EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - Effective FEBRUARY 10, 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!  You will not be able to use the upgraded system at ESH until Internet Explorer is upgraded to Version 9.  Home 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.

 

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; 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 and HANCOCK GERIATRIC TREATMENT CENTER

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

 

 

DIRECT SERVICE ASSOCIATE II / CNA, #01104 (Geriatrics), Pay Band – 2, Salary $22,225 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – R, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED).  Previous applicants need not reapply.

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

 

 

DSA II / PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN, #WP006 (Adult 4A/4B, 5A, Hourly, No Benefits), Pay Band – 2, Rate $10.68 per hour – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – R, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED). 

REQUIRED:  Experience in a direct care setting for individuals with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and/or substance abuse. Experience with implementation of recovery principles and techniques. Ability to read, write and speak in English language. Working knowledge of characteristics (and programs for treatment) of mental health illnesses. Ability to describe patient observations orally and in writing. Knowledge of and ability to observe and/or instruct patients with a variety of mental/physical illnesses in basic self help, independent living and social skills. Ability to complete designated orientation training to include unit orientation, TOVA and AED/CPR. Ability to observe and oversee patients in recreational/social activities, and document observations. Knowledge of recovery and trauma-informed care principles and practices. 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:  AA Degree in Criminology, Psychology, Rehabilitation Services, Social Services or related Human Services field. Degree may substitute for experience.

 

 

 

Licensed Practical Nurse, #01080 (Adult), 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.

 

 

 

Licensed Practical Nurse, #W0303 (Adult, 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, #00978 (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. Previous work experience with long term geropsychiatric patients. 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 Survey processes and regulations.

 

 

REGISTERED NURSE II, #00976 (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, #00619 (Adult Forensics 4A/4B), Pay Band – 5, Salary $58,571 – 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. Previous professional nursing experience in mental health, medical, adult and geropsychiatric setting; experience in leadership or management preferred. Knowledge of recovery principles and trauma informed care.

PREFERRED:  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, including email experience, and able to accurately utilize electronic health records for data entry and retrieval.

 

 

 

 

 

ADMISSIONS SUITE

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

REGISTERED NURSE II, #01166 (2 positions, Admissions Suite), Pay Band – 5, Salary $47,527 – Commensurate with experience, Shift – Evenings and Weekends, 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. Previous registered nurse experience preferred. Experience in medical, adult or geropsychiatric setting preferred.

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSEKEEPING

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

HOUSEKEEPING & APPAREL WORKER I, #01248, Pay Band – 1, Salary $20,224 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – R, Deadline: Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Basic knowledge of housekeeping procedures; ability to learn new and proper housekeeping techniques; ability to receive oral and written instructions; work independently and use time wisely; and knowledge of housekeeping equipment. Demonstrate wellness, self-care, and ability to perform heavy lifting and repetitive tasks to include pushing, bending, stooping, standing, and walking in various environmental conditions (extreme humid, hot or cold) on various surfaces.

PREFFERED:  Eight years of education, however, experience may be substituted for education.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEDICAL AFFAIRS

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

Facility Medical Director / Physician Manager II, #00438, Pay Band – 8, Salary Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-D, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:   Comprehensive knowledge of contemporary developments and techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of mental diseases and disorders. Considerable knowledge of inpatient psychiatry and recovery principles; and, considerable knowledge of administration and management principles and practices. Working knowledge of performance improvement and utilization review functions; and, fundamental knowledge of principles and practices of general medicine. Demonstrated ability to: effectively lead and manage medical and clinical staff activities within a psychiatric hospital; develop goals and objectives, evaluate program effectiveness and interpret governing directives; collaborate with hospital leadership and community partners; analyze a complex health care delivery system and provide general oversight to clinical outcomes. Licensed to practice by the VA Board of Medicine, VA Controlled Substance Registration (Board of Pharmacy) and DEA Registration. Graduation from an approved/accredited medical school with a Doctor of Medicine Degree and completion of psychiatry residency training from an accredited program. Certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or equivalent. Considerable experience in administrative and clinical operations within a psychiatric health care organization.

