Mental Health Nurse

Mental Health Nurse Job Description

Mental Health Nurses Are Responsible For Planning And Providing Support And Medical And Nursing Care To People In Hospital, At Home Or In Other Settings Who Are Suffering From Mental Ill Health.

Mental Health Nurses Work As Part Of A Team Of Professional And Medical Staff That Includes Doctors, Social Workers, Therapists And Psychiatrists.

Mental Health Nurse Duties/Functions/Responsibilities

  • assessing treatment success at case conferences/ meetings
  • writing and updating patient records.
  • giving advice and arranging support for patients, relatives and carers
  • liaising with doctors, social workers and other professionals
  • assessing and planning nursing care requirements
  • organising workloads
  • building relationships with, reassuring, listening and talking to patients
  • administering medication
  • agreeing/reviewing care plans and monitoring progress
  • visiting patients at home

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