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Psychiatric Nursing Jobs

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
12-07-2016
American Mobile Healthcare
New Haven, CT
Full Time

8777133 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D/E Pay Rate: $34.00 - 38.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the ca

12-07-2016
American Mobile Healthcare
Sioux City, IA
Full Time

8562501 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych LPN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D, 12 E/N Pay Rate: $17.00 - 21.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych LPN) assists i

12-07-2016
American Mobile Healthcare
Centralia, IL
Full Time

7757015 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $31.00 - 36.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the car

12-07-2016
NurseChoice
Lynn, MA
Full Time

8696631 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D/N Pay Rate: $60.41 - 60.41The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the c

12-07-2016
Onward Healthcare
Centralia, IL
Full Time

7757033 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $32.00 - 35.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the car

12-07-2016
Onward Healthcare
Natick, MA
Full Time

7445604 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D/E Pay Rate: $26.00 - 29.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the ca

12-07-2016
NursesRx
New Haven, CT
Full Time

8777142 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D/E Pay Rate: $35.00 - 37.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the ca

12-07-2016
NursesRx
Sioux City, IA
Full Time

8562510 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych LPN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D, 12 E/N Pay Rate: $18.00 - 20.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych LPN) assists i

12-07-2016
American Mobile Healthcare
Los Angeles, CA
Full Time

6765217 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 N Pay Rate: $26.00 - 30.00Exclusive AMN order in the heart of LA! Combining cutting-edge techn

12-07-2016
Onward Healthcare
New Haven, CT
Full Time

8777150 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D/E Pay Rate: $35.00 - 37.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the ca

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