Mental Health Technician - MHT (Full-time, Civilian & Military Units, Intake) Job at San Antonio Behavioral Health, San Antonio, TX

  • San Antonio Behavioral Health
  • San Antonio, TX

Job Description

  • Participate in treatment planning by helping identify patients' problems, needs, and strengths; suggesting modifications to treatment plan based on observations of patients' behavior.
  • Provides input during shift report and discharge planning.
  • Participate in implementing patients' treatment plans by monitoring patients' progress, communicating information regarding patients' behavior to other members of treatment team.
  • Maintains communication with patient, family members, and referral sources in patients' interest.
  • Co-facilitates didactic, educational, and community groups within the context of the adolescent treatment program encouraging and facilitating patients' participation in therapeutic activities.
  • Supervises patients to ensure their safety and their involvement in treatment and during transport.
  • Participate in maintaining the therapeutic milieu on the unit, enforces the level system or other methods of behavior management.
  • Maintain patient, program, department, and related documentation.
  • Orient new patients to unit, program and milieu.
  • Carry out general nursing assistance as assigned and supervised by nurse in charge.
  • Maintains a safe, orderly, and therapeutic physical environment for patients.
  • Assists patients in carrying out activities of daily living, when congruent with the patients' treatment plan and needs, age, and developmental level.
  • Carry out clerical/administrative assignment to support patient care and department and hospital operations.
  • Participates in activities which enhance professional growth and development.
  • Upholds the Organization's ethics and customer service standards.


  • High school, GED, or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience in healthcare environment preferred.
  • CNA license a plus.
  • Must obtain and maintain approved CPR certification as well as successful completion of Management of Assaultive Behavior training including restraint and seclusion policies prior to assuming patient care responsibility.


  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Healthcare Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Spending Account
  • PTO Plan with Holiday Premium Pay
  • Life Insurance (Supplemental Life, Term, and Universal plans are also available.)
  • Short and Long-Term Disability (with additional buy-in opportunities)

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, Shift work, Night shift, Day shift,

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