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Top Mental Health Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Mental Health Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Mental Health Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.0% of Mental Health Technician resumes contained Patient Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Mental Health Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Mental Health Technician resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Monitored patient care, supervised daily activities of patients, ensured positive interactive environment, and assisted with medical administration.
  • Participated in patient care conferences and attended periodic staff meetings held for the exchange of administrative and clinical information
  • Assisted in planning and implementing individual patient care and therapeutic milieu groups to facilitate the treatment of psychiatric inpatients
  • Provided direct patient care and facilitated a therapeutic milieu for adult and adolescent in-patients and their families.
  • Provided therapeutic patient care to severe emotionally disturbed children and adolescents in a residential treatment center.
  • Maintained ongoing comprehensive supportive outpatient care with identified high-risk patients though the outpatient treatment program.
  • Supervised and provided direct patient care to geriatric patients in an in-patient psychiatric facility.
  • Provided direct patient care to females seeking treatment in an eating disorder recovery facility.
  • Communicated effectively with team members, and performed delegated tasks associated with patient care.
  • Provided direct patient care to mentally ill, emotionally disturbed or developmentally disabled patients.
  • Provided patient care, assessed units for safety and maintained complete and accurate documentation.
  • Functioned within the multidisciplinary team in deliverance of patient care within specialty program.
  • Performed clerical and administrative assignments to support patient care and department operations.
  • Provided necessary referrals for outpatient care or completed admission for inpatient setting.
  • Contributed knowledge regarding psychiatric patient care techniques and understanding of mental illness.
  • Documented information regarding patient care and behavior as required in procedure.
  • Facilitated therapeutic groups and provided direct patient care in a safe-therapeutic manner
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate patient care services.
  • Communicated effectively with doctors and other team members about patient care.
  • Provided clinical patient care support for inpatient and emergency psychiatric services.

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2. Crisis Intervention

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Here's how Crisis Intervention is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Implemented behavioral and crisis intervention, behavior management and modification as directed by the individual treatment plan and unit program guidelines.
  • Delivered a milieu therapeutic experience including crisis intervention and appropriate activities daily for resident s visitors also their families.
  • Responded to medical and psychiatric emergencies, and assisted in the management of behavioral emergencies utilizing nonviolent crisis intervention.
  • Provided appropriate crisis intervention by anticipating and responding quickly to escalating behaviors and following proper restraint technique guidelines.
  • Provided crisis intervention and counseling services to children whom exhibited psychiatric, behavioral, and developmental diagnosis.
  • Provided guidance, crisis intervention, motivational counseling and ensured program policy and procedure was followed.
  • Followed facility policies and procedures, by implementing treatment plans and providing crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Provided crisis intervention and stabilization * Assisted with patient assessment, monitoring, and care documentation Internships
  • Provided appropriate crisis intervention as necessary by anticipating and responding quickly to escalating behaviors of clients.
  • Addressed behavior issues and participated in crisis intervention situations in accordance to licensing regulations and standards.
  • Implemented behavioral modification techniques -Assisted in monitoring clients -Taught youth daily living skills -Provided crisis intervention
  • Delivered crisis intervention therapy to patients experiencing withdraw symptoms, hallucinations, and seizures.
  • Performed crisis interventions with clients; developed/implemented treatment plans based on experience and knowledge.
  • Monitored, observed, and interacted closely to initiate crisis intervention when needed.
  • Provided crisis intervention while adhering to all levels of confidentiality and HIPAA guidelines.
  • Provided crisis intervention counseling for individuals undergoing emotional crisis and conducted group counseling.
  • Provided case management and milieu management, 1:1 therapeutic interaction and crisis intervention.
  • Assisted child and adolescent psychiatric in-patients using behavioral modification and crisis intervention techniques.
  • Assisted patients with Activities of Daily Living; crisis intervention involving adult/geriatric population.
  • Participated in crisis intervention and monitored patient s overall level of functioning.

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3. Therapeutic Environment

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Here's how Therapeutic Environment is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Applied behavior management techniques designed to encourage appropriate social behaviors while assisting in the provision of a safe and therapeutic environment.
  • Provided psychiatric care, counseling youths, adults and geriatrics in a clinical therapeutic environment for suicidal and depressed individuals.
  • Maintained therapeutic environment of male and female teens ages 13-18-Monitored residents on precaution status-Led behavior modification groups
  • Provided safety monitoring in a therapeutic environment to adolescent patients as well as transportation between facilities.
  • Assisted in total patient care through implementation of appropriate therapeutic approaches within the therapeutic environment.
  • Demonstrated use of therapeutic skills in clients' interaction and maintained a therapeutic environment.
  • Encouraged clients to participate in a more therapeutic environment by participating in clinical activities.
  • Participated in providing a therapeutic environment through recognition of pathology of patient behavior.
  • Participated in maintaining a healthy therapeutic environment by implementing proper behavioral management protocols.
  • Provided redirection and stability, while ensuring a therapeutic environment for patient treatment.
  • Implemented appropriate therapeutic activities, approaches and interventions within the therapeutic environment.
  • Managed group, family and individual therapy by maintaining a therapeutic environment.
  • Monitored medication compliance and provided a therapeutic environment on the inpatient unit.
  • Participated and contributed to the establishment of a consistent therapeutic environment.
  • Created age appropriate activities in a safe therapeutic environment.
  • Monitored patient milieu to maintain safe and therapeutic environment.
  • Maintained a safe therapeutic environment in behavioral crisis situations.
  • Supervised patients for safety and maintained a therapeutic environment.
  • Provided therapeutic environment for rehabilitation of sexual trauma victims.
  • Provided a therapeutic environment and reinforced life skills.

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4. Mental Health

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Here's how Mental Health is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Performed job responsibilities of a mental health technician; working with clients diagnosed with behavioral and/or emotional disorders.
  • Supervised and mentored children and adolescents with behavioral and mental health issues in a residential treatment facility.
  • Provided daily mental health check-ins with residents and provided direction and behavior interventions to resident as needed.
  • Scheduled meetings with other appropriate team members as deemed necessary by outpatient mental health and/or appropriate providers.
  • Provided high quality comprehensive behavioral and mental health for children and adolescents in a treatment facility.
  • Provided support for adults with intellectual and mental health disabilities diagnosis and ensure support treatment expectations.
  • Provided supportive interventions to inmates diagnosed with major mental disorders by a licensed mental health professional.
  • Coordinated mental health services and maintained therapeutic relationships with children, adolescent and their families.
  • Facilitated psycho-educational therapy groups daily to promote understanding of mental health symptoms and treatment goals.
  • Conducted therapeutic and recreational groups to adult and adolescent patients dealing with mental health disorders.
  • Enhanced mental health of patients, facilitated rehabilitation groups and behavioral interventions.
  • Provided direct care to adolescents in a mental health residential treatment facility.
  • Conducted daily record documentation regarding patients mental health and physical status.
  • Interviewed patients upon admission into facility and coordinated mental health services.
  • Supervised Mental Health Technicians to ensure daily programming was followed.
  • Provided active treatment for individuals with mental health disabilities.
  • Prepared emergency voluntary and involuntary mental health petitions.
  • Promoted to supervisor over other mental health technicians.
  • Coordinated mental health care services management.
  • Coordinated and improved direct patient care and line of sight supervision for adolescent clients in a residential mental health treatment facility.

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5. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Obtained vital signs and capillary blood glucose monitoring Promoted optimal mental health Patient documentation using DAR format.
  • Recorded patient vital signs and other indicated specimens or measures and documented observations.
  • Monitored vital signs and checked that monitoring equipment were functioning correctly.
  • Conducted vital signs and documented information in medical record of patients.
  • Administered medication, vital signs, and collected routine/random specimens.
  • Monitored vital signs and completed daily patient charting assignments
  • Performed patient assessments and monitored vital signs.
  • Documented vital signs and any behavioral changes
  • Documented technical and nontechnical reports on consumer behavior, daily activity, and health conditions such as vital signs and weight.
  • Checked patients vital signs and helped with daily activities, filed notes, made copies for therapist and answer the phone.
  • Completed vital signs, documented patient activities and worked with up to 20 patients at a time assisting with their recovery.
  • Obtained and documented vital signs, hourly checks, and special precaution checks to ensure the safety of all clients.
  • Obtained and documented vital signs, including temperature, pulse, respiration, fluid intake and output and blood pressure.
  • Monitored vital signs and provided updates to nursing staff* Provided the appropriate level of care to the needs of patients.
  • Trained in security of information, vital signs, allergic reactions, personal and professional boundaries, and patient rights.
  • Monitored patients' vital signs as needed as well observed patients' behaviors and documented per hospital's protocol.
  • Recorded and maintained records of patient condition and activity, including vital signs, eating habits, and behavior.
  • Helped nurses with vital signs and transported patients to counseling sessions and helped with taking them to their smoke breaks
  • Assisted nursing staff in medication compliance and completed vital signs on all patients at admission and daily as needed.
  • Reviewed and recorded vital signs, weights through the MediTech system and assisted with assessments in Intake and Orientation.

