Mental Health Technician Resume Samples

A Mental Health Technician will work in Mental Healthcare facility and render support to the mentally ill and emotionally disturbed patients. Working under the direct supervision of the Mental Health Care Professional, these technicians primarily execute all the duties that are mentioned on the Mental Health Technician Resume such as –assisting in assessing patients, escorting patients, identifying the patient’s needs, monitoring and documenting care, and coordinating mental health care services.

To succeed in this field, the following skills and abilities are essential – patience, flexibility in dealing with demanding situations and needs of patients, the ability to educate patients and their families, a thorough knowledge of medical and nursing terminologies, counseling skills and relevant software knowledge. Even though candidates can enter this profession after completing a formal training program, it would be beneficial to have an educational background in fields like mental health technology or the relevant.

Mental Health Technician Resume

Headline : 5+ years of experience as a Mental Health Technician. I am seeking a position with your business that will enhance my skills and help me gain experience.

Skills : Bilingual-Spanish: Read, Speak, and Write, BLS Certified, MS Office- Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Strong Communication, Goal Oriented, Team Player, Strong Organizational, and Detail Oriented.

Description :

  • Providing care to patients in a manner that promotes safety, comfort, and the therapeutic environment.
  • Assisting patients with activities of daily living; attends to patient behavioral problems and provides assistance in crisis intervention, as needed.
  • Working with other members of a multi-disciplinary team in leading milieu activities such as current events groups.
  • Charting patient observations, following prescribed procedures and standards.
  • Participating in the development and implementation of patient treatment programs.
  • Transporting patients to and from appointments, clinics, laboratories, and/or treatments, as and when appropriate.
  • May perform initial patient evaluations to determine treatment priorities; may take vital signs, weights, and urine, stool, and sputum specimens.
  • Attending and participates in group sessions, in-service education, and staff meetings.
  • Maintaining established institutional policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, and safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Enhancing professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MPA


Mental Health Technician II Resume

Summary : 9+ years of experience as a Mental Health Technician. Seeking to obtain a position as a caregiver where I could use my experience as well as my training as phlebotomist /nurse-aid and continue to use my skills to help others. And to provide an Important service to the community and serve as a valued asset to the organization.

Skills : Make Beds, Cleaning, Customer-service Experience, Professional Demeanor, and Attention To Detail, Independent Problem Solver, Multi-tasking, and MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

Description :

  • Working with emotionally disturbed, mentally impaired, or disabled patients.
  • Observing patients for any abnormal behavioral or physical signs.
  • Keeping detailed records, reporting changes in patients dig behavior to the mental health team and coordinating mental health services.
  • According to BLS, employers usually require applicants to undergo a physical examination, disease testing, and a criminal background check before being hired.
  • Providing care and structure to at-risk youth while in a residential facility.
  • Helping people reach goals established in a therapeutic plan for their care.
  • Working on goals in personal care, independent living, health care, and social, recreational and employment activities.
  • Assisting patients in identifying, developing, and pursuing goals for their primary care.
  • Observing, interpreting and reporting changes in patients thoughts, moods, and behaviors as they related to psychiatric diagnosis.
  • Modeling appropriate communication and problem-solving skills in crisis situations involving the patient, family, or staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate


Mental Health Technician (MHT) Resume

Headline : 6+ years of experience as a Mental Health Technician. I am actively seeking employment as a mental health technician so I can further my clinical knowledge and advance the skills I have learned while serving in the Air Force. I have gained many useful skills while serving in the Air Force and helped with the management of the patient, the patient's charts, and implementing new ideas to track a patient's progress.

Skills : CHCS and AHLTA For Health Systems, Microsoft Office, Spreadsheets, Communication, Housekeeping, Patient Care, Organization, and Web Design.

