Mental Health Service Professions

Mental Health Service Professions - employers that would...

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Mental Health Service Professions Nathan Elam Wilkerson III HCA/210 May 28, 2010 Constance H Sumner, RN,MSN,OCN 1
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I believe that the R.N and Psychologist are the two most important parts of the mental health services. An R.N would need to have at least a bachelor’s degree education and would be responsible for the following duties. Checking the vitals for the patient. Setting Iv’s for any patient for fluid disbursement. Making sure that the patient gets his/hers discharge papers and prescriptions that were prescribed by the doctor. A R.N can be employed just about anywhere in the medical field. Such as an emergency department a hospital or even a psychiatric ward and even a jail or penitentiary. These are just some
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Unformatted text preview: employers that would hire a R.N. A Psychologist is the next most important person in the mental health department. They are required to have a PHD in their studies and a high school education. They are required to sit in for at least 1,000 hrs of counseling. They are required to work numerous hours days and night. The pay for them is around 60,000 a year. Some places you can find a psychologist that is employed are as follows. 2 Mental Institution Emergency room Jail Penitentiary Military These are the two most important jobs that need to be in the mental health services. 3...
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