PREFERRED: Clinical experience in forensic psychiatry.

 

 

NURSE PRACTITIONER ii / rn iii, #00096, Pay Band – 6, Salary $66,300, Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-D, 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 II/MOD, #W0411, Pay Band – 8, Wage/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.  

 

 

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.  

 

 

 

 

PROCUREMENT/MATERIALS MANAGEMENT

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

deputy DIRECTOR OF PURCHASING (PROCUREMENT OFFICER II) #00906, Pay Band – 5, Salary Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-D, Deadline:  Open Until Filled.

REQUIRED:  Credentialed as either CPPB, CPPO, VCO, VCA and/or the ability to obtain a VCO within 18 months. Extensive experience with the Commonwealth’s purchasing processes and contract management practices. Knowledge of Virginia’s Public Procurement Act. Proficient in the utilization of computers to include the Microsoft Office Suite, internet, e-mail, and automated e-procurement software applications. Ability to interpret and apply generally accepted purchasing principles and practices. Collect and analyze data to make conclusions and decisions on various forms of solicitations. Experience with internal and external customers. Ability to comply with complex procurement policies and regulations. Proficient in developing and maintaining various contracts including professional and nonprofessional services. Ability to assist in reviewing agreements for clinical learning experiences with colleges and universities while ensuring compliance with VA terms and conditions. Extensive knowledge to assist in management and compliance with eVA (electronic procurement), the Small Women and Minority Owned Business (SWaM) and Small Purchase Charge Card (SPCC) Programs. Experience in implementing and arranging training programs on Procurement topics when needed.

PREFERRED:  Bachelor’s Degree in Public, Business Administration, or a related field. Proficient in the utilization of eVA. An equivalent combination of training and experience may substitute for education, training and experience.

 

 

 

 

PSYCHOLOGY

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

PSYCHOLOGIST II / PSYCHology ASSOCiate II #00650, Pay Band – 5, Salary $59,511 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift- Primarily D, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from APA-accredited program. Experience in medical records documentation, conducting assessments and treatment services to include: initial and ongoing psychological assessments, group and individual treatment, and treatment planning. Must be licensed or license-eligible as a Clinical Psychologist in Virginia.

PREFERRED:  Existing license as a clinical psychologist in Virginia. Training and experience in the delivery of forensic psychological evaluation and treatment, knowledge of hospital/community/agency resources and ability to work effectively with interdisciplinary treatment team.

 

 

 

 

TRANSPORTATION

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

TRANSPORTATION OPERATOR I, #00465 , Pay Band – 1, Salary Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Deadline:  2/18/2016, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED). 

REQUIRED:  Ability to provide prompt, courteous services to patients and staff in an often tense and stressful work situation at a large psychiatric hospital. Ability to meet all current physical standards for EVOCs promulgated by cognizant regulatory authorities. Ability to successfully complete EVOC training in order to provide basic life support EMS services to patients transported by ambulances, handivans, and other vehicles, as well as to inspect and ensure availability, safety, and proper operation of related equipment. Ability to understand and apply ESH and other policies, guidelines and procedures related to hospital transportation operations, including operating EMS vehicles. Ability to understand, apply and clearly convey, both orally and in writing, information relevant to hospital transportation operations. Skill in safely and properly operating motor vehicles, including ambulances, handivans, and general use vehicles from sedans to trucks up to 13 tons GVWR and attached or related equipment. Ability to write legibly and concisely in order to create accurate records from “trip tickets” to medical records and detailed inspection reports. Answer phones in the absence of a dispatcher. Valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record for the past three years in all states in which licensed.

PREFERRED:  High School diploma or equivalent. Experience in a hospital setting. Experience with EVOC and large capacity vehicles.

 

 

 

 

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 II / R.S.S. (POD 5), #00997, Pay Band – 2, Salary $22,225 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – 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. 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:  High School Graduate or GED required. refer Valid Peer Support Specialist certification. Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field preferred. Certification as a Nursing Assistant (CNA).

 

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (POD 5), #00888, 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 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, 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.