Travel Psychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)

  1. Bakersfield,CA
  2. Sep 01, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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12956583 Job Description & Requirements
Psychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N

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As a top provider of care to their community, this Psych unit prides itself on optimal patient outcomes with compassionate care.

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
Must Have PEDs and Adult Exp

Facility Location
Surrounded by mountain ranges, wildflowers and the Kern River, Bakersfield is the ideal destination for anyone seeking an abundance of recreational opportunities. Hike the neighboring Sierra Nevada Mountains, enjoy whitewater rafting or kayaking, or explore the vibrant downtown district. Boasting a dynamic musical community, the city is also known as the birthplace of the country music genre known as the "Bakersfield sound."

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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