Registered Psychiatric Nurse CV


Registered Psychiatric Nurses are specialist nurses who take care of patients diagnosed with mental disabilities and can be confined in a sanatorium, asylum or the mental ward of a hospital.  They are schooled as registered or practical nurses with a specialization towards caring for people in various states of mental dysfunction or derangement, whether docile or dangerous, short term depression, progressive or lifelong lunacy, psychosis, schizophrenia, dementia, or degenerative mental disorder like Alzheimer’s.

Registered Psychiatric Nurse CV Format

 

Belinda W. Crestwood

Oracle Rd., Tucson, Arizona

Phone:  (520) 443 – 4339

crestwood_bw@ycmail.com

Career Objective

To work as part of a team of Registered Psychiatric Nurses in a sanatorium, correctional prison or mental institution.

Professional Experience

2001 – Present:  Psychiatric Nurse, El Dorado Hospital, Tucson

  • Work with the resident psychiatrists in diagnosing and treating patients with recurring psychotic or schizophrenic behaviour as well as patients with degenerative mental disability like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
  • Collaborate with the psychiatrists in developing behavioral modification treatment regimens and therapies suitably designed for each severity level of cognitive loss, lunacy and dementia praecox
  • Monitor patient’s progress to therapeutic programs and assist the psychiatrist in documenting behavioral changes or improvements.
  • Meet with patient’s families and relatives to determine root causes of patient’s mental derangement or cognitive disability
  • Administer psychiatric assessment of mentally problematic children.

Skills and Qualification

  • Passed the NCLEX as a Registered Nurse in the state of Arizona in 2001
  • High level of tolerance and patience when dealing with difficult patients
  • Excellent communication, psychological and interpersonal skills

 

Education

1998 – 2001: Master in Psychiatric Nursing, University of Arizona

1994 – 1998:  BS in Nursing, University of Southern California

Professional and Character References

To be furnished upon request

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