Description :

  • Monitoring patients' physical and emotional well-being and report unusual behavior or physical ailments to medical staff.
  • Observing and influence patients' behavior, communicating and interacting with them and teaching, counseling, or befriending them on a clinical level.
  • Taking and recording measures of patients' physical condition, using devices such as thermometers or blood pressure gauges.
  • Collaborating with or assist doctors, psychologists, or rehabilitation therapists in working with mentally ill, emotionally disturbed or developmentally disabled patients to treat, rehabilitate, and return patients to the community.
  • Developing or teaching strategies to promote client wellness and independence.
  • Restraining violent, potentially violent, or suicidal patients by verbal or physical means as required.
  • Leading prescribed individual or group therapy sessions as part of specific therapeutic procedures.
  • Interviewing new patients to complete admission forms, to assess their mental health status, or to obtain their mental health and treatment history.
  • Monitoring patients' physical and emotional well-being and report unusual behavior or physical ailments to medical staff.
  • Assisting patients in identifying, developing, and pursuing goals for their primary care.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
HS

Mental Health Technician Resume

Summary : Skilled Mental health professional with 8+ years of experience and expertise on the identification and management of the child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric mental illnesses. Also providing direct patient care to patients with psychiatric disorders, addictive disease disorders or related substance abuse or chemical dependency problems or those dually diagnosed with psychiatric and chemically dependency disorders; also ensuring the safety and well-being of these patients.

Skills : Customer Service, Tech Savy, Microsoft Office, CPR Certified, First Aid, Computer, Client Documentation, and Supervised Speech Therapy Clinics.

Description :

  • Tracking client movement on and off the unit by documenting times and destinations of clients.
  • Quickly responding to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
  • Documenting all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
  • Collaborating closely with the treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
  • Teaching clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills, and functional living skills.
  • Monitoring patients prescribed psychotropic medications to assess the medications' effectiveness and side effects.
  • Individually assessing assigned patients for any changes in mood and behavior, and advice on any questions, comments, and/or concerns.
  • Aid the assistance of the overall day to day functioning of the program and patient medical record production.
  • Managing patient documentation, supervise and assist patients in all areas of the program.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Mental Health Technician, PRN Resume

Headline : 5+ years of experience as a Mental Health Technician. A level-headed health professional who remains calm and effective in extremely difficult and stressful situations. Strong belief in the importance of companionship and support in patient care. Capable of handing multiple tasks at once.

Skills : Answering Phones, Making Appointments, EMR Entry, CPR/First Aid Certified, Adaptable, Dementia and Alzheimer's Knowledge, Team Player.

Description :

  • Ordering and distributing office supplies while adhering to a fixed office budget.
  • Answering and managing incoming and outgoing calls while recording accurate messages.
  • Supporting diagnostic procedures assisting with technical nursing treatments and entered information in patient records and charts.
  • Maintaining accurate records of patient care, condition, progress, and concerns.
  • Responding appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
  • Obtaining information about clients' medical history, drug history, complaints, and allergies.
  • Assisting patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding, and elimination.
  • Helping patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, and automobiles.
  • Supervising clients of all age ranges; children, adolescents, adult, and chemical dependent.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certification

Mental Health Technician II Resume

Summary : 7 years of experience as a Mental Health Technician. Looking to obtain a challenging leadership position applying creative problem solving and lean management skills with a growing company to achieve optimum utilization of its resources and maximum profits.

Skills : Articulate, and Well-spoken [55] WPM Typing Speed, Database Management, Superior Attention To Detail, Strategic Sales Knowledge, and Knowledge Of Juvenile Justice System.

Description :

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the individual needs, behaviors, and signs and symptoms of common mental disorders as well as an understanding of the principles of human growth and development over the lifespan.
  • Provides daily care of clients based on a basic understanding of the concepts and basic principles of a therapeutic environment and environmental therapy.
  • Monitors/supervises clients, including one-to-one care, in all aspect s of daily living.
  • Serves as a role model to clients and other caregivers by consistently applying the concepts and principles of appropriate response to all environmental/milieu situations.
  • Participates in rounds and serves as a contributing member of the treatment team, co-lead psycho-educational groups.
  • Engagement with resources for treatment and recovery weekly aftercare groups session understanding the relationship between addiction and mental illness recruiting families and loved ones for recovery support. 
  • Conducted pre-admission screenings for severely involved behavioral health clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Mental Health Technician Resume

Summary : 9+ years of experience as a Mental Health Technician. I am a hard working individual who believes in striving to exceed my best at anything that I do. I have experience in customer service, retail, education, mental and physical healthcare.

Skills : Microsoft Office 2010, Basic Computer, Social Media, Problem Solving, 65 WPM, Basic Office, Detail Oriented, Employee Relations, Editing, Excel, Internet, Keyboarding, Knowledge Management, Logistics, Leadership, Facebook, and Yahoo Pinterest Instagram.

