Virginia State Government Registered Nurse (RNCA) Full-Time *$7,500 SIGN ON BONUS* in Petersburg, Virginia

Position Information

Job Description

$7,500 SIGN ON BONUS!! Central State Hospital has current openings for Registered Nurses (RN’s) who have the desire to assist with the care for persons with mental illness. Our mission is to provide professional nursing care and maintain a therapeutic environment. Registered Nurses at Central State Hospital are responsible for providing quality nursing care to adult psychiatric patients through the nursing process in accordance with hospital policies and procedures, as well as nursing standards.

Openings are available for all shifts.

Minimum Qualifications

Requirements for this role include: basic knowledge of assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care utilizing knowledge of pharmacology, psychiatric disorders, and physical, psychological and social needs of psychiatric patients. A skill base in supervising, evaluating and counseling nursing employees; Supervisory skills should include performance improvement activities, documentation, and effective leadership ability. The ability to delegate nursing activities is also required. Qualified applicants require license or eligibility to practice as Registered Nurse by Virginia State Board of Nursing in the State of Virginia. Also, requires graduation from an accredited school of registered nursing, BSN preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

Strongly prefer experience in providing nursing care in healthcare setting according to the