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6. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Prevented and managed aggressive behavior among patients and administered CPR in emergency intervention.
  • Performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on four occasions during attempted suicides.
  • Obtained State Of Kansas Mental Health Technician Certification Obtained CPR Certification
  • Trained in mental health and CPR; Provides care for patients who need mental attention in a hospital setting.
  • Certified in and understands Behaviors Interventions, Human Rights, OSHA standards, TOVA, CPR and First Aid.
  • Supervised kids in a treatment facility throughout their day to day life... CPR, First Aid and AED certified
  • Trained in CPR, AED and BLS across the lifespan to assist in medical emergencies throughout the hospital.
  • Trained in the Sanctuary Model of Care, Safe Crisis Management, therapeutic holds, and CPR.
  • Carried certifications in CPR and First Aid to provide emergency care to clients if needed.
  • Certified in CPR, First Aid Training, Handle with Care, and Health Care Provider-OSHA/AMA
  • Trained in prevention and management of aggressive behavior, CPR, and First Aid.
  • Received training in Safe Crisis Management, First Aid and Safety, and CPR.
  • Trained and CPR certified with working within the 7th floor inpatient care facility Psychiatry.
  • Trained in Crisis Prevention and Intervention techniques, and basic first aid and CPR.
  • Certified in TCI restraints, CPR, First Aid and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
  • Trained in CPR, patient restraint, and individual mini mental status exams.
  • Trained to perform and deliver mouth to mask CPR and manual resuscitation.
  • Maintained CPR/AED certification and therapeutic hold / restraint training for patient safety.
  • Received Crisis Prevention Intervention and American Red Cross CPR training.
  • Received my CPR and learned how to draw blood.

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7. Therapeutic Activities

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Here's how Therapeutic Activities is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Supervised and assisted residents in several mental health group home facilities acquire skills for independent living through therapeutic activities and rapport.
  • Encouraged clients to get involved in social, recreational and other therapeutic activities resulting in improved interpersonal skills and social relationships.
  • Provided recreational and therapeutic activities, transported residents to and from medical appointments and assured scheduled programming was carried out.
  • Completed patient assessments* Implemented therapeutic activities* Maintained accurate patient documentation* Evaluated unit activities* Managed crises that occurred on the unit.
  • Assisted in providing therapeutic activities for patient, in addition to planning and implementing patient treatments and maintaining administrative records.
  • Interacted with emotionally disturbed and mentally challenged adolescents (clients) utilizing therapeutic activities and daily tasks.
  • Documented clients behaviors throughout progress notes Provided therapeutic support to clients with mental illness through therapeutic activities.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in social and therapeutic activities to restrain suicidal and violent behavior.
  • Scheduled and facilitated therapeutic activities and basic life skills activities to ensure residents successful growth.
  • Supervised/monitored clients, and transported clients for community recreational involvement, spirituality and therapeutic activities.
  • Directed adolescent and adult patient groups, guided and participated in recreational and therapeutic activities.
  • Helped patients with personal grooming and participation in educational, recreational, and therapeutic activities.
  • Reported observations of patient behavior as well as aiding in therapeutic activities.
  • Organized and conducted group therapeutic activities; coordinated special clinics as assigned.
  • Collaborated with nursing staff in participation of prescribed patient treatment therapeutic activities.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for developing new skills; facilitated therapeutic activities for patients.
  • Transported patients to off-campus therapeutic activities using hospital vehicle as assigned.
  • Assisted patients with participation in educational, recreational, and therapeutic activities
  • Developed and organized therapeutic activities for the benefit of all patients.
  • Assisted mentally impaired patients with therapeutic activities and daily hygiene needs.

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8. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Initiated program to promote employee collaboration which resulted in increased responsibility and in invitation to join the shared governance committee.
  • Provided mentoring, training, and assistance to new co-workers including enhancement of understanding and empathy concerning mental illnesses.
  • Monitored the minute-to-minute activity of patients, reported concerning behavior, and resolved conflicts among patients.
  • Assisted to court appearances and lawyer/family meetings and assisted Social Workers and Physicians concerning patient activity.
  • Ensured compliance with all internal quality and external licensing, certification and accreditation standards and regulations
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in assessment of concerns related to claim processing through Quality Assurance of documentation.
  • Engaged patients in redirecting their negative thought patterns, delivered medications and dispensed weekly dosages.
  • Facilitated therapeutic groups designed to help clients change negative thought patterns surrounding eating disorder behaviors.
  • Provided comprehensive operational and inpatient and outpatient functions for government entity supporting military veterans.
  • Implemented activities to help children learn acceptable behaviors and interact with one another effectively.
  • Provided educational support to patients based on their identified needs and limitations in learning.
  • Provided children with socialization by assisting with wake-ups and completing morning routines before school.
  • Assisted patients in developing necessary skills to successfully return to a less restrictive environment.
  • Assisted supervisors with duties including hospital census, bed availability and staffing concerns.
  • Facilitated groups, and provided individual counseling, while effectively teaching alternative behaviors.
  • Facilitated Therapeutic Learning Classes in public schools while working in diverse populations.
  • Enforced safety procedures in accordance with facility policies and Government regulations.
  • Learned to help developmentally disabled persons with daily living activities.
  • Facilitated morning group session and involved in therapeutic milieu.
  • Coordinated and facilitated services with internal and external resources.

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9. MHT

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Here's how MHT is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Escorted patients in a safe and orderly manner to assigned unit and gave reports to unit nurse and MHT.
  • Promoted to Lead MHT and Managed 30+ Mental Health Technicians to ensure quality client services.
  • Worked as a MHT in a lock up unit for adults with chronic mental illness.
  • Started as MHT and was later given group assignments through the Family Matters Program.
  • Trained MHT and CMA to specific need of residents and expectations of facility.
  • Ensured that all duties and responsibilities of MHT staff were carried out daily.
  • Worked with MHT Supervisor and individually with residents in mental health therapeutic groups.
  • Supervised MHT's as well as provided administrative support to the shifts.
  • Performed MHT duties on an inpatient psychiatric unit while attending nursing school.
  • Supervised and managed 50 PRN Mental Health Techs (MHT).
  • Remained on staff as part-time MHT II for another year.
  • Promoted to MHT II after one year.
  • Promoted to Senior MHT after 2 years.
  • Provided support and training to MHT's
  • Developed annual performance evaluation questionnaire for MHTs.
  • Skilled in developing therapeutic relationships with patients and cooperative / effective relationships with nurses and other MHTs.
  • Scheduled MHT and Nursing Supervisors for a 48 bed Residential Facility
  • Served as a MHT in a Geriatric Lockdown Unit.
  • Performed mht group assessments, team leader.
  • Supervised and assigned MHTs specific daily duties to maintain optimal physical proximity and using analytical forethought to anticipate potentially volatile situations.

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10. Communication

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Here's how Communication is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Facilitated psycho-educational groups on addiction, grief and loss, stress management, assertive communication, cognitive distortions and relapse prevention.
  • Prepared initial chart, prepare communication forms including medical administration records, dietary, pharmacy and routinely audit medical charts.
  • Directed activities for clients designed to aide members in increasing skills in stress management and interpersonal communications.
  • Provided patients with communication assistance as needed, typing their correspondence and obtaining information for them.
  • Resolved and Facilitated discrepancies by operating through verbal and/or written communication presented to a diversity group.
  • Utilized effective behavior management techniques to increase communication, socialization and daily basic living skills.
  • Assisted adolescents and adults in behavioral modification through education, modeling and effective communication.
  • Supported the clinical practice through scheduling and mediating communications between the doctor and parent/guardian.
  • Preserved privacy through maintenance of confidentiality in communication, patient care, and documentation.
  • Maintained group cohesiveness and cooperativeness in structured settings through open communication and skills work.
  • Developed therapeutic communication skills, and proper communication skills within such a diverse population.
  • Fostered therapeutic communication techniques in efforts to develop a working relationship with patients.
  • Ensured effective communication by documenting and relaying pertinent clinical directions during shift transitions.
  • Provided positive encouragement through various forms of communication, while individualizing personal needs.
  • Proved competency and experience towards patient-centered care, communication, and data analysis.
  • Participated in the ongoing communication regarding program planning and implementation for clients.
  • Demonstrated basic knowledge regarding therapeutic communication and psychiatric recovery and rehabilitation skills.
  • Utilized therapeutic communication skills and maintained a positive rapport with adolescent clientele.
  • Utilized quality telecommunication skills to address patients/ family members concerns over the phone
  • Maintained ongoing communication with other treatment providers and other program staff.

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11. CPI

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Here's how CPI is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Trained and certified CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) Trained and certified in properly assisting hospital in OSHA compliance and codes.
  • Recognized, and respond to patients who were acting as a danger to themselves Vital signs routine Certified in CPR & CPI
  • Trained in Crisis Prevention Interventions (CPI) and assisted with crises that arose on the unit, including restraints.
  • Utilized nonviolent crisis intervention (CPI) when exposed to volatile patients to help maintain personal and patient safety.
  • Skilled Crisis Prevention, Q15 Rounds, Facilitate groups, CPI Certified, CPR Certified, Psychiatric Patient familiarity.
  • Assisted nurse with vital signs and crisis situations by applying Crisis prevention Non-violent Interventions (CPI).
  • Participated in restraint/seclusion procedures as necessary with treatment team using Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) model.
  • Certified in CPI and was responsible for daily charting of behavior and incidents that occurred.
  • Trained and certified in CPI (Crisis Prevention and Intervention) techniques and CPR.
  • Restrained clients as needed using CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute) techniques.
  • Certified: Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI), CPR & first aid
  • Trained and certified in CPR, CPI, RAD and First-Aid procedures.
  • Completed all necessary paperwork on patients certified in CPI and CPR.
  • Trained in verbal deescalation, CPI, and CPR certified.
  • Trained in CPI to handle physically dangerous crisis situations.
  • Learned CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) while employed.
  • Responded to crisis calls utilizing the CPI method.
  • Performed CPI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) techniques.
  • Certified in CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention.
  • Required to maintain CPI training.

