EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - Effective FEBRUARY 8, 2017

Eastern State Hospital

Human Resource Department

4601 Ironbound Road

Williamsburg, VA  23188-2652

To apply:  https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com

 

CHANGES TO THE ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM, EFFECTIVE 4/21/2015

If you previously had a Login account in the RMS system, the first time you use the upgraded system, your User Name and Password will be exactly the same (case-sensitive).  The system will immediately prompt you to change your password. You will need to re-create your State Application in the Upgraded system!  Computer systems must have IE 9 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox, or Safari to use the upgraded system.

 

On-line application submissions are submitted, through the State website listed above.  Computers are available in Bldg. #3 to submit applications (Mon. – Fri. 8:30 to 4:00), and Human Resource personnel are available to assist you.  Applications are being accepted for the positions listed below, which have not passed the indicated close date.  Individuals, who are interested in these positions, should make application through the website listed above.  Details about qualifications and duties are available from Employment Services and on the website. 

 

Information concerning vacant positions at other state agencies may be obtained from the local office of the Virginia Employment Commission, 600 Butler Farm Road, Ste. B, Hampton, VA  23666, or the website listed above.

 

“Virginia Values Veterans” (V3):  http://jobs.virginia.gov/veteranshiringresources.html

 

EASTERN STATE HOSPITAL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

SHIFTS:    D-Days        E-Evenings        N-Nights        R-Rotation        F-Flexible        W-Wage Position

 

Please see Crystal Arrington or Sonya Davis, Bldg. #3, for assistance or call (757) 208-7717.   On-line State applications must be submitted before midnight on the close date.

 

E-mail : crystal.arrington@dbhds.virginia.gov  or  sonya.davis@dbhds.virginia.gov

 

THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES REQUIRES A CRIMINAL HISTORY CONVICTION BACKGROUND CHECK ON ALL APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR EMPLOYMENT; THIS CHECK INCLUDES FINGERPRINTING. 

 

APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR EMPLOYMENT IN A SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION MUST COMPLETE A DRUG SCREEN TEST, PRIOR TO BEGINNING EMPLOYMENT.  A PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST IS NOT REQUIRED FOR CURRENT EMPLOYEES, WHO ARE IN SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITIONS.

 

OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT ARE CONTINGENT UPON PASSING THE BACKGROUND CHECK (VIRGINIA STATE POLICE AND FBI) AND THE DRUG SCREEN TEST.

 

FOR CLASSIFIED POSITIONS, we offer the following benefits:  Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Retirement, Annual and Sick Leave, Holidays, Short and Long Term Disability. IN ADDITION, we offer Flexible and Optional Benefits such as: Pre-tax status for Health Insurance Premiums; Dependent Care Reimbursement, Medical Reimbursement, Optional Life Insurance, and Long Term Care.

 

EASTERN STATE HOSPITAL IS A TOBACCO-FREE FACILITY.

Direct Deposit of Paycheck to Bank Account or use of EPIICARD (Debit Card) is REQUIRED of all new hires.

 

 

 

ADULT MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT CENTER and HANCOCK GERIATRIC TREATMENT CENTER

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

 

ASSISTANT CHIEF NURSE EXECUTIVE (ACNE) / RN MGR II, #00439, Pay Band – 6, Salary Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Deadline: Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Licensed or eligible for RN licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia. BSN Degree experience and training may substitute. Administrative/management skills and experience in nursing services. Ability to multi-task, prioritize and look at global view of organizational projects and situations. Knowledge in organization theories and nursing theories. Age specific Medical and Psychiatric nursing knowledge, ability to manage work groups and coordinate patient care activities. Knowledge of mental health system. Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care utilizing knowledge of pharmacology, psychiatric and physical disorders, cultural needs of the psychiatric patient. Knowledge of CMS and the Joint Commission survey processes and regulations.

PREFERRED:  Master’s degree in nursing. Extensive psychiatric experience and leadership experience.

 

 

 

CNA (DSA II), #00600 (Geriatrics), Pay Band – 2, Salary $22,225 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – R (every other weekend off), Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED). 

REQUIRED:  Licensed as a CNA through the Commonwealth of Virginia. High school graduate or GED or equivalent experience and training. Experience with or the ability for managing patients with explosive potential and/or escalating situations. Must be able to function with minimum supervision, recognizing the need for direction and assistance in situations beyond his/her scope of capabilities. Ability to learn and participate as a active team member. Effective interpersonal communication skills. Must be able to complete BLS, TOVA and other required training upon employment at Eastern State Hospital. Must be able to successfully complete and maintain competencies.

