EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - Effective MARCH 25, 2015

Eastern State Hospital

Human Resource Department

4601 Ironbound Road

Williamsburg, VA  23188-2652

To apply:  https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov

 

 

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, 5235 John Tyler Highway, P.O. Drawer 2300, Williamsburg, VA  23187-2300, or the website listed above.

 

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 by 5:00 p.m. on the close date.

 

E-mail : crystal.arrington@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.  PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND COMPLETE FULLY ITEM 11 – I ON THE STATE APPLICATION FORM FOR ANY POSITION.

 

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; PRE-TAX STATUS FOR HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS, DEPENDENT CARE, MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT, OPTIONAL LIFE INSURANCE, 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

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

DIRECT SERVICE ASSOCIATE II/CNA, #00722 (Adult), Pay Band – 2, Salary $21,789 – Negotiable, Shift – R (Every other weekend off), Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  High School Graduate or GED required. A valid Virginia Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Certificate required.  Prefer previous experience as a Direct Service Associate II in an inpatient program for mentally ill, intellectually disabled or substance abuse patients.  

PREFERRED:  Ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions; a positive and caring attitude. Must complete mandatory training (including TOVA) at Eastern State Hospital upon employment. Must be able to work when needed; provide care to patients individually or in groups; observe and document patient behavior. Must be computer literate, including email experience, and able to accurately utilize electronic health records for data entry and retrieval.  

 

 

REGISTERED NURSE II, #00336 (Adult), Pay Band – 5, Salary $46,595 – Negotiable, Shift – R (No longer require mandatory overtime), Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Registered nursing licensure or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Must have at least one full year of working experience as a Registered Nurse.

PREFERRED:  Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care utilizing knowledge of pharmacology, psychiatric disorders and physical, psychological and social needs of the psychiatric patient.  Skills in delegating nursing activities, skills in supervising, evaluating and counseling nursing employees.  Computer literate with knowledge of basic computer skills. Experience with electronic health record preferred.  Experience in medical, adult or geropsychiatric setting preferred.

 

 

 

HANCOCK GERIATRIC TREATMENT CENTER

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

DIRECT SERVICE ASSOCIATE II/CNA, #00805 (Geriatrics), Pay Band – 2, Salary $21,789 – Negotiable, Shift – R (Every other weekend off), Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  High School Graduate or GED required. A valid Virginia Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Certificate required.  Prefer previous experience as a Direct Service Associate II in an inpatient program for mentally ill, intellectually disabled or substance abuse patients.  

PREFERRED:  Ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions; a positive and caring attitude. Must complete mandatory training (including TOVA) at Eastern State Hospital upon employment. Must be able to work when needed; provide care to patients individually or in groups; observe and document patient behavior. Must be computer literate, including email experience, and able to accurately utilize electronic health records for data entry and retrieval.  

 

 

Licensed Practical Nurse, #01383 (Geriatrics), Pay Band – 3, Salary Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift - R, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED: Practical nursing licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Prefer previous work experience in geriatric and/or psychiatric environment.

PREFERRED: Clinical knowledge of principles and practices of practical nursing, medication administration, and psychiatric disorders. Has the ability to implement planned nursing care and provide guidance to subordinate staff and peers. Must complete mandatory training (i.e., TOVA and CPR) at ESH upon employment and maintain the competencies. Should be computer literate with knowledge of basic computer skills. Experience with electronic health record preferred.  

 

 

REGISTERED NURSE II, #00859 (Geriatrics), Pay Band – 5, Salary $46,595 – Negotiable, Shift – R (No longer require mandatory overtime), Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Registered nursing licensure or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Must have at least one full year of working experience as a Registered Nurse.

PREFERRED:  Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care utilizing knowledge of pharmacology, psychiatric disorders and physical, psychological and social needs of the psychiatric patient.  Skills in delegating nursing activities, skills in supervising, evaluating and counseling nursing employees.  Computer literate with knowledge of basic computer skills. Experience with electronic health record preferred.  Experience in medical, adult or geropsychiatric setting preferred.

 

 

REGISTERED NURSE MANAGER I (RNCB) – Geriatrics Pod 2, #01276, Pay Band – 5,  Salary $57,423 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – D, 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.  Progressive nursing supervisor/managment experience.  Experience as a Geriatric Nurse Supervisor with knowledge of mental health, problem solving, and experience with hospital, Joint Commission, and CMS accreditation surveys.

PREFERRED:  Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.  Experience with Long Term Care and Minimum Data Sets (MDS).  Knowledge of biopsychosocial and spiritual needs of the elderly.  Age specific Medical and Psychiatric nursing knowledge, ability to manage work groups and coordinate patient care activities.  Knowledge of mental health system.  Must e computer literate, including email experience, and able to accurately utilize electronic health records for date entry and retrieval.

