EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - Effective NOVEMBER 9, 2016

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 or call/see Peggy Morgan, Nursing Recruiter, (757) 253-4195.   On-line State applications must be submitted by midnight on the close date.

 

E-mail : crystal.arrington@dbhds.virginia.gov  or  peggy.morgan@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

 

 

 

Licensed Practical Nurse, #W0303 (Adult Forensics and NGRI, Part-Time, Hourly, No Benefits), Pay Band – 3, Rate $15.61 per hour - 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. 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. Knowledge of recovery principles and trauma informed care. Must be computer literate (M. Office), including email experience, and able to accurately utilize electronic health records for data entry and retrieval. Knowledge of CMS and the Joint Commission processes and regulations.

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.

 

 

 

Licensed Practical Nurse, #00999 (Geriatrics), 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 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. Must complete mandatory training (i.e., TOVA and CPR) at ESH upon employment and maintain the competencies. Knowledge of recovery principles and trauma informed care. Must be computer literate (M. Office), including email experience, and able to accurately utilize electronic health records for data entry and retrieval. Knowledge of CMS and the Joint Commission processes and regulations.

PREFERRED: Previous work experience in geriatric and/or psychiatric environment.

 

 

 

 

REGISTERED NURSE II, #00741 (Adult), Pay Band – 5, Salary $47,527 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – R, Deadline: Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Registered nursing licensure or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Previous registered nurse experience. Experience in medical, adult or geropsychiatric setting. Must be computer literate, including email experience, and able to accurately utilize electronic health records for data entry and retrieval. Experience with the Joint Commission and CMS accreditation surveys.

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. Knowledge of CMS and the Joint Commission survey processes and regulations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

REQUIRED:  Registered nursing licensure or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Previous registered nurse experience in mental health. Experience in medical, adult and long term care of geropsychiatric patients. Knowledge of recovery principles and trauma informed care. 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.

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.

 

 

 

REGISTERED NURSE MANAGER I/ RNCB, #00272 (Adult - Multiple Positions), Pay Band – 5, Salary $58,571 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – D/E/N/ R(Weekends/Holidays), Deadline: Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Licensed or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Previous progressive nursing supervisor / management experience. Experience as Adult Mental Health Nurse Supervisor with knowledge of mental health, problem solving, experience with hospital, Joint Commission and CMS surveys.

PREFERRED:  Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Previous professional nursing experience in mental health, medical, adult and geropsychiatric setting; experience in leadership or management. Knowledge of biopsychosocial and spiritual needs of the adult and geropsychiatric patient; good clinical knowledge and skill 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; complete and maintain current in TOVA and CPR. Must be computer literate to include the utilization of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point and email) experience, and able to accurately utilize electronic health records for data entry and retrieval.

 

 

 

 

 

ADMISSIONS SUITE

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

REGISTERED NURSE II (Admissions Suite), #00393, Pay Band – 5, Salary $47,527 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – NIGHTS/WEEKENDS, Deadline: Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED).

REQUIRED:  Registered nursing licensure or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Previous registered nurse experience. Experience in medical, adult or geropsychiatric setting.

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. Knowledge of recovery principles and trauma informed care.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLINICAL/SOCIAL SERVICES

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

TREATMENT CARE COORDINATOR / PROGRAM ADMIN SPEC II, #00904, Pay Band – 5, Salary $Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Deadline:  Open Until Filled.

REQUIRED:  Extensive experience working in the psychiatric hospital. Knowledge of clinical documentation standards and an ability to utilize and interpret relevant resources, to include DSM-V, PDR and Physician’s Drug Reference Book, TJC and CMS standards of care, etc. Ability to collect appropriate information related to reports to dLCV, LHRC, and other agencies as needed. Ability to interpret documentation in medical records, other reports, and requirements as they related to clinical practice and make recommendations for improvement. Prior experience with evidence-based psychosocial treatments for common mental disorders and the ability to utilize stages of change, motivational interviewing techniques, and shared decision making tools to promote the development of person-centered treatment plans. Demonstrated knowledge of psychiatric treatment pertaining to the adult age group. Ability to compose a Master Treatment Plan inclusive of goals, objectives and interventions specific to each patient’s individualized needs. Knowledge of psychiatric disorders, substance abuse disorders, and physical conditions. Experience developing, implementing, and evaluating pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions to address biopsychosocial needs of patients with varying degrees of acuity and complexity. Experience with utilizing Microsoft Office programs to include Word, Excel and Outlook. Ability to utilize Electronic Health Records.

PREFERRED:  Master’s level degree in the field of counseling, social work, nursing or rehabilitation services.

 

 

 

 

Health Information Management

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

GENERAL ADMIN SUPV I, #00563, Pay Band – 4, Salary $32,619 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Deadline:  Open Until Filled.

