EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - Effective APRIL 22, 2015

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 (4/27/15). 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, 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, #00783 (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.

 

 

 

 

FOOD SERVICE

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

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.

 

 

NURSE PRACTITIONER ii / rn iii, #00096, Pay Band 6, Salary $65,000 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 $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.

 

 

 


 

 

 

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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Registered nurse ii (POD 3), #01689, 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.

 

 

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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)

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.  

 

 

 

Registered nurse ii (POD 5), #00671, Pay Band 5, $46,595, Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-R, Deadline: 4/15/2015, (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.