Travel Psychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)

  1. Tacoma,WA
  2. Sep 08, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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13098335 Job Description & Requirements
Psychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 E Pay Rate: $29.00 - 31.00

As a top provider of care to their community, this Psychiatric unit prides itself on optimal patient outcomes with compassionate care. This position presents a great opportunity to learn the latest technologies while enhancing your professional experience within a passionate team environment.

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 behavioral health/psych experiencer req'd--FIRM
Charge Nurse Experience Required--firm
Will work charge role as needed.
Will float to Auburn Medical Center Adult & Gero Psych
In Lieu of CPI: MOAB, proact, handle with care, others we can screen and see if the programs are sufficient. Must have proof of the class
Will float to AMC Adult & Gero Psych


Facility Location
Just 30 miles south of Seattle, in the shadow of Mount Rainier, pristine Tacoma offers a healthy, outdoorsy lifestyle and an abundance of natural wonders in its backyard. The city's waterfront parks are ideal for walking, in-line skating and biking, while nearby Mount Rainier National Park offers the chance to go hiking, mountain climbing, kayaking and wildlife viewing.

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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