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Psychiatric Nurse - (Psych LPN)

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Company: Nursefinders

Location: Marianna, FL

Date Posted: June 2, 2014

Source: NurseFinders

The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych LPN) assists in the care of individuals suffering from mental illnesses, working with patients and their families and communities to assess mental health needs and provide personalized care as appropriate. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Assessing levels of dysfunction
  • Helping patients regain or acknowledge effective coping mechanisms
  • Preventing further disability
  • Providing information on preventative measures
  • Performing counseling
  • Teaching patients how to be self-sufficient and less reliant on others Psychiatric nurses may work with adults or children in both the facility and home health settings.

The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych LPN) assists in the care of individuals suffering from mental illnesses, working with patients and their families and communities to assess mental health needs and provide personalized care as appropriate. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Assessing levels of dysfunction
  • Helping patients regain or acknowledge effective coping mechanisms
  • Preventing further disability
  • Providing information on preventative measures
  • Performing counseling
  • Teaching patients how to be self-sufficient and less reliant on others Psychiatric nurses may work with adults or children in both the facility and home health settings.

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