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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

Monitored patients, maintained daily log of behavior.

  • Ensured patients ate meals, and took medication as prescribed.
  • Case noted patient activities, conducted group discussions for problem solving.
  • Provided emotional support for adapting to illnesses.
  • Life skills training for independent living.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
22

Mental Health Technician

Admit and discharge patients, maintain close contact with them, and monitor vital signs such as heart rate and blood pressure.

  • Observe patient behaviors, record their conditions and lead them in therapeutic and recreational activities.
  • Technicians consult with doctors and other mental health professionals, often as part of a team that includes social workers and therapists.
  • If patients become physically violent, mental health technicians may restrain them.
  • Help with daily living, such as eating, dressing and bathing.
  • Mental Health Tech ensures patents safety, charts and documents all activities of patients every 15 minutes, , all while in 12 hour shift
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
HS
English
AS
Biology
23

Mental Health Technician

  • Collaborated with and assisted doctors, psychologists, and rehabilitation therapists working with mentally ill, emotionally disturbed, and developmentally disabled patients in order to treat, rehabilitate, and return patients to the community.
  • Aided patients in performing tasks such as bathing and keeping beds, clothing and living areas clean.
  • Interviewed new patients to complete admission forms, to assess their mental health status and to obtain their mental health and treatment history.
  • Encouraged patients to develop work skills and to participate in social, recreational, and other therapeutic activities that enhanced interpersonal skills and developed social relationships.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
AS
Criminal Justice
24

Mental Health Technician

Responsible for taking and recording patient's blood glucose levels and blood pressure

  • Helping patients with ADL's and daily hygiene care
  • Experience working with patients ages ranging from adolescence to geriatrics with mild to severe mental disorders including, Schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder
  • Responsible for observing patients and reporting any physical or behavioral changes
  • Responsible for doing patient rounds every 15 minutes and or 1 to 1 observations
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
Biology/ Pre Nursing
Nursing Assistant
25

Mental Health Technician

  • Supervised daily activities (groups, recreation, interviews, mealtime, meetings, and education) of 20 residents (ages 12+) recovering from substance abuse, alcohol abuse or varied mental disabilities in a treatment facility. Taught lessons on daily living skills, coping skills and goal setting.
  • Collaborated with clinical staff to perform assessments through - qualitative methods, interviews, observations, and tests - developed and implemented detailed treatment plans.
  • Assisted in the admission process; paid strict attention to detail - collected urine specimens, checked vital signs and logged patient information.
  • Ensure compliance with all precautionary measures to ensure safety and well being of all patients and adherence to confidentiality policies.
  • Served as Group Facilitator; presented orientation to the treatment facility and programs.
  • Counseled residents, individually and in group sessions, in the development of skills and strategies to overcome dependencies; to effect positive changes in social behavior; and to promote effective decision-making capabilities for recovery and self sufficiency.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Nursing
26

Mental Health Technician

Assist nurses with patient care duties such as vital signs, ambulating patient to and from bathroom, making hospital beds, 15 minute patient monitoring, patient charting, observing patient mental health status, screening and securing patient belongings.

  • Use standardized tools such as a WASP to determine PRN medication administration.
  • Assess and maintain therapeutic relationship with patient to determine self-harm risk.
  • Collect urine specimens for drug screen testing.
  • Maintain standard precautions when caring for patients.
  • Transport, admit, and orient patient to hospital unit.
  • Stock unit's medical supplies, answer unit phones, and clean contaminated working areas.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
27

Mental Health Technician

Worked with emotionally disturbed, mentally impaired, or disabled patients

  • Socialize with patients playing card games, accompanying them on field trips, and other forms of recreation
  • Assisted patients with grooming needs
  • Observes patients for any abnormal behavioral or physical signs
  • Kept detailed records, reporting changes in patients' behavior to the mental health team, and coordinating mental health services
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Criminal Justice
28

Certified Peer Support Specialist/mental Health Technician

Worked in the Emergency Services Unit as a Suicide Hotline Technician

  • Screened persons calling the ESU for assessment, intervention, counseling, referral and follow-up as clients calling were experiencing a mental health emergency.
  • Expertise in providing cross-cultural Mental Health services
  • Gathered sufficient information about the situation to perform initial triage screening.
  • Consulted with and provided recommendations to hospitals, police and other mental health and community service providers.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
BS
Elementary Education
29

Mental Health Technician II

Provided one-on-one care for intellectually disabled adolescent females

  • Engaged in psycho-social individual and group counseling sessions focusing on character development and assessing client strengths and limitations
  • Assessment of each client to track progress made in treatment given by the clinician; assess strengths and limitations
  • Scheduled daily activities as part of treatment and conducted routine group and individual
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Biology
MA
Master of Arts
30

Mental Health Technician

Provide direct care to child and adolescent patients with psychiatric disorders and behavioral health issues

  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of the patients.
  • Assist and monitor patients' daily living activities
  • Conduct patient monitoring and observation (Q-15minute checks) according to facility policy and procedures.
  • Ability to react therapeutically in a crisis situation and respond to patients with empathy and with positive interpersonal skills.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MS
Human Behavior

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