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Mental Health Technicians provide support to patients with behavioral problems or who are mentally ill. Typical sample resumes for this role list duties such as observing patient condition, organizing recreational activities, restraining violent patients, admitting and discharging patients, and helping them with personal care. The ideal candidate should showcase in his or her resume the ability to interact with mentally ill people, a supportive attitude, teamwork, patience, and communication abilities. A related Associate's Degree increases a candidate's chances of being hired as a Mental Health Technician.

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Mental Health Technician

Provided direct care to clients between ten and twenty years of age in a residential setting

  • Engaged in counseling and support to a diverse group of clients with DSM-5 diagnoses
  • Documented and observed resident behaviors while helping determine effective client care methods
  • Worked alongside licensed staff to implement and revise individual patient treatment plans and goals
  • Monitored and ensured safety of clients at high risk for harmful behavior to self or others
  • Planned and implemented resident social activities on and off facility grounds
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Human Services
2

Mental Health Technician

A 125-bed private psychiatric hospital providing mental health care to children, adolescent, adults, geriatrics, dually-diagnosed patients and returning veterans

  • Assisted patients, working under direction of nursing and medical staff in psychiatric setting, to become accustomed to routines and participating in social/recreational activities to promote rehabilitation
  • Worked with members of the interdisciplinary team to plan daily activities for 17 children aged 4-12
  • Measured and monitored patients' vital signs and assisted with activities of daily living
  • Maintained patient observation and set boundaries on inappropriate behavior, and aided or restrained them to prevent injury to themselves or others
  • Assisted in admissions and orientation of patients to unit
  • Established and maintained therapeutic relationships with patients and assisted with the maintenance of the milieu
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Behavioral Science
MS
Psychology (33 Credits)
Professional Development, Effective Communications, Customer Service / Hcahps, Teamwork, Cultural Competence, Computer Use And Internet Research
3

Mental Health Technician

Supervised 1-15 adolescent patients/residents through use of rounds, hall monitoring, and close observation

  • Identified role of treatment plan, goals, and interventions, in relation to diagnosis
  • Demonstrated understanding of patient activities as outlined in program, adherence to schedule, and patient nutritional needs
  • Documented pertinent information related to goals in patient clinical record; documented psychosocial information as assigned
  • Demonstrated understanding of federal guidelines related to confidentiality, along with patient rights and restriction of rights
  • Demonstrated familiarity with procedures related to proper search and seizure, according to company policy
  • Reported any incidents requiring completion of incident report
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
Biological Science/human Services
4

Mental Health Technician

Supported Mental Health services in Psychology, Psychiatry, Social work, and Substance Abuse Prevention and Rehabilitation for over 200 patients in an outpatient setting

  • Maintained and Managed all clinic records and reports
  • Received and scheduled appointments for all patients, including referrals for any other services
  • Collected and updated administrative and statistical data which enabled our service members to deploy overseas safely
  • Knowledge for providing customer needs and meeting individual quality standards for service
  • Coordinated with many organizations to manage and treat patients via telephone, email, etc
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Mental And Behavioral Health
5

Mental Health Technician

Provided direct care to ensure the safety and well-being for adolescent patients with behavioral problems and/or psychiatric disorders

  • Displayed an understanding of the basic concepts of safe, supportive, nurturing, therapeutic human interactions
  • Actively supervised and/or administered therapeutic recreational, educational, and group activities
  • Efficiently completed clerical work such as Q15 documents on each patient under care, incident reports, disciplinary notes, charting inventory, vital signs, and other various healthcare documents
  • Assisted teachers, therapists, and nurses in educating patients on various subjects including general studies, social skills, and life skills
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Sociology
BA
Sociology
6

Mental Health Technician

Provide mental health services to basic military trainees

  • Administer and score psychological testing for Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape training candidates, military basic trainees, and military training instructors
  • Provide administrative support
  • Created and maintained 5 databases critical to patient care and data analysis.
  • DMHRSi Timekeeper Specialist, documented over 5000 hours of productivity from 12 staff members in the work section.
  • Peer Review Technician, identified 728 variables to verify in patient records to maintain good record keeping.
  • Supply Custodian, procured supplies needed to provide patient care and managed a budget of $38,000 per fiscal year.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
7

Mental Health Technician

Provided supervision in the group homes resolving issues as they arose.

  • Monitored client progress toward their personal goals.
  • Completed charting and medication logs.
  • Collaborated with staff and individual clients.
  • Assisted individuals in developing their plans and following through with them.
  • Prepared meals and performed all duties as assigned.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Diversified Studies
MS
Special Education
8

Mental Health Technician

Took vital signs for approximately 40 patients twice daily

  • Provided one on one care/observation for patients as needed
  • Responded promptly to patient call lights
  • Assisted with patient meals; feeding them as needed
  • Supervised patients while they performed their daily grooming to ensure complete safety
  • De-escalated interactions when needed, utilizing proper verbal and non-threatening techniques
  • Completed proper incident and observation reports
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
9

Wilderness Coordinator and Mental Health Technician

  • Coordinated & lead weekly wilderness expeditions
  • Cultivated student awareness of mental & physical health, wellness, exercise, leadership, & self-discovery
  • Planned & implemented health education activities & challenges
  • Facilitated experiential learning & therapeutic activities for diverse clientele
  • Trained & supported junior staff members for optimal outcomes with students
  • Initiated 1:1 weekly Life Space Interviews
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
BA
Journalism & Fine Arts Photography
Nutrition Therapy
10

Mental Health Technician

Maintained safety on inpatient units

  • Responsible for running groups that helped give patients better coping skills
  • Checked patients vital signs
  • Ensured patients food and fluid intake are maintained according to diet plan
  • Assisted patients with Activities of Daily Living
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Health Service Administration

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