EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - Effective SEPTEMBER 28, 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, #00167 (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 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.

 

 

 

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 II, #W0272 (Geriatrics, Part-Time, Hourly, No Benefits), Pay Band – 5, Minimum Rate $22.85 per hour – 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 / rnc (POD 3, Adult), #00303, Pay Band – 5, Salary $63,671, Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-D/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 or in a compact State. Prior significant psychiatric nursing experience and demonstrated experience in managerial elements. Demonstrated effective leadership skills of delegation, organization and coordination of activities related to the functioning of assigned program. Extensive knowledge of mental illness, recovery principles, and principles and practices of psychiatric nursing. The ability to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care of individuals who have a serious mental illness, both in the acute and chronic phase. Ability to think critically in situations that require managing multiple priorities. Ability to formulate and implement broad based nursing actions and a variety of individualized treatment interventions in complex care situations. Knowledge and skill in group leadership and dynamics. Ability to supervise performance of and make judgments about performance and provide actionable positive and corrective feedback to others. Able to contribute to the cohesiveness of work team, including accepting feedback from others. Ability to collaborate, problem solve, and negotiate with colleagues of the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team and all departments and other disciplines. Ability to utilize effective written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of pharmacology, psychiatric and physical conditions and biophsychosocial needs of patients and the principles of and practices of psychiatric nursing.

PREFERRED:  A Bachelor’s or Master’s of Science in Nursing.

 

 

 

 

NURSING OFFICE

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

REGISTERED NURSE MANAGER I (RNC) – ADMINISTRATOR ON DUTY, #01239, Pay Band – 5, Salary Commensurate with experience, Shift – E/R (Every other weekend off), 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 as a Registered Nurse. Previous professional nursing experience in mental health, medical, adult and/or geropsychiatric setting. Must complete and maintain CPR and TOVA training. Experience utilizing the Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook. Familiar with utilizing Electronic Health Records to include data entry and retrieval. Clinical knowledge and skills, and ability to assess and develop patient care plan. Previous experience with supervision to include evaluation of patient care and staff performance. Ability to instruct and train patients and staff as needed. Knowledge in the provision of nursing care to diverse adult psychiatric patient groups.

PREFERRED:  Experience in Nursing Management.

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSEKEEPING

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

 

HOUSEKEEPING & APPAREL WORKER I, #02012, Pay Band – 1, Salary $20,224 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – D/R (Every other weekend off), 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.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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

 

PSYCHOLOGIST II / PSYCHology ASSOCiate II, #WI002 (Part-Time, Hourly, No Benefits), Pay Band – 5, Rate $28.61 per hour - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift- Primarily D, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Licensed as a Clinical Psychologist. Experience with clinical conditions that affect competency to stand trial, sanity at the time of the offense. Familiarity with the Virginia code and psycho-legal criteria for persons found IST, Sanity at the Time of the Offense, and persons Adjudicated NGRI. Experience with group and individual treatment modalities for forensic populations, knowledge of hospital / community / agency resources and ability to work effectively with interdisciplinary treatment team.

PREFERRED:  Training and experience in the delivery of forensic psychological evaluation and treatment.


 

 

 

 

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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Registered nurse ii (POD 3), #A1587, 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. 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.

 

 

 

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DIRECT SERVICE ASSOCIATE II / RSS II (POD 5), #00208, 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), #00273, 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.