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12. Charge Nurse

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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Performed duties several including, charting, filling medical records and taking vital signs, under supervision of the charge nurse.
  • Recognized to have excellent Leadership abilities and recommended to work as a Charge Nurse two (2) months post graduation
  • Performed receptionist and clerical duties, on a patient care unit, under the supervision of the charge nurse/nurse manager.
  • Assisted charge nurse with employee scheduling and making sure there was adequate coverage on each ward during all shifts.
  • Executed daily operations of vital signs, glucose checks per shift/ as directed by charge nurse/ the ordering physician.
  • Monitored and recorded patient's behavior, charting, and reporting any physical changes to the charge nurse.
  • Provided general nursing assistance, appropriate to patients' age and as assigned and supervised by charge nurse.
  • Completed patient charts to be reviewed by the charge nurse, and wrote daily progress notes.
  • Reported acute mental status changes in patients to psychiatrists and charge nurses on the unit.
  • Reported any high risk, physical management or exposure incidents immediately to the charge nurse.
  • Observed and recorded patients' behaviors; reported changes in behaviors to charge nurse.
  • Produced concise and accurate written verbal reports to charge nurse regarding observations with patients.
  • Observed patient's physical and psychological needs and reported findings to the charge nurse.
  • Worked with Lead Tech and Charge Nurse to provide appropriate coverage during assigned shift.
  • Assisted the charge nurse in charting daily activities and interactions with patients.
  • Performed nursing duties and report higher level care situations to charge nurse.
  • Helped patients under supervision of doctors, charge nurses and unit directors.
  • Reported to the charge nurse; helped supervised in-patient clients.
  • Provided direct patient care as assigned by the charge nurse.
  • Completed any tasks delegated by the charge nurse.

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13. Substance Abuse

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Here's how Substance Abuse is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Supervised children and adolescents with behavioral, substance abuse, and mental health diagnoses in a residential behavioral health/medical setting.
  • Worked in an adolescent partial hospitalization program for adolescents with various Axis 1 diagnosis and concomitant substance abuse diagnoses.
  • Counseled or provided similar diagnostic or therapeutic services to clients with substance abuse problems and co-occurring mental health disorders.
  • Provided appropriate therapeutic milieu to children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbances, mental disorders and substance abuse disorders.
  • Monitored and supervised clients in a residential detoxification program in order to assist in substance abuse recovery.
  • Monitored adult and adolescence with behavioral problems, mental illness, substance abuse, and intellectual/developmental disabilities.
  • Conducted psycho-educational and recreational groups for adolescent patients ages 13-18 struggling with mental illness and substance abuse.
  • Provided substance abuse assessments, participated in case conferences and monitored treatment progress in daily milieu.
  • Facilitated educational and treatment support groups for Active Duty personnel diagnosed with Substance Abuse Diagnosis.
  • Counseled and provided education to patients on substance abuse with licensed clinical provider's supervision.
  • Assisted with substance abuse prevention/educational information and/or seminars to families and the community.
  • Counseled and aided individuals and families requiring assistance dealing with substance abuse problems.
  • Provided education in life skills, medication management and adolescent substance abuse issues.
  • Provided counseling and specialized evaluations for domestic violence victims and substance abusers.
  • Provided therapeutic interventions for consumers with mental health and substance abuse diagnosis.
  • Provided counseling to patients suffering from mental illnesses and emotional/substance abuse problems.
  • Rendered direct supervision to clients with Substance Abuse/Intellectual Disability/Mental Health issues.
  • Worked on a locked facility carefully monitoring disturbed and substance abuse patients
  • Supervised and monitor patients in a substance abuse/psychiatric recovery environment.
  • Conducted initial intake, substance abuse and family advocacy interviews.

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14. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Provided personal care and assistance with activities of daily living for developmentally disabled and mentally challenged adults in group home setting.
  • Supported individuals with personal care and daily routines* Integrated individuals into the community* Write/report and assess client's needs and behaviors
  • Provided personal care and oversee medication administration to clients.
  • Provided assistance and personal care to individuals.
  • Assessed patient personal and psycho-social needs and secured the appropriate resources such as more intense therapeutic intervention or personal care.
  • Coordinated the daily personal case activity of residents ensuring the completion of personal care task and basic home management task.
  • Provided personal care for patients who were in a private setting and those who were designated for Home Health Aide.
  • Supported individuals through training in learning a range of skills related to personal care, daily living, and communication.
  • Observed patients, reported behavioral changes, provided personal care and provided social, educational and recreational group activities.
  • Provided and monitored personal care services including bathing, toileting, feeding, dressing and other general care activities.
  • Provided Personal Care Services which included bathing, eating, dressing personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Assisted senior citizens and adolescence with personal care on a daily basis in compliance with treatment plan.
  • Provided nursing, psychiatric, or personal care to mentally challenged individuals in a clinical setting.
  • Assisted in personal care of client's intermediate, medical, family, and occupational communications.
  • Cared for patients called residents who have disabilities and are living in a personal care home.
  • Provided assistance and personal care; negotiating complex issues and maintaining good client/ staff relations.
  • Provided personal care to patients, such as bathing, personal hygiene and feeding.
  • Helped the individuals find ways to cope with various issues and manage personal care.
  • Passed medications, completed personal care as needed and followed plans of service.
  • Served as a key team member for a busy Personal Care Home Corporation.

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15. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Completed administrative tasks such as entering orders into computer, answering telephone calls, and maintaining medical and facility information.
  • Completed administrative tasks, such as answering telephone calls, faxing or maintaining medical or facility information.
  • Answered inbound phone calls and served in reception/clerical capacities including data entry.
  • Answered phone calls, set up follow up appointments for patients upon discharge and arranged transportation if necessary.
  • Transferred calls to proper residential locations, answered phone calls, checked in patients from leave.
  • Required to complete office tasks such as supply inventory, cleaning, and fielding phone calls.
  • Provided customer service by interacting with clients daily face to face or via phone calls.
  • Received telephone calls and visitors, ascertain the nature of call or visit.
  • Answered and directed incoming phone calls from parents, doctors and care team.
  • Assisted with phone calls, leave of absence paperwork and check ins.
  • Received and properly directed phone calls in high-volume call setting.
  • Assisted clients in making phone calls and monitored visitations.
  • Identified patients in crisis via phone calls and consults.
  • Searched and distributed mail and monitored phone calls.
  • Answered and managed phone calls with accurate messages.
  • Conducted daily phone calls and revamped the system.
  • Accepted and transferred phone calls to proper authority.
  • Answered phone calls and directed them appropriately.
  • Monitored children's daily activities, washed clothes, phone calls, meals, grooming Provided assistance with daily living skills
  • Supervised visits and phone calls inbetween adolescents and their families and friends.

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16. Direct Supervision

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Here's how Direct Supervision is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Provided direct clinical care to patients under the direct supervision of a licensed Registered Nurse or other licensed clinical personnel.
  • Facilitated or co-facilitated individual and group sessions under direct supervision of a mental health professional as assigned.
  • Provided direct patient care and ongoing monitoring of psychiatric inpatients under direct supervision of Registered Nurse.
  • Provided high quality, acute and routine outpatient care under direct supervision of professional providers.
  • Monitored therapy groups under the direct supervision of licensed and certified professionals.
  • Worked under the direct supervision of a Milieu Coordinator or Registered Nurse
  • Provided direct supervision to emotionally and behaviorally challenged children and adolescents.
  • Provided direct supervision and interactions with patients in psychiatric hospital.
  • Assisted with physical interventions with patients in response to required codes while under the direct supervision of the Nursing Manager.
  • Demonstrated the skills and judgment necessary to provide direct care to patients under the direct supervision of licensed personnel.
  • Provided nursing care under direct supervision of a licensed nurse to achieve maximum level of independence.
  • Provided care for patients on the mental health unit under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  • Provided direct patient care to psychiatric inpatients under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  • Provided direct supervision of residential patients to ensure appropriate, quality care and treatment.
  • Performed vital signs on patients, under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  • Rendered direct supervision to the Day Shift Employee Satisfaction Performance Improvement Committee.
  • Provided child care and direct supervision in daily and crisis situations.
  • Assisted with physical restraints under the direct supervision of the RN.
  • Provided direct supervision and 1:1 monitoring for at risk clients.
  • Provided direct supervision of mental health patients.

