Sample Psychiatric Nurse Resume

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Sarah Parsons
4294 Lucy Lane
Fredericksburg, IN 47120

Job Objective Seeking a position as Psychiatric Nurse with a reputable hospital in which my skills and knowledge can help further the development of the hospital.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of mental health nursing
  • Exceptional knowledge and working experience of inpatient psychiatric nursing
  • Ability to empathize with patients
  • Ability to educate and explain the planned treatment
  • Proven organizational and prioritization skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Work Experience:

Psychiatric Nurse, August 2005 – Present
Providence Health and Services, Fredericksburg, IN

  • Performed basic assessment of the patient’s nursing care needs.
  • Documented observations of patient behavior and status to the administered plan.
  • Provided therapeutic interactions with patients to assist them in identifying sources of anxiety.
  • Administered medications and treatments as ordered by a physician.
  • Planned and tutored basic health teaching to assist patients’ in meeting their needs.

Psychiatric Nurse, May 2000 – July 2005
Lakewood Health System, Fredericksburg, IN

  • Coordinated with medical and paramedical professionals to provide appropriate input and effectively plan treatment plan for the patient.
  • Identified behavioral problems to make suitable recommendations.
  • Monitored administered medication plan and recorded changes.
  • Acted in accordance with facility policy and appropriate nursing standards of care.
  • Ensured to carry out physician orders and implemented basic nursing interventions.
  • Maintained the therapeutic milieu using acceptable standards.


B.S in Health Sciences – Advanced Patient Care, Central Pennsylvania College, Summerdale, PA

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