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Mental Health Nurses are professional nurses who have received the additional training required in order to be able to work in the mental health field. Responsibilities incorporated into Mental Health Nurses' resumes include conducting intakes on mentally ill patients suffering from concurrent alcohol/substance abuse problems or behavioral issues, and coordinating care with families or friends of patients with supervising psychiatrists for consultations, if needed. Sample resumes of Mental Health Nurses show courses in a two- or four- year program, followed in most cases by the successful completion of a related comprehensive exam.

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Mental Health Nurse

Provided holistic care to adolescents in residential treatment to promote physical and mental health and well-being

  • Performed physical and mental health assessments, hearing/vision screenings, immunization administration
  • Led nursing groups focusing on mental and physical health and provided group and individual counseling
  • Provided ongoing evaluation of medication regime and monitored effectiveness
  • Participated in weekly inter-disciplinary treatment team meetings to discuss individual client treatment plans and discharge planning
  • Participated in milieu management, ensured safety for all staff and clients, and performed physical restraints as necessary
  • Performed HIV and STD pre- and post-test counseling
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Animal Biotechnology & Conservation
BS
Nursing
MA
Nursing
2

Mental Health Nurse

Delivered patient care to a male population of emotionally impaired adolescents in a residential treatment facility.

  • Provided medical care as conditions prevailed in the Infirmary for short or average stay.
  • Administered psychotropic medications as prescribed.
  • Audited charts and documented patient care as provided.
  • Monitored restraints as indicated according to facilities policies.
  • Familiar with DSM as dated and psychotropic meds, possible side effects and treatments.
  • Scheduled and prepared patients for Psychiatrist visitations.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Certificate
AAS
Nursing
BS
Business Administration
3

Mental Health Nurse

Responsible for maintaining the care of mentally ill clients.

  • Provided injections, medications, and organized schedule for administering meds.
  • Co - facilitated and taught coping skills in wellness groups and multi family groups.
  • Ordered and maintained current med list for about 100 clients.
  • Completed out of hospital initial assessments.
  • Interfaced with social workers and doctors on care management.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Microbiology
Medical Laboratory Assistant Training
Asa Nursing
4

Community Mental Health Nurse

Member of a multi-disciplinary clinical treatment team providing a total support program for developmentally disabled individuals, most of whom have extremely complicated and chronic medical conditions. Interventions provided supports for individuals and their families. Worked with a wide range of community resources to insure that the necessary and appropriate services were available for clients. Consultation, training, and oversight of others provided in the area of service coordination and health.

  • Provided Case Management under Medicaid funded programs: Care at Home, Home and Community Based Waiver, and Medicaid Service Coordination
  • Gathered and prepared records and information for eligibility determinations
  • Conducted comprehensive assessment activities to evaluate consumer capacity and preference, social network and support needs.
  • Developed individualized service plans which integrated services and support of both community and provider networks.
  • Contracted with both formal and informal providers to arrange for services outlined in the service plan.
  • Preadmission and Screen Resident Review Assessor New York State Department of Health Certification: PRI and Screen
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
26
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Management
5

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Functioned as PMHNP on twenty-two bed child and adolescent inpatient unit and partial hospital program with capacity of fifteen

  • Performed mental health assessments and completed medication reviews for child and adolescent patients
  • Completed comprehensive interviews with child and adolescent patients as well as making parent contacts and participated in family meetings to obtain comprehensive patient history
  • Worked with collaborating physician to identify and determine differential diagnoses, establish plan of care, and treatment course for child and adolescent patients
  • Provided direction and medication management in psychiatric emergencies
  • Provided dictation services completing all child and adolescent discharge summaries
  • Attended and participated in quality assurance meetings and provided management consultation services as needed
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BSN
Nursing
Nursing
6

Advanced Psychiatric-mental Health Nurse Practitioner Student

Participated in treatment team conferences regarding diagnoses or treatment of different health conditions

  • Evaluated patients' behavior to formulate diagnoses or assess treatment
  • Monitor patients' medication usage and results
  • Educated patients and family members about mental health and medical conditions, preventive measures, medications, or treatment
  • Assessed patients' mental and physical status based on the presenting symptoms and complaints
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team members, including preceptors, psychiatrists, psychologists, or nursing staff, to develop, implement, or evaluate treatment plans
  • Conducted individual, group, of family therapy for those with chronic and acute mental disorders
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Education & Political Science
Nursing
Nursing
7

Mental Health Nurse Coordinator

Supervise the Mental Health department and coordinate assignments for the nursing staff.

  • Worked closely with the MH/MR Unit Director and DON to coordinate all nursing care for MH inmates.
  • Participated in personnel and budget management and program development.
  • Provided clinical and administrative supervision including occasional direct patient care.
  • Facilitated psychotherapy and educational groups for medical/mental health inmates.
  • Provided supervision, conducted rounds and assessment of care provided by nursing staff.
  • Acted as a liaison/resource nurse for the MH inmates.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Nursing
Nursing
8

Family Psychiatric- Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Contract Service under American Behavioral Consultants

  • Completed diagnostic psychiatric evaluations and medication management for the adolescent population in a residential program
  • Executed diagnostic psychiatric and substance abuse evaluations for the adult
  • Performed admission history and physical assessments on the adult patients
  • Obtained and interpreted laboratory and diagnostic tests
  • Participated in multidisciplinary treatment teams for adolescent residents
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BBA
Music Business
MS
Nursing
9

Mental Health Nurse

Initiated treatment team conferences to assist in care planning, revising goals and objectives to address the specific needs of each patient.

  • Collaborated with a multidisciplinary treatment team to revise goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the changes in the patient status.
  • Implemented nursing plan of care for assigned patients and conducted and/or co-lead group therapy sessions for patients.
  • Evaluated patient's responses to interventions and revised nursing plan of care as needed.
  • Evaluated the needs of the patients, and administered treatments and therapies that restored the patients to baseline functioning.
  • Developed individualized care plans in response to the patient's needs.
  • Assessed and coordinated patient's discharge planning needs with social work, staff, physicians and their families.
  • Developed educational in-services regarding medications, restraint process, diagnosis and treatment plans to other nursing staff, doctors, and health care technicians.
  • Administered emergency psychiatric drugs during the acute phase of their psychosis.
  • Involved in the emergency restraints/take down process to prevent self-harm and harm to others.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Nursing
MS
Health Care Management
10

Community Mental Health Nurse

Provided care to the mentally ill /addictive consumer for a local community health facility.

  • Organized and managed regular clinic involvement with physicians, psychiatric, and day services.
  • We also involved the family to participate in consumer's daily activities, managed medications, and counseling.
  • Created, managed, and maintained patient medical health records.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BSN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
MBA
Master of Business Administration

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