FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Full Time


Mental Health / Psychiatric Technician job in Colorado Springs, CO. 

The Mental Health / Psychiatric Technician job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)

Mental Health / Psychiatric Technician Job Overview:

  • Supports mental health services in psychiatry, psychology, social work, family advocacy, substance abuse prevention and rehabilitation, and mental health programs.
  • Assists mental health professional staff with developing and implementing treatment plans.
  • Performs specified mental health treatment.
  • Reports and documents patients care 
  • Conduct or assists in treatment and rehabilitation of mental health patients.
  • Performs initial basic assessment procedures including standardized psychological testing, clinical interviewing, mental status examinations, substance abuse evaluations, and psychological and nursing assessment.
  • Assists in identifying mental health and nursing diagnoses, treatments, patient education, and disposition planning.
  • Participates in patient care conferences and substance abuse intervention.
  • Observes, monitors, records, and reports patient's progress.
  • Conducts or assists in conducting group and individual counseling, therapeutic community, and other related milieu activities.
  • Provides mental health and substance abuse prevention education.
  • Performs general and special clinical procedures.
  • Assists patients with nutritional, hygiene, and comfort measures.
  • Obtains and records vital signs.
  • Performs chaperone and escort duties.
  • Coordinates with other agencies regarding specified care, treatment, prevention, rehabilitation, and administrative functions. Contacts military and community agencies to obtain collateral information. Explains and interprets mental health services to patients or others.
  • Assists in, or arranges patient referral to public, private, and military community agencies.
  • Prepares and maintains records and reports pertaining to specialty services.
  • Conducts in-service training.
  • Assists with care of individuals experiencing acute and post-traumatic stress reactions.
  • Prepares, maintains, and disposes of mental health, family advocacy, and substance abuse treatment records.
  • Receives patients and schedules appointment. Evaluates mental health service activities.
  • Collects and updates administrative and statistical data.
  • Conducts unit self-assessments.

Mental Health / Psychiatric Technician Job Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of psychiatry, psychology, social work, family advocacy, and nursing principles, procedures and theories; confidentiality and legal aspects of patient care; understanding of medical, nursing, and mental health terminology; psychopathology; adjustment mechanisms; substance abuse pathology; anatomy and physiology; deviant and unacceptable behavior; principles of interpersonal relationships; counseling and interviewing techniques; diagnostic nomenclature; psychopharmacology; administration and scoring of psychological tests; medical and mental health ethics; medical and clinical records administration; principles of milieu therapy
  • High School
  • Must have experience administering, scoring, and reporting psychological test results; interviewing patients to obtain biopsychosocial history, personal information; and assisting professional staff to carry out prescribed treatment plan.
  • Must have experience conducting briefings, performing or supervising psychological test administration; and interviewing, and assisting in patient treatment, or substance abuse prevention and counseling.






 Position contingent on contract award for 1/2019 start.

Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us!

Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 



FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.


Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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