EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - Effective JANUARY 20, 2017

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.   On-line State applications must be submitted before midnight on the close date.

 

E-mail : crystal.arrington@dbhds.virginia.gov  or  sonya.davis@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

 

 

CNA (DSA II), #00600 (Geriatrics), Pay Band – 2, Salary $22,225 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – R (every other weekend off), Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED). 

REQUIRED:  Licensed as a CNA through the Commonwealth of Virginia. High school graduate or GED or equivalent experience and training. Experience with or the ability for managing patients with explosive potential and/or escalating situations. Must be able to function with minimum supervision, recognizing the need for direction and assistance in situations beyond his/her scope of capabilities. Ability to learn and participate as a active team member. Effective interpersonal communication skills. Must be able to complete BLS, TOVA and other required training upon employment at Eastern State Hospital. Must be able to successfully complete and maintain competencies.

PREFERRED:  Psychiatry related experience. BA / BS Degree.

 

 

PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN (DSA II), #01658 (Adult), Pay Band – 2, Salary $22,225 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – R (every other weekend off), Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED). 

REQUIRED:  High school graduate or GED or equivalent experience and training. Experience with or the ability for managing patients with explosive potential and/or escalating situations. Must be able to function with minimum supervision, recognizing the need for direction and assistance in situations beyond his/her scope of capabilities. Ability to learn and participate as a active team member. Effective interpersonal communication skills. Must be able to complete BLS, TOVA and other required training upon employment at Eastern State Hospital. Must be able to successfully complete and maintain competencies.

PREFERRED:  Psychiatry related experience. BA / BS Degree.

 

 

 

Licensed Practical Nurse, #01400 (Geriatric and Adult Units), 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 in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Effective interpersonal communication skills, team focused care and a professional appearance / approach. Ability to problem solve with strong clinical skills. Must successfully complete BLS, TOVA and other required training upon employment at Eastern State Hospital. Must successfully complete and maintain competencies.

PREFERRED: Previous experience. Psychiatry and or geriatric related experience.

 

 

 

REGISTERED NURSE II, #00028 (Geriatric and Adult Units), Pay Band – 5, Salary $47,527 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – R (Rank Shift Preference), 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 care utilizing knowledge of pharmacology, psychiatric and physical disorders, cultural needs of the psychiatric patient.

PREFERRED:  Psychiatry and / or geriatric related experience. Psychiatry experience. BSN Degree.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NURSING CONTINUED . . . . .

 

 

Registered nurse mANAGER i / rnc (POD 3, Adult and POD 4, Geriatrics), #00303, Pay Band – 5, Salary $63,671, Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-R, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED).  Previous applicants need not reapply.

REQUIRED:  Licensed or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia or in a compact State. Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care utilizing knowledge of pharmacology, psychiatric and physical disorders, cultural needs of the psychiatric patient. Strong clinical knowledge. Ability to delegate, supervise, evaluate and problem solve, counsel and lead a positive work force. Effective leadership skills of delegation, organization, teamwork and forward thinking.

PREFERRED:  BSN. Extensive psychiatric experience. Prior leadership experience.

 

 

 

REGISTERED NURSE MANAGER I/ RNCB, #01265 (Adult), Pay Band – 5, Salary $58,571 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – D/E/N/R-Weekends/Holidays (Rank Shift Preference), Deadline: Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Licensed or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care utilizing knowledge of pharmacology, psychiatric and physical disorders, cultural needs of the psychiatric patient. Good clinical knowledge and resource to staff. Ability to delegate, supervise, evaluate and problem solve.

PREFERRED:  Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Extensive psychiatric experience. Prior leadership experience.

 

 

 

 

 

NURSING OFFICE

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

ADMINISTRATOR ON DUTY / RN MANAGER I, #W0630 (Hourly, No Benefits), Pay Band – 5, Hourly Rate – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – R, Deadline: Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED) Previous applicants need not reapply.

