Adept Mental Health Nurse possessing in-depth knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis and treatment. Responsible self-starter who communicates well and is dedicated to improving the well-being of clients. Comfortable working autonomously or in a team-based setting.
Acute and chronic illnesses
Mental health care understanding
Assessments and planning
Superior communication skills
Reliant Health 12/1/2011 to Current Mental Health Nurse London
Assist in developing appropriate treatment and rehabilitation plans for dually diagnosed patients.
Help diagnose mental health, emotional, and substance abuse disorders.
Execute appropriate risk-assessment and mitigation strategies.
Administer medication to patients presenting serious risk of danger to themselves and others.
Veridian Health Services 8/1/2007 to 11/1/2011 Mental Health Nurse London
Efficiently gathered information from families and patients to help develop treatment plans.
Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports, and progress notes.
Worked with parents, family and teachers to implement consistent behaviour therapy techniques.
Conducted outreach, advocacy, and rehabilitative services for regular cases and crisis intervention.
Navarro Mental Health Services 6/1/2003 to 7/1/2007 Mental Health Nurse London
Checked facility for open windows, locked doors, and other safety hazards.
Tracked client movement on and off the unit by documenting times and destinations of clients.
Charted and recorded information in client files.
Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioural issues arose.
Education and Training
University of London 2003 Bachelor of Science: Nursing London, England