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mental health technician resume example with 11+ years of experience

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

Experienced certified nursing assistant over more than 10 year working in nursing home and hospital by providing good care of the patient including their daily tasks, redirect mentally ill and dementia patients, working more than four year in behavioral hospital with mental health patient by taking special class of mental health class.

Skills
  • Discharge Planning
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Patient Care
  • Rehabilitation
  • ADLs Assistance
  • Treatment Planning
  • Patient Assessment
  • Relationship development
  • Problem resolution
  • Supervision
  • Team management
  • Communications
  • Organization
Work History
Mental Health Technician, 02/2016 to Current
Akron Children's HospitalKent, OH,
  • Participated in continuous quality improvement and performance improvement activities to enhance effectiveness and increase knowledge.
  • Engaged with colleagues in treatment team meetings to promote positive patient treatment outcomes.
  • Assisted with patient restraint and seclusion scenarios to create safe environment for patient and medical personnel.
  • Escorted patients from unit to meals, activities and visitation areas to maintain standard of safety and security.
  • Supported patients needing medical care to relieve patient anxiety and promote positive outcomes.
  • Identified behaviors that necessitated intervention and obtained assistance from qualified personnel to complete intervention.
  • Applied de-escalation and limit-setting techniques to promote patient cooperation.
  • Helped patients with meals, activities of daily living (ADLs) and facility transfers to promote security and patient well-being.
  • Performed round safety checks every 15 minut and documented results to establish patients' well-being.
  • Accompanied new patients to unit and recorded vital signs to establish baseline record upon facility arrival.
  • Observed patient behaviors and mental status and notified RN of unusual or potentially dangerous occurrences.
Nursing Assistant, 09/2012 to 02/2016
State Of WashingtonOlympia, WA,
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Observed or examined patients to detect symptoms that required medical attention such as bruises, open wounds or blood in urine.
  • Engaged in housekeeping tasks by replacing linens and cleaning and sanitizing patient rooms.
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to charge nurse.
  • Provided patients with personal hygiene assistance by giving bedpans, baths, backrubs and assisting with travel to bathroom.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight, testing urine and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Documented all care actions by completing records .
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure to stay on top of symptoms and keep charge nurse informed of changes.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
Nursing Assistant, 06/2009 to 09/2012
State Of WashingtonOlympia, WA,
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
  • Engaged in housekeeping tasks by replacing linens and cleaning and sanitizing patient rooms.
  • Provided patients with personal hygiene assistance by giving bedpans, baths, backrubs and assisting with travel to bathroom.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Identified and reported unsafe situations to charge nurse to maintain adherence to safety protocols.
  • Documented all care actions by completing records.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2000
Shoarobit Highschool - Ethiopia,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Shoarobit Highschool

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Technician
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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