Mental Health Technician resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

After graduating with my degree in Biology in 2018, I have gained years of dynamic healthcare experience. All positions have provided me with a strong understanding of medical terminology, EMR, medications, patient confidentiality and intimacy, teamwork, and how to appropriately assist to the needs of a physician. I have been able to elevate each environment with my intellect, poise, politeness, integrity, attention to detail, and collaboration skills. Overall, I hope to further my career by earning my bachelors degree in Nursing. This will enable me to elevate my career and increase my credibility as I aim to be a concrete leader for change and help improve social determinants of health within my community. Nursing is my divine calling and the reason why I work so hard.

  • Proficient in medical terminology
  • Critical thinker and active listener
  • Quick problem solving skills
  • Emotionally mature
  • Culturally aware and socially perceptive
  • Enthusiastic caregiver and attentive to details
11/2019 to Current
Mental Health Technician Sea Mar Community Health Centers Ocean Shores, WA,
  • Ensures the well being of patients, and provides a positive, supportive, safe, and structured environment.
  • Responsible for conducting safety checks and ensuring that supervision (census) is conducted at 15 intervals, as noted in special precautions, or in accordance with individualized supervision guidelines as needed.
  • Documents timely, accurate, and appropriate clinical information in patients electronic medical record.
  • Assists in providing a safe, secure, and comfortable environment for patients, significant others, and staff.
  • Routinely interacts with patients and observes behaviors. Most significant behaviors will be communicated to nursing staff.
  • Familiar with psychotropic drugs and other medications, adhering to medication schedules and making adjustments commensurate with patients' condition and response.
  • Accurately documents all observations, interventions, and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
  • Handles various patient-oriented duties, including vital sign monitoring, medication administration and patient behavior assessments.
  • Expert at cultivating relationships with patients and discussing ways to help improve overall health while alleviating self-harm practices.
  • Intervened in cases that warranted it, including when clients wished to leave facility against medical advice.
  • Verifies that all appropriate clinical information is communicated when patients are referred to specialists.
  • Assists patients with personal care including but not limited to meal preparation, laundry, and ADL such as personal hygiene or dressing.
10/2018 to 10/2019
Opthalmic Technician Cancer Care Northwest Spokane, WA,
  • Worked alongside Dr. James Nachbar, Dr. Miriam Brown, Dr. Amy Wexler, Dr. Sander Cohen, and Dr. Dennis Miller.
  • As a scribe and technician, duties include a dual nature that involve knowledge of eye anatomy, disease, symptoms, and ocular medications. Also, providing patient contact that follows practice guidelines and safety regulations when dilating, and completing ocular testing for findings or treatment for diseases.
  • Screened patient and perform accurate documentation/measurement tasks in relation to: visual acuity, confrontational visual fields, motility, color plates, papillary function tests, and pupil dilation.
  • Opthalmic imaging and tasks which include: fondus photography, visual field, lipiscan, OCT, IOL, and applanation tonometry.
  • Ensure proper documentation of patient chief complaint, symptoms, medication history, and diagnosis bill coding into the EHR.
  • Process medications electronically per physician's instructions.
05/2018 to 10/2018
Medical Scribe Advocare Arthritis & Rheumatology Associates City, STATE,
  • Assisted Dr. Singh in multiple corticosteroid injections and arthrocentesis procedures.
  • Responsible for sending prescriptions electronically to pharmacy; Dr. Singh frequently prescribed Tramadol, Methotrexate, Vitamin D2, Plaquinil, Vicodin, etc.
  • Used EMR software every day and developed advanced skills.
  • Input details about patient histories, medications, physical examinations from Dr. Singh or other specialist, and other pertinent information into electronic charts.
  • Interpreted medical terminology and pharmacological information in order to properly translate information into coding system.
  • Reviewed account information to confirm patient and insurance information is accurate and complete.
  • Reconciled clinical notes, patient forms and health information for compliance with HIPAA rules.
  • Documented and initiated tests, scan and other orders.
  • Prepared paperwork for admittance and discharges to coordinate smooth patient movements.
  • Followed clinicians throughout shift in high-volume, busy environments.
  • Maintained understanding of all active patients in order to facilitate workflow.
    Sought clarification from physicians and other hospital personnel for answers to any needed coding interpretations prior to abstracting records.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2018
Bachelor of Science: Biology
Stockton University - Galloway, New Jersey,
  • American Heart Association, BLS-CPR, July 2018 - 2020
  • American Red Cross, BLS-CPR, July 2019 - 2020
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), July 2019
Athletic Accomplishment
  • Student Athlete on Stockton University's Women's Volleyball Team, 2014 - 2017
  • Rookie of the Year - 2014
  • School Record Holder for Most Blocks - 2014
  • Nationally Ranked for Most Blocks - 2015, 2016, 2017
  • All American - 2017

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School Attended

  • Stockton University

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  • Mental Health Technician
  • Opthalmic Technician
  • Medical Scribe


  • Bachelor of Science

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