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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
08-24-2016
American Mobile Healthcare
Corvallis, OR
Full Time

7476240 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care of individuals suffering from mental illnesses

08-24-2016
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

08-24-2016
American Mobile Healthcare
Binghamton, NY
Full Time

6568138 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $34.00 - 38.00Exclusive order in the Psych unit at this top healthcare provider i

08-24-2016
NursesRx
Saint Louis, MO
Full Time

7451932 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: 09/19/2016Available Shifts: 12 D, 12 N Pay Rate: $31.00 - 33.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists

08-24-2016
NursesRx
Los Angeles, CA
Full Time

6765227 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

08-24-2016
Onward Healthcare
Natick, MA
Full Time

7445604 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D/E The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care of individuals suffer

08-24-2016
Onward Healthcare
Corvallis, OR
Full Time

7476258 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care of individuals suffering from mental illnesses

08-24-2016
Onward Healthcare
Brooklyn, NY
Full Time

7161367 Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 11.5 D, 11.5 N Pay Rate: $27.00 - 29.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists

08-24-2016
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

08-24-2016
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

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