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Psych Nurses provide assistance to people diagnosed with mental health conditions. Common responsibilities highlighted on a Psych Nurse example resume are providing patient care, listening to patients’ needs and problems, administering medicines, handling distressed patients, and teaching patients how to handle their emotions. The ideal candidate should showcase in his or her resume assets such as physical fitness, stamina, communication and observational skills, patience, decision-making, and empathy. The completion of a nursing program at an accredited school is mandatory for this role.

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Med-psych Nurse

Developed and implemented individual short- and long-term psychiatric treatment plans (and discharge plans) for patients in a 35-bed unit. Treated patients with depressive diagnosis, substance abuse/addiction disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, attention disorders, hyperactivity disorders and behavioral disorders.

  • Completed intake assessments to determine level of care needed; developed and implemented individual short- and long-term psychiatric treatment plans for children, adolescents, adults and geriatric populations.
  • Treated patients with substance abuse/addiction disorders, mood disorders, depressive disorders, psychotic disorders, attention deficit disorders, eating disorders, dementia and behavioral disorders.
  • Monitored patients' mental and emotional condition; frequently assessed potential safety concerns and provided companion and personal care services.
  • Provided support and guidance to postpartum patients.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BSN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
2

Psych Nurse

Administered medications to clients on an inpatient unitsuffering from mental health crisis and detox as well as medication education.

  • Conducted full physical assessments upon admission and throughout stay on inpatient unit.
  • Admissions and discharges
  • Assisted with auditing patient records
  • Supervisor to mental health associates
  • Conducted groups on mental, physical, and emotional well being
  • Member of treatment team assisting with implementing patient care plan.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
3

Psych Nurse

Monitoring and assessing behavior

  • Able to communicate with physicians accurately to obtain medication before behaviors escalate
  • Knowledgeable in pharmacological treatments to include proper dosing and administration and monitoring for side effects
  • Using therapeutic communication to maximize positive patient outcomes
  • Proper training in restraints and monitoring during restraint period for maximum patient safety
  • Discharge planning in the acute care setting
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Fine Arts
4

LPN Night Shift Psych Nurse

Behavorial Charting

  • Medicare Charting
  • Medication Distribution
  • Med Cart/ MedRoom Auditing
  • Updating all equipment for 02 and Neb Tx.
  • Monthing Psychotropic Injections
  • Monthly Summaries
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
5

Register Psych Nurse Assistant Director of Nursing

Infection Control Nurse

  • Work under both Medical and Psych Doctors
  • Schedule Nurses for work weeks
  • Go out varies Hospitals and Nursing Homes to give assessments of patients
  • All In-Serving to staff
  • Pass medication
  • Help ADL with our Residents
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BA
Nursing
6

LPN Psych Nurse

  • Gather data for nursing triages and assessments on acute psychiatric clients
  • Administer PO and emergency IM medications
  • Assist RN with proper medical clearance evaluation
  • De-escalation of client problem behaviors in order to maintain a safe environment for staff and other clients
  • Assist with 5 point restraints
  • Enter all orders, medication passes, and other client interactions in electronic chart and electronic medical record
  • Provide client education on medication management and adherence
  • Provide client education on coping strategies
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Nursing Aide Training And Pca Training

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