Mental Health Worker resume example with 16 years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Career Focus

A personable and results-oriented clinical mental health counselor with a strong background in psychiatry, looking for a job to apply education and knowledge in mental health and rehabilitation counseling.

Ability and proficiency to function at a high level in a wide variety of settings to provide integrated mental health services such as Limited Group, Individual, Family Counseling, Mental Evaluations, Crisis Intervention, Life Skills Development, Medication Management and Substance Use Problems.

Core Qualifications
  • Mental Health Evaluations
  • Integrated Services for Mental Health and Substance Use Problems
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Life Skills Development
    Medication Management
  • Limited Group, Individual, and Family Counseling
  • Outreach and Education
  • Case Management
  • Life Transitional Services
Education and Training
University of the Southwest Hobbs, CA Expected in 2015 Master of Science Degree : Clinical Mental Health Counseling - GPA :
San Diego State University San Diego, CA Expected in 1998 Bachelor of Arts & Science Degree : Political Economics & Public Policy - GPA :
San Diego College San Diego, CA Expected in 2003 National Certication : HealthCare Technology - GPA :
Work History
Helix HealthCare Systems (API) - Mental Health Worker
San Diego, CA 04/2005 - 02/2014
VA Medical Center - Mental Health Technician
San Diego, CA 2003 - 10/2005
County Mental Health Hospital (CMH) - Psychiatric Technician
San Diego, CA 02/2003 - 05/2005
Department of Defense - Logistics Specialist
Norfolk, VA 01/1998 - 11/2003

Honorably served on active military duty, performed variety of military training readiness and deployment duties and as well executed security assignments. Involved in physical and non-physical patient deescalation, provided coping management and behavioral modification skills.

Monitored clients on suicide watch for safety, assisted with detoxification, performed routine counseling and assisted patient with personal and medical care services.

Work Experience
Enloe Medical Center - Mental Health Worker
Chico, CA, 2005 - 2014
  • Worked full time in the ambulatory intensive care unit (ICU).
  • Assisted in routine patient care services and provided personal and medical needs.
  • Performed routine counseling assistance, patient care services as well assisted with detoxification.
  • Monitored patients safety, assisted in physical and non-physical patient de-escalation, provided coping management and behavioral modification skills, conducted psychosocial assessment and as well involved with patient admission and discharge process.
Inspira Health Network - Mental Health Technician
Somerdale, NJ, 2003 - 2005
  • Worked full time in the psychiatric clinic and assisted with patient care and personal needs.
  • Assisted with routine medical services such as vital signs and blood sugar tests, scheduled new and follow ups patient appointments and handled confidential medical records.
  • Conducted psycho-educational groups, assessed patient disorder history, provided coping skills and crisis management for chemical dependency.
Virtua Health, Inc. - Psychiatric Technician
Medford, NJ, 01/2003 - 01/2005
  • Worked part time as a in the psychiatric emergency unit (EPU) and intensive crises unit (ICU) triaged and routinely performed patient care services Conducted psycho-educational groups, evaluated patient disease history, and wrote reports on behavioral intervention plans.
  • Handled medical records, routinely monitored patient safety and as well assisted in physical and non-physical patient de-escalation.
Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd - Logistic Specialist
, , 01/1998 - 01/2003
  • served on active duty assignment under the western regional deployment and logistics command.
  • Performed variety of military personnel readiness and deployment duties and as well involved with personnel logistics, training and quality control management and preparedness activities.
  • Assisted with command inspection, personnel discharge and reassignment duties and as well executed security assignments.
Additional Information
  • As a change agent, I have volunteered at a mental health crisis center to help with workload for client personal and medical needs.
  • I also volunteered at a neighborhood elementary school as a board member to help raise funds and subsidize lunch program for every kid to eat free.

* Computer Literate: Effectively used computer and other electronic technologies to complete research task, document and safeguard client private information.

* Time Management Skills: Used management skills to allocate and strategically complete client evaluations, psychosocial assessment and disease history.

* Effective listening and relational Skills: Employed adequate listening personable skills to attend, connect and understand clients problems.

* As well communicate genuineness, establish positive rapport, working relationship and display empathy, care and unconditional positive regard toward client.

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School Attended

  • University of the Southwest
  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego College

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Worker
  • Mental Health Technician
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Logistics Specialist


  • Master of Science Degree
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science Degree
  • National Certication

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