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behavioral health technician resume example with 6+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Experienced Behavioral Health Technician with over 6 years of experience in mental health. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving client's quality of life, and leading staff to succeed as a team.

Skills
  • Skill-Building Exercises
  • Patient Care
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Patient Assistance
  • Behavioral Health
  • Treatment Planning
  • ADLs Assistance
  • Client transportation
  • Activity monitoring
  • Substance abuse experience
  • Documentation skills
  • Security procedures knowledge
  • Business operations
  • Problem resolution
  • Relationship development
  • Operational improvement
  • Team management
  • Supervision
  • Project organization
Work History
08/2018 to Current Behavioral Health Technician Merakey | Morrisville, PA,
  • Facilitated on-site activities, support groups and outings for clients.
  • Performed client intake procedures according to internal standards for all new admissions.
  • Kept facility clean, performed basic maintenance and restocked supplies to support program needs.
  • Built and maintained positive staff relationships to promote teamwork and better serve clients.
  • Recognized individuals under influence of drugs or alcohol and typical behaviors associated with each.
  • Prepared and submitted Daily Assessment Plan reports to management.
  • Completed documentation for every incident and forwarded to correct personnel for review.
  • Searched resident belongings prior to and during stays.
  • Taught clients how to complete basic household chores and prepare food.
  • Assisted and counseled 14 patients daily.
  • Took and monitored vital signs, administered medications and managed patient behavior.
  • Treated clients and families with respect and dignity.
  • Charted on each patient daily.
  • Applied interventions when necessary, including clients wanting to leave against medical advice (AMA).
  • Coordinated with medical and paramedical professionals to provide appropriate input and effectively formulate and implement treatment plans for patients.
  • Conducted client rounds every 15 minutes to check on residents.
11/2017 to 10/2018 Behavioral Health Technician Merakey | Mount Union, PA,
  • Facilitated on-site activities, support groups and outings for clients.
  • Kept facility clean, performed basic maintenance and restocked supplies to support program needs.
  • Recognized individuals under influence of drugs or alcohol and typical behaviors associated with each.
  • Prepared and submitted daily SOAP reports to management.
  • Searched resident belongings prior to and during stays.
  • Applied interventions when necessary, including clients wanting to leave against medical advice (AMA).
  • Coordinated with medical and paramedical professionals to provide appropriate input and effectively formulate and implement treatment plans for patients.
  • Charted on each patient daily.
  • Treated clients and families with respect and dignity.
  • Took and monitored vital signs, administered medications and managed patient behavior.
  • Counseled and mentored clients on substance use and life choices.
  • Assisted and counseled 8 patients daily.
  • Taught clients how to complete basic household chores and prepare food.
  • Completed documentation for every incident and forwarded to correct personnel for review.
  • Built and maintained positive staff relationships to promote teamwork and better serve clients.
  • Conducted client rounds every 15 minutes to check on residents.
  • Performed client intake procedures according to internal standards for all new admissions.
01/2015 to 11/2017 Behavioral Health Paraprofessional Sequel Youth And Family Services | City, STATE,
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
Education
Expected in 07/2011 to to High School Diploma | Silver Valley High School, Yermo, CA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Silver Valley High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Behavioral Health Technician
  • Behavioral Health Technician
  • Behavioral Health Paraprofessional

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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