Psychiatric Technicians

Care for individuals with mental or emotional conditions or disabilities, following the instructions of physicians or other health practitioners. Monitor patients' physical and emotional well-being and report to medical staff. May participate in rehabilitation and treatment programs, help with personal hygiene, and administer oral or injectable medications.


Related Skills:

  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Speaking
  • Active Listening
  • Monitoring
  • Reading Comprehension

View this job on:

Other Career Titles:

Behavioral Health Technician, Health Care Technician, Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT), Mental Health Assistant (MHA), Mental Health Associate, Mental Health Specialist, Mental Health Technician (MHT), Mental Health Worker, Psychiatric Technician (PT), Residential Aide (RA)

Video Source: CareerOnestop.org

Submit Stats, Video Clips or any other information about this job role inside the ATEEC Career Tool.

Data supplied by OOH, OnetOnline.org & CareerNonStop.org*
Click here to view our credits and citations page.