Virginia State Government Administrative Officer Of The Day (AOD/RNC) in Petersburg, Virginia

Position Information

Job Description

Central State Hospital (CSH), a 277-bed Joint Commission accredited inpatient psychiatric facility located in Petersburg, Virginia. Central State has been providing quality care and treatment to the citizens of the Commonwealth continuously since 1870. It serves Central Virginia for Civil Admissions, while its Maximum Security Forensic program serves the entire Commonwealth.

Serves as the CSH Administrator on Duty (AOD) outside of traditional business hours. Interfaces with community stakeholders including the CSBs, jail and law enforcement personnel, and other outside facility personnel to assure safe and timely admission of patients to CSH in accordance with Code of Virginia. Communicates with internal and external stakeholders to manage risk and for continuity of patient care. Oversees workflow across units and throughout hospital outside of traditional business hours. Utilizes knowledge base and experience, provides age-specific quality nursing care to adult psychiatric patients through the nursing process in accordance with hospital policy and procedure and standards of nursing practice.

In order to successfully perform the duties of this position the selected candidate needs to have Knowledge of pharmacology, psychiatric and physical conditions, and psycho-social needs of patients. Knowledge of the principles and practices of psychiatric nursing. Have the ability to think critically in situations that require managing multiple priorities. Ability to supervise performance of and make judgments about performance and provide action able positive and corrective feedback to others. Ability to delegate effectively and in accordance with regulations. Ability to contribute to cohesiveness of team work including accepting feedback from others. Ability to collaborate, problem solve, and negotiate with colleagues of the interdisciplinary Treatment Team and all departments and disciplines. Incumbent should have the ability to utilize effective interpersonal oral and written communication skills.

Hours of work will include evenings and every other weekend and holidays as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Licensed or licensed eligible as a Registered Nurse by the Virginia State Board of Nursing;

Experience in supervisory role in a hospital or nursing home setting is required.

Valid Virginia Driver’s License is also required.

Preferred Qualifications

A Bachelor’s of Science degree in nursing is preferred.

Experience in the field of behavioral health/psychiatric nursing is preferred.

Special Requirements

Hours of work will include evenings and every other weekend and holidays as needed.

Special Instructions to Applicants

CSH only accepts online applications. Please call (804) 524-7111 for any assistance needed. This posting will remain active for a minimum of 5 business days.

RNC Shift differentials are: Weekday Evenings – $3.65 Weekday Nights – $3.35 Weekend Days – $2.75 Weekend Evenings – $4.60 Weekend Nights – $4.60

Central State Hospital offers a comprehensive benefit package to include your choice of four health insurance plans, paid life insurance and retirement plans, 12 paid holidays, annual and sick leave.

Resumes may accompany but will not substitute for a completed online State Application.

Central State Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. Employment opportunities are open to all regardless of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics or disability.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 804-786-0000 for assistance. Minorities, individuals with disabilities, Veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply EEO/AA/TYY

CSH is a tobacco-free campus.

Contact Information


Human Resources







26317 West Washington Street Bldg #113 Petersburg, Virginia 23803

Working Title: Administrative Officer Of The Day (AOD/RNC)

Role Title: Registered Nurse Manager I - 49115

Job Open Date: 03/30/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience

Agency: Central State Hospital (703)

Agency Website:

Location: Petersburg - 730

Position Number: 02027

Job Posting Number: 1036167

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 05