Travel Psychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)
- Sep 02, 2017
- Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
12974897 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
2 Years Experience
NM refs from last two assignments/employers
Must have peds experience as well
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.
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.
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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