EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - Effective July 16, 2014

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 / EMT, #00754, Pay Band – 2, Salary $21,789 – Negotiable, Shift – R, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  High School Diploma or GED.  Valid EMT Certification.  Valid Driver's License, must be able to provide a copy of current driving record.  Completion of Emergency Vehicle Operator's (EVOC) Training.  Valid Certified Nurse Assistant Certification.

PREFERRED:  Must be able to complete mandatory training (including TOVA) upon employment.  Must be able to work when needed; provide care to patients individually or in groups; observe and document patient behavior.  Previous experience working with psychiatric patients in a clinical setting.  Basic computer skills to include email experience, and ability to utilize electronic health records for data entry and/or retrieval.  

 

 

DIRECT SERVICE ASSOCIATE II/CNA, #00342 (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.  

 

 

DIRECT SERVICE ASSOCIATE II/CNA, #WADS1 (Adult), Pay Band – 2, Wage/Hourly Rate $10.47 – 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, #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, 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.  Previous registered nurse experience preferred. Experience in medical, adult or geropsychiatric setting preferred.

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.

 

REGISTERED NURSE II, #WARN1, Pay Band – 5, Wage/Hourly Rate $22.40 – 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.  Previous registered nurse experience preferred. Experience in medical, adult or geropsychiatric setting preferred.

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.

 

 

FORENSIC MEDIUM SECURITY (UNIT 4A/4B/5C)

 

 

REGISTERED NURSE MANAGER I / RNCB, #00619, Pay Band – 5, Salary $57,423 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-D, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFEER 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

 

REGISTERED NURSE II, #00859, 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.  Previous registered nurse experience preferred. Experience in medical, adult or geropsychiatric setting preferred.

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.

 

 

 

 

REGISTERED NURSE MANAGER I / RNCB,, #01025, Pay Band – 5, Salary $57,423 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-N, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFEER 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.  

 

 

FOOD SERVICE

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

FOOD SERVICE TECHNICIAN I (RELIEF DRIVER), #01481, Pay Band – 1, Salary $19,827 - Negotiable, Shift – R, Deadline OPEN UNTIL FILLED,  (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Work independently with minimal supervision; work within a given time frame; accurate job performance; previous experience driving large trucks; valid driver's license (must be able to provide current driving record, if requested) with excellent driving records; able to work flexible shift and overtime as required; able to read and understand oral and written communications; ability to perform heavy lifting and repetitive tasks to include, pushing, bending, stooping, prolonged standing and walking on various surfaces (concrete, tile, etc.); able to work in various environmental conditions (humid, hot/cold); ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds or 25% of body weight.

PREFERRED:  High School graduate or GED; ample food service training to have acquired a basic knowledge of food service sanitation, safety and service requirements.

 

 

HOUSEKEEPING

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

HOUSEKEEPING & APPAREL WORKER I, #01311, Pay Band – 1, Salary $19,827 - Negotiable, Shift-D, Deadline: 7/23/2014, (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.  

 

 

DENTAL SERVICES

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

DENTIST II, #00430, Pay Band – 7, Salary $Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift –D, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE: PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Completion of training from an accredited dental program.  Recipient of Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (DDS), and must have a current license to practice dentistry in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and a current DEA registration. 

PREFFERED:  Experience in psychiatric setting.

 

 

 

DENTIST II (Hourly, No Benefits), #W0050, Pay Band – 7, Rate $Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift –D, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE: PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED:  Completion of training from an accredited dental program.  Recipient of Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (DDS), and must have a current license to practice dentistry in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and a current DEA registration. 

PREFFERED:  Experience in psychiatric setting.

 

 

 

NURSING OFFICE

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

REGISTERED NURSE MANAGER I (COORDINATOR), #00895. Pay Band – 4, Salary $65,000 – Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – N, 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.

PREFERRED:  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.

 

 

 

PHARMACY

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

DIRECT SERVICE ASSOCIATE III (PHARMACY TECHNICIAN):  #01295, Pay Band – 3, Salary $Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift – D, Deadline:  7/25/2014, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED).

REQUIRED:  High School Diploma or GED; current Virginia Pharmacy Technician Registration; valid Driver’s License, with no restrictions; basic computer knowledge; experience utilizing pharmacy computer systems and/or programs.

PREFERRED:  Minimum of two years pharmacy technician experience.  Knowledgeable in regards to Medicare Part D and Medicaid third party plans and billing; experience in medication ordering, storage, dispensing, filling medication carts, and documentation related to these functions; ability to prioritize assignments and work as a team member.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PSYCHOLOGY

Accepting Online Applications Only

 

PSYCHOLOGIST II / PSYCHOLOGY ASSOCIATE II, #01313, Pay Band – 5, $58,344 - Negotiable, commensurate with experience, Shift-D, Deadline:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, (SAFETY SENSITIVE:  PRE-OFFER DRUG TEST REQUIRED)

REQUIRED: Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from APA-accredited program. Experience in medical records documentation, conducting assessments and providing 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 an interdisciplinary treatment team.  

 

Cornerstone Program

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, #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.  

 

 

Registered nurse ii (POD 3), #01689, Pay Band – 5, Salary 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.

PREFERRED: Previous registered nurse experience. Experience in medical, adult or geropsychiatric setting. Experience with electronic health records.