Mental Health Technician Job Description

Mental Health Technicians play a supporting role in caring for mentally ill or emotionally disturbed patients. They play a key role in monitoring and documenting the needs of patients in our care.

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We are seeking a Mental Health Technician to assist in the care of our mentally ill patients. The candidate for this position will be working under the direction of doctors and psychiatrists to provide care, assistance patient assessment, documentation, record-keeping, and support. The ideal candidate will have interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations.


A Mental Health Technician earns between $23,000 and $67,000 per year. The median salary is $36,000 annually.


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