REQUIRED:  Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing licensed or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Knowledge of biopsychosocial and spiritual needs of the adult and geropsychiatric patients; good clinical knowledge and skills, and the ability 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. Knowledge in the provision of nursing care to all diverse adult psychiatric patient groups. 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. Knowledge of recovery principles and trauma informed care.

PREFERRED:  Previous professional nursing experience in mental health, medical, adult and geropsychiatric setting; experience in leadership or management preferred.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HUMAN RESOURCES

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

Classification & Compensation Analyst  / hr analyst ii #00291, Pay Band – 5, Salary - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Deadline:  Open Until Filled.

REQUIRED:  Knowledge of Commonwealth of Virginia Classification / Compensation policies and programs. Extensive work experience in the classification and compensation process. Considerable knowledge of compensation methodology, innovative compensation strategies, compensation trends, job evaluation techniques, compensation and classification policies and procedures and principles of research management. Working knowledge of HR management principles and policies, pay parity studies, human resource-related research, documentation and training. Ability to communicate with diverse levels of employees orally and in writing. Skilled in the development of Organizational Charts. Skilled in development of training courses utilizing Power Point and other technology resources. Skill set to indicate proficiency using Microsoft Windows and the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).

PREFERRED:  Bachelor’s Degree with course work in Human Services/Personnel Administration or related field. SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, CCP or similar certification.

 

 

 

 

healthcare recruiter / hr analyst ii #00960, Pay Band – 5, Salary - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Deadline:  Open Until Filled.  Previous applicants need not reapply.

REQUIRED:  Considerable knowledge of recruitment strategies and methodologies with extensive experience in project management consistent with healthcare professional candidate acquisition. A working knowledge of human resource management principles and policies with an emphasis on recruitment and hiring. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain strategic partnerships within healthcare recruitment industry with aptitude to remain aware of marketplace trends and changes affecting the healthcare industry. Advanced analytical and critical thinking skills with effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing.

PREFERRED:  Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Human Resources, Human Services or related field. SHRM/HRCI certification. Advanced level experience in a healthcare professional recruitment program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

MIS CONTINUED . . . . .

 

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST iii #00823, Pay Band – 5, Salary Hiring Range $54,500 - $60,000,  DeadlineOpen Until Filled.

REQUIRED:  Practical experience in computer configuration and end-user support of hardware, software and peripherals. Experience in supporting Microsoft Office applications. Understand and maintain multiple diverse application systems in a networked environment. Ability to maintain the physical aspects of communications connectivity.

PREFERRED:  Demonstrated ability to solve complex and/or unusual computer problems within deadlines and workloads.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEDICAL AFFAIRS

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

 

NURSE PRACTITIONER II / RN III, #WP001 (Part-Time, Hourly, No Benefits), Pay Band – 6, Hourly Rate $31.88 per hour, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Licensed by the Virginia Board of Nursing and the Virginia Board of Medicine and Nursing to practice as a Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with Prescriptive Authority. Graduated from an approved/accredited nursing program and an approved/accredited Nurse Practitioner program. Must have DEA Registration. Must possess excellent evaluation, documentation, examination, and diagnostic skills for treatment and management of mental and medical illnesses and diseases. Must possess effective communication skills, both oral and written, in order to succinctly document in the medical record and for articulating and interacting with patients and others regarding clinical and/or administrative concerns or issues. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills.

 

 

 

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT (pa), #W0441 (Part-Time, Hourly, No Benefits), Pay Band – 5, Rate Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-D/R, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

DESCRIPTIONThis position is responsible for patient care that includes examination, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric and medical illnesses in collaboration and consultation with a physician as specified in the practice agreement. Works with a multidisciplinary treatment team to ensure development, planning, implementation and evaluation of treatment. Ensures medical record compliance with regard to state, federal regulations, Joint Commission Standards and other accrediting bodies or agencies. Ensures medical record documentation compliance rate and agrees to abide by the Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations. Works as an on-call (MOD) practitioner providing continuous medical coverage of the facility, as needed.