PREFERRED:  Psychiatry related experience. BA / BS Degree.

 

 

PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN (DSA II), #01658 (Adult), Pay Band – 2, Salary $22,225 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – R (every other weekend off), Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED). 

REQUIRED:  High school graduate or GED or equivalent experience and training. Experience with or the ability for managing patients with explosive potential and/or escalating situations. Must be able to function with minimum supervision, recognizing the need for direction and assistance in situations beyond his/her scope of capabilities. Ability to learn and participate as a active team member. Effective interpersonal communication skills. Must be able to complete BLS, TOVA and other required training upon employment at Eastern State Hospital. Must be able to successfully complete and maintain competencies.

PREFERRED:  Psychiatry related experience. BA / BS Degree.

 

 

 

Licensed Practical Nurse, #01400 (Geriatric and Adult Units), Pay Band – 3, Salary $32,460 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-R, Deadline: Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED). 

REQUIRED: Practical nursing licensure or eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Effective interpersonal communication skills, team focused care and a professional appearance / approach. Ability to problem solve with strong clinical skills. Must successfully complete BLS, TOVA and other required training upon employment at Eastern State Hospital. Must successfully complete and maintain competencies.

PREFERRED: Previous experience. Psychiatry and or geriatric related experience.

 

 

 

REGISTERED NURSE II, #00028 (Geriatric and Adult Units), Pay Band – 5, Salary $47,527 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – R (Rank Shift Preference), Deadline: Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Registered nursing licensure or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care utilizing knowledge of pharmacology, psychiatric and physical disorders, cultural needs of the psychiatric patient.

PREFERRED:  Psychiatry and / or geriatric related experience. Psychiatry experience. BSN Degree.

 

 

REGISTERED NURSE MANAGER I/ RNCB, #00797 (Adult), Pay Band – 5, Salary $58,571 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – E/N/R-Weekends/Holidays (Rank Shift Preference), Deadline: Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Licensed or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care utilizing knowledge of pharmacology, psychiatric and physical disorders, cultural needs of the psychiatric patient. Good clinical knowledge and resource to staff. Ability to delegate, supervise, evaluate and problem solve.

PREFERRED:  Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Extensive psychiatric experience. Prior leadership experience.

 

 

 

 

 

NURSING OFFICE

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

ADMINISTRATOR ON DUTY / RN MANAGER I, #W0630 (Hourly, No Benefits), Pay Band – 5, Hourly Rate – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – R, Deadline: Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED) Previous applicants need not reapply.

REQUIRED:  Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing licensed or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Knowledge of biopsychosocial and spiritual needs of the adult and geropsychiatric patients; good clinical knowledge and skills, and the ability to assess and develop patient care plans; demonstrated ability to coordinate, delegate, communicate and problem solve; ability to supervise and evaluate both patient care and staff performance; ability to instruct and train patients and staff. Knowledge in the provision of nursing care to all diverse adult psychiatric patient groups. Must be computer literate, including email experience, and able to accurately utilize electronic health records for data entry and retrieval. Knowledge of CMS and the Joint Commission survey processes and regulations. Knowledge of recovery principles and trauma informed care.

PREFERRED:  Previous professional nursing experience in mental health, medical, adult and geropsychiatric setting; experience in leadership or management preferred.

 

 

ADMINISTRATOR ON DUTY / RN MANAGER I, #00056, Pay Band – 5, Hourly Rate – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – R, Deadline: Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED).

REQUIRED:  Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing licensed or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Prior leadership experience. Ability to assess, plan implement and evaluate care utilizing knowledge of pharmacology, psychiatric and physical disorders, cultural needs of the psychiatric patient. Strong clinical knowledge. Ability to delegate, supervise, evaluate and problem solve, counsel and lead a positive work force. Effective leadership skills of delegation, organization, teamwork and forward thinking.

PREFERRED:  BSN. Previous professional nursing experience in a psychiatric setting.

 

 

 

 

 

FOOD SERVICE

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

 

Food Service Technician I / cook, #00347, Pay Band – 1, Salary $20,224 Negotiable, Deadline: Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Ability to read and understand standardized recipes, policies and procedures. Ability to prepare meals in an orderly and timely manner. Ability to maintain a high degree of sanitation in the work area and the equipment used. Follows safety regulations at all times. Must have a working knowledge of large quantity cooking and a working skill in the operation of industrial/heavy duty food processing equipment. Must be able to function with minimal supervision. Must have the ability of a “Roundsman” in reference to cooking skills and knowledge as well as commercial baking skills. Ability to work overtime as required.  Performing the essential functions of the position requires: Ability to lift heavy objects; bending and stooping; prolonged standing and walking on various surfaces (i.e. concrete, tile, grass, dirt, etc.); and must be able to work when needed in various environmental conditions (extreme humidity, heat, or cold). Incumbent must be able to routinely lift 50 pounds or 25% of body weight, whichever is less.

