EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - Effective DECEMBER 17, 2014

snowman.jpgEastern 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

 

Licensed Practical Nurse, #01099 (Adult), 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, #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.

 

Acute Admissions (3B, Female side)

 

REGISTERED NURSE MANAGER I / RNCB, #A1595 (2 positions), Pay Band – 5, Salary $57,423 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – D, 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.

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.  Experience in leadership or management preferred.

 

Acute Admissions (3A, Male side)

 

REGISTERED NURSE MANAGER I / RNCB, #A1592, Pay Band – 5, Salary $57,423 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – E, 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.

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.  Experience in leadership or management preferred.

 

 

HANCOCK GERIATRIC TREATMENT CENTER

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

DIRECT SERVICE ASSOCIATE II/CNA, #00805 (Geriatric), 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, #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.

 

 

REGISTERED NURSE MANAGER I (RNCB/MDS Coordinator) – Pod 4, #01280, Pay Band – 5,  Salary $57,423 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – D, 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.  Experience in the completion and submission of the electronic Minimum Data Set (MDS) and other CMS forms.

PREFERRED:  Knowledge, of biopsychosocial and spiritual needs of the geropsychiatric patient; good clinical knowledge and skills to assess and develop patient care plans with completion of the Minimum Data Set in accordance with Federal Regulations. Knowledge of CMS and Joint Commission Regulations. Demonstrate the ability to coordinate, delegate, communicate and problem solve in the supervision and evaluation of  both patient care issues and staff performance; ability to instruct and train patients and staff.  Complete and maintain current CPR, TOVA, and other annual mandatory training. Proficient in the knowledge and use of electronic health records.

 

 

 

CLINICAL OPERATIONS

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

PROGRAM ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER III (CLINICAL DIRECTOR), #01368, Pay Band – 6, $ Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – D, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Knowledge of psychiatric and behavioral interventions with special skill in the application of treatment modalities to adult inpatients. Management skills and knowledge to coordinate activities of professional level mental health staff. Demonstrates analytic, problem-solving and decision-making abilities. Demonstrates administrative and management skills in leading teams in program development.  

PREFERRED:  Advanced degree from an accredited college / university in clinically related fields or in management with clinical background.  

 

 

FOOD SERVICE

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

FOOD SERVICE MANAGER II, #01813, Pay Band – 4, $31,979 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – D/R, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Valid Driver’s License with good driving record (must be able to provide current driving record, if requested).  Knowledge of Cook-Chill.  High school graduate or equivalent.  Considerable experience in commercial or large quantity food preparation.  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.  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. Ability to lift heavy objects; bending and stooping; prolonged standing and walking on various surfaces (ie. 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:  Supervisory or managerial experience in a hospital Food Service Department.  A college degree or advanced courses in Food Service Management. 

 

 

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.  


 

 

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 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)  Previous applicants need not reapply.

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), #00013, 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.