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17. Behavioral Issues

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Here's how Behavioral Issues is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Monitored adolescence with mental disturbances and behavioral issues; applied non-violent intervention techniques to prevent physical outbreaks among group home members.
  • Assisted mentally ill patients at psychiatric hospital, including co-facilitating group activities, redirecting behavioral issues, and providing emotional support
  • Monitored developmentally disabled adolescents, with a variety of behavioral issues, in a residential treatment center.
  • Provided direct care and supervision to adolescents and young adults with emotional/behavioral issues.
  • Provided assistance and counseling to male patients exhibiting severe emotional, behavioral issues.
  • Provided direct care to adolescents with emotional and behavioral issues.
  • Mentored troubled teens/teens with personality disorders and/or behavioral issues.
  • Evaluated and addressed client emotional and behavioral issues.
  • Managed a milieu of up to eight teen girls with emotional and behavioral issues and ran therapeutic groups
  • Addressed psychiatric illnesses and behavioral issues as a result of their illnesses during counseling sessions.
  • Facilitated groups and served as a liaison for youth with mental health and behavioral issues.
  • Monitored behavior and activities of children ages five to seventeen with different behavioral issues.
  • Provided care to patients with behavioral issues as well as drug and alcohol addictions.
  • Used training to work with clients with severe cognitive disorders and behavioral issues.
  • Worked with adolescents with mental and behavioral issues.
  • Interacted with children with behavioral issues.
  • specialized in providing care to individuals with behavioral issues and special needs.

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18. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Collaborated with treatment team of clinical social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, and rehabilitation counselors to develop individualized treatment plans.
  • Integrated individual treatment plans for juvenile clients through supervision and positive interaction activities at this Level 5 Behavioral Treatment Facility.
  • Executed individualized interventions by comparing to master behavior treatment plans resulting in appropriate patient discharge from facility.
  • Completed the essential paperwork to continue documentation of client progress and adherence to individualized treatment plans.
  • Implemented individual resident treatment plans and communicated behavioral observations with multidisciplinary team to enhance treatment outcomes.
  • Developed treatment plans including natural supports and treatment providers during client temporary stay at residence.
  • Reviewed patient charts to ensure effectiveness of treatment plans and prepared recommendations for alternative outcomes.
  • Performed patient care necessary to implement individual treatment plans under the supervision of the registered nurse
  • Communicated with patient family members in determining appropriate treatment plans, and after-treatment plans.
  • Participated in the planning and implementation of individualized treatment plans and daily treatment schedules.
  • Provided structured and therapeutic care to patients in accordance with individualized treatment plans.
  • Participated in the development and coordination and implementation of patient treatment plans.
  • Organized clinical interventions and treatment plans for patients suffering and chronic disorders.
  • Participated in the development and implementation of individualized treatment plans for clients.
  • Assisted clinical support staff with the implementation of individual behavioral treatment plans.
  • Conducted interviews with patients to obtain information and establishes appropriate treatment plans.
  • Maintained medical charts, implemented treatment plans, facilitated education groups.
  • Administered treatment plans, scheduled family therapy and provided parent training.
  • Participated and provided input into the development of person-centered treatment plans.
  • Proposed and implemented treatment plans ensuring adjustment to current life situations.

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19. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Provided therapeutic evidence-based, patient centered treatment focusing on recovery and community reintegration all in a safe environment at Oregon State Hospital
  • Facilitated peer groups and family meetings, ensured safe environment by performing environmental safety rounds, monitored/safeguarded, performed initial assessments
  • Provided a safe environment while promoting self-sufficiency, advocacy, support, as well as recreational and educational activities.
  • Utilized computers for patient documentation Interacted with patients to create a safe environment Oriented new patients to policies and guidelines
  • Developed and implemented safety program to prevent or correct unsafe environmental working conditions.
  • Provided quality client care and a safe environment-Monitored and documented client daily activities.
  • Monitored and maintained a safe environment and utilized therapeutic communication skills.
  • Monitored patient interactions and activities to ensure a safe environment.
  • Recorded patient behavior and provided a safe environment.
  • Coordinated with patients and aided establishing safe environment.
  • Maintained safe environment of involuntary psychiatric unit.
  • Provided overall safe environment for students.
  • Trained in Safe Crisis Management in order to maintain a safe environment if there is imminent danger to self and/or others.
  • Worked with staff and clients to maintain a safe environment including fire prevention, fire drills, and evacuation plans.
  • Helped maintain a therapeutic and safe environment for all the patients as well as staff members including searches for contraband.
  • Worked with residents' communication disorders and social skills by providing a safe environment for them to further these skills.
  • Provided a clean, orderly and safe environment; documenting patients' belongings when admitted and discharged.
  • Provided a safe environment for patients, conducted meetings with doctors, social workers, and parents.
  • Worked to ensure a safe environment for staff, consumers and associates by following AHC safety policies.
  • Monitored and helped modify behavior in order to maintain a safe environment for all clients and staff.

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20. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Assisted nursing staff with routine procedures, such as taking and recording blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiration rate.
  • Recorded temperature, blood pressures, pulse and respiration rates, flood and fluid intake and output, as directed.
  • Prepared patients for examinations and assisted in completing patients' work-ups, i.e., blood pressure weight/height, medical history.
  • Monitored vitals (blood pressure, pulse, temperature, respiration) and assisted nurses in emergency care when needed.
  • Measured average of 20 patients' weight, height, body temperature, pulse rate and blood pressure daily.
  • Collected and monitored vital information such as Blood Pressure, Pulse Rate, Respiratory Rate, and O2 Saturation.
  • Recorded and filed patients' statuses hourly such as weight, food and liquid intake, blood pressure.
  • Performed routine functions such as taking temperatures, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, height and weight.
  • Completed progress notes in patients charts, transported patients, blood pressures and temps twice a shift.
  • Performed and recorded daily vitals including pulse rate, temperature, respiration, and blood pressure.
  • Performed patient care assessments, obtained blood pressure, and other patient data for psychiatrist.
  • Assisted doctors and nurses; performed taking blood pressure, pulse and temperature.
  • Measured patient physical conditions using a thermometer and blood pressure gauge.
  • Performed manual blood pressures, and weight & height.
  • Monitored blood pressures and blood glucose levels.
  • Conducted basic medical needs, such as phlebotomy, taking blood pressure, etc, upon client's intake.
  • Prepared case notes for patient's charts stating observed findings; took blood pressure and performed phlebotomy.
  • Measured temperature, pulse rate, monitored glucose reading, and blood pressure of residents'.
  • Measured and records patients physical condition using devices such as thermometers and blood pressure gauges.
  • Followed infection control procedures.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.

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21. New Patients

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Here's how New Patients is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Provided orientation to new patients and briefed patients on rules and regulations including patient's rights and responsibilities.
  • Performed administrative tasks, such as helping new patients become acquainted with daily routines, rules, etc.
  • Monitored behavioral and physical well being of patients and assisted during intake interviews with new patients.
  • Assisted in hospital admission process of new patients when needed, completing appropriate paperwork.
  • Admitted new patients while informing patients of policy and procedures and conducting NARS tests.
  • Greeted and assisted in admission of new patients and prepared them for patient care.
  • Conducted mental status examinations on new patients before admission to the hospital.
  • Assisted with the intake of new patients to the facility.
  • Admitted and oriented new patients to the unit on arrival.
  • Prepared pee samples for new patients coming in.
  • Orientated new patients to facility and program.
  • Completed initial admittance forms for new patients.
  • Interviewed and admitted in new patients.
  • Completed financial contracts with new patients.
  • Assisted in admission to new patients.
  • Conducted admissions of new patients e.g.
  • Supervised new patients entering the secured emergency unit to directemergency care needs as with patients under APOWW holds.
  • Recorded patients information to prepare medical records on new patients.
  • Monitored patient's behavior and counseled patients.Registered new patients and updated database on continuing patients.Recorded medical diagnose in patients charts.
  • Participated in the admission of new patients, which included body mapping, personal belongings documentation, and sharps removal.

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22. Role Model

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Here's how Role Model is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Contributed to the effective implementation of individual treatment plans through line of sight supervision provided positive interaction and role modeling.
  • Provided role modeling of appropriate behavior to patients for effective and responsible citizenship and conflict resolution.
  • Provided direct care, including positive role modeling, crisis intervention and patient safety to children, adolescents and adults.
  • Served as a role model assisting with the development of skill building, goal setting, and problem-solving skills.
  • Served as a role model for patients and ensure the safety and well-being of patients at all time.
  • Served as a role model for patients to observe and learn socially effective values, attitudes and behaviors.
  • Served as a mentor, role model, authoritative figure, and key individual in their treatment plan.
  • Provided Students with an example of a positive role model through appearance, attitude, and conduct.
  • Demonstrated skills in the areas of relationship building, appropriate boundaries and role modeling with children.
  • Provided crisis intervention and a behavioral role model for patients by using effective mental health techniques.
  • Acted as a role model for clients by demonstrating appropriate behavior and applying active listening techniques.
  • Acted as a role model for residents, demonstrating effective problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Provided a positive role model for children, families, volunteers, and staff.
  • Provided continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients.
  • Provided role modeling during breakfast, lunch, and dinner, While in cafeteria.
  • Established myself as a role model to my peers and to younger generations.
  • Served as a role model for adolescent males in a residential treatment facility.
  • Served as a role model in problem solving and responding to supervisors concerns.
  • Acted as a role model and assisted in ongoing care of patients.
  • Represented a strong adult role model and provide coaching and guidance.