PREFERRED:  High school graduate or equivalent. Experience in commercial or large quantity food preparation. Prefer experience in a hospital food service department and supervisory skills. Prefer knowledge of special diet food preparation.

 

 

 

Food Service Technician I / trayline, #00356, Pay Band – 1, Salary $20,224 Negotiable, Deadline: Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Ability to perform duties without constant supervision. Ability to work under stress within a given time frame. Accurate job performance. Ability to work a flexible shift and work overtime as required. Ability to understand written and oral instructions. Knowledge of food Service operations, food preparation and sanitation. May be asked to help train new employees.  Performing the essential functions of this position requires: Ability to lift heavy objects; bending and stooping; prolonged standing and walking on various surfaces (i.e. concrete, tile, grass, dirt, etc.); and must be able to work when needed in various environmental conditions (extreme humidity, heat or cold). Incumbent must be able to routinely lift 50 pounds or 25% of body weight (whichever is less).

PREFERRED:  High School graduate or equivalent; Ample food service training to have acquired a basic knowledge of food service sanitation, safety and service equipment.

 

 

 

Food Service Technician I / utility, #00659, Pay Band – 1, Salary $20,224 Negotiable, Deadline: Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Ability to perform duties without constant supervision. Ability to work under stress within a given time frame. Accurate job performance. Ability to work a flexible shift and work overtime as required. Ability to understand written and oral instructions. Knowledge of food Service operations, food preparation and sanitation. May be asked to help train new employees.  Performing the essential functions of this position requires: Ability to lift heavy objects; bending and stooping; prolonged standing and walking on various surfaces (i.e. concrete, tile, grass, dirt, etc.); and must be able to work when needed in various environmental conditions (extreme humidity, heat or cold). Incumbent must be able to routinely lift 50 pounds or 25% of body weight (whichever is less).

PREFERRED:  High School graduate or equivalent; Ample food service training to have acquired a basic knowledge of food service sanitation, safety and service equipment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEDICAL AFFAIRS

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

 

NURSE PRACTITIONER II / RN III, #WP001 (Part-Time, Hourly, No Benefits), Pay Band – 6, Hourly Rate $31.88 per hour, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Licensed by the Virginia Board of Nursing and the Virginia Board of Medicine and Nursing to practice as a Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with Prescriptive Authority. Graduated from an approved/accredited nursing program and an approved/accredited Nurse Practitioner program. Must have DEA Registration. Must possess excellent evaluation, documentation, examination, and diagnostic skills for treatment and management of mental and medical illnesses and diseases. Must possess effective communication skills, both oral and written, in order to succinctly document in the medical record and for articulating and interacting with patients and others regarding clinical and/or administrative concerns or issues. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills.

 

 

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT (pa), #W0441 (Part-Time, Hourly, No Benefits), Pay Band – 5, Rate Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-D/R, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

DESCRIPTIONThis position is responsible for patient care that includes examination, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric and medical illnesses in collaboration and consultation with a physician as specified in the practice agreement. Works with a multidisciplinary treatment team to ensure development, planning, implementation and evaluation of treatment. Ensures medical record compliance with regard to state, federal regulations, Joint Commission Standards and other accrediting bodies or agencies. Ensures medical record documentation compliance rate and agrees to abide by the Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations. Works as an on-call (MOD) practitioner providing continuous medical coverage of the facility, as needed.

REQUIRED:   Licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine to practice as a Certified Physician Assistant with Prescriptive Authority.  Graduated from an approved/accredited Physician Assistant program, with emphasis in Psychiatry. Must have a current DEA Registration. Must possess excellent evaluation, documentation, examination, and diagnostic skills for treatment and management of mental and medical illnesses and diseases. Must possess effective communication skills, both oral and written, in order to succinctly document in the medical record and for articulating and interacting with patients and others regarding clinical and/or administrative concerns or issues. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills.

 

 

 

PHYSICIAN II (PSYCHIATRIST), #00806, Pay Band – 8, Salary Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-D, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:   Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy degree with completion of an approved/accredited psychiatry residency training program. Current license to practice Medicine in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and a current DEA Registration.
Must possess effective communication skills, both oral and written, in order to succinctly document in the medical record and for articulating and interacting with patients and others regarding clinical and/or administrative concerns or issues. Excellent interpersonal skills; good computer and keyboarding skills in order to use the computerized physician order entry program.  

