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Mental Health Assistants provide support to patients having mental disorders or emotional problems. Common work duties seen on a Mental Health Assistant resume sample are completing tasks assigned by medical staff, supervising patients during recreational activities, taking patients to examinations, and restraining violent patients. Based on our collection of resumes, most Mental Health Assistants hold the following qualifications: personal care expertise, knowledge of mental disorders, medical teamwork, supervisory abilities, and bedside manners. Minimum education requirements include a high school diploma.

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1

Mental Health Assistant

  • Led a variety of therapeutic groups addressing topics that include substance abuse, self-injury, and impulsive behaviors.
  • Provided 1:1 patient supervision
  • Obtain vital signs and provides emotional support
  • Deescalated agitated patients
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Certificate
AA
Associate of Arts
2

Mental Health Assistant

  • Supervising and interacting with patients in a caring and professional manner
  • Tutoring, behavior and medication assistance, daily reports, crisis intervention, coping skills, scheduling, and incident reporting, intake, discharge, treatment plans, minor first aid, DBT, CBT, and ABA support, daily living skills
  • Complying with HIPAA and other state and federal regulations
  • Multi-line phone system, appointment coordination, therapeutic support of clients
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
3

Mental Health Assistant

  • Follows program schedule with minimal supervision. Follows program rules and guidelines and ensures patient compliance with same
  • Is courteous and professional to patients, family members and significant others.
  • Completes patient procedures accurately and within time frame as specified by hospital policy.
  • Completes required documentation specific to position in a clear and concise manner. Documentation shows understanding of patient and unit goals.
  • Attends scheduled hospital in-services and completes staff education attendance record.
  • Reads and initials articles that are posted on unit. Seeks opportunities for education and professional growth.
  • Flexible and positive in accepting responsibility for patients leisure time and maintenance, therapeutic milieu. Shows creativity in planning patients free time. Is involved and physically active in all aspects of patients program.
  • Checks with RN prior to and at end of shift for report and direction. Communicates observations clearly and alerts RN to pertinent and/or high risk changes in patient conditions.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
Family And Consumer Science
4

Mental Health Assistant

Assist with daily living activities, educational, and recreational.

  • Follow patients program in a classroom/residential environment.
  • Documenting/Recording, in written form patient program.
  • Working directly with patient.
  • Perform Physical/mechanical restraints.
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
10
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
5

Mental Health Assistant

  • Assist with passing medication, toileting, grooming, dressing, housekeeping and laundry
  • Assist with eating, meal preparation and shopping
  • Maintained proper communication with the client
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job

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