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Psychiatric Nurse

PsychiatricNursesspecificallycareforpatientsof all ageswhosufferfromany type of mental illnessor mental distress. Theyprovidecaretoindividualswhohaveacuteandchronic mental disorders, such asschizophrenia, depression, dementiaorpsychoses. Moreover, PsychiatricNursescanworkwithpatientswhoarevictimsofphysicalor sexual abuse.


  • Graduation from an accredited program of nursing and possession of a valid and current license issued.
  • Possession of a valid drivers license
  • Work experience or an internship in a mental health or advanced education in psychiatric
  • Good understanding of the theories of mental health and illness
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills



  • Develop interpersonal therapeutic relationships with psychiatric patients.
  • Keep patients morale up by providing a positive therapeutic relationship
  • Help build patients confidence
  • Build relationships with, reassuring, listening and talking to patients
  • Educate patients and family members about mental health and medical conditions, preventive health measures, medications, or treatment plans.
  • Keep accurate written charts and records of patient activities and progress.
  • Comply with laws, rules, regulations, protocols, and procedures.
  • Use professional judgment to ascertain and to apply appropriate intervention techniques with patients in crisis.

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