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23. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Interpreted and communicated treatment objectives to other staff members.
  • Communicated effectively with doctors and other staff members.
  • Helped ordered food inventory, and unit inventory to ensure everything was handy when other staff members needed any item.
  • Reinforced all floor rules and regulations to maintain structure and security of all patients, staff members, and visitors.
  • Communicated with mental health team, consisting of nurses, doctors, and other staff members to ensure safety.
  • Collaborated with other clinical staff members such as registered nurses, social workers and psychiatrist to discuss patient treatment
  • Rendered first aid to injured staff members and patients, and provided security for solitary confinement cells.
  • Trained new staff members in CPSI (medical computer system), floor schedule, and rules.
  • Assigned staff members to specific functions based on the need and skill set of the staff.
  • Provided leadership, structure, and maintained responsibility over fellow staff members on the shift.
  • Collaborated with other staff members to perform clinical assessments and to develop treatment plans.
  • Maintained clinical information to coordinate care plans with staff members of oncoming shifts.
  • Provided direct patient care to patients under the supervision of professional staff members.
  • Assisted the registered nurse and provided guidance and leadership to fellow staff members.
  • Observed client behaviors and reported changes and progress to other staff members.
  • Answered and directed calls for three departments and 105 staff members.
  • Administered Crisis Prevention Techniques on clients and assisted other staff members.
  • Acted as liaison between patients, family, and staff members.
  • Consulted with other staff members regarding treatment plans and after care.
  • Maintained a safe and comfortable environment for patients and staff members.

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24. Ensure Safety

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Here's how Ensure Safety is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Supervised patients to ensure safety and adherence to company protocols.
  • Conducted 15-minute patient checks to ensure safety and accountability.
  • Provided a safe, therapeutic milieu for patients and staff; Diffused intense/chaotic situations when necessary to ensure safety of others
  • Monitored residents and provided assistance to other staff to ensure safety and security on the unit.
  • Completed Room checks of patients and unit safety check to ensure safety of the unit.
  • Monitored patients daily activities and worked with clinical staff to ensure safety on the unit.
  • Worked one on one with clients needing extra support and supervision to ensure safety.
  • Cleaned and mopped floors and clients' areas Ensure safety and accountability of client.
  • Provided supervision & direction as needed to ensure safety for adolescent and peers.
  • Provided ongoing monitoring and observation of patients to ensure safety and well being.
  • Assisted in obtaining patient vital signs and completing 15-minute rounds to ensure safety.
  • Assisted with activities of daily living, monitored patients to ensure safety.
  • Conducted rounds of patients every 15 minutes to ensure safety and whereabouts.
  • Worked responsibly and efficiently to ensure safety of all patients and staff.
  • Conducted 15 minute rounds to ensure safety and security of facility.
  • Monitored Mentally Ill clients in a hospital setting to ensure safety.
  • Monitored patients closely to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • Recorded round on residents every 15 minutes to ensure safety.
  • Observed patients' behaviors to ensure safety and positive actions.
  • Worked closely with law enforcement to ensure safety of callers.

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25. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Supervised and conducted daily groups on transitional services, recreation and independent living skills for adolescents with behavioral and emotional problems.
  • Conducted routine daily living groups to instruct adolescent females of independent living skills to successfully transition into society settings.
  • Supervised/assisted groups that encompass the following areas: therapeutic recreation; interpersonal skills; and independent living skills.
  • Developed and implemented clinical programming as designed to develop independent living.
  • Developed training curriculum for Independent Living Skills groups.
  • Worked in residential settings teaching independent living skills.
  • Prepared residents for independent living.
  • Provided training in independent living skills, relaxation and coping techniques, job readiness, resume preparation, and other areas.
  • Worked one-on-one with consumers in an effort to increase independent living skills that would enable them to live with limited assistance.
  • Directed residents in performing daily living functions to prepare them for their return to the community and independent living.
  • Trained personnel in how to assist patients in speech, sign language, and transitioning to independent living.
  • Escorted students around so they can perform daily task such as shopping everyday independent living skills.
  • Instructed and monitored skills of the individuals to progress them towards independent living.
  • Prepared residents at a 48-bed, men s transitional residence for independent living.
  • Conducted groups on life skills, community integration, and independent living skills.
  • Assisted in independent living skills, recreational outings, and with homework.
  • Assisted with independent living skills under the direction of a Registered Nurse.
  • Educated program graduates on life skills for independent living.
  • Assisted patients with daily living and independent living activities.
  • Helped clients develop independent living skills and coping skills.

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26. Safety Checks

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Here's how Safety Checks is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Assessed safety of individuals by conducting safety checks and evacuation safety drills.
  • Performed safety checks every fifteen minutes on suicidal patients.
  • Managed equipment, ward safety checks and equipment certifications
  • Charted on the patients daily and completed paperwork such as 15-minute safety checks, group participation and incident reports.
  • Performed safety checks at a minimum of 15 minutes' intervals on patients in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Maintained patient status reports, including dietary checks, vital signs, mood assessments, and safety checks.
  • Maintained health and safety of all patients through monitoring of blood pressure, and daily safety checks.
  • Conducted safety checks on all patients throughout the day including room and vehicle searches as needed.
  • Checked patient conditions with 15 minute safety checks to search for bodily harm/violence and contraband.
  • Performed fifteen (15) minute safety checks, charted patients daily moods and vitals.
  • Formulated, led and documented patient activities, group participation and conducted safety checks.
  • Conducted scheduled safety checks on more than 20 patients on an hourly basis.
  • Observed camera screens, patio observation, and perform patient safety checks.
  • Performed Safety checks and facilitated classes with clients in a group setting.
  • Conducted safety checks and took vital signs on a daily basis.
  • Processed admissions and discharges and conducted routine safety checks on unit.
  • Assisted with telephone crisis intervention, charting and safety checks.
  • Conducted routine safety checks at five to fifteen minute intervals.
  • Performed hourly room and safety checks per policy and procedure.
  • Monitored patients every 15 minutes for safety checks.

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27. Recreational Activities

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Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Collaborated with recreational therapist to develop social and recreational activities for residents in accordance with written programs and rehabilitation plans.
  • Monitored and evaluated patient's participation in patient's treatment activities and assist in providing therapeutic and/or recreational activities.
  • Assisted residents in hospital orientation and encouraged them to participate in social and recreational activities to promote rehabilitation.
  • Organized, supervised, or encouraged client participation in social, educational, or recreational activities.
  • Initiated, coordinated, and planned recreational activities for children as their Cooperative Games facilitator.
  • Certified in the state of Virginia to administer medications Assisted in supervising clients in recreational activities
  • Restrained patients that became physically violent, and lead them in therapeutic and recreational activities
  • Assured daily program schedule was consistently implemented, including conducting scheduled therapeutic recreational activities.
  • Directed and participated in recreational activities for consumers in accordance with written programs plans.
  • Transported children to medical appointments, family visits and recreational activities as assigned.
  • Counseled and evaluated adolescents, reinforced behavior modification program, supervised recreational activities.
  • Accompanied residents on community life outing, medical appointments and other recreational activities.
  • Participated in recreational activities and assured safety for staff and high-risk client population.
  • Assisted them in being accustomed to routines and participating in social/recreational activities.
  • Worked to develop framework to cultivate relationships and increase recreational activities.
  • Planned and implemented social and recreational activities along with Supervisor.
  • Enriched and augmented schedules/ structure therapeutic and recreational activities.
  • Facilitated in leading patients in therapeutic and recreational activities.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in social and recreational activities.
  • Developed a recreational activities program for a summer program.

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28. Medical Staff

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Here's how Medical Staff is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Assisted patients working under direction of medical staff to become accustomed to routines and participating in social/recreational activities to promote rehabilitation.
  • Monitored patient's physical and emotional well-being and reported unusual behavior or physical ailments to medical staff.
  • Assisted mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed patients under the direction of medical staff.
  • Communicated regularly with medical staff on specific and routine tasks.
  • Coordinated with professional medical staff to administer quality patient care
  • Assisted medical staff in examining patient condition.
  • Communicated regularly with medical staff.
  • Assisted patients as part of a team under direction of nursing and medical staff in an inpatient psychiatric acute care hospital.
  • Produced and documented vital signs (blood pressures, height, and weight) for the nursing and other medical staff.
  • Reported changes in client's condition to the charge nurse to recommend additional stay or early release to medical staff.
  • Provided patients with routine physical, emotional, psychological and rehabilitation care under the direction of nursing and medical staff.
  • Conferred with medical staff and state representatives to interchange facts and to identify need for protective child services.
  • Monitored 10 mentally challenged individuals' emotional and physical well-being and reported to the medical staff any concerns.
  • Assisted mentally impaired patients with daily therapeutic and hygienic needs under direction of nursing and medical staff.
  • Collaborated with medical staff and other members of treatment team to develop progress charts and periodic reports.
  • Required to complete documentation requested by clinical or medical staff such as sleep logs and behavior checklists.
  • Observed patients in order to detect behavior patterns and reported abnormal activities to the medical staff.
  • Worked with medical staff to create activities that would help to maintain order in the facility.
  • Communicated patient needs, changes, and observations to the charge nurse and senior medical staff.
  • Observed, documented, and reported all mental and physical changes to the medical staff.