 

 

 

DIRECTOR’S OFFICE

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

PATIENT SAFETY LIAISON /GENERAL ADMIN SUPV II/COORD II, #00672 Pay Band – 5, Salary Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – R, Deadline OPEN UNTIL FILLED,  (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:    Knowledge of the Automated Patient Complaint System and the Automated Patient Safety Program.  Experienced with the Joint Commission/CMS/Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS)/Human Rights standards. Experience in working with clients who have limited cognitive abilities.

PREFERRED:  Graduate from a college or university with course work in a healthcare specialty.  Experience in a non-medical, clinical services area or clinical specialty and/or public hospital setting.

 

 

 

FOOD SERVICE

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

REGISTERED DIETITIAN / PROGRAM ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST I, #W0013 (Hourly, No Benefits) Pay Band –4, Rate $15.07 - $30.94 per hour, Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – R, Deadline OPEN UNTIL FILLED,  (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:    Graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in nutrition, dietetics or health related program.  Completion and maintenance of the requirements for being a Registered Dietitian (RD) as established by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).

PREFERRED:  Basic knowledge of the principles and practices of nutrition and dietetics, and the regulations and standards governing nutrition programs.  Knowledge of the principles of supervision and program planning.  Must be able to write legibly, type and have a basic understanding of word processing.  Demonstrated ability to perform nutritional assessment, evaluation and planning.  Ability to plan programs, coordinate with staff and interdisciplinary teams.  Must be void of legal blindness.  In addition, performing the essential functions of this position requires prolonged sitting, manual dexterity on keyboard; bending, stooping routine lifting of 50 pounds or 25% of body weight (whichever is less); visual acuity to use computer software.

 

 

REGISTERED DIETITIAN / PROGRAM ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST I, #01454 Pay Band –4, Salary $31,979 - $64,347, Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – R, Deadline OPEN UNTIL FILLED,  (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:    Graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in nutrition, dietetics or health related program.  Completion and maintenance of the requirements for being a Registered Dietitian (RD) as established by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).

PREFERRED:  Basic knowledge of the principles and practices of nutrition and dietetics, and the regulations and standards governing nutrition programs.  Knowledge of the principles of supervision and program planning.  Must be able to write legibly, type and have a basic understanding of word processing.  Demonstrated ability to perform nutritional assessment, evaluation and planning.  Ability to plan programs, coordinate with staff and interdisciplinary teams.  Must be void of legal blindness.  In addition, performing the essential functions of this position requires prolonged sitting, manual dexterity on keyboard; bending, stooping routine lifting of 50 pounds or 25% of body weight (whichever is less); visual acuity to use computer software.

 

 

 

 

MEDICAL AFFAIRS

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

 

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, #00096, Pay Band – 5, Salary 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/MOD, #W0411, Pay Band – 8, Wage/Hourly Rate $53.85/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.  

 

 

PHYSICIAN II, #01038, 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 (PCP, Geriatrics), #A1574, 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 Doctor of Osteopathy degree with completion of an approved/accredited Internal Medicine or Family Medicine residency training program.  Current license to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and a current DEA Registration.  Experience depicting excellent evaluation, examination and diagnostic skills in order to treat and manage mental and medical illnesses/diseases.  Effectively communicate with patients and staff on all levels, orally and in writing in order to document medical information into the medical record and for interactions with 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.

 

 

 

NURSING SERVICES

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE COORDINATOR / RN III. #01334, Pay Band – 6, Salary $ Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – D, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED Graduate of an accredited program of professional nursing. Currently licensed or license eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Registered Nurse. Master's Degree. Previous experience communicating complex theoretical and technical concepts to all levels of department personnel to include experience as a Nurse Educator. Knowledge of nursing techniques, methods and nursing leadership with previous progressive leadership experience. Experience utilizing an Electronic Health Records program to include data entry and retrieval when needed.

PREFERRED: Advanced Practice Nurse knowledgeable in organization and nursing theories; polices and procedures development; regulatory agencies requirements, trauma informed care and Recovery Model. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Age specific medical and psychiatric nursing knowledge, ability to manage work groups and coordinate patient care activities. Knowledge of the mental health system. Experience in utilizing the Microsoft Office Suite to include Microsoft Outlook.