REQUIRED:  Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT) or eligible. Previous supervisory experience. Knowledge of standards, JC and CMS. Knowledge of Federal and State laws/regulations, Departmental Instructions as they pertain to health records and protected health information. Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the preparation and maintenance of medical records; medical record filing systems and procedures; medical information systems; supervisory principles and practices. Experience in planning, organizing and directing medical information maintenance; developing standard operating procedures and policies. Advanced skills in utilizing database systems and software. Customer service skills in handling external and internal customers.

PREFERRED:  Progressive experience in the maintenance of medical record systems.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HUMAN RESOURCES

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

recruiter / hr analyst ii #00960, Pay Band – 5, Salary - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Deadline:  Open Until Filled.

REQUIRED:  Considerable working knowledge of healthcare recruitment. Skilled in utilization of databases. Ability to travel for marketing/recruitment activities. Skilled in presentations to individuals and groups with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated skill in Microsoft Office software to include Word, Excel, Access and Outlook. Demonstrated ability to consult with senior managers and staff in development of HR strategies and recruitment industry trends and demonstrated ability to remain aware of marketplace trends and changes affecting the healthcare industry. Experience in handling multiple requests, prioritizing workload and managing multiple priorities in a high volume HR work setting. Experience working in a healthcare environment and recruiting for licensed healthcare positions. Experience in developing and analyzing data to recommend solutions.

PREFERRED:  Bachelor’s Degree with course work in Human Services / Business Administration or related field. SHRP, SHRM-CP, CCP or similar certification. Experience in a leadership or management position. Knowledge of Trauma Informed Care and Recovery Principles associate with mental health.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST iii / DEVELOPER #01822, Pay Band – 5, Salary $65,000 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Deadline:  Open Until Filled.

REQUIRED:  Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve complex and/or unusual computer problems within deadlines and workloads. Experience in programming in Visual Basic and/or C#, development and maintenance of MS SQL databases, writing/debugging SQL incorporating complex joins, defining classes and creating database objects, data conversion tools and techniques. Hands-on application development, extensive database knowledge including hardware/software platforms in an enterprise environment, technical experience, web development and user support. Proven expertise in development and implementation of standards, procedures and guidelines to support operations, be self-motivated, work independently or as a member of a team, ability to occasionally work outside “normal” business hours, possess excellent English oral and written communication skills.

PREFERRED:  Post secondary degree in Computer Science, or related field or a combination of education and related experience.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEDICAL AFFAIRS

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

 

Nurse practitioner (np ii / rn iii) #00096, Pay Band – 6, Salary $66,300 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-D/R, 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.

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEDICAL AFFAIRS CONTINUED . . . . .

 

 

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.  

 

 

 

 

PSYCHOLOGY

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST / FORENSIC ADMISSIONS (PRETRIAL UNIT), #01042, Pay Band – 5, Salary $59,511 - 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.

 

 

 

 

SECURITY SERVICES

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

SECURITY OFFICER III, #00958, Pay Band – 3, Salary $24,969 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-N/R, Deadline:  11/18/2016, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED) Previous applicants need not reapply.

REQUIRED:  Previous experience in security or police work; good public relations skills; strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; valid driver’s license, with excellent driving record; demonstrated working knowledge of police procedures, law enforcement methods and investigation techniques; be able to perform physical tasks to include restraining, secluding, and controlling combative/hostile patients; foot and vehicle patrol; apprehend and detain suspects; concise documentation and report; must be void of legal blindness.

PREFERRED:  High School graduate or GED; experience in a Law Enforcement Agency, Security Operation or other similar police agency. Certification as a Special Conservator of the Peace and/or Police Officer with Special Conservator of the Peace and/or training provided by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice. Ability to provide a current copy of driving record; typing ability; previous experience in preparing police reports.


 

 

 

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 (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.  

 

 

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Licensed Practical Nurse (pod 5), #W0412 (Part-Time, Hourly, No Benefits), Pay Band – 3, Rate $15.61 per hour - 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. Clinical knowledge of principles and practices of practical nursing, medication administration, psychiatric disorders and the ability to apply this knowledge in a person-centered, Trauma Informed approach within a recovery based model. Experience utilizing the Microsoft Office Suite to include Outlook. Experience utilizing electronic health records for data entry and retrieval. Knowledge of CMS and the Joint Commission survey processes and regulations.

PREFERRED: Previous working experience in geriatric and/or psychiatric environment.

 

 

 

Registered nurse ii (POD 5), #00671, Pay Band – 5, Salary $47,527, 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:  Previous registered nurse experience. Experience in medical, adult or geropsychiatric setting. Experience with electronic health records.