Psychiatric Nurse

Sterling Medical Corporation
Lakenheath, United Kingdom
Post Date:
May 16, 2024
Job Status:

Sterling Medical is seeking a skilled Psychiatric-Mental Health Registered Nurse to live and work in the United Kingdom! We are offering relocation assistance, benefits and great compensation. This great opportunity is located at Lakenheath, United Kingdom. You will be responsible for the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of U.S military and civilian personnel.

Royal Air Force Lakenheath, United Kingdom , is located 70 miles northeast of London and 25 miles northeast of Cambridge. The Liberty Wing consists of more than 4,500 active-duty military members, over 1,000 British and U.S. civilians.


  • Under general supervision, to provide professional nursing care to emotionally disturbed and/or mentally ill patients for Behavioral Health and Recovery Services; to work with clinical and case management staff to coordinate care and assist in treatment plans for clients; and to perform related work.

  • Conducts intake assessments through interviews with patients and relatives to gather case history.

  • Plans and provides nursing care for patients.

  • Makes nursing diagnosis of the medical and emotional status of patients and recommends treatment options.

  • Consults with psychiatrists and other behavioral health staff in designing appropriate treatment plans for clients.

  • Administers and notes reactions to psychotropic drugs and other medications.

  • Arranges further medical attention when necessary.

  • Assists the client in understanding the nature of emotional disturbances and accepting the need for treatment.

  • Assists in maintaining a safe and secure environment for staff and patients.

  • Test for vital signs of pain and ensures treatments of pain.

  • Documents all patient information on medical charts and follows physician’s written orders.

  • Maintains patient confidentiality.

  • Maintains accurate records and documentation of patient treatments, immunizations and laboratory results according to standard medical recordkeeping.

  • Performs administrative assignments such as filing, answering phones, typing, and completing progress notes in the computer system.


  • Minimum of three years of experience with levels of care to include post-hospital and acute care illness stabilization.

  • A minimum of three years of experience with a variety of psychopharmacological agents used in patient treatment.

  • Must have experience providing services such as psychiatric nursing or behavioral health and wellness counseling for 24 recent consecutive months of direct patient specialty care experience.

  • Certification: Certified/certification eligible by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Psychiatric and Mental health Nurse with 2 years full time experience in mental health.

  • Working Knowledge of the military health care system including TRICARE health benefits.

List of job requirements.

  • Apply professional nursing care principles and procedures in the evaluation and treatment of psychiatric patients.

  • Develop interpersonal therapeutic relationships with psychiatric patients.

  • Keep accurate written charts and records of patient activities and progress.

  • Comply with laws, rules, regulations, protocols, and procedures.

  • Use professional judgment to ascertain and to apply appropriate intervention techniques with patients in crisis.

  • Communicate effectively with a variety of individuals and function calmly in situations, which require a high degree of sensitivity, tact, and diplomacy.

  • Provide prompt, efficient, and responsive service.