EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - Effective FEBRUARY 25, 2015

Eastern State Hospital

Human Resource Department

4601 Ironbound Road

Williamsburg, VA  23188-2652

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

 

 

On-line application submissions are submitted, through the State website listed above.  Computers are available in Bldg. #3 to submit applications (Mon. – Fri. 8:30 to 4:00), and Human Resource personnel are available to assist you.  Applications are being accepted for the positions listed below, which have not passed the indicated close date.  Individuals, who are interested in these positions, should make application through the website listed above.  Details about qualifications and duties are available from Employment Services and on the website. 

 

Information concerning vacant positions at other state agencies may be obtained from the local office of the Virginia Employment Commission, 5235 John Tyler Highway, P.O. Drawer 2300, Williamsburg, VA  23187-2300, or the website listed above.

 

EASTERN STATE HOSPITAL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

SHIFTS:    D-Days        E-Evenings        N-Nights        R-Rotation        F-Flexible        W-Wage Position

 

Please see Crystal Arrington or Sonya Davis, Bldg. #3, for assistance or call (757) 208-7717.   On-line State applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the close date.

 

E-mail : crystal.arrington@dbhds.virginia.gov

 

THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES REQUIRES A CRIMINAL HISTORY CONVICTION BACKGROUND CHECK ON ALL APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR EMPLOYMENT; THIS CHECK INCLUDES FINGERPRINTING.  PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND COMPLETE FULLY ITEM 11 – I ON THE STATE APPLICATION FORM FOR ANY POSITION.

 

APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR EMPLOYMENT IN A SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION MUST COMPLETE A DRUG SCREEN TEST, PRIOR TO BEGINNING EMPLOYMENT.  A PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST IS NOT REQUIRED FOR CURRENT EMPLOYEES, WHO ARE IN SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITIONS.

 

OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT ARE CONTINGENT UPON PASSING THE BACKGROUND CHECK (VIRGINIA STATE POLICE AND FBI) AND THE DRUG SCREEN TEST.

 

FOR CLASSIFIED POSITIONS WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS:  HEALTH INSURANCE, LIFE INSURANCE, RETIREMENT, ANNUAL AND SICK LEAVE, HOLIDAYS, SHORT AND LONG TERM DISABILITY; IN ADDITION, WE OFFER FLEXIBLE AND OPTIONAL BENEFITS; PRE-TAX STATUS FOR HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS, DEPENDENT CARE, MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT, OPTIONAL LIFE INSURANCE, LONG TERM CARE.

 

EASTERN STATE HOSPITAL IS A TOBACCO-FREE FACILITY.

 

DIRECT DEPOSIT OF PAYCHECK TO BANK ACCOUNT OR USE

 OF EPIICARD (DEBIT CARD) IS REQUIRED OF ALL NEW HIRES.

 

 

 

 

ADULT MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT CENTER

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

HANCOCK GERIATRIC TREATMENT CENTER

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

BUILDINGS & GROUNDS

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

TRADES TECHNICIAN III (PLUMBER), 00405, Pay Band – 3, Salary commensurate with experience, Shift – D, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

REQUIRED:  High School Diploma or GED.  Completion of trade school and/or accredited Plumbing/Steam fitting apprenticeship.  Journeyman's level of knowledge of International plumbing code, knowledge of NFPA sprinkler codes.  Ability to read and interpret blueprints, plumbing diagrams and schematics.  Experience with troubleshooting and repairing all types of steam systems, domestic water and sewer systems, and pumps.  Valid drivers' license.

PREFERRED:  Extensive experience at the Journeyman's level in commercial:  plumbing, steam and condensate systems, fire suppression and sprinkler systems.  Journeyman (or higher) Plumbers card, and Gas Fitters License.  

