Registered Nurses (Mental Health) provide nursing care to patients with mental health illness, disorder and dysfunction, and those experiencing emotional difficulties, distress and crisis in health, welfare and aged care facilities, correctional services and the community.
You usually need a bachelor degree in nursing and specialist experience to work as a Registered Nurse (Mental Health). Postgraduate studies may also be useful.
Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia is required.
Top skills requested in job advertisements for this occupation.
Working With Patient And/Or Condition: Mental Health
Teamwork / Collaboration