Mental Health Technician

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Located in Trussville, AL

Salary: $12.50 an hour

Express Employment Professionals, Birmingham North can help you find the type of job that is a perfect fit for your needs and abilities, and you’ll never pay a fee for our services and support. Eric Stephens, Marty Desforges, Alex Sherman, and Emily Everett can serve as your contact for this position, as well as, many others in our area. Take the first step toward your success. Apply with Express Employment Professionals, Birmingham North TODAY!

Job Type: Administrative Assistant and Bookkeeper (pay depending on experience)

Need more information about this job?                                                    

Contact Eric Stephens, Marty Desforges, Alex Sherman, and Emily Everett, our Staffing Consultants at (205) 547-2849 (ph), or by email ,, or . Please add “Administrative Professional ” to the subject line of your email.

Here is how YOU can APPLY

  1. CLICK HERE & submit online application to the Birmingham, AL Express Pros office
  2. Contact one of our recruiters to schedule an interview(205) 547-2849 (ph)
  3. Our office is located at 1423 Gadsden Hwy, Suite 115 Birmingham, AL 35235 Click HERE to find out more about our application & interview process.


    • Provides routine non-acute physic

    administrative positional care and 
  • participatory supervision, education and
    evaluation of program services for patients
    under direction of licensed staff in accordance
    with treatment plan and policies

    Listens to clients, provides positive
    reinforcement and promotes positive peer
    culture among residents

    • Accurately obtains/records information about
      appearance and mental status, general
      admissions information and explains Patient
      Rights and responsibilities to all new patients
    • Assesses and ensures needs of residents are
      being met including clothing. linens and hygiene

    supplies; supervises residents' personal hygiene

    • Participates in/escorts residents to mealtime,
      outdoor/indoor recreation, educational activities;
      educates and supervises as required
    • Performs visual assessment of surroundings
      upon arrival and periodically to prevent harm

    and reduce disruption to clients, staff and visitors
    Effectively manages disruptive and/or
    aggressive behavior in accordance with
    treatment procedures and program expectations
    using restraint or deescalating techniques per
    Mandt guidelines

    Responds to emergency situations consistent
    with agency policies and procedures and
    standards for client safety and well being

    • Performs routine conferences as necessary and
      advises supervisor if more expert counseling is
      needed; participates in residential staff treatment
      meetings as needed
    • Administers medication in accordance with
      procedures including documentation

    Promotes the development and safety of the
    residents including adhering to safety,
    assessment, boundaries, emotional and coping
    skills guidelines

    • Remains alert at all times, anticipating needs and
      potentially unsafe situations

    Attends to applicable shift specific duties and
    policies including assisting with morning
    schedule, line of sight supervision for residents
    during night shift, evening campus and cottage

    Transports residents to appointments in agency
    vehicles (as assigned), adhering to agency
    transportation policies, passenger safety using
    safe driving practices


    Records client behavior, progress and problems
    as instructed including shift notes, MAR Book,
    Van Logs, medical referral forms and other
    reports as assigned

    Provides receipts and other expense
    documentation as needed

    • Completes paperwork for maintenance/grounds
      repair, reports hazards to supervisor immediately


    Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Sociology or
    related field preferred

    OR one year experience working in a psychiatric
    residential facility for adolescents; as well as a
    High School Diploma or GED.

 Benefits of working with Express to find YOUR next career:

  • Holiday and vacation pay
  • Medical benefits 401K
  • ZERO fees
  • Express Pros Hoover AL associates are paid weekly!

Have experience in other areas?

Express Pros Birmingham has job openings in the other following industries:

Assembler, Customer Service Representative, Front office administrator, Staffing Consultant intern, Medical Administrator, Shipping/Receiving Clerk, CDL Drivers, Inventory manager, and more!!

Daniel Morgan, Eric Stephens, Marty Desforges, Emily Everett, and Alex Sherman

Express Employment Professionals Birmingham, AL TEAM


Express Office: Birmingham (North)
1423 Gadsden Highway
Suite 115
Birmingham, AL 35235