Mental Health Worker Job Description

Mental Health Worker Job Description

May 16th, 2019

Also known as a Psychiatric Technician or Mental Health Technician, Mental Health Workers support mental health patients by helping with daily activities and assisting to provide therapeutic care.

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We are looking for an empathetic and patient Mental Health Worker to provide support to mental health patients and their families in a psychiatric facility or residential setting. The Mental Health Worker's responsibilities include working under a Registered Nurse, helping patients with daily activities such as bathing, eating and getting dressed, and taking vital measurements such as heart rate and blood pressure.

To be successful as a Mental Health Worker you should be compassionate and professional, and be able to remain respectful of the patient at all times.

Mental Health Worker Responsibilities:

  • Assisting patients with daily tasks such as eating, bathing and getting dressed.
  • Ensuring that patients follow treatment plans and take the necessary medication.
  • Alleviating duties from the patients' families.
  • Creating treatment plans for patients.

Mental Health Worker Requirements:

  • A certification in mental health.
  • Patience in stressful situations.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • A passion for helping others.

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