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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
09-28-2016
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

09-28-2016
Onward Healthcare
Los Angeles, CA
Full Time

6765235 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 N Pay Rate: $27.00 - 29.00Exclusive AMN order in the heart of LA! Combining cutting-edge techn

09-28-2016
NursesRx
San Bernardino, CA
Full Time

7756257 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 N Pay Rate: $36.00 - 38.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care

09-28-2016
Onward Healthcare
Portsmouth, NH
Full Time

7916441 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 E Pay Rate: $29.00 - 32.00This unit prides themselves on a comfortable and comprehensive exper

09-28-2016
Onward Healthcare
Bountiful, UT
Full Time

7923352 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $26.00 - 29.00- 128 bed community hospital- 10 miles north of Salt Lake City- Sho

09-28-2016
Onward Healthcare
San Bernardino, CA
Full Time

7756265 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 N Pay Rate: $36.00 - 38.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care

09-28-2016
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

09-28-2016
Onward Healthcare
Binghamton, NY
Full Time

6568156 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $35.00 - 37.00Exclusive order in the Psych unit at this top healthcare provider i

09-28-2016
NursesRx
Portsmouth, NH
Full Time

7916433 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 E Pay Rate: $29.00 - 32.00This unit prides themselves on a comfortable and comprehensive exper

09-28-2016
NursesRx
Bountiful, UT
Full Time

7923344 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $26.00 - 29.00- 128 bed community hospital- 10 miles north of Salt Lake City- Sho

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