Psychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)

  1. Baltimore,MD
  2. Sep 02, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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12974891 Job Description & Requirements
Psychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D/N Pay Rate: $29.00 - 32.00

This hospital system is supported by its mission to improve the health of the community and the world by setting the standard of excellence in medical education, research and clinical care.

We operate six academic and community hospitals, four suburban health care and surgery centers, and 39 primary and specialty care outpatient sites. This hospital, opened in 1889, has been ranked number one in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 22 years, most recently in 2013.

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
BLS
2 Years Experience
NM refs from last two assignments/employers
Must have peds experience as well

Preferred Qualifications
EPIC

About the Facility
Offering healthcare professionals an environment with unique clinical opportunities, the latest research, and state-of-the-art technology, this large medical center is a key component of one of the nation's most renowned health systems. A full-service, 700-plus-bed teaching hospital founded more than 200 years ago, this hospital is Joint Commission accredited and offers an area-wide trauma center, a comprehensive neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the state's only regional burn center, and a nationally renowned geriatrics programs.

Facility Location
From its red-brick row houses and cobblestone streets, to its modern waterfront and impressive Camden Yards ballpark, Baltimore's intriguing mish-mash of old and new makes this lively city a popular destination. Work at traveler-friendly facilities and enhance your skills, while enjoying the many facets of this charming, historical city.

Job Benefits
NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company, is a leading travel nursing staffing agency that can help you achieve the career you've trained for, and the lifestyle you've always wanted. With thousands of positions nationwide, NursesRx lets registered nurses (RN) choose from the very best assignments with top-ranked hospitals and facilities throughout the United States. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

About the Company
NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company, is a leading travel nursing staffing agency that can help you achieve the career you've trained for, and the lifestyle you've always wanted. With thousands of positions nationwide, NursesRx lets registered nurses (RN) choose from the very best assignments with top-ranked hospitals and facilities throughout the United States. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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