Mental Health Technician – PRN

Requisition Number: 2023-4987

Type of Position: Full-Time

Location: Clinton, MD


Come work with a great team!  Signet Health manages the behavioral health services for MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center and has a PRN (per-diem, as needed), Day shift position (7:00 am - 7:30 pm) and Night shift position (7:00 pm - 7:30 am) for a qualified Mental Health Technician. 

The Mental Health Technician is a key position that provides direct patient care, monitors patients' physical and emotional needs and administratively supports the psychiatric program.

  • Assists in maintaining medical records
  • Monitors patient interactions and safety 
  • Provides clerical support
  • Assists in patient data collection
  • Provides patient information as a member of the interdisciplinary team
  • Utilizes knowledge of verbal and non-verbal communication skills to provide targeted therapeutic interventions with patients
  • Transports patients to outside appointments, if necessary
  • Other duties assigned


The ideal candidate will possess: 

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • 1+ years of work experience in a psychiatric/chemical dependency facility preferred.
  • Familiarity with medical and psychiatric terminology.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build positive and respectful rapport with patients, families and peers.
  • Works well in a busy team environment. Good work ethics. 


Hospital/Program Description

The Behavioral Health Unit includes a 24-bed Adult inpatient unit and Partial Hospitalization Program.