Nurse Psychiatry at American Hospital Dubai

American Hospital is actively hiring for the job role of Nurse Psychiatry with a Bachelor’s degree in nursing and 2 years of experience at 19th St, Oud Metha, Dubai, UAE. In this job, you are responsible for providing specialized care for patients experiencing manic episodes, active hallucinations, and those diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia, and somatic symptom disorder. The Salary offered by the Company is 3000-4000 AED. Both Males and Females can apply. This job reference number is 2183.


  • Provides age-specific patient-centered care utilizing the nursing process.
  • Performs patient assessment using appropriate, problem-focused, and age-specific assessment techniques.
  • Performs continual critical care assessment of patient and family’s physical and psychological needs.
    Involves the patient, significant others, and health care providers in the plan of care when appropriate.
  • Collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team to provide patient care.
  • Coordinates and plans critical care/clinical pathway, and prioritizes care, based on individual needs.
  • Revise the care plan as necessary.
  • Recognizes subtle cues to anticipate potential problems.
  • Documents all relevant data in the medical record according to hospital/departmental standards.
  • Ensures availability and maintenance of supplies and equipment needed for the unit and patient care.
  • Performs clerical duties when needed.
  • Assumes responsibility for meeting Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA) required mandatory education (e.g. fire, safety, infection control and others).
  • Maintains clinical and professional competency based on the latest research and established standards of practice.
  • Completes yearly, the critical care nursing competencies (basic).
  • Participates in unit-based Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities (data collection, CQI teams, incident reporting, customer complaint reporting, medication error reporting etc.).
  • Participates in ongoing educational activities.
  • Conducts thorough psychiatric nursing assessments to evaluate patients’ mental health status.
  • Administers substance use screening to identify patients at risk of substance abuse.
  • Performs suicide risk assessments for psychiatric patients to ensure their safety.
  • Provides specialized care for patients experiencing manic episodes, ensuring their needs are met.
  • Offers support and intervention for patients experiencing active hallucinations to manage their symptoms effectively.
  • Implements tailored care plans for patients diagnosed with borderline personality disorder.
  • Provides comprehensive care for patients diagnosed with schizophrenia, addressing their unique needs and symptoms.


  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing (minimum of three (3) years full-time course duration) or
    Degree in Nursing (minimum two (2) years course duration) and Registration as a Registered Nurse from Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia
  • For UAE nationals graduates of UAE or non-UAE universities are exempted from the experience and clinical training requirements for the applied title. (UAE nationals must submit a copy of their birth certificate and the mother’s family book)
  • Non-UAE national graduates from UAE universities are required to complete six (6) months of clinical training post-graduation in an APS health facility (except for Registered and assistant Nurse titles)
  • Must hold a valid License/Registration to practice in their home country and/or country of last employment (where applicable)
  • Must hold a minimum of a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification or others according to the scope of practice


  • Minimum of two (2) years of recent post-graduate experience as a Nurse Psychiatry
  • Knowledge of and ability to render care and services based on age, appropriateness, and developmental needs of patients
  • Skills in the assessment of patient and family’s physical and psychological needs
  • Skills in coordination and planning of care and prioritising care based on individual needs
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification is essential

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