Mental Health Technician - Full-time



  • Provides care to patients in a manner that promotes safety, comfort, and the therapeutic environment.
  • Provides direct supervision of patients/residents.
  • Prevent and manage crisis situations to include verbal, emotional, physical and other.
  • Role model appropriate behaviors, attitudes, social skills and self-care.
  • Reinforce therapeutic treatment goals through Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
  • Assists patients with activities of daily living; attends to patient behavioral problems and provides assistance in crisis intervention, as needed.
  • Works with other members of a multi-disciplinary team in leading milieu activities such as current events groups, community meetings, goals groups, fitness groups, activities of daily living groups, and/or recreational activities, as appropriate to the specified patient population.
  • Charts patient observations, following prescribed procedures and standards.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of patient treatment programs.
  • Maintains age appropriate rules and enforces the behavioral management system, including proper conduct of residents during work, recreation, and education.
  • Transport patients to and from appointments, clinics, laboratories, and/or treatments, as and when appropriate.
  • Attends and participates in group sessions, in-service education, and staff meetings.
  • Maintains established institutional policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, and safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Observes methods/techniques of clinical staff and participates in treatment of residents in interaction, limit setting, and implementation of treatment plans; also responsible for co-facilitation and involvement in clinical groups.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in service meetings and workshops.
  • Complete training and assist with medication management as needed
  • Completes all documentation as required.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient records.
  • Adheres to facility policies and procedures.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
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Job Requirements


  • 1 year of experience in the human services field

Education Required

  • At least 1 year of a college education.
  • BA/BS Psychology, Education, or related social service field preferred