Key Competencies * Concern for Others * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility * Self Control * Dependability * Integrity * Attention to Detail * Independence * Cooperation * Persistence
Representative Tasks * Monitor patients' physical and emotional well-being and report unusual behavior or physical ailments to medical staff. * Observe and influence patients' behavior, communicating and interacting with them and teaching, counseling, or befriending them. * Provide nursing, psychiatric, or personal care to mentally ill, emotionally disturbed, or mentally retarded patients.
IndustryHealth Care & Social Assistance, Government,
Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
Sample Job Titles Behavioral Health Technician, Direct Care Worker (DCW), Health Care Technician, Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT), Mental Health Assistant (MHA), Mental Health Associate, Mental Health Specialist, Mental Health Technician (MHT), Mental Health Worker, Milieu Therapist, Patient Care Specialist, Psychiatric Technician (Psych Tech), Psychiatric Technician (PT), Psychology Associate, Residential Aide (RA), Support Team Member (STM).