Psychiatric RN Jobs in Gadsden, AL

Perform and monitor patient care in a mental health setting. Psychiatric Registered Nurses (RNs)—also called mental health nurses—assess patient behavior and functioning, track and update medical records, and collaborate with other mental health team members to optimize care plans. They may also be asked to administer certain treatments, including medication, as directed by psychiatrists and psychologists.

Because they may need to communicate with patients about highly personal and sensitive information, psychiatric RNs need to be empathetic, compassionate, and emotionally stable. Most of these healthcare professionals are employed in psychiatric hospitals, though some work for outreach programs and private practices/clinics.

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Prime Healthcare Services - Gadsden, AL
Working knowledge of Mental Health Laws and practice standards....
2 days ago
Community Health System - Gadsden, AL
Job Description The RN is a staff nurse who assesses patient's needs, formulates a plan of care and provides care based on identified needs and physician orders according to standards, policy and...
4 days ago

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Psychiatric RN Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Psychiatric Disorders and Treatment
In this course, you will learn about some mental disorders that have cognitive disturbance. An introduction to schizophrenic disorders as well as a look at the epidemiology of bipolar disorders...

Schizophrenia
The main goal of this class is to gain an introductory exposure to the nature of the psychiatric disorder known as schizophrenia as revealed by the scientific method. We will discuss a broad range...

Sensors and Sensor Circuit Design
This course can also be taken for academic credit as ECEA 5340, part of CU Boulder's Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree. After taking this course, you will be able to: Understand...

Salary for Psychiatric RN Jobs in Gadsden, AL

This is the average annual salary for Psychiatric RN jobs in Gadsden, AL as reported by the BLS.

$73,760

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Psychiatric RNs in Gadsden, AL offer the following education background
  • Master's Degree (37.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (13.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (9.3%)
  • High School or GED (3.7%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.6%)
  • Some College (0.4%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Psychiatric RNs in Gadsden, AL
  • 1-2 years (28.5%)
  • None (24.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (12.5%)
  • 6-8 years (11.4%)
  • 8-10 years (11.2%)
  • 2-4 years (11.1%)
  • 4-6 years (0.6%)