registered nurse psychiatric unit resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary


Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Registered nurse with 11years experience of providing Psychiatric care to patients in acute care Hospital. Proficient at assessing, diagnosing, and providing treatment and therapy, including evaluating patients with mental health disorder. Sound knowledge and clinical experience in individual and group psychotherapy. A team player who is adept at collaborating with other health care professionals to come up with the best possible patient care plan. Committed to thoroughly Screening and interviewing patients and devising creative treatment plans to provide exceptional care. Exceptional communication, documentation and time management abilities.


People diagnosed with mental health disorders have the capacity to succeed in their respective communities. With accurate diagnosis and proper treatment, client can achieve their full potential. Advanced psychiatric nurse practitioners play a crucial role in advancing for the welfare of people with mental health disorders and helping them overcome their challenges.


As a PMHNP, the highest level of nursing care to all of patients will be the targeted goal to support and advocates for patients with mental health disorders.


Use current skills and knowledge as a PMHNP to further aspiration for a career in public and community health sector within the healthcare industry. Long term goal includes the aspiration to participate with the team healthcare professional staff in providing quality care to psychiatric Mental Health patients, their families, and the community at large.

  • Communication Skills
  • Collaboration
  • Psychiatric and mental health
  • Psychosocial needs assessment
  • Psychological diagnosis
  • Initial Psychiatric evaluations
  • Treatment plan development
  • Computer skills
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Good Telephone Etiquette
Work History
09/2010 to Current Registered Nurse, Psychiatric Unit. LAC+USC MEDICAL HEALTH CENTER, AGUSTUS HAWKINS PSYCHIATRIC | City, STATE,
  • Performed assessment, diagnosis, care plan, intervention, and evaluation on adolescents and adults on average of 6 patients per shift, record their psychiatric history, medical conditions and formulation of care plans.
  • Established communication with doctors, social worker, Psychologist, and other health care providers to ensure quality care for patients.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options
  • Administered medications via oral and intramuscular injections and monitored responses
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care
04/2019 to 07/2020 PMHNP, Clinical Internship Ehab Yacoub Mental Health Clinic | City, STATE,
  • Performed assessment, diagnoses, differential diagnosis, care plan, treatment, and evaluation on 8 outpatients across lifespan per shift, on patients with mental illness under supervision of preceptor.
  • Formulated patient Master Treatment Plan.
  • Charted clinical observation, evaluations, and treatment of patient according to facility guidelines.
  • Collaborated with Psychiatrist in assessing, diagnosing, treatment and evaluation of Psychiatric Mental health patients..
  • Encouraged family members involvement in patient care and considers patient's culture and family educational needs.
  • Supported and followed legal requirements, facility policy and procedures.
  • Prescribed Medication under the supervision of preceptor and performed initial evaluation with new patients.
  • Documentation and charting of patients' health information.
  • Utilized supportive therapy, CBT, brief therapy and interpersonal therapy to lead clients into healing and self-actualization
  • Coordinated and conducted 8 individual, group and family counseling sessions to identify potential solutions to decrease emotional turmoil
  • Monitored clients and conducted physical assessments to detect harmful and unusual behaviors, reporting observations to assigned physician.
03/2006 to 10/2007 LVN Floor Nurse Bay View Behavioral Center / Maxim Healthcare | City, STATE,
    • Performed bedside care and total patients care, for 12 patients, based on patients care plan.
    • Administered Medication for 12 psychiatric patients and assist with new patient admission..
    • Performed documentation and charting of patients' health information.
    • Listened to customers' requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns
    • Completed paperwork, recognizing discrepancies and promptly addressing for resolution
    • Worked closely with charge Nurse to maintain optimum levels of communication to effectively and efficiently complete projects
Expected in 08/2020 to to MSN | PMHNP-BC. Charles R Drew University Medicine And Science, Los Angeles, CA, GPA:
Expected in 11/2014 to to BSN | Nursing University of PHOENIX, Gardena, CA, GPA:
Expected in 04/2008 to to Associate Degree in Nursing | Nursing Excelsior College, Albany, NY GPA:
  • ANCC Certification on PMHNP
  • DEA Certification for MLP-NURSE PRACTITIONOER (sch 2, 2N,3,3N,4&5)
  • CA Board of Registered Nurse certification on Nurse Practitioner
  • CA Board of Registered Nurse certification on Nurse Practitioner furnishing
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI # 1023685021)
  • CA Board certification for Registered Nurse
  • Ca Board Certification for Public Health Nurse

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School Attended

  • Charles R Drew University Medicine And Science
  • University of PHOENIX
  • Excelsior College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Psychiatric Unit.
  • PMHNP, Clinical Internship
  • LVN Floor Nurse


  • MSN
  • BSN
  • Associate Degree in Nursing

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