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 Vacation 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

Permanent employment, Full time, Temporary work, Shift work, Night shift, Day shift,

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