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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

Ensure patient safety in the milieu.

  • Completed fifteen minute checks on patient locators.
  • Completed vital signs on each patient in the milieu, as well as keep track of food intake during meal times and conducted room checks to ensure the safety of patients and staff.
  • Adhered to the milieu schedule including transporting patients to dinner, running assigned groups, and transporting patients to visitation.
  • Talked with patients about the events that occurred prior to hospitalization, helped patients cope with being in the hospital, and teaching new coping skills that can be used after discharging from the hospital.
  • Worked with adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Psychology
MA
Psychology, Mental Health Counseling
12

Mental Health Technician

Accountable for the care and safety of group home residents with intellectual disabilities and/or mental illnesses while monitoring and responding to behavioral fluctuations;

  • Instructed residents independent living skills including self-care, meal preparation, and activities of daily living;
  • Arranged and provided transportation in state van to shops, doctors' appointments, and events or activities in the community;
  • Managed, administered, and documented medications given to group home residents.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
13

Mental Health Technician

Provided care to residents with psychiatric issues ranging from depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and violent urges.

  • Skilled in therapeutic communication and building rapport amongst patients in various settings.
  • Displayed excellent customer service skills, while promoting team building atmosphere.
  • Performed with autonomy, as well as execute tasks as directed by supervisory staff.
  • Performed various direct patient care tasks such as, vital signs, assisting with ADLs and maintaining a safe patient environment.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Nursing Assistant
Health Care Sciences
14

Mental Health Technician

Interacted and supervised patients ensuring their safety.

  • Monitored and recorded patient's vital signs.
  • Conducted head counts and bed checks every 15 minutes.
  • Transported patients to and from health care facility
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Medical
15

Mental Health Technician

Took patient vital signs and charted data.

  • Checked for patient contraband.
  • Supervised and reported abnormal patient behavior to health professionals.
  • Sat with patients for "one on one observations" for the mental health department.
  • Collected blood samples and urine specimens.
  • Helped geriatric patients perform everyday activities to maintain a normal way of life.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Nursing
Criminal Justice
16

Mental Health Technician

Provided patient care to psychiatric patients as directed by doctors

  • Participated in the development and implementation of therapeutic treatment plans for patients to promote health & wellness
  • Ensured the safety and welfare of clients by observing and recording pertinent information (e.g. vital signs/behaviors) via charts/computers.
  • Provided behavior modification counseling in individual or group sessions
  • Facilitated group therapy sessions with patients and their families
  • Participated in on-going revision and development of department policies, procedures, guidelines and program groups to maintain & improve quality of care
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Minors
17

Mental Health Technician

Observed patient behaviors; Documented activities and record condition

  • Assisted in therapeutic and recreational activities
  • Check and record vital signs; blood pressure and temperature
  • Transported clients to activities, services, appointments, and general community
  • Cooked and served food for clients while maintaining sanitary kitchen conditions
  • Utilized infection control methods while taking care of patients
  • Recorded patient information into manual and computer logs
  • Recognized, prevented and responded to patients who were acting as a danger to themselves
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Business Management
18

Mental Health Technician

Documented observations and baseline measurements into medical records

  • Maintained a safe and therapeutic milieu for all patients
  • Provided assistance with activities of daily living and facilitating the treatment for adult and geriatric patients.
  • Provided vital signs on patients regularly
  • Conducted proper procedural intake processes including
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
19

Mental Health Technician

Provide care to adolescents ages seven to twenty years old with sexually reactive behaviors, psychiatric, behavioral and conduct issues

  • Supervise groups of twenty patients or more
  • Provide one on one care to high risk or suicidal patients
  • Assist in treatment goals to maximize the benefit of patient treatment plans
  • Record medical and behavioral states or changes of patients every fifteen minutes or less.
  • Monitor administration of medications
  • Utilize verbal de-escalation to maintain safety and well being of the milieu
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Psychology, English
20

Mental Health Technician/ Residential Advisor

Assist the Registered Nurse with management of care for senior adults and adults with psychiatric issues.

  • Assist with treatment planning and advocate for the patient throughout the hospitalization process.
  • Assist with discharge planning.
  • Provided group therapy, supervision of recreational trips and activities of daily living.
  • Administered medication and communicated changes in patient's mental and physical status.
  • Provided case management, registration and admission support for crisis response.
  • Assist with developing clients abilities to improve coping skills, problem solving and communication skills.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Human Services

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