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Mental Health Technician

Los Angeles, CA

$23-38 Hourly

Position: Inpatient Mental Health Tech

Command your healthcare career with CareRev. Use the CareRev app to claim per diem shifts at local partner facilities and work when, where, and how often you like while earning top industry rates.

The process: Healthcare professionals who meet facility partner requirements submit an application, then interview with a CareRev RN. Those who pass their interviews then submit their credentials and onboard at the facilities of their choice before completing any applicable orientations for their specialty. From there, professionals claim and work shifts that suit their schedules and serve their lifestyles as independent contractors.

Are you a qualified candidate looking for more professional freedom, personal flexibility, and life balance? Apply today.

Requirements for Inpatient Mental Health Tech:

  • Must have completed a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Current AHA BLS certification, CPI and/or MAB certification.
  • Minimum of 6 months full-time experience as an inpatient mental health tech within the last year.
  • Must show competency assisting medical and nursing staff during acute mental health crises and monitoring patients 1:1 to ensure safety.
  • Must show competency recognizing and reporting changes in patients level of consciousness, behavior, or bodily functions. 
  • Ability to provide comfort and support to patients, assisting with personal hygiene and other activities of daily living, therapeutic activities, and alternative activities to prevent restraint. 
  • Experience with verbal patient de-escalation techniques, redirecting patient activity, and reorienting patients to the environment is required.

Rates are subject to change without prior notice and are driven by the marketplace and facility needs. Assigned rates fall within listed ranges.

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