The health care that’s provided for Army Soldiers and personnel isn’t limited to the physical realm. Stress due to combat situations or physical ailments can often have an effect on the mental well-being of Army Soldiers. The Mental Health Specialist, an important member of the Army health care team, assists with the management and treatment of inpatient and outpatient mental health activities.
The Mental Health Specialist is primarily responsible, under the supervision of an Army psychiatrist, social worker, psychiatric nurse or psychologist, for providing mental health treatment to patients.
Some of your duties as a Mental Health Specialist may include:
Collect and record psychosocial and physical data
Assist with care and treatment of psychiatric, drug and alcohol patients
Counsel clients/patients with personal, behavioral or psychological problems
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The skills you learn as a Mental Health Specialist will help prepare you for a future with civilian hospitals, clinics, nursing homes or rehabilitation centers. With a Mental Health Specialist background, you may consider a career as a psychiatrist’s assistant, a medical assistant or a physician’s aide.
In order to meet the minimum qualifications, you must:
- Be under 35 years old
- Be a US Citizen or Hold at least a green card (I-551)
- Have a High School Diploma/GED
- Have no major medical issues (missing limbs, mental health issues..)
- Have no major law violations (sexual misconducts, domestics..)
If you are interested in finding out more about this position, please apply now and within 24-48 hours, you will receive an email from our recruiting team, directly.