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Winnebago Mental Health Institute: Careers

Are you looking for a job where you can help others? Where you work on a team who cares? Where you get great benefits?

Winnebago Mental Health Institute (WMHI) may be the place for you.

Find a job at WMHI

Mental health jobs in Oshkosh

WMHI is just north of Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Since 1873, we’ve served people with complex psychiatric conditions and challenging behaviors. Our team helps support our patients. From nurses to cooks, we value each person on our staff.

We have jobs in many fields. There are opportunities for all experience levels. We also have an internship program.

Join our email list to stay up to date on open jobs in the Division of Care and Treatment Services. This includes jobs at WMHI.

State of Wisconsin benefits

As state employees, our workers have great benefits. These include paid time off, insurance, and a retirement plan. Many jobs offer paid training. There are also plenty of ways to advance in your career.

Learn more about State of Wisconsin benefits.

More than a job

Our team at WMHI loves what they do. Hear why:

Nikki, nurse clinician


“It’s a very rewarding job. You have great people that you’re working with. We are a team. We are like family.”

Hannah, registered nurse


“Each day is different. You learn something new.”


Jen, nurse manager


“I love helping people who can’t function normally in the community work to get treatment they need.”

Chris, psychiatric care technician


“Each day is different. You learn something new.”


Amanda, psychiatric care technician


"I love talking to the patients and hearing their stories."

Karen, psychiatric care technician


“Learning and being trained with PCTs that understand and have been here longer really teaches you a lot.”


Dustin, psychiatric care technician


"I love my job. We make a difference out here."

Last revised January 23, 2024