The average hourly pay for a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) in Adelaide, South Australia is AU$39.50.
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Job Description for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)
A registered psychiatric nurse (RPN) works in the mental health care field. RPN licensing and certification is awarded and recognized in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand; in the United States, the RPN is not a recognized certification, but individuals with an RPN interested in psychiatric nursing in the U.S. have a fairly short path to certification as a registered nurse (RN), with which they can work in the field. The specialized field of care for the RPN involves taking care of people with …Read more
Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Tasks
- Evaluate and assess patient mental and physical health through multiple examination methods.
- Administer medications and other treatments.
- Implement care plans, treating patients, and counseling families.
- Provide immediate and long-term care options and plans to patients and their caretakers or family.
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Employees with Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 1.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Bendigo, Victoria (19.0% less), Melbourne, Victoria (16.2% less) and Perth, Western Australia (15.9% less).
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