprehensive mental health program to the residents of Northwest Kansas. Embodied in this pursuit are fundamental principles of establishing quality services as close to home as possible, at an affordable fee and delivered in the least disruptive manner available. Such services will offer a continuum of care so that treatment can be individualized. Staff will respond quickly and compassionately to those reaching out to us. If you live within our 20-county service area, we’re here for you.