PREFERRED: Experience with patients, preferably in an inpatient setting.  

 

 

 

PHYSICIAN II/MOD, #W0411 (Part-Time, Hourly, No Benefits), Pay Band – 8, Hourly Rate $80.00/hr, Shift-D/R, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Doctor of Medicine or comparable degree with completion of an approved/accredited psychiatry residency training program; current license to practice medicine by the VA Board of Medicine; current Federal DEA Registration, excellent skills in patient evaluation, examination and diagnosis in order to treat and manage mental and medical illnesses/diseases; excellent interpersonal skills are paramount for collaborative discussions with facility/CSB staff, patient families and the overall public; effective communication skills with patients and staff on all levels, orally and in writing, in order to document medical information into the medical record; and good computer and keyboarding skills in order to use the computerized physician order entry program.  

PREFERRED:  Experience in an inpatient setting.  

 

 

 

 

Therapist iii / occupational therapy #01226, Pay Band – 5, Salary Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:   Graduate from an accredited Occupational Therapy program. Current OT Certification. Current VA licensure to practice as an Occupational Therapist. Experience working with psychiatric patients and/or patients with physical disabilities in a clinical setting. Ability to perform age-specific evaluations and treatments using OT principles. Ability to plan and implement goal oriented OT treatment strategies appropriate to the needs of geriatric and adult patients. Ability to actively participate in scheduled patient conferences. Must be able to conduct training’s and in-services as well as collaborate with interdisciplinary teams.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

COUNSELOR ii (PSYCHOLOGY) #01630, Pay Band – 4, Salary $32,619 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Deadline:  2/10/2017, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:   Experience planning and implementing evidence-based psychoeducational and psychotherapeutic groups appropriate to the needs of adult patients with psychiatric and/or co-occurring disorders. Experience providing individual psychotherapy. Ability to provide psychiatric and substance use assessment and reporting. Demonstrated experience with evidence based treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders. Must be able to work when needed. Experience in providing care to patients individually or in groups, ability observe and document patient behavior. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including email. Experience in utilizing electronic health records for data entry and retrieval.

PREFERRED:  Master’s Degree in Counseling from a CACREP accredited university program. Experience or specialization with Substance Use Disorder Recovery and/or Co-Occurring disorders. Previous experience providing direct care in an inpatient program for persons with mental illness and criminal-justice involvement, intellectual or developmental disabilities, or substance abuse histories.

 

 

 

 

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST / FORENSIC ADMISSIONS (PRETRIAL UNIT), #01042, Pay Band – 5, Salary Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift- Primarily D, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED).  Previous applicants need not reapply.

REQUIRED:  Licensed as a Clinical Psychologist from an APA-accredited program. Training and experience in the delivery of forensic psychological evaluation and treatment. Knowledge of clinical conditions that affect competency to stand trial, sanity at the time of the offense. Understanding of relevant Virginia code and psycho-legal criteria for persons found IST, Sanity at the Time of Offense, and persons Adjudicated NGRI. Knowledge of group and individual treatment modalities for forensic populations, knowledge of hospital/community/agency resources and ability to work effectively with interdisciplinary treatment team. Able to work in a fast-paced, acute unit that treats jail-transfer patients and acute civil patients.

 

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL SERVICES

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

PATIENT BENEFITS COORDINATOR / COUNSELOR ii #01698, Pay Band – 4, Salary $32,619 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift: D, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:   Professional work experience with adults with serious mental illness and/or other disabilities. Experience in determining clients’ eligibility for federal benefits and other government financial assistance, and assisting clients with the required processes to access these financial services. Knowledge and skills to assess eligibility of patients for financial entitlements and assists them with making applications. Knowledge of and understanding of criteria for Social Security and other benefits. Experience with mental illness signs and symptoms. Ability to conduct interviews with patients on a variety of psychiatric treatment units in various stages of recovery as regular part of work assignment (acute admissions, forensic and extended treatment areas). Experience utilizing agency resources and working with social work staff, treatment teams, and outside agencies such as SSA and DSS. Experience utilizing M. Office Suite (M. Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as other computer programs in determining eligibility to include the use of online applications via internet and software. Knowledge of functioning of hospital/community mental health systems and discharge planning. Experience in leading educational and psychosocial group activities as part of a hospital treatment program.

 PREFERRED:  Associate’s Degree in a Social Services / Human Services Field, or Bachelor’s Degree.