Mental Health Technician
Also referred to as: Mental Health Technician
Requirements and Responsibilities
Observes and assists assigned mental health patients and helps with daily living activities, therapeutic activities, and socialization. Responsible for the overall maintenance of a therapeutic environment in the psychiatric unit and to ensure the safety of patents and staff. Attends and participates in group therapy, in-service education, and staff meetings. Records information about patients including vital signs, weight, and demeanor. May communicate with patients family as needed. Typically requires an associate's degree of psychology or its equivalent. Typically reports to Registered Nurse (RN) or other supervisor. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Typically requires 1-3 years of related experience.
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