Mental Health Assistant Resume Samples

A Mental Health Assistant will render support and assistance to patients dealing with emotional and mental disorders or problems. Common work tasks mentioned on the Mental Health Assistant Resume include the following – supervising patients, recording patients vital signs, providing assistance to patients with their daily tasks like bathing and changing dress, cleaning and disinfecting patient room, serving meals to patients, undertaking routine administrative tasks, restraining violent patients, and taking patients for examinations.

This line of work needs a lot of compassion, physical stamina, and the following skills – keen knowledge of human behavior, and motivation; ability to assess psychological disorders, the potential to monitor patients for unusual behavior, and the ability to deal with emotionally distressed patients. A high school diploma or GED may be enough for entry-level positions, but additional education and training is needed for those seeking advancement in career.

 

Mental Health Assistant Resume example

Mental Health Assistant/Case Manager Resume

Summary : Working as a mental health assistant, input numbers daily. Always have to know how many children have, how many meals need to be prepared to send to the cook, what time of day the children arrive at in the morning and what time they depart in the afternoon and how many minutes altogether were there.

Skills : Bilingual.

Description :

    1. Implemented daily routines for patients age 8-18 who exhibit various oppositional behaviors.
    2. Maintained awareness of potential crisis situations by completing the Prevention and Management of Aggressive Behavior.
    3. Maintained records according to program policy.
    4. Helping at-risk teens meet life goals and providing them with essential life needs.
    5. Assisted doctors and nurses in providing day to day supervision of youth in a residential treatment hospital.
    6. Provided emotional support to patients, families, and staff; insured uninterrupted supervision of patients; assisted patients in learning life skills, coping skills and goal setting.
    7. Perform total patient care for adults and adolescents with psychiatric disorders as well as chemically dependent patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School


Mental Health Assistant/Nurse Technician Resume

Headline : A highly motivated support professional who maintains a caring and compassionate attitude at all times. Excellent t coordinating and administering care to clients and relaying information to loved ones of said clients. Able to multitask and prioritize in a timely and efficient manner. Customer and client driven at all times. Proficient in many technical and computer based programming and software.

Skills : MAS 90.

Description :

    1. Counsel clients in individual or group sessions to assist them in dealing with substance abuse, mental or physical illness, poverty, unemployment, or physical abuse.
    2. Interview clients, review records, conduct assessments, or confer with other professionals to evaluate the mental or physical condition of clients or patients.
    3. Collaborate with counselors, physicians, or nurses to plan or coordinate treatment, drawing on social work experience and patient needs.
    4. Check figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes.
    5. Classify, record, and summarize numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records, using journals, ledgers, or computers.
    6. Debit, credit, and total accounts on computer spreadsheets and databases using specialized accounting software.
    7. Operate 10-key calculators, typewriters, and copy machines to perform calculations and produce documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Mental Health Assistant/Technician Resume

Summary : To secure a career that offers growth in leadership and customer relation skills increasing associations between the client and company.

Skills : Mental Health Assistant, Customer Service Representative, Unit Clerk, Facilitator, Trainer, Advocate.

Description :

    1. Multi-tasked managing a busy service desk and coordinating patient health information.
    2. Assisted in coordinating patient group meetings and activities.
    3. Trained new employees in making patient appointments and coding office visit encounters.
    4. Deescalated disruptive behavior presented by patients with complex and emotional symptoms.
    5. Transcribed provider orders utilizing electronic charting and messaging systems to ensure accuracy in translating diagnostic and procedural narratives before applying numeric diagnostic code (ICD-9) to patient records and encounter forms.
    6. Communicated patient care needs to addiction providers, psychiatrists, case managers, therapists, RN's, psychologists, and chemical dependency counselors.
    7. Assisted in taking intake interviews to obtain patients' history and conducted procedural tests for measuring ADHD.
    8. Coordinated within the legal coding guidelines patient releases of information for lawyers, EAP and probation officers, government health agencies and other health-care providers, and hospital ER to psyche departments.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.S. In Psychology

Mental Health Assistant/Analyst Resume

Summary : To obtain a position as a case manager within the mental health field, requiring experience in counseling, mental health assessment, and detailed case documentation.

