Registered Nurse-Admissions Office - 36 Hour Work Week/Paid for 40 hours worked! - #291833

Virginia Western State Hospital

Date: 06/11/2021 12:01 PM

City: Staunton, Virginia

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Western State Hospital may be just the place to practice your profession and make an important contribution to the health care field. We are a 246 bed Joint Commission/CMS accredited hospital located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley within 30 minutes of major university towns.

The hospital is well regarded locally and across the state, has provided consultation or working tours to seven other states regarding our Psychosocial Rehab “mall” programs, effectively recruits and retains professional staff, and works actively within the hospital and with our community partners to produce good clinical and quality of life outcomes for individuals.

Our strategic philosophy is to provide valued service, to look forward and anticipate challenges and opportunities, to actively educate the public, and to be open and welcoming to the media.

We are very excited to be in our new state-of-the-art facility and facilitate our recovery oriented treatment process

Western State Hospital is seeking a Registered Nurse to provide a welcoming and recovery oriented environment for new admissions. The position will communicate clinical and administrative issues to management. Additionally, the successful incumbent will evaluate and document staff performance and coordinate services on assigned shifts.

Western State Hospital is seeking Registered Nurse applicants for Quasi Full-time – Salaried (Q Status), WORK 36 HOURS, GET PAID FOR 40 HOURS for the following schedules:

  • Sat and Sun 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • One flex day during the week (M-F) 12 hour shift, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Minimum Qualifications

RN Licensure or eligibility in Virginia. Previous experience working with consumers with serious mental illness is a requirement. Experience with physical health assessments required. Experience working independently and making critical clinical decisions quickly to coordinate services is a must.

Preferred Qualifications

Certification in psychiatric nursing a plus. Psychiatric nursing experience preferred. Knowledge of Virginia Pre-screening procedures and Virginia statues related to ECOs and TDOs helpful. Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus.

Special Requirements

The successful applicant must pass a criminal background investigation, drug screening test and employment reference check. The applicant must have the ability to perform at the level of physical demands noted on the Employee Work Profile and the verified ability to perform the essential functions of the position.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Western State Hospital is a smoking free facility in all buildings and outside facility grounds. Submit a completed state application online at If assistance is needed, contact by email To apply for a job, you must make sure that your online application is complete. MISSING INFORMATION (DATES OF ALL PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT, PREVIOUS SALARIES, SUPERVISORS, CONTACT INFORMATION, ETC) IS AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION AND WILL NOT BE PROCESSED. Resumes will not suffice for missing or incomplete information on the application as the application is the primary source document for state recruitment. Please make sure all telephone numbers/addresses are current and up-to-date. REMEMBER YOUR CONFIRMATION NUMBER. You have not completed applying for this position until you receive a confirmation number. If you are connected to a printer, print the confirmation number so that you can track the progress of your application, and click on OK. If you are not connected to a printer, write down the confirmation number, and then click on OK. Reasonable accommodations for the application and/or interview processes are available upon request to persons with disabilities per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Persons with national service experience (VISTA, PeaceCorps, AmeriCorps), minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Western State Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. It is the intent of WSH’s employment and personnel practices to conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination.

Name Raquel Cross





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