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Psychiatric Technicians assist psychiatrists and other healthcare professionals by treating patients who are diagnosed with mental illnesses. Skills displayed on sample resumes of Psychiatric Technicians include assisting the professional and technical nursing staff with any delegated duties or specialized procedures, and assisting in providing and/or coordinating psychiatric care for persons experiencing acute symptoms of mental illness or emotional distress. Minimum educational requirements in order to become a Psychiatric Technician vary by state, though most technicians are able to show certificates or associate's degrees on their resumes.

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Psychiatric Technician

Provided assistance to 35 mentally disabled patients in a forensic unit.

  • Facilitated weekly re-motivation sessions for groups of 15-20 patients.
  • Educated patients on the importance of proper personal nutrition, hydration, defecation, medication, and personal health issues.
  • Built rapport with Individuals, maintained therapeutic relationships, and developed and implemented treatment plans based on assessments.
  • Observed individuals for typical and atypical behavior, and provided therapeutic and crisis interventions, followed by required documentation.
  • Attended monthly team meetings to advocate for individuals.
  • Helped individuals set goals and implement strategies to meet their objectives.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
AA
Liberal Arts
Nursing Certification
2

Psychiatric Technician

Provided counseling, tutoring, and intervention to at-risk youth, worked in consultation with therapist to regulate behavior, and improve grades

  • Maintained daily therapeutic progress notes of students assigned to caseload
  • Mentored trouble students on an individual basis
  • Oriented adolescents to required safety policies of the hospital
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Biology
3

Psychiatric Technician

Helped streamline processes and introduced improvements that enhanced results in therapy sessions.

  • Participated in and managed aspects of planning, tracking and analysis of patient's physical and emotional wellbeing through progress notes, treatments and discharge plans.
  • Oversaw the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
  • Trained new psychiatric technicians in hospital unit policies and procedures.
  • Restrained violent, potentially violent or suicidal patients by verbal or physical means as required.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team members to develop, implement and track treatment plans.
  • Communicated with families of patients to ensure everyone was current on progress.
  • Coordinated transportation for patients as needed with community based programs
  • Assisted patients with schoolwork during supervised tutoring sessions.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Abnormal Psychology
4

Psychiatric Technician - Eating Disorders

Supported and supervised patients during meals and snacks

  • Provided patient care and 1:1 support through developed therapeutic relationships
  • Charted weights, vital signs, and observation checks
  • Observed and reported patient affect and behavior to the treatment team
  • Assisted patients in maintaining appropriate behaviors
  • Maintained patient participation in program
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
5

Psychiatric Technician

Inpatient Services

  • Worked with children, adolescents and families in an inpatient psychiatric setting.
  • Documented detailed shift to shift reports - including patient's behavior, mood, feelings and overall presentation.
  • Taught parents and family member's behavioral techniques that lead to more successful discharge outcomes.
  • Modeled communication skills of "I" statements and expression of feelings in dealing with anger management.
  • Reinforced positive behaviors and choices while facilitating therapeutic social skills groups.
  • Identified various triggers for children, this enabled a more proactive approach in assuring a safe and structured environment.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
BS
Human Development And Family Relations
6

Psychiatric Technician

Conduct and assist with selected activity groups as assigned and document according to policy and procedures.

  • Assist in admissions and discharges of patients as assigned to include entry of patient information in Profiler system.
  • Participate in patient treatment planning and implementation under the direction of nursing staff and other professional staff involved in patient care
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with established IPS policy, procedures and standards of care.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Biology
MA
Epidemiology
7

Psychiatric Technician

Maintained order and supervised the conduct of patients.

  • Taught, counseled, and wrote reports describing physical and emotional symptoms.
  • Took vital signs and documented them.
  • Assisted patients with self-care skills such as feeding and grooming.
  • Inspected patient areas for cleanliness and safety.
  • Provided social interaction to patients by playing cards, games, etc.
  • Assisted in the physical containment of assaultive patients.
  • Facilitated community meetings with patients.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
8

Psychiatric Technician

Recognized as the employee "with exceptional patient care skills and therapeutic rapport"

  • Provided an exceptional care of the patients by offering them professional service and creating a memorable and rewarding patient experience
  • Maintained accurate and professional handles all operations, all phases of any necessary paperwork for patients
  • Handled all interactions with the highest level of hospitality and professionalism
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Certificate
C
Certificate
C
Real Estate
9

Psychiatric Technician

Monitor patients

  • Facilitate group sessions, wrote daily progress notes
  • Completed vital signs and reported results to RN
  • Participated in treatment planning, community meetings and group sessions.
  • Function as unit Clerk as needed.
  • Prepared charts for new admissions.
  • Worked on all units of the center and with diverse populations following care and treatment plans.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Certificate
10

Psychiatric Technician

Monitored patients physical and emotional well being, report any unusual behavior or physical ailments to Nurses

  • Provide or Aide personal care to patients such as bathing, eating, dressing, toileting, or showering
  • Observed and influenced patients behavior by communicating and interacting with them
  • Monitored and charted vitals, intake and output and weights
  • De-escalated patients who are potentially violent towards other patients, themselves or other staff members by verbal or physical means according to Doctors or Nurses orders
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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