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29. Patient Behavior

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Here's how Patient Behavior is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Exercised independent professional judgment in managing patient care including immediate response to potentially volatile patient behavior.
  • Evaluated patient behavior to detect significant or unusual behavior and effects of medication or treatment.
  • Participated in observing, reporting and recording of patient behaviors using McKesson charting systems.
  • Supervised patients undergoing in-patient care, documenting patient behavior and responses to treatment.
  • Observed patient behavior and performance, provided updates and general observations to supervisor.
  • Charted daily patient behaviors and maintained therapeutic relationships with families and inpatient staff.
  • Participated in hospital emergency codes, observed and recorded information on patient behavior.
  • Documented observable changes in patient behavior to minimize and deflect crisis situations.
  • Ensured patient safety and provided a process for observing and documenting patient behavior
  • Observed patient behavior and completed written analysis in highly sensitive medical records.
  • Monitored and observed patient behaviors and activities in an in-patient Psychiatric Hospital.
  • Delivered non-medical nursing care to patients on an inpatient behavioral health unit.
  • Documented and administered patient's vitals, patient behavior and activity.
  • Observed and documented patient behaviors and reported observation to professional staff.
  • Documented and reported patient behavioral observations and changes in patient status.
  • Observed and influenced patient behaviors and interactions towards prescribed treatment goals.
  • Monitored patient behavior and reported observations to Registered Nursing staff.
  • Followed each patient behavioral programs by monitoring their daily activities.
  • Supplied information on patient behavior through daily descriptive documentation.
  • Monitored patient behavior during activities and intervened as needed.

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30. Group Therapy

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Here's how Group Therapy is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Provided individual and group therapy to adolescents and their families in an alcohol and drug residential treatment facility.
  • Provided group therapy to residential adolescence, included were psycho-educational lectures for suicide prevention and coping techniques.
  • Provided supportive counseling/education group therapy for clients with co-occurring mental disorder and substance abuse diagnosis.
  • Managed daily group therapy, ensuring accurate documentation of patients' responses and participation.
  • Facilitated private practice and forensic individual and group therapy for children and adults.
  • Assisted with crisis stabilization, conducted group therapy, monitored and documented behaviors.
  • Facilitated group therapy sessions that consisted of coping mechanisms and substance abuse counseling.
  • Provided direct individual and group therapy to adolescents experiencing significant mental health issues.
  • Facilitated prescribed individual or group therapy sessions as part of specific therapeutic procedures.
  • Performed behavior management, individual and group therapy, and special education services.
  • Initiated individual and group therapy sessions with acute and residential psychiatric patients.
  • Conducted group therapy to adolescents and children admitted into the psychiatric facility.
  • Facilitated group therapy with adolescent and adult patients Conducted individual assessments with patients
  • Supervised patients in structured activities including group therapy sessions and recreation therapy.
  • Participated in group therapy, Intake evaluation and monitoring of psychiatric patients.
  • Conducted group therapy and specialty Dialectical Behavior Therapy groups with adolescents.
  • Co-facilitated group therapy sessions in conjunction with the Psychologist/ Program Director.
  • Facilitated group therapy sessions for psychiatric and chemical dependent patients.
  • Participated and instructed individual/group therapy sessions for mental health population.
  • Performed group therapy under the guidelines of a staff psychologist/therapist.

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31. Daily Living Activities

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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Assisted patients with daily living activities while attending to their individual behavioral problems through therapeutic crisis prevention intervention as needed.
  • Provided supportive services and activities to enhance daily living activities for dual diagnosed developmentally disabled individuals.
  • Worked one-on-one with patients to lead them in performing daily living activities independently.
  • Documented observations and provided assistance to patients with daily living activities.
  • Implemented the daily living activities of mentally challenged adolescents.
  • Assisted mentally challenged patients with daily living activities.
  • Assisted patients in daily living activities and led groups of clients in treatment-based activities to help identify coping skills and appropriate behaviors
  • Aided mentally ill clients with psychological disorders, ages 6 - 70, through daily living activities in an inpatient facility.
  • Assisted facility residents with daily living activities, including bathing, dressing, toileting, eating, and medication management.
  • Observed, monitored, and assisted mentally diagnosed patients in their daily living activities while they received psychiatric therapy.
  • Assisted residents in daily living activities including personal hygiene, dressing, making beds, eating, and play.
  • Observed and tracked 15 patients' behaviors on the geriatric unit and assisted with daily living activities.
  • Helped clients that needed help with daily living activities such as eating, bathing and grooming.
  • Assisted individuals with their daily living activities such as bathing, eating, transportation, etc.
  • Provided support, emotional and psychological care of patients and assisted in daily living activities.
  • Provided assistance with daily living activities, such as eating, dressing and bathing.
  • Assisted with daily group exercises, recommended treatment plan and daily living activities.
  • Assisted with daily living activities, school assignments and participated in community projects.
  • Aided in daily living activities such as eating, bathing and grooming.
  • Assisted patients with essential daily living activities along with distributing daily meals.

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32. Professional Staff

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Here's how Professional Staff is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Monitored patients in order to detect unusual behavior, and reported observations to professional staff.
  • Facilitated educational groups and activities under the direction and supervision of professional staff.
  • Assisted professional staff with re-integrating clients into the family and/or community.
  • Interacted directly with patients and professional staff to support treatment operations.
  • Consulted with medical and professional staff on disability service.
  • Used clear understanding and judgment to report physical and or behavioral signs that deemed necessary to report to the professional staff.
  • Assisted the professional staff in planning, evaluated and provided patient care in an outpatient clinic.
  • Provided client supervision, care, and activity services with professional staff direction and unit procedures.
  • Assisted on Mental Health Ward with direct care for patients under the supervision of professional staff.
  • Conducted and participated in treatment meetings to educate leadership and professional staff on patient treatment plan.
  • Received incoming crisis calls from the public and referred to appropriate professional staff.
  • Served as an intermediary between clients and professional staff.
  • Observed and reported individuals behavior and reaction to professional staff; documented care, treatment, and progress in designated records.
  • Provided adolescent behavioral interventions * Provided unit security and schedule compliance enforcement * Provided assistance to professional staff as needed

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33. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Communicated, set priorities, and organized to meet deadlines, ensuring compliance with established processes, policies, and regulations.
  • Assisted with improving ADL skills and monitored medication compliance for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness in a group home setting
  • Conducted patient rounds, assisted with ADL care, offered therapeutic support, and provided written reports on assigned patients
  • Assisted and encourage patients with ADL's including feeding, ambulating, and hygiene to promote patient care.
  • Transported patients to and from therapy and activities as well as assisted with ADL's and IADL's.
  • Assisted with admissions and discharges, facilitated ADL groups to prepare patients to transition back to community.
  • Assisted patients with Activities of Daily Living (ADL's), such as bathing and meals.
  • Assisted patients in ADL, charted all activities, observed all behavior patterns and physical signs.
  • Participated in patient care, Therapeutic groups and activities, also helped patients maintain their ADL's
  • Assisted all clients in overall upkeep of housing chores, and the completion of ADL's.
  • Maintained charts in a timely and accurate manner, met deadlines for documentation and updates.
  • Recorded patients progress, behaviors and instructed them with positive behavior reinforcements and ADL's.
  • Provided hands on ADL care while working on the Geriatric portion of the unit.
  • Provided education for patients and their families on medications, diagnosis and ADL's
  • Developed and implemented ADL, independent living skills, activity and reality programs.
  • Provided ADL care to patients including meals, baths, dressing, etc.
  • Prepared and assisted client with ADL s (activities of daily living).
  • Encouraged ADL's through positive reinforcement o diet and nutrition o hygiene.
  • Facilitated groups focused on Activities of Daily Living (ADL) skills.
  • Provided support to residents completing ADL's in a daily structured routine.

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34. Group Activities

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Here's how Group Activities is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Conducted and/or participated in therapy/group activities focused on assisting patients with overcoming and/or coping with physical/mental barriers.
  • Facilitated and supervised therapeutic group activities weekly, documenting clients' behaviors, affects and interventions.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in all group activities.
  • Stimulated clients' interest and cooperation in various individual and group activities and programs
  • Created and facilitated group activities to enhance socialization and character building skills.
  • Provided additional support and monitoring for patients during group activities.
  • Facilitated community meeting and other scheduled group activities.
  • Participated in clients planned recreational and group activities.
  • Planned and facilitated didactic and social group activities.
  • Supervised aggressive youth and oversaw group activities.
  • Facilitated recreational group activities weekly.
  • Helped create a strategy to improve the lives of clients, Modeled social and life skills, and supervised group activities.
  • Encouraged development of positive small group dynamics by engaging the client in group activities and discussions and allowing peer interaction.
  • Taught/coached behavior management techniques, basic life skills and social interaction skills through one on one interaction and group activities.
  • Communicated with other staff during group activities and maintained an active supervision role with all patients within the group.
  • Developed and participated in health promotion programs, group activities, and discussions to promote client progress.
  • Provided group activities focusing on medication compliance, relapse prevention, anxiety and other mental health symptoms.
  • Coordinated individual and group activities for all units; locked, open, dual-diagnosis, and adolescent.
  • Assisted client's in a diverse setting, such as daily living and group activities.
  • Supervised the daily activities and organized group activities for persons in transitional and respite housing.

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35. Physical Condition

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Here's how Physical Condition is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Interviewed clients, review records, conduct assessments, or confer with other professionals to evaluate the mental or physical condition.
  • Interviewed clients, review records, and confer with other professionals to evaluate mental or physical condition of patients.
  • Interviewed clients, reviewed records, and conferred with clinical staff to evaluate mental and/or physical condition of client.
  • Provided the link between patient and nursing staff by observing differences in behaviors and physical conditions.
  • Maintained and provided daily records of patient s physical condition.
  • Observed and monitored patients' physical condition and behavior.
  • Evaluated the mental or physical conditions of clients.
  • Evaluated the mental or physical conditions of clients.Consulted with other department providers regarding treatment plans.

