mental health technician resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Experienced Psychiatric and Mental Technician professional who has worked in a hospital setting with skill sets in therapeutic techniques, disorders and implementing care for behavioral and mentally ill patients. Has worked inside homes with autistic youth implementing behavior modification strategies. Has good social, verbal and documentation abilities with First Aid and CPR. Understands appropriate intervention and restraint techniques. University Graduate with background in Psychology, Sociology and Communications. In last semester of graduate school in the study of Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Forensics. A strong understanding of psychiatric diagnoses and care Good ability to lead group therapy sessions for patients Excellent verbal and written communication skills Understands medication administration techniques and chart documentation Understands proper restraints Skilled treatment plan development Works well with patients and the treatment team Trained mediator in conflict resolution Understands patient confidentiality and maintains it at all times. Good assessment and evaluation skills, extensive DSM-IV Knowledge, psychological research Tests and measurement experience Very organized and able to prioritize duties Creative and innovative Natural leader Strategic thinker

  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Patient assessment
  • Organizational skills
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Microsoft Office
  • Organization
  • People skills
  • Team management
  • Active listening
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Team building
11/2017 to 12/2019
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  • Identified and addressed individual mental health challenges to support patients.
  • Documented patient interactions in compliance with HIPAA requirements.
  • Conducted 15-minute and unscheduled checks on patients, immediately responding to hazardous incidents or crises to maintain safe milieu.
  • Delivered administrative support to clinical staff and managers by handling intake of patient.
  • Effectively managed daily charting for each patient.
  • Developed and distributed monthly patient satisfaction surveys.
  • Communicated with clients and families in professional and respectful manner, effectively building lasting relationships.
  • Counseled patients, discussed substance use and worked closely with individuals to identify positive and healthy life choices.
  • Delivered counseling services, including one-on-one, group therapy a to average of 12 patients per day.
  • Worked with Sexually aggressive youth and implemented a strict schedule and applied behavior modification techniques.
  • Assist Teachers at the Academy.
09/2015 to 11/2016
Psychiatric Technician Mclaren Health Care Cheboygan, MI,
  • Programming experience Quantitative and qualitative market research, Worked one-on-one with patients admitted to the psychiatric treatment unit.
  • Administered psychotropic medications both orally and via shots as ordered.
  • Conducted assessments and evaluations.
  • Completed treatment plans with the treatment team.
  • Led some group therapy sessions for patients.
  • Met one-on-one with individual patients for daily treatment care.
  • Conducted patient observation and reported observations to medical staff.
  • Maintained patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Conducted group therapy sessions for admitted patients.
  • Provided one-to-one care for patients and assisted with ADL's.
  • Observe patients, promote safety and monitor patients every 10 minutes Obtain patient vital signs and help maintain detox protocol.
05/2012 to 03/2020
Assistant Photographer Webstaurantstore Baltimore, MD,
  • Handled cameras operating at several thousand frames per second.
  • Consulted with supervisors to handle any unusual problems and alter existing equipment.
  • Planned and prepared for all on-location and studio shoots.
  • Photographed high-quality images for both print and Internet distribution.
  • Selected and altered secondary photographic features such as backdrops and lighting.
  • Shot photographs in controlled lab, field and remote environments.
  • Helped my head photographer with battery changes and memory card switches Helped guests find their way at weddings Helped the bride get ready Took money from parents and filed payments during sport shoots Took pictures at military balls and banquets.
05/2010 to
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  • Safely transported children to and from school, medical appointments and extra-curricular activities.
  • Worked with parents to develop and implement discipline programs to promote positive behavior.
  • Helped develop the family's schedule to maintain household order.
  • Engaged in after-school activities including sport practice and homework.
  • Organized activities that enhanced children's physical, emotional and social well-being.
  • Made healthy snacks and meals for four children.
  • Engaged with children on an individual basis to build positive relationships with them.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of and patient with others.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of and patient with others.
  • Helped children complete homework assignments and school projects.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2008 to to
Diploma: General Studies, Studies
Menchville High School - Newport News, Virginia ,
Expected in to to
: General Studies
Thomas Nelson Community College - Hampton, Virginia ,
Expected in 05/2014 to to
Bachelor of Science: Psychology
Christopher Newport University - Newport News, VA
Expected in 09/2021 to to
Master of Science: Clinical Psychology
Capella University - Minneapolis, MN

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School Attended

  • Menchville High School
  • Thomas Nelson Community College
  • Christopher Newport University
  • Capella University

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Technician
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Assistant Photographer
  • Nanny, Sawyer


  • Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

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