Sample Mental Health Nurse Resume

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Mary Rubinstein
3146 McVaney Road
Hickory, NC 28601

Job Objective To seek employment as a Mental Health Nurse in a hospital that allows me to work to the best of my ability.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Strong accomplished experience in community mental health nursing
  • Exceptional knowledge of the current mental health and other relevant legislation
  • Solid understanding of the National Standards for Mental Health Services
  • Superior nursing and assessment skills
  • Ability to participate in clinical research, quality improvement activities and receive clinical supervision
  • Ability to liaise and consult with agencies and families
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team

Work Experience:

Mental Health Nurse, August 2005 – Present
ACT Health, Hickory, NC

  • Communicated with patients about their problems and discussed the best way to plan and deliver their care.
  • Ensured correct administration of medication, including injections, and monitored results of treatment.
  • Implemented ‘de-escalation’ techniques to help people manage their emotions and behavior.
  • Participated in group and one-to-one therapy sessions, both individually and with other health professionals.
  • Helped in developing patients’ social skills.

Mental Health Nurse, May 2000 – July 2005
MaineGeneral Health, Hickory, NC

  • Provided treatment, therapy, clinical support, continuing care, residential support and rehabilitation services.
  • Conducted comprehensive and specific mental health assessments.
  • Reported and evaluated interventions and health care services.
  • Administered, supervised and monitored medications prescribed and initiates appropriate interventions.
  • Maintained records of treatment and progress.
  • Assessed and managed client’s case with acute and long term moderate to severe mental illness.
  • Assisted in the provision of liaison, consultation and education with other agencies.


Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management, Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA

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