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36. Minute Checks

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Here's how Minute Checks is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Monitored and documented patient behavior through fifteen minute checks rotating on each of the 5 units in the treatment center.
  • Performed comprehensive testing including Q30 and Q15 minute checks, 1 to 1, and Line of Sight Observations.
  • Obtained vital signs every morning, worked on admissions, discharges, and performed 15-minute checks throughout entire shift.
  • Helped run Q-15 minute checks on patients to ensure their safety along with other patient safety.
  • Assisted patients with everyday activities; Completed 15-minute checks on residents Direct Service Provider (DSP)
  • Performed vitals on patients, performed 15 minute checks on patients, and completed patients paperwork
  • Detailed information on patients daily behaviors, 15 minute checks, structured activities.
  • Documented routine 15-minute checks, managing 18 children on the child unit.
  • Required to perform 15-minute checks on all clients to ensure safety.
  • Ensured and documented the safety of patients through fifteen minute checks.
  • Observed and documented patient's activities by doing 15 minute checks.
  • Performed 5 minute checks on individuals with suicidal threats.
  • Validated 15 minute checks for coherence and accuracy.
  • Completed fifteen minute checks on patient locators.
  • Supervised patients, performed fifteen minute checks.
  • monitored 15 minute and 30 minute checks for high risk patients.
  • Redirected resident's behaviors Documented resident's behaviors Completed 15 minute checks on resident's location and behaviors
  • Enforced the residents treatment plans by building therapeutic relationships with the residents and charting their behaviors on detailed 15-minute checks.
  • Escorted patients to appointments Assisted with patient assessments Conduct 15 minute checks Instruct group meetings Assist with ward inspections

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37. Personal Needs

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Here's how Personal Needs is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Provided flexibility and able to deal with demanding situations all while identifying the personal needs of patients.
  • Implemented programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical and personal needs of clients.
  • Performed vital services in caring for personal needs and provision of comfort to patients and families.
  • Assisted patients in day to day hygiene needs, personal needs, education, classes.
  • Assisted clients with medications, logging Computer work, and helping client with personal needs.
  • Performed services to care for personal needs and provided care to patients and families.
  • Prioritized daily work schedules to address escalated situations involving the personal needs of clients.
  • Assisted in patient assessments, provided personal needs and escorted patients.
  • Identified the patient's personal needs and assisted in patient assessment.
  • Escorted and identified the personal needs of patients.
  • Monitored and implemented behavior programs *Assisted with physical and personal needs
  • assisted with activities of daily living such as toileting, showering, feeding and caring for personal needs
  • Identified the personal needs of patients and provided therapeutic options to cope with anyharmful behaviors.
  • Identified personal needs of client Assisted in client assessments Monitored and documented care
  • Identified personal needs of patients Monitored and documented care Issued patients their medication
  • Assisted in maintaining a safe and therapeutic treatment environment that meets the physical, emotional, and personal needs of patients.

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38. Anger Management

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Here's how Anger Management is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Led various groups including anger management, developing positive self-esteem, drug and alcohol education and communication skills.
  • Facilitated group sessions focused on improving communications skills, honing anger management strategies, and combating depression.
  • Facilitated necessary rehabilitative groups such as anger management, as well as independent skills.
  • Facilitated instructional courses focused on enhancing Independent Living Skills and Anger Management.
  • Facilitated substance abuse, anger management, and family intervention groups.
  • Conducted Life Skills/Psycho-Ed/Process/Anger Management groups with partial and in-house patients daily.
  • Facilitated healthy coping skills sessions such as anger management, communication, stress management, healthy living, and cognitive skills.
  • Conducted classes for adults with serious mental illnesses on Relationship Building, recognizing symptoms of illnesses, and Anger Management.
  • Educated consumers on anger management strategies, stress relieving techniques, deep breathing, relaxation skills and cognitive restructuring abilities.
  • Assisted in providing guidance and facilitate groups such as anger management, coping skills and self-esteem to behaviorally challenged youth
  • Counseled clients with issues relating to stress management, self-esteem, anger management, PTSD, mental illnesses.
  • Conducted group therapy with relevant topics such as anger management, goal setting, depression, and anxiety.
  • Provided group and individual supportive therapy services which included coping, anger management, and physical health concerns.
  • Interacted in programs that taught self-help, anger management, and social skills through community based activities.
  • Provided group experiences specifically to address development of coping skills, stress management, and anger management.
  • Conducted group sessions on various mental disorders, addictions, anger management and coping mechanisms.
  • Facilitated daily living skills groups, anger management and relationship building with my case load.
  • Mentored patients ranging in age from 13-18 concerning social interaction skills development and anger management.
  • Assisted in leading therapeutic groups including anger management and sat in on AA groups.
  • Maintained client load of 30 clients and facilitated with Anger Management classes.

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39. Social Workers

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Here's how Social Workers is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Conferred with licensed professional counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers
  • Provided evaluation/intake information for physicians and social workers.
  • Utilized as resource for interpretation between individuals and Physicians, Social Workers Register Nurse, Clinical staff and Mental Health Court.
  • Demonstrated principles of customer service by establishing and maintaining positive relationship with patients, physicians, Social workers and all customers.
  • Consulted with doctors and other mental health professionals, as part of a team that includes social workers and therapists.
  • Coordinated client mental health care as part of a team of psychologists, psychiatrists, nursing staff and social workers.
  • Worked in an outpatient mental health clinic alongside a team of social workers, psychologists, and a psychiatrist.
  • Served as a psychiatric aide to a team of registered nurses, therapists, social workers, and psychiatrists.
  • Assisted MH Social Workers in the discharge planning of patients from various mental health hospitals and locked facilities.
  • Worked closely with doctors, nurses, physiologists and social workers to help better the lives of individuals.
  • Worked as part of a team that may include psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses and social workers.
  • Assisted with milieu management of department, worked with nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers.
  • Helped out nurses, social workers and psychiatrists with assessments of patients and direct care with patients.
  • Assisted and met with psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers in order to meet patient expectations.
  • Assisted with daily activities, monitored behavioral changes, assisted nurses and social workers with duties.
  • Worked with physicians, nurses, social workers and various support staff for treatment planning.
  • Worked in conjunction with treatment team members, including psychiatrists, social workers and nurses.
  • Noted patients daily activities and provided patients actions to social workers and their behavior analyst.
  • Consulted with doctors and other mental health professionals, such as social workers and therapists.
  • Worked under the direction of registered nurses, psychiatrists, social workers and therapists.

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40. Therapy Sessions

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Here's how Therapy Sessions is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Participated in treatment planning and therapy sessions.
  • Supervised clients in activity therapy sessions.
  • Transported clients to various medical/dental appointments, family visitations, therapy sessions, and other activities in the community.
  • Carried out 150 interviews and therapy sessions with a team to recommend the proper ongoing patient for each patient.
  • Conducted group and one-on-one therapy sessions for military service members, as well as adult and adolescent civilians.
  • Admitted and interviewed patients, record keeping, assisting in administration of medication and leading therapy sessions.
  • Scheduled and prepared all paperwork for therapy sessions.
  • Conducted Therapy Sessions and Treatment Groups.

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41. Doctor Appointments

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Here's how Doctor Appointments is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Transported residents and facilitated doctor appointments, including paperwork, new prescriptions, and communicating with doctors.
  • Transported residents to doctor appointments and
  • Provided patient transportation to doctor appointments, shopping, movies, and other field trips.
  • Assisted with client transports to off-ground activities, court hearings, and doctor appointments.
  • Transported clients to home visits, doctor appointments, and other necessary transportation.
  • Escorted clients to doctor appointments and emergency room visits and chaperoned off-campus trips.
  • Attended court hearings and doctor appointments with residents, proving transportation and support.
  • Transported patients around the facility and to doctor appointments.
  • Escorted clients into community and to doctor appointments.
  • Provided transportation for the clients to and from Doctor appointments.

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42. Intellectual Disabilities

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Here's how Intellectual Disabilities is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Provided direct training support and advocacy to adults with intellectual disabilities in a group or individual setting.
  • Provided direct care services and supervision at state facility to individuals with severe/profound intellectual disabilities.
  • Advocated for individuals with intellectual disabilities and mental illness.
  • Provided direct support for people with intellectual disabilities.
  • Trained adolescents and adults with intellectual disabilities, mental illnesses, and addictions to achieve certain treatment goals independently.
  • Provided support for up to seven elderly individuals with intellectual disabilities while working in a team of two technicians
  • Provided direct care for individuals living in a group home who had intellectual disabilities.

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43. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Screened Military Medical Records for Security Clearances, and Deployment Clearances ensuring mission readiness for Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • Experienced with typical secretarial responsibilities including auditing charts and organizing medical records in accordance with the facility policy.
  • Assisted with medication administration, assessed patients and performed administrative tasks associated with health care medical records.
  • Maintained integrity of clients medical records by adhering to strict protocols and guidelines established by company.
  • Detailed information, education and interventions are recorded in the EPIC electronic medical records system.
  • Assisted Medical records department with correcting deficiencies in documentation to ensure they were billable.
  • Performed clerical/secretarial duties transcribing physician's orders and filing vital information in medical records.
  • Screened Military Medical Records to ensure capability/readiness to work with or around nuclear weapons
  • Supervised the review of medical records to ensure proper documentation and timely completion.
  • Promoted timely and accurately documentation all care provided in electronic medical records.
  • Reviewed and evaluated patients' medical records, applying quality assurance criteria.
  • Performed check-in duties to include entering patient data in electronic medical records.
  • Checked all medical records and filing systems for errors/accuracy.
  • Documented in patient medical records appropriately and accurately.
  • Verified medical records for organization and accuracy.
  • Required to maintain confidential medical records.
  • Maintained private and confidential medical records.
  • Collected and maintained medical records.
  • Trained with electronic medical records.
  • Managed all medical records for the 579th Medical Group, Washington D.C.- Conducted excellent customer service at the front desk.

