Psychiatric RN Jobs in Evanston, IL

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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Acadia Healthcare - Chicago, IL (12 miles from Evanston, IL)
and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions....
2 days ago
CareRev - Cicero, IL (15 miles from Evanston, IL)
Requirements for Registered Nurse RN, Behavioral Health Unit Minimum of 2 years full time experience in an inpatient behavioral health setting, not including school and/or clinicals....
1 day ago
Ascension - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Provide direct patient care to behavioral health patients in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the facility....
14 hours ago
CareRev - Oak Park, IL (12 miles from Evanston, IL)
Requirements for Registered Nurse RN, Behavioral Health Unit Minimum of 2 years full time experience in an inpatient behavioral health setting, not including school and/or clinicals....
16 hours ago
Amita Health - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Additional Preferences BSN strongly preferred Inpatient Acute Behavioral Health Experince a plus....
8 hours ago
Abraxas Youth & Family Services - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Previous experience in the mental health field, or chemical dependency field or equivalent education/academic preparation required. Minimum five (5) years experience as a Registered Nurse....
1 day ago
Eating Recovery Center - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Who we are ERC Pathlight is an innovative, rapidly growing clinical leader in the behavioral health sector....
2 days ago
Universal Health Services - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Hartgrove Behavioral Health System is looking for a dynamic Registered Nurse!...
1 day ago
Veterans Health Administration - Hines, IL (15 miles from Evanston, IL)
The mission of the Inpatient Mental Health Nursing Service is the interdisciplinary, comprehensive approach to facilitate psychiatric care of the veterans in an acute care Medical, Surgical, and Mental...
1 day ago
CareRev - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Requirements for Registered Nurse RN, Behavioral Health Unit Minimum of 2 years full time experience in an inpatient behavioral health setting, not including school and/or clinicals....
16 hours ago
AMITA Health - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Additional Preferences BSN strongly preferred Inpatient Acute Behavioral Health Experince a plus....
2 days ago
Ascension Health - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Our 495-bed medical center provides comprehensive services including primary care, cancer care, behavioral health, orthopedics and rehab, cardiology, imaging, midwifery and obstetrics, emergency services...
2 days ago
Ascension Health - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Additional Preferences BSN strongly preferred Inpatient Acute Behavioral Health Experince a plus....
2 days ago
Carerev - Cicero, IL (15 miles from Evanston, IL)
Requirements for Registered Nurse RN, Behavioral Health Unit Minimum of 2 years full time experience in an inpatient behavioral health setting, not including school and/or clinicals....
2 days ago
Global Pharma Tek Llc - Forest Park, IL (14 miles from Evanston, IL)
Maintains adherence to internal hospital policies, procedures, external regulatory, governmental agencies, and the Mental Health Nursing Standards of Practice Maintains compliance with all Hospital...
2 days ago

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Psychiatric RN Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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An opportunity for graduate study of advanced subjects in Brain and Cognitive Sciences not included in other subject listings. The key topics covered in this course are Bipolar Disorder,...


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Salary for Psychiatric RN Jobs in Evanston, IL

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

$97,915

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Psychiatric RN positions.

Highest Education Level

Psychiatric RNs in Evanston, IL offer the following education background
  • Master's Degree (37.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (13.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (9.2%)
  • High School or GED (3.6%)
  • Vocational Degree 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 Evanston, IL
  • 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%)