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staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Behavioral Health - $77K per year

Company: Virginia Dept of Behavioral Health & Developmental
Location: Danville
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Virginia Dept of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Behavioral Health for a nursing job in Danville, Virginia.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Behavioral Health
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Employment Type: StaffTitle: Registered Nurse I (Nights)
    State Role Title: 49112
    Hiring Range: $76,959 minimum, negotiable, based on relevant years of experience
    Pay Band: 4
    Agency: Dept Behavioral Health/Develop
    Location: -Southern Va Mental Health Inst
    Agency Website: - Type: General Public - G
    Job Duties
    Come Join our team of Registered Nurses that makes a difference!Up to a $25,000 Bonus for Registered Nurses that are new to state service and remain with the facility for 2 years. - $15,000 sign on bonus will be awarded to new hires to state service with a one-year written agreement required. - An additional $10,000 retention bonus will be awarded to new hires who are hired after December 10, 2023. The retention bonus will be paid out one year after hire date and require a one-year written agreement.Competitive salaries: RN II-Starting Pay from $79,572 and increases to commensurate with experience, education, and credentials. Total compensation including paid time off and benefits begins at $120,408 for this role.Competitive Shift Differentials: - 1st shift weekend-$5.50 per hour - 2nd shift-weekday-$5.50 per hour/2nd shift weekend/holidays-$6.00 per hour - 3rd shift-weekday-$4.00 per hour/3rd shift weekend/holidays-$7.00 per hourExceptional State Benefits Include: - 13 paid holidays, 12+ paid vacation days, 8 paid sick days and 4+ paid family personal days per year; Family Medical Leave, Short- and Long-term disability coverage; Low-cost, comprehensive Anthem or AETNA health insurance benefits; Group life and optional life insurance, and Flexible Reimbursement accounts.Other state benefits include: - Internships, Career Ladders and Continuing Education Opportunities - Referral Bonuses - Student Loan Repayment opportunities - Virginia 529 College Savings Plan may be available for this role - State Employee Discounts and More!This is an entry level position for Registered Nurses (RN) who are new graduates or have minimal RN experience. The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental services support individuals by promoting recovery, self-determination, and wellness in all aspects of life. DBHDS operates 12 facilities: 8 behavioral health facilities for adults, a training center, a psychiatric facility for children and adolescents, a medical center, and a center for behavioral rehabilitation. State facilities provide highly structured, intensive services for individuals with mental illness, intellectual disability, or need substance use disorder services. DBHDS is committed to a life of possibilities for all Virginians. This position will work at Southern Virginia Mental Health Institute, a 72-bed Joint Commission accredited State Mental Health Facility, located in Danville, VA. DBHDS is seeking dedicated, experienced Registered Nurse Professionals. A Registered Nurse II at DBHDS is responsible for providing advanced nursing care for patients with psychiatric disorders in accordance with hospital policies and procedures, as well as nursing standards and regulations.Registered Nurses are also responsible for safely implementing the use of Seclusion/Restraints including knowledge of physical/emotional risk factors of the patients served at the facility. Positions are available for night shift (two 12-hour shifts from 7:00 pm - 7:30 am and two 8-hour shifts from 11:00 pm - 7:30 am). This position may be required to work overtime. This position will work weekends on a rotating basis.
    Minimum Qualifications
    Successfully complete BLS, Therapeutic Options (TO) and other required training upon employment at facility.Demonstrate effective interpersonal communication skills, team focused care and professional approach.Displays the ability to plan, implement and evaluate care utilizing knowledge of pharmacology, psychiatric and physical disorders, and cultural needs of the individual psychiatric patient.Presents good clinical knowledge and resource to staff. Ability to delegate, supervise, evaluate nursing processes to help solve complex problems.Current and in good standing Registered Nurse license to practice nursing in the Commonwealth of Virginia, or license eligible; multi-state compact endorsement is accepted.Must have a valid driver's license.
    Additional Considerations
    Experience as a Registered Nurse in a psychiatric, healthcare facility, acute care, long-term or correctional setting.Veterans and people with National Service.Bilingual fluency in Spanish and English.
    Special Instructions
    You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or r--sum-- is submitted successfully. Please refer to "Your Application" in your account to check the status of your application for this position.
    Applicants must list all relevant experience that you wish to be considered for this position. Applicants will be provided confirmation of receipt when your application and/or resume is submitted. Please refer to "Your Application" in your account to check the status of your application for this position.A fingerprint-based criminal history check and reference checks are required for the selected candidate for this position. Under Virginia Code -37.2-314 and 37.2-408.1, the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services is prohibited from employing or using as volunteers, persons who have been convicted of specific "barrier" crimes or persons who may be the subject of pending "barrier" charges.DBHDS facilities are no longer required to ensure that all staff members are vaccinated against COVID-19. However, facilities encourage and educate staff on the benefits, and continue to offer COVID-19 vaccination programs to staff, residents/clients. Employees may be required to disclose immunization status for purposes of infection prevention and/or management of outbreaks. Upon acceptance of a job offer, new recruits will be asked to disclose their vaccination status (and for those fully vaccinated, proof of vaccination) during the pre-employment process. If you have any questions, contact the Office of Human Resources.Commonwealth's Alternate Hiring Process: In support of the Commonwealth's commitment to inclusion, individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor with the Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS, to get their Certificate of Disability. To obtain a Certificate of Disability go to: or call DARS at . Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during the application and/or interview process per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact Human Resources at for assistance.DBHDS is an equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities are open to all regardless of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability. Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, Veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.SVMHI uses Form I-9 and E-Verify in the verification of eligibility for employment.SVMHI is a smoke and vape-free facility in all buildings and outside facility grounds.
    Contact Information
    Name: Human Resources
    Phone:
    Email:
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    In support of the Commonwealth's commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at .
    Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.Virginia Dept of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services Job ID #5016867. Posted job title: Behavioral Health RnAbout Virginia Dept of Behavioral Health & Developmental ServicesThe Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Servicessupports individuals by promotion recovery, self-determination and wellness inall aspects of life.
    A life of Possibilities for All VirginiansBenefits
    • Medical benefits
    • Retention bonus
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Health Care FSA
    • Sign-On bonus

Keywords: Virginia Dept of Behavioral Health & Developmental, Danville , staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Behavioral Health - $77K per year, Healthcare , Danville, Virginia

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