Skills : Interacting with people, Math, Solving conflict.

Description :

    1. Takes and records TPR and Blood Pressure and reports deviations from normal to primary or charge nurse.
    2. Assists patients with activities of daily living.
    3. Communicates effectively with charge/primary nurse regarding the patient's needs and requests.
    4. Orients patients to the environment and develops a rapport with patients, family, and significant others.
    5. Ensuring adequate documentation Applying verbal and physical de-escalation techniques.
    6. Assist the patient care team to provide activities of daily living care, including patient hygiene, ambulation, meal supervision, and environmental organization, to mentally ill patients.
    7. Assist with one-to-one patient supervision including routine unit rounds and patient checks while monitoring, redirecting, and supporting the patient.
    8. Assists the care team in providing clerical duties such as answering telephones, new chart assembly, and other office duties Skills Used BLS CPI.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Special Education

Mental Health Assistant III Resume

Objective : Prior experience in the lawn care services as owner and operator of a lawn care business. Work focused with strengths in management, training, and customer service; friendly, knowledgeable and hard-working team player.

Skills : Customer Relations, Awareness Hippa Laws, Trust buiding.

Description :

    1. Managed 12-16 residents and up to 4 staff.
    2. Facilitating activities, holding of goals & unit group, line of sight monitoring of residents, maintaining restrictions to assigned areas.
    3. Work as part of a team that may include psychiatrists, nurses and social workers.
    4. Analyzed and reported on the progress of individual clients toward achieving their clinical goals.
    5. Provided direct patient care as a member of the clinical team at a state hospital for mentally ill clients.
    6. Supervised and documented client activities and wrote detailed progress notes.
    7. Provide direct patient care to adults with psychiatric disorders as well as chemically dependent patients to ensure the safety and well being of patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Mental Health Assistant II Resume

Summary : Ensuring that the needs of customers are always met. As a seasoned professional can handle upset or difficult customers, make responsible and ethical decisions under pressure and also lead, coach and mentor staff.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Design programs.

Description :

    1. Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
    2. Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
    3. Obtained information about clients' medical history, drug history, complaints, and allergies.
    4. Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
    5. Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
    6. Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
    7. Observed behaviors, and appropriate consequences or limit setting based on behaviors and program definition.
    8. Stimulates clients' interest and cooperation in various individual and group activities and programs through positive interaction, instruction, supervision, feedback and encouragement.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certification

Mental Health Assistant I Resume

Summary : Quick learner and good at performing vitals, BGM's, I/O's charting, straight cathing, collecting U/A's and most importantly understanding a patients needs.

Skills : Behavioral health, Microsoft office.

Description :

    1. Took vital signs including blood pressure, pulse, respirations and temperature, of assigned patients.
    2. Demonstrated safety precautions on the hospital unit at the beginning and end of each shift.
    3. Provided direct care to adults and children with mental disorders.
    4. Interacted with a team of psychiatrist, nurses, case managers, and dietitians regarding patient individualized diagnosis and treatment plans.
    5. Conducted individual therapeutic sessions with adolescents and adults who suffer from mental disorders.
    6. Served as group therapy facilitator for substance abuse sessions providing different recovery methods.
    7. Notified physicians of patients' changes in behavior that may require adjustments in medication management.
    8. Assisted in the coordination of care for patients, and their families by completing documentation for patient assessment and intervention during the course of patient treatment.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Public Health

Mental Health Assistant/Professional Resume

Summary : An efficient and highly motivated professional with excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to work with diverse populations and quickly establish excellent working relationships with clients.

