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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
07-05-2015
American Mobile Healthcare
Framingham, MA
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $25.00 - 30.00Innovative care teams bring the best of themselves to their patients at this

07-05-2015
American Mobile Healthcare
Gainesville, GA
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 E Pay Rate: $28.00 - 32.00This top-ranked Psych unit is ready to welcome a new member to their team.

07-05-2015
NursesRx
Framingham, MA
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $26.00 - 29.00Innovative care teams bring the best of themselves to their patients at this

07-05-2015
NursesRx
Gainesville, GA
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 E Pay Rate: $29.00 - 31.00This top-ranked Psych unit is ready to welcome a new member to their team.

07-04-2015
American Mobile Healthcare
San Antonio, TX
Full Time

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

07-03-2015
American Mobile Healthcare
Rolla, MO
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $28.00 - 32.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care of indi

07-03-2015
American Mobile Healthcare
San Leandro, CA
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D/E Pay Rate: $28.00 - 32.00John George Psychiatric Pavilion provides services to adults experiencing s

07-03-2015
American Mobile Healthcare
Columbia, MD
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 N Pay Rate: $26.00 - 31.00Exclusive AccountHoward County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Me

07-03-2015
American Mobile Healthcare
Baltimore, MD
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D Pay Rate: $26.00 - 31.00Johns Hopkins Bayview Care Center, a nursing home in Baltimore, MD received

07-03-2015
American Mobile Healthcare
Palo Alto, CA
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8/12 D/E/N Pay Rate: $27.00 - 32.00Exclusive Order to AMN Healthcare. Stanford Hospital & Clinics is a

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