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Medical Psychiatric Nurse Salary

$76,359 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Psychiatric Nurse is $76,359 a year and $37 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Medical Psychiatric Nurse is between $54,299 and $94,461. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Treats and provides assigned total patient care to patients in the Psychiatric Unit as prescribed by attending physician.
  • Aids physician during treatment and examination of patient.
  • Administers medications and maintains patients' medical records on nursing observations.
  • Requires RN license.
Medical Psychiatric Nurse Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Registered Nurses

Job family population: 2,906,840

Estimated population of Medical Psychiatric Nurse jobs: 94,269

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Medical Psychiatric Nurse Job Listings for United States

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Jun 20
Salem, OR, USA
Medstaff National Medical Staffing
Medstaff has a contract to provide Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner coverage for adult psychiatric ... Company Description Medstaff National Medical Staffing recruits providers for Locum Tenens and ...
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner PMH NP Or APRN $150k $160k
Jun 20
Riverside, CA, USA
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We are seeking a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for a Psychiatric Private Practice to become a part of our team! You will focus on providing high quality patient care as part of a healthcare team.
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Part Time
Jun 21
Mashpee, MA, USA
Eskridge & Associates
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Part-Time Mashpee, MA Currently seeking a Psychiatric Nurse ... Maintain the confidentiality of the behavioral health and medical records and in accordance with ...
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner- PMHNP
Jun 24
Tempe, AZ, USA
MD HomeCare
Mobile Primary Care and Psychiatric Physicians We are seeking a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to ... We have Medical Director and peer support available for all our providers. Compensation package is ...
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Jun 19
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Virtus Executive & Healthcare Placement, LLC
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to service ... Since then, Virtus has expanded their focus to include non-medical direct hire placement in the ...
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