Psychiatric Travel Nurse Jobs and Salary

Are you a passionate and skilled psychiatric nurse seeking an exciting and rewarding career in psychiatric care? Look no further! American Mobile offers opportunities as a psychiatric travel nurse were you can make a positive impact on the lives of individuals facing mental health challenges.

As a psychiatric travel nurse, you will have the unique chance to combine your love for nursing with your dedication to mental health care. This specialized nursing role allows you to work on short-term assignments at various healthcare facilities, including psychiatric hospitals, mental health clinics, and behavioral health units across different locations.

Psychiatric Travel Nursing Job Description & Requirements 

  • Provide direct care and support to patients with mental health disorders, including assessment, medication administration, and therapeutic interventions
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to develop and implement individualized care plans for patients
  • Conduct patient and family education regarding mental health conditions, treatment options, and coping strategies
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel to different locations for short-term assignments
  • Appropriate state nursing license or Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)

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How Much do Travel Psych Nurses Make?

Earn up to $3,372/week

How much do psych travel nurses make? Psych travel nurses make considerably more than nurses who work in staff positions. According to, the average salary for a full-time staff psych nurse is $71,599. Psych travel nurses who work with American Mobile often earn between $1,202 to $3,372 a week. This equates to an earning potential of up to $43,836 for a 13-week assignment.


*Disclaimer: Wages for psych travel nursing jobs are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

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Psychiatric Travel Nurse Benefits

As a psychiatric travel nurse you can take advantage of the comprehensive benefits package offered to you. American Mobile believes their nurses deserve the best benefits possible for you to succeed both personally and professionally.

  • American Mobile has the largest database of psych travel nursing jobs
  • 24/7 access to our experienced recruiters who are the first to know about the requirements demanded by each hospital
  • Day-one health benefits
  • Travel with your family
  • Your choice of free housing or a housing stipend

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