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Psychiatric nursing jobs are responsible for taking care of mentally ill, injured, or disabled patients in nursing care facilities, hospitals, and mental health settings. Typically working with other members of a health care team such as psychologist, psychiatrists, social workers, and therapists, professionals with psychiatric nursing jobs perform a range of functions to support the team. Maintaining medical histories and administering treatment are the common tasks for psychiatric nursing jobs.

For many psychiatric nursing jobs a high school diploma or its equivalent is a sufficient level of education although different qualifications may exist for different States. Training programs are offered in some nursing care facilities, vocational-technical centers, some community colleges, and high schools.

In 2006 there were about 62,000 individuals with psychiatric nursing jobs employed with the majority working in nursing and residential care facilities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics there will be a slight increase in psychiatric nursing job employment over the 2006 to 2016 decade. This growth can be related to the rising number of elderly persons in the population who will require mental health services.

Psychiatric nursing jobs have a very promising outlook. Get started now. Search for psychiatric nursing jobs at healthcareerweb.com, your connection to psychiatric nursing jobs and professionals.

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Newest Psychiatric nursing Jobs

Date
Title
Company
Location
Type
10-22-2014
Visiting Nurse Service of New York
Brooklyn, NY
Full Time

Provides mental health assessment and treatment to patients with psychiatric symptoms, cognitive deficits, and/or behavioral problems. Provides support and education to VNSNY staff and caregivers to e

10-22-2014
Medical Express
Laurel, MD
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Pay Rate: $29.00 - 32.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care of individuals suffering from m

10-22-2014
American Mobile Healthcare
Laurel, MD
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Pay Rate: $28.00 - 33.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care of individuals suffering from m

10-22-2014
NursesRx
Cambridge, MA
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 N Pay Rate: $27.00 - 29.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care of indiv

10-22-2014
American Mobile Healthcare
Omaha, NE
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N, 8 N Pay Rate: $26.00 - 30.00As a top provider of care to their community, this Psych unit prides it

10-22-2014
American Mobile Healthcare
Cambridge, MA
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 N Pay Rate: $26.00 - 30.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care of indiv

10-22-2014
American Mobile Healthcare
New York, NY
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 11.5 N Pay Rate: $32.00 - 36.00Housed in an 829-bed facility, this position presents an opportunity to jo

10-22-2014
Medical Express
Omaha, NE
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N, 8 N Pay Rate: $27.00 - 29.00As a top provider of care to their community, this Psych unit prides it

10-22-2014
Medical Express
Cambridge, MA
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 N Pay Rate: $27.00 - 29.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care of indiv

10-22-2014
NursesRx
Omaha, NE
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N, 8 N Pay Rate: $27.00 - 29.00As a top provider of care to their community, this Psych unit prides it

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