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mental health technician resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Sympathetic Mental Health Tech offering extreme compassion and extensive experience working with mental health intervention. Adept at performing risk assessment, crisis intervention and psycho-education. Dedicated and energetic with excellent listening skills and establishing therapeutic relationships with patients while helping with daily living.

Caring Mental Health Tech willing to work as many hours per week as necessary. Recognized as being the most popular tech among staff and patients. Adept at providing mental health care services to people of different backgrounds. Effective communication and behavioral plan implementation abilities. Focused on enhancing the quality of life of patients.

Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

Skilled Behavioral Health Technician proficient in best practices and requirements of behavioral health programs as well as successful support strategies and skill-building exercises. Dedicated to assisting clients with improving daily living through avoidance of harmful substances and ongoing support. Dependable and ethical with superior work ethic.

Responsible Behavioral Health Technician experienced in coordinating behavioral support for clients. Strong history of maintaining accurate documentation and daily reports, helping clients and assisting with daily programming.

Compassionate Mental Health Tech with an understanding of empathy and proactive care. Over 8 years of experience in the field of behavioral analysis. Proficient in implementing specialized programs for individuals with intellectual, mental, emotional and developmental disabilities. Caring and well-organized with outstanding interpersonal, communication and social skills. Specialties include health care and patient responsibility.

Skills
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Bilingual in english
  • Patient assessment
  • Planning
  • Leadership
  • Critical thinking
  • Active listening
  • Work ethic
  • Organization
  • Project planning
  • Supervision
  • Organizational skills
  • Health plan benefits
Education and Training
Midwestern State University Wichita Falls, TX Expected in : Journalism - GPA :
Experience
State Of Oklahoma - Mental Health Technician
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  • Identified and addressed individual mental health challenges to support patients.
  • Provided excellent service to patients through personable communication.
  • Documented patient interactions in compliance with HIPAA requirements.
  • Documented observations, interventions, and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
  • Conducted 15-minute and unscheduled checks on patients, immediately responding to hazardous incidents or crises to maintain safe milieu.
  • Verified patient health history and contact information for chart accuracy.
  • Verified appropriate clinical information is communicated when patients are referred to specialists.
  • Handled vital sign monitoring, medication administration and patient behavior assessments.
  • Cultivated relationships with patients, discussing ways to help improve overall health while alleviating self-harm practices.
Ascension Health - Behavioral Health Technician
Lincoln, AL, 11/2020 - 08/2021
  • Documented behavioral incidents thoroughly to keep accurate records.
  • Completed daily client rounds and tracked client movements.
  • Developed and deepened relationships with fellow staff members to enhance team collaboration.
  • Followed standard admissions procedures and documentation requirements for client intakes.
  • Assisted with execution of client activities, support groups and field trips.
  • Maintained client and employee areas in good working order and with adequate supplies.
  • Identified behaviors associated with substance abuse and recognized signs of being under influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • Performed searches of resident belongings prior to admissions and throughout stays.
  • Completed patient reports daily and submitted to management for evaluation.
  • Effectively managed daily charting for each patient.
  • Cultivated relationships with patients, discussing ways to help improve overall health while alleviating self-harm practices.
  • Provided client assessments upon admission and discharge.
North Texas State Hospital - Psychiatrist Nursing Assistant
City, STATE, 04/2015 - 11/2020
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Assessed vitals and noted medical information to report changes to nursing staff and physicians.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Managed supplies and restocked inventory to promote optimal availability for patient care.
  • Documented nursing assessments, treatments and follow-up care to maintain patient safety and optimize workflow.
  • Maintained sanitary conditions by providing immediate wound care and dressing changes.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary teams to carry out doctor orders and treatment care plans.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Provided basic patient care by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and assisting in feeding activities.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff for immediate assessment.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Took patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse and documented height and weight.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Comforted patients and provided each with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Performed light cleaning duties by emptying wastebaskets, sweeping, mopping and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Assisted patients during ambulation and moved from one place to another by pushing wheelchairs.
  • Provided support with bathing, toileting, grooming, and washing.
  • Assisted patients gently and respectfully with daily living activities and documented care per unit protocols.
  • Protected and promoted patient rights and assisted individuals to achieve maximum independence.
  • Organized games and other activities to engage clients and offer mental stimulation.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Facilitated games and other activities to engage long-term patients.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Midwestern State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Technician
  • Behavioral Health Technician
  • Psychiatrist Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)

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