Psychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)

  1. Auburn,WA
  2. Aug 30, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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12892460 Job Description & Requirements
Psychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D Pay Rate: $29.00 - 31.00

The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care of individuals suffering from mental illnesses, working with patients and their families and communities to assess mental health needs and provide personalized care as appropriate. Additional responsibilities include:


  • Assessing levels of dysfunction
  • Helping patients regain or acknowledge effective coping mechanisms
  • Preventing further disability
  • Providing information on preventative measures
  • Performing counseling
  • Teaching patients how to be self-sufficient and less reliant on others Psychiatric nurses may work with adults or children in both the facility and home health settings


Required Qualifications
WA license, BLS, CPI, 3 years inpatient psych experience required
*This is an acute Psychiatric ICU unit*
CPI or other de-escalation certification is req'd.




About the Facility
Serving the Auburn area since 1921, this medical center recently merged with the MultiCare Health System of Tacoma in order to maximize the resources that it can offer its patients. Today, it exists as the fifth nonprofit hospital in MultiCare's esteemed group, and offers a full range of primary, specialty and emergency services, including acute rehabilitation, behavioral health, oncology, and pathology, among many others.


Facility Location
A picturesque city in Washington's King County, Auburn has an extensive system of parks and boasts beautiful scenic natural attractions. Outdoors types will relish the city's 29 parks and over 20 miles of trails. The White and Green rivers which flow through the city afford angling, canoeing and swimming options and offer stunning views. The performing arts are well represented in Auburn, with the White River Ampitheater perennially putting on stellar live music productions. Culture seekers will want to check out the White River Valley Museum that tells the story of Auburn, focusing on the Native American heritage of the city.

Job Benefits
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:


  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses


About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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