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44. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with psychiatric disorders of all ages.
  • Conducted group and individual consultations/presentations on drug and alcohol abuse and emotional support.
  • Provided emotional support for children with various mental and emotional challenges.
  • Provided emotional support to patients by listening and conveying appropriate information.
  • Provided behavior/emotional support and supervision for those suffering from mental illness.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for adults and adolescents.
  • Provided informal counseling and emotional support as needed.
  • Implemented behavior incentive plans for emotional support students.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for unstable Patients.
  • Provided emotional support to patients with behavioral problems.
  • Assisted patients with mental/emotional support and daily living.
  • Listened and provided emotional support/encouragement to psychiatric patients.
  • Provided emotional support for adapting to illnesses.
  • Provided moral and emotional support.
  • Provided basic daily care and emotional support for children and adolescents ages 6-17 in residential treatment and Baker Act programs.
  • Provided emotional support to patients by listening and conveying appropriate information; answered patient and family questions; made referrals.
  • Procured to the patients needs focusing on the emotional support and understanding that the patients yearned.
  • Provided direct care and emotional support to patients in order to create a trusting bond.
  • Interacted with family members; provided emotional support to both patients and families.
  • Offered emotional support and empathy as well as teaching positive coping mechanism.

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45. Patient Participation

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Here's how Patient Participation is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Conducted basic group sessions designed to encourage patient participation in discussion of goals and values, and facilitated subsequent emotional adjustment.
  • Demonstrated an awareness of patient's treatment plan, monitored and evaluated patient participation in patient treatment activities.
  • Organized, supervised and encouraged patient participation in educational and other social integrating activities.
  • Encouraged patient participation in groups and provided emotional support and comfort measures to them
  • Organized and encouraged patient participation in educational and social integrating group sessions.
  • Facilitated groups with specific topics and planned activities that encouraged patient participation.
  • Monitored and evaluated patient participation in patient treatment activities.
  • Monitored all patient participation in patient treatment activities.
  • Organized supervised, and encouraged patient patient participation in educational and recreational activities.

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46. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Escorted patients to Cat scans, MRI, EKG, Dialysis, Dismissal Waiting and Admission areas for necessary appointments.
  • Experienced EKG, CPR, first aid, life support, and in leadership/support role of psychiatric crisis interventions.
  • Performed diagnostic procedures and ancillary tests such as EKG's.
  • Monitored EKG's, blood glucose levels and vitals.
  • Performed routine EKG's and obtained daily vital signs.
  • Performed daily vitals, weight and EKG.
  • Performed occasional EKG and Glucose testing.
  • Transported patient for EKG's, X-rays etc.
  • Operated EKG Diagnostics, Intake and lab work, upon patient arrival Vital signs and assisted with charting patient's evaluations
  • Assisted a wide variety of patients of all age groups, performing EKGs, ordering lab tests and performing transfers.
  • Collected data in clinical and medical settings including open heart surgeries, MRIs, EEG and EKG measurements.
  • Assisted patients with daily living tasks; Trained to use and monitor echocardiograms (EKG).
  • Performed EKGs, Breathalyzer test, vitals report to nurse.
  • Obtained and charted vital signs and EKGs as ordered.
  • Performed EKGS Clerical duties included scanning orders for the nurse, answering multi phone lines, and putting new charts together.
  • Performed phlebotomy services, triage, prepared IVs, EKGs, monitored vital signs.
  • Aided Psychiatrists in patient interventions and writing treatment plans Mediated conflicts between patients Collected biological markers, including giving patient EKGs.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living Transported specimens to the lab Conducted therapeutic group sessions Learned to perform EKGs

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47. Counsel

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Here's how Counsel is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Provided one-on-one counseling and community resource information
  • Worked with Milieu Counselors, Milieu Counselor Coordinator and Milieu Director in planning and implementing recreational/leisure time and life skills activities.
  • Evaluated data to identify causes of issues of individuals to determine advisability of counseling, referral to specialists, and institutions.
  • Facilitated group and individual counseling sessions for children and adolescents Provided written documentation of client behavior using medical progress notes.
  • Provided practical counseling and education to help the individual in problem solving strategies, and develop a supportive therapeutic relationship.
  • Elevated to mental health therapist with attendant responsibilities including risk assessment, group and individual counseling, and committee involvement
  • Provided team group counseling sessions similar to a therapist and coordinated activities to help clients toward reintegration into society.
  • Planned and facilitated daily group counseling and educational sessions for adolescents with severe mental illness in acute in-patient setting.
  • Performed counseling (cognitive behavioral therapy) to improve communication and establish a positive treatment focus.
  • Developed, incorporated, and evaluated patient treatment and programs, including individual counseling with patients.
  • Worked individually with clients in therapeutic settings and offered counseling to individuals with co- occurring disorders.
  • Facilitated prevention/support groups, taught life skills/relapse prevention, supervised and counsel clients, provided Case Management
  • Counseled, monitored and supported juvenile delinquents and adult patients in a Residential Treatment Facility.
  • Assessed and counseled emotionally disturbed adolescent and adult patients in an in-patient short-term psychiatric unit.
  • Supported Individual Support Plans, assist with programmatic interventions, summarizes progress and counsels individuals.
  • Provided guidance and counseling and supervised patients' interactions and supervised activities of daily living.
  • Provided mental health counseling to adolescents and adults diagnosed with eating disorders and/or alcohol addiction.
  • Delivered individual, family, and group counseling under the supervision of clinical supervisor.
  • Supported Treatment Team with resident care by providing effective role-modeling and employing counseling techniques.
  • Facilitated and supervised group sessions and provided individual counseling to youth in school-based program.

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48. Physical Means

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Here's how Physical Means is used in Mental Health Technician jobs:
  • Restrained violent, potentially violent, or suicidal patients by verbal or physical means as required.
  • Intervened to restrain violent or potentially violent or suicidal patents by verbal or physical means.
  • Intervened on the violent, potentially violent or suicidal residents by verbal or physical means as required.
  • Restrained violent, potentially violent or suicidal patients by verbal or physical means as required.
  • Intervened to restrain violent or potentially violent or suicidal patients by verbal or physical means as required.
  • Intervened to restrain a violent patient by verbal or physical means when required.

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20 Most Common Skill For A Mental Health Technician

Patient Care11%
Crisis Intervention7.3%
Therapeutic Environment6.8%
Mental Health6.2%
Vital Signs5.6%
CPR5.3%
Therapeutic Activities4.4%
RN4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Mental Health Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
11%
11%
2
2
Crisis Intervention
Crisis Intervention
7.3%
7.3%
3
3
Therapeutic Environment
Therapeutic Environment
6.8%
6.8%
4
4
Mental Health
Mental Health
6.2%
6.2%
5
5
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
5.6%
5.6%
6
6
CPR
CPR
5.3%
5.3%
7
7
Therapeutic Activities
Therapeutic Activities
4.4%
4.4%
8
8
RN
RN
4%
4%
9
9
MHT
MHT
2.9%
2.9%
10
10
Communication
Communication
2.8%
2.8%
11
11
CPI
CPI
2.8%
2.8%
12
12
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
2.7%
2.7%
13
13
Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse
2.6%
2.6%
14
14
Personal Care
Personal Care
2.4%
2.4%
15
15
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
2.3%
2.3%
16
16
Direct Supervision
Direct Supervision
2.1%
2.1%
17
17
Behavioral Issues
Behavioral Issues
2%
2%
18
18
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
2%
2%
19
19
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1.9%
1.9%
20
20
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
1.7%
1.7%
21
21
New Patients
New Patients
1.6%
1.6%
22
22
Role Model
Role Model
1.5%
1.5%
23
23
Staff Members
Staff Members
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Ensure Safety
Ensure Safety
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Independent Living
Independent Living
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Safety Checks
Safety Checks
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
Recreational Activities
Recreational Activities
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Medical Staff
Medical Staff
1%
1%
29
29
Patient Behavior
Patient Behavior
1%
1%
30
30
Group Therapy
Group Therapy
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Professional Staff
Professional Staff
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
ADL
ADL
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Group Activities
Group Activities
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Physical Condition
Physical Condition
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Minute Checks
Minute Checks
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Personal Needs
Personal Needs
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Anger Management
Anger Management
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Social Workers
Social Workers
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Therapy Sessions
Therapy Sessions
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Doctor Appointments
Doctor Appointments
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Intellectual Disabilities
Intellectual Disabilities
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Medical Records
Medical Records
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
0.3%
0.3%
45
45
Patient Participation
Patient Participation
0.3%
0.3%
46
46
EKG
EKG
0.2%
0.2%
47
47
Counsel
Counsel
0.2%
0.2%
48
48
Physical Means
Physical Means
0.2%
0.2%

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