Mental Health Technician jobs in Pittsburgh, PA

Mental Health Technician 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. Being a Mental Health Technician attends and participates in group therapy, in-service education, and staff meetings. Records information about patients including vital signs, weight, and demeanor. Additionally, Mental Health Technician may communicate with patients family as needed. Typically requires an associate degree in psychology or its equivalent. Typically reports to Registered Nurse (RN) or other supervisor. The Mental Health Technician gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Mental Health Technician typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

55 Mental Health Technician jobs found in Pittsburgh, PA area

Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbɜːrɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. As of 2018, a population of 308,144 lives within the city limits, making it the 63rd-largest city in the U.S. The metropolitan population of 2,362,453, is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania (behind Philadelphia), and the 26th-largest in the U.S. Pittsburgh is located in the south west of the state, at the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers. Pittsburgh is known both as "the ...
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Income Estimation for Mental Health Technician jobs
$30,905 to $39,488
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area prices
were up 1.9% from a year ago

Mental Health Technician in Alexandria, VA
Maintains competencies and seeks opportunities to develop professionally.
November 20, 2019
Serves as a unit preceptor for all new Mental Health Technicians.
December 16, 2019
Demonstrates respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines.
January 27, 2020