psychiatric registered nurse resume example with 6+ years of experience

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Attentive and eager new graduate Nurse Practitioner with a 7-year Registered Nurse background assisting vulnerable patients with varying degrees of mental illness and substance-alcohol dependency. Board certified in psychiatric mental health care over the lifespan. Confident in assessing and diagnosing patients of all ages and well-versed in developing and implementing effective treatment plans and monitoring patient progress. Caring and compassionate professional dedicated to administering quality patient care to promote health and healing.

  • Planning & Organizing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Relationship Building
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Active Listening
  • Verbal and Written Communication
Education and Training
Jacksonville University Jacksonville, FL, Expected in 05/2022 Master of Science : Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - GPA :
  • PMHNP Student Excellence Award Recipient
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, Inductee
  • Research study participant in evaluating the effectiveness of the use of mindfulness training
Jacksonville University Jacksonville, FL, Expected in 04/2015 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Academic Scholarship Recipient
  • JU Student Nursing Association, Member
Aliso Ridge Behavioral Health & Anaheim Community Hospital - Psychiatric Registered Nurse
Anaheim, CA, 01/2021 - 06/2022
  • Provide comprehensive direct patient care to minors, under the age of 18, requiring hospitalization for psychiatric stabilization
  • Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Conducted independent risk assessment for self-directed violence, analyzing risk factors, protective factors, mental status and current triggers.
  • Documented all medications administered to mental health patients, following instructions from physicians and healthcare providers.
  • Monitored patients prescribed psychotropic medications to assess medications' effectiveness and side effects.
  • Handled vital sign monitoring, medication administration and patient behavior assessments.
  • Collaborated with treatment and service providers using interprofessional interdisciplinary team approach for continuity of care.
Aliso Ridge Behavioral Health & Anaheim Community Hospital - Psychiatric Registered Nurse
Aliso Viejo, CA, 06/2018 - 11/2020
  • Patient Demographics: Broad patient population requiring psychiatric care for an array of disorders including, but not limited to, primary psychiatric disorders, secondary psychiatric disorders, psychosomatic disorders, and patients in need of organ transplants
  • Manage patient care in an outpatient clinic setting, collaborating care for six psychiatrists and one nurse practitioner
  • Assess suicidality and assist with crisis intervention
  • Perform psychiatric evaluations for new patients as well as all hospital consults, gathering a detailed psychiatric history, reconciling medications, and communicating symptoms with physician
  • Advocating for patients across different departments as well as with insurance companies, completing prior authorizations
  • Respond to patient phone calls- answering questions, providing support, and educating patients on conditions, medications, side effects, etc

Facility involvements

  • Serve on the Lippincott Review board for the department of behavioral health
  • Member of the “Ambulatory Falls Champions” committee
  • Participate in testing in production of EMR program and provide education to coworkers
University Village - Charge Nurse
Tulsa, OK, 04/2016 - 06/2018
  • Cared for patients, of all ages and socioeconomic status, diagnosed with both chemical dependency and one or more psychiatric disorders
  • Supervised Staff of 10 nurses across three different inpatient facilities while collaborating patient care with the care team
  • Worked closely with utilization review team and insurance companies
  • Provided direct and indirect patient care- including but not limited to responding to emergency situations accordingly, utilizing critical thinking, medication management, medical monitoring, assessments, and completing cognitive assessments.
  • Monitored patients throughout the detox process while managing multiple detox medication protocols
Pacific Medical Centers - Registered Nurse, Neurological
Kirkland, WA, 07/2015 - 04/2016
  • Comprehensive patient care specializing in altered mental status, seizure disorders, and post neurological surgical care
  • Worked closely with all departments to ensure optimal patient care, advocating for patients, and building working relationships with patients and their families.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
Activities and Honors

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society member

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School Attended

  • Jacksonville University
  • Jacksonville University

Job Titles Held:

  • Psychiatric Registered Nurse
  • Psychiatric Registered Nurse
  • Charge Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Neurological


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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