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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
03-26-2015
American Mobile Healthcare
Hopewell, VA
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D, 12 N Pay Rate: $26.00 - 30.00This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passion

03-26-2015
Medical Express
Hopewell, VA
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D, 12 N Pay Rate: $27.00 - 29.00This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passion

03-26-2015
NursesRx
Hopewell, VA
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D, 12 N Pay Rate: $27.00 - 29.00This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passion

03-25-2015
NursesRx
Big Spring, TX
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D/E Pay Rate: $30.00 - 32.00Big Spring State Hospital is a 200-bed psychiatric hospital that provides h

03-25-2015
NursesRx
Meriden, CT
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $27.00 - 29.00As a valued member of the Psych nursing team, you will care for patients wit

03-25-2015
NursesRx
San Jose, CA
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 N Pay Rate: $36.00 - 39.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care of indiv

03-25-2015
American Mobile Healthcare
Saint Louis, MO
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: 04/06/2015Available Shifts: 12 D, 12 N Pay Rate: $28.00 - 32.00With a total of 979 licensed beds, we are one of the largest Cath

03-25-2015
American Mobile Healthcare
Bethlehem, PA
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: 06/01/2015Available Shifts: 12 N The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care of individuals suffering f

03-25-2015
American Mobile Healthcare
Lynchburg, VA
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 E/N, 8 E/N, 8/12 E/N Pay Rate: $30.00 - 34.00Exclusive Psych orders in VALong Term Acute Care center i

03-25-2015
American Mobile Healthcare
Bismarck, ND
Full Time

Job Description & RequirementsPsychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D/E/N Pay Rate: $33.00 - 37.00The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care of i

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