 

 

RESPONSE TEAM COORDINATOR/PROGRAM ADMIN SPEC II. #00483, Pay Band – 5, Salary $ Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – D, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED Therapeutic Options of Virginia (TOVA) Trainer Certification or the ability to attain within 6 months of date of hire.  Experience in an in-patient program/setting for mentally ill, intellectually disabled, developmentally disabled or substance abuse patients.  Experience with supervising.  Knowledge of person-centered and trauma-informed care.  Skilled in long-range program planning and development to include collecting and analyzing patient-related data in implementing needs-based training for staff providing care to the patients.

PREFERRED: Advanced degree in Human Services Field or advanced Training Degree / Certification.  Ability to interact with nursing and other disciplines to provide feedback and conflict resolution; recommend changes needed to promote person-centered care in a trauma informed environment.  Ability to provide appropriate guidance and support through supervision of staff and liaison with other disciplines in the provision of technical advice.

 

 

 

POWER PLANT

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

UTILITY PLANT SPECIALIST II, #00407, Pay Band – 3, Salary $24,479 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – R, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

REQUIRED: Excellent oral/communication skills; handles stress in emergency situations; ability to make repairs using hand and power tools.

PREFERRED:  Ability to maintain accurate records; ability to interpret various gauges; ability to perform regular preventive maintenance or boiler and auxiliary equipment.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Cornerstone ProgramS

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

Eastern State Hospital invites you to apply for a position on a new unit that is designed to model state-of-the-art practices in inpatient recovery. We are seeking direct care personnel, peer support specialists, nurses, a psychologist, a social worker, a recreational therapist, and expert psychiatric personnel to serve persons with serious mental illnesses. The care providers who fill these roles will actively collaborate with patients on their recovery goals and plans, and work collectively with patients in an environment designed to minimize trauma, and support empowerment and self-determination.

PHYSICIAN II (Cornerstone), #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.  

 

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Direct Service Associate III (POD 3), #00943, Pay Band – 3, $24,479 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience,  Shift-E/R, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED) Previous applicants need not reapply.

REQUIRED:  Bachelor's Degree in Human Service field, or High School graduate with significant experience providing direct services in an inpatient program for individuals with mental illnesses, intellectual or developmental disabilities, or substance abuse histories. Must be able to work when needed; provide care to patients individually or in groups; observe and document patient behavior. Must be familiar with Electronic Health Records for data entry and retrieval.  

PREFERRED: Previous experience in a supervisory role.  

 

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Direct Service Associate II/ rehab. Support specialist (Pod 5), #01382, Pay Band – 2, $21,789 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience,  Shift-E/N/R, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED) Previous applicants need not reapply.

REQUIRED:  Previous experience in Direct Care for the mentally ill, intellectually disabled, or substance abuse patients.  High School Graduate or GED required. Ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions; a positive and caring attitude.  Must complete mandatory training (including TOVA) at Eastern State Hospital upon employment.  Must be able to work when needed; provide care to patients individually or in groups; observe and document patient behavior. Must be computer literate, including email experience, and able to accurately utilize electronic health records for data entry and retrieval.

PREFERRED: Valid Peer Support Specialist certification.  Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Human Services field preferred.  CNA preferred.

 

 

Direct Service Associate III (POD 5), #01361, Pay Band – 3, $24,479 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience,  Shift-R, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)  Previous applicants need not reapply.

REQUIREDBachelor's Degree in Human Service field, or High School graduate with significant experience providing direct services in an inpatient program for individuals with mental illnesses, intellectual or developmental disabilities, or substance abuse histories. Must be able to work when needed; provide care to patients individually or in groups; observe and document patient behavior. Must be familiar with Electronic Health Records for data entry and retrieval.  

PREFERRED: Previous experience in a supervisory role.  

 

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (POD 5), #W0310 (Hourly, No Benefits), Pay Band – 3, Rate $15.30 per hour - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-R, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED) Previous applicants need not reapply.

REQUIRED: Practical nursing licensure or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Clinical knowledge of principles and practices of practical nursing, medication administration, and psychiatric disorders. Has the ability to implement planned nursing care and provide guidance to subordinate staff and peers.  

PREFERRED: Previous working experience in geriatric and/or psychiatric environment. Experience with electronic health records.  

 

 

Registered nurse ii (POD 5), #00671, Pay Band – 5, $46,595, Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-R, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED) Previous applicants need not reapply.

REQUIRED:  Registered nursing licensure or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care utilizing knowledge of pharmacology, psychiatric disorders and physical, psychological and social needs of the psychiatric patients.  Have skills in delegating nursing activities, skills in supervising, evaluating and counseling nursing employees.  Must have basic computer skills.  Must have at least one full year of working experience as a Registered Nurse.

PREFERRED:  Experience in medical, adult or geropsychiatric setting. Experience with electronic health records.