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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
02-06-2016
American Mobile Healthcare
San Diego, CA
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D/E/N Pay Rate: $26.00 - 30.00The care coordinator, in collaboration with specialty medical providers,

02-06-2016
American Mobile Healthcare
Portsmouth, NH
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N, 12 E Pay Rate: $28.00 - 33.00This unit prides themselves on a comfortable and comprehensive experie

02-06-2016
NursesRx
West Palm Beach, FL
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 N Pay Rate: $24.00 - 26.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care of indiv

02-06-2016
NursesRx
Columbia, MO
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D Pay Rate: $24.00 - 26.00This Psych unit boasts the latest in advanced technology housed within a car

02-06-2016
American Mobile Healthcare
Mountain View, CA
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D/E Pay Rate: $32.00 - 37.00This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passionate p

02-06-2016
NursesRx
New York, NY
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 7.5 N Pay Rate: $21.00 - 24.00This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passionate p

02-06-2016
American Mobile Healthcare
West Palm Beach, FL
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 N Pay Rate: $23.00 - 27.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care of indiv

02-06-2016
American Mobile Healthcare
Anchorage, AK
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $30.00 - 34.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care of indi

02-06-2016
NursesRx
Bountiful, UT
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D/N Pay Rate: $24.00 - 26.00- 128 bed community hospital- 10 miles north of Salt Lake City- Short-term

02-06-2016
American Mobile Healthcare
Hyattsville, MD
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D, 8 E/N Pay Rate: $25.00 - 29.00Hospital system is 2nd largest employer in its county with over 3,

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