 

 

 

 

 

FOOD SERVICE

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

FOOD SERVICE TECH I (COOK), #WFS01 (Hourly, No Benefits), Pay Band – 1, Wage/Hourly Rate $9.53/hr, Negotiable, Shift-D/R, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Ability to read and understand standardized recipes, policies and procedures.  Ability to prepare meals in an orderly and timely manner.  Ability to maintain a high degree of sanitation in the work area and the equipment used.  Follows safety regulations at all times.  Must have a working knowledge of large quantity cooking and a working skill in the operation of industrial/heavy duty food processing equipment.  Must be able to function with minimal supervision.  Must have the ability of a "Roundsman" in reference to cooking skills and knowledge as well as commercial baking skills.  Ability to work overtime as required. Performing the essential functions of the position requires:  Ability to lift heavy objects; bending and stooping; prolonged standing and walking on various surfaces (i.e. concrete, tile, grass, dirt, etc.); and must be able to work when needed in various environmental conditions (extreme humidity, heat, or cold).  Incumbent must be able to routinely lift 50 pounds or 25% of body weight, whichever is less.

PREFERRED:  High school graduate or equivalent.  Experience in commercial or large quantity food preparation.  Prefer experience in a hospital food service department and supervisory skills.  Prefer knowledge of special diet food preparation.

 

 

 

REGISTERED DIETITIAN / PROGRAM ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST I, #00617, Pay Band –4, Salary $ 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.

 

 

HOUSEKEEPING

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

HOUSEKEEPING & APPAREL WORKER I, #02012, Pay Band – 1, Salary $19,827 - Negotiable, Shift-D, Deadline: 3/11/2015, (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

 

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.

 

 

 

POWER PLANT

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

PSYCHOLOGY

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

Psychologist II / Psychology Associate II, #01271, Pay Band – 5, $58,344 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – Primarily Days, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

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.

 

 

 

 

QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

QUALITY MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR (PROGRAM ADMIN MANAGER III), #00086, Pay Band – 6, Hiring Salary commensurate with experience, Shift – D, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

REQUIRED:  Extensive experience in psychiatric nursing, state facility operations and/or other systems of care.  Ability to process and interpret accreditation/regulatory requirements such as TJC and CMS to include clinical and non-clinical requirements.  Ability to balance and prioritize multiple competing priorities and adapt to a rapid stressful pace.  Operational expertise and ability to successfully manage the completion of projects within assigned time frames.  Must have strong decision making skills and previous management experience.  Experience with managing a system of activities in support of quality management, performance improvement, and risk prevention/mitigation across various programs and administrative activities.  Ability to manage the production of meaningful reports in support of quality/performance improvement to facility staff at all levels.

PREFERRED:  Master’s Degree in business or other related field.

 

 

 

REHABILITATION SERVICES

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

THERAPIST I/RECREATIONAL THERAPIST (Adult Recreational Therapy), #01256 Pay Band – 3, $31,824 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – Primarily D, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Graduate from an accredited college or university with major studies in Recreation Therapy accompanied by experience that would meet the requirement for certification. Ability to plan and implement goal-oriented activities to meet the needs of adult psychiatric patients. Experience working as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Ability to integrate knowledge, skills, abilities and RT principles to practice. Knowledge of age-specific assessments and evaluations.  

PREFERRED:  Prefer certification by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, or certification eligible. Experience working with adult psychiatric patients in a clinical 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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Direct Service Associate II/ PEER Support specialist (Pod 3), #00183, Pay Band – 2, $21,789 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience,  Shift-E/N/R, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

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

PREFERRED: Valid Peer Support Specialist certification.  Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Human Services field preferred.  Prefer previous experience as a Direct Service Associate II in an inpatient program for mentally ill, intellectually disabled or substance abuse patients.  

 

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

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

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

 

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

Registered nurse ii (POD 5), #W0089 (Hourly, No Benefits), Pay Band – 5, Rate $22.40 per hour, Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-R, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED) Previous applicants need not reapply.

REQUIRED:  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.