Description :

  • Worked with mentally, developmentally, or emotionally impaired individuals and other psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, counselors and therapists.
  • Making sure that the patients have everything needed for a comfortable night.
  • Keeping the unit clean, encouraging the patients to keep themselves and their living area clean.
  • Certified and trained to physically restrain patients to protect the safety of the staff and the patient if the patient becomes physically hostile.
  • Having control over the unit and delegating tasks for other team members, has given me the slight training associated with a supervisory role.
  • Observing, interpreting and reporting changes in patients thoughts, moods, and behaviors as they related to psychiatric diagnosis.
  • Keeping clear and accurate records of the patient's behavior, food and beverage intake, visitors, and participation in unit activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AA

Mental Health Technician I Resume

Headline : 6+ years of experience as a Mental Health Technician. Recent RN graduate seeking to used earned skills and knowledge on a medical-surgical unit at a progressive medical facility. Hard working and able to utilize critical thinking in emergency situations. Excellent interpersonal skills and dedicated to teamwork to accomplish a common goal. Extensive experience working in the Mental Health field, but want to diversify in order to strengthen nursing clinical knowledge base.

Skills : Residential Treatment Experience, Treatment Plans Development, Implementation, and Evaluation, Mental Illness/ Addictive Disorder Treatment, Attention To Detail, Basic Nursing, Medication, Administration, Documentation, Patient Assessment, Therapeutic Activities, and Patient / Family Education Geriatric Care.

Description :

  • Helping patients with their personal hygiene, such as bathing and keeping beds, clothing and living areas clean.
  • Administering oral medications and hypodermic injections, following physician's prescriptions and hospital procedures.
  • Recording measures of patient's general physical condition, such as pulse, temperature, and respiration, to provide daily information.
  • Observing patients to detect behavior patterns and reports observations to medical staff.
  • Issuing medications from a dispensary and maintains records in accordance with specified procedures.
  • Leading prescribed individual or group therapy sessions as part of specific therapeutic procedures.
  • Intervening to restrain violent or potentially violent or suicidal patients by verbal or physical means as required.
  • Contacting the patient's relatives by telephone to arrange family conferences.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate

Mental Health Technician / Advisor Resume

Objective : 4+ years of experience as a Mental Health Technician. I am very sociable and enjoy working and helping the public. Seeking to acquire a career in the mental health field.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, Excel, SPSS, Powerpoint, Spreadsheets, Communication, Housekeeping, Patient Care, Organization, and Web Design.

Description :

  • Maintaining a professional demeanor at all times and responds to patients, families, co-workers, and community partners in a courteous, respectful manner.
  • Obtaining specimens from patients when assigned and prepares them for transport to the lab.
  • Assisting in the management of behavior and control of destructive behavior.
  • Knowing and applying procedures related to seclusion/restraint of patients.
  • Collecting physical perimeter information to include vital signs, height, and weight.
  • Facilitating organized activities such as community meeting or wrap-up session.
  • Reporting all changes in behavior, mood, affect, and thought content to the nurse and documents in the charts.
  • Conducting quality 15-minute checks and appropriately conduct patient observations.
  • Keeping track of what specific patients are doing through the shift, and also keep aware of the overall mood of the group on the unit.
  • Taking action to mitigate risk and report identified problems to the charge nurse/RN.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Mental Health Technician I Resume

Objective : 2 years of experience as a Mental Health Technician. Seeking a position with a company that will utilize my current abilities, while allowing new skills set development and growth opportunities within the company.

Skills : Microsoft, Quickbooks, Medical Records, Medical Terminology, CPR Certified, First Aid, Customer Service, Computer, Interpersonal, Crisis Intervention, Report Writing.

Description :

  • Record and maintain patient information, such as vital signs, eating habits, behavior, progress notes, treatments, or discharge plans.
  • Complete physical checks and monitor patients to detect unusual or harmful behavior and report observations to professional staff.
  • Maintained accurate client documentation and active communication with fellow nursing staff, administration, and clients.
  • Flexible and experienced in all levels of client care needs, including varying shift assignments.
  • Encourage patients to develop work skills and to participate in social, recreational, or other therapeutic activities that enhance interpersonal skills or develop social relationships.
  • Provide nursing, psychiatric, or personal care to mentally ill, emotionally disturbed, or mentally retarded patients.
  • Charted daily information on the residents such as mood changes, mobility activity, eating percentages, and daily inputs and outputs.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Certification