REQUIRED:   Licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine to practice as a Certified Physician Assistant with Prescriptive Authority.  Graduated from an approved/accredited Physician Assistant program, with emphasis in Psychiatry. Must have a current DEA Registration. Must possess excellent evaluation, documentation, examination, and diagnostic skills for treatment and management of mental and medical illnesses and diseases. Must possess effective communication skills, both oral and written, in order to succinctly document in the medical record and for articulating and interacting with patients and others regarding clinical and/or administrative concerns or issues. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills.

 

 

MEDICAL AFFAIRS CONTINUED . . . . .

 

 

PHYSICIAN II (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.  

 

 

 

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.  

 

 

 

 

 

Therapist iii / occupational therapy #01226, Pay Band – 5, Salary Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:   Graduate from an accredited Occupational Therapy program. Current OT Certification. Current VA licensure to practice as an Occupational Therapist. Experience working with psychiatric patients and/or patients with physical disabilities in a clinical setting. Ability to perform age-specific evaluations and treatments using OT principles. Ability to plan and implement goal oriented OT treatment strategies appropriate to the needs of geriatric and adult patients. Ability to actively participate in scheduled patient conferences. Must be able to conduct training’s and in-services as well as collaborate with interdisciplinary teams.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

COUNSELOR ii (PSYCHOLOGY) #01630, Pay Band – 4, Salary $32,619 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:   Experience planning and implementing evidence-based psychoeducational and psychotherapeutic groups appropriate to the needs of adult patients with psychiatric and/or co-occurring disorders. Experience providing individual psychotherapy. Ability to provide psychiatric and substance use assessment and reporting. Demonstrated experience with evidence based treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders. Must be able to work when needed. Experience in providing care to patients individually or in groups, ability observe and document patient behavior. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including email. Experience in utilizing electronic health records for data entry and retrieval.

PREFERRED:  Master’s Degree in Counseling from a CACREP accredited university program. Experience or specialization with Substance Use Disorder Recovery and/or Co-Occurring disorders. Previous experience providing direct care in an inpatient program for persons with mental illness and criminal-justice involvement, intellectual or developmental disabilities, or substance abuse histories.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL SERVICES

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

COUNSELOR ii (SOCIAL WORKER) #00562, Pay Band – 4, Salary $32,619 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Deadline:  Open Until Filled, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:   Comprehensive knowledge of social work practice, extensive familiarity with substance abuse and mental illnesses. Experience in providing Social Work services to the mentally ill population and their families. Assessment, treatment planning and group facilitation skills are necessary. Knowledge of community resources and the skill to link services to meet patient needs. Knowledge of recovery and patient centered principles, as well as NGRI tenets, and the ability to apply these principles in an inpatient setting. Completion of Trauma Informed Care trainings and NGRI Training and ability to utilize this training in daily activities with the understanding that all interactions with patients is therapeutic.

PREFERRED:  Master’s Degree in Social Work. Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker. Knowledge of State and Federal entitlements is desired. Knowledge of community resources for the mentally ill. Experience with persons who are mentally ill and criminal justice-involved.

 

 

 

INFORMATION CENTER

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

 

COMMUNICATIONS OPERATOR #00578, Pay Band – 3, Salary $24,969 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Deadline:  2/1/2017.  Previous applicants need not reapply.

REQUIRED:   Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office computer programs, online and computer data entry, dispatching skills, multi-line telephone systems, various office equipment and experience using law enforcement and/or two-way radio equipment. Experience monitoring fire alarm systems. Advanced experience in customer service with the ability to communicate clearly and professionally both verbally and in writing. Ability to be flexible and able to work rotating shifts as needed to include weekends, holidays and occasional overtime. Must be able to attend Telecommunications School at the Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Academy to gain certification. Experience working in a hospital setting.

PREFERRED:  High School graduate or equivalent.