Skills : Basic Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Complete physical checks and monitor patients to detect unusual or harmful behavior and report observations to professional staff.
    2. Record and maintain patient information, such as vital signs, eating habits, behavior, progress notes, treatments, or discharge plans.
    3. Maintain patients' restrictions to assigned areas.
    4. Work as part of a team that may include psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses, or social workers.
    5. Provide patients with assistance in bathing, dressing, or grooming, demonstrating these skills as necessary.
    6. Clean and disinfect rooms and furnishings to maintain a safe and orderly environment.
    7. Restrain or aid patients as necessary to prevent injury.
    8. Provide mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed patients with routine physical, emotional, psychological, or rehabilitation care under the direction of nursing or medical staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED

Mental Health Assistant/Advisor Resume

Summary : Highly resourceful professional who provides exceptional support with all the necessary functions to complete assigned tasks. Possess exceptional communication, organizational, decision making and critical thinking skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint, Bilingual.

Description :

    1. Provided care for acute psychiatric adolescent and adult patients.
    2. Provided care for aggressive patients by utilizing verbal deescalating techniques, assisted in applying soft and hard restraints such as 4 or 5 points restraints, padded restraints, transported patients to padded isolation room.
    3. Assisted patients with daily tasks; showering, making beds, participating in-group activities.
    4. Assisted in handling of specimen such as urine, feces, sputum, blood, and prepared requisitions for different types of tests and applied Universal Precautions.
    5. Performed daily vitals on patients, blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiration.
    6. Maintained a safe environment in a secure and contained unit for personnel, visitors and patients.
    7. Provided patient data to physicians, social workers and psychiatrists for the assessment of appropriate treatment.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Associate Mental Health Assistant Resume

Summary : To work for a challenging organization, which offers professional development and growth potential and further build upon academic training and experience to benefit the employer and advance career.

Skills : Experience Knowledge Of Court ware, Case Management System.

Description :

    1. Assisted women of Fulton County with substance abuse.
    2. Coordinated programs and services with community agencies.
    3. Provided information on education, healthcare, and outreach services.
    4. Charted on individual client progress notes for all therapy sessions.
    5. Transported clients and children to scheduled appointments.
    6. Documented individual progress notes with children.
    7. Provided one on one support to individuals with mental illness 5 months to 60+ years Supervised daily living activities Socialized clients into the community.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Asst. Mental Health Assistant Resume

Objective : Accomplished and experienced mental health, social services and criminal justice professional. Experience ranging from prenatal education, labor and delivery, parenting skills, life skills, to youth and adult criminal justice, homelessness and addiction services. Extensive knowledge of mental health issues and various treatment modalities.

Skills : Substance Abuse Treatments, DSM-IV Knowledge, Compassionate.

Description :

    1. Provide behavioral interventions and support to students in all aspects of their day, including academic, therapeutic and recreational activities.
    2. Participation as a team member in the development and implementation of therapeutic program as prescribed by the Master Treatment Plan.
    3. Accurate, thorough completion of daily progress notes on each student, and administrative/financial paperwork.
    4. Maintain a safe therapeutic environment for clients.
    5. Consistently exercised good judgement and exhibit emotional stability when responding in stressful or non-stressful situations.
    6. Participate in professional meeting and staffing's in order to communicate pertinent information concerning treatment plans of individual students.
    7. Demonstrate working knowledge of program manual and policy and procedures manual and the implementation of same.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Community Service

Mental Health Assistant Resume

Objective : Motivated CNA with a highly effective communication style. Efficient worker who demonstrates strong time management and prioritization skills. Level-headed health professional who remains calm and effective in extremely difficult and stressful situations. Strong belief in importance of companionship and support in patient care.

Skills : CPR Certified.

Description :

    1. Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho, social and spiritual well-being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination, prevention of skin breakdown, rehabilitation and safety.
    2. Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
    3. Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
    4. Obtained information about clients' medical history, drug history, complaints and allergies.
    5. Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
    6. Cooked appetizing and satisfying meals and snacks.
    7. Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
    8. Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED In General