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Day in the Life of a Psychiatric Nurse

Testimonials from Our Psychiatric Nurses

"I'm proud to be an integral part of a team that mirrors my values, devotion, and commitment to patient care. Together, we take pride in providing a professional, supportive service that's vital to our patients, their families, and our community!"

-Mamie Mailo, RN

"The challenge can be exciting and the activity on the adult unit can be exhausting, but when those patients leave with plans to continue outpatient therapy, it's a wonderful thing. But the sincere smile and thanks they give you is over-the-top awesome!"

-Sue Ginnett, RN

"Working with adolescents is both rewarding and challenging. When I go home at night, I feel pride in the work I do--helping young people make positive changes in their lives."

-Heidi Drew, RN

"I enjoy having the opportunity to help adolescents in the difficult process of dealing with a mental illness. To see a depressed teenager come alive with a smile is a highlight of my job."

-Deb Mason, RN

"The staff I work with are fabulous, and I love being able to help teenagers."

-Megan Brown, RN

"The staff at Spring Harbor are great to work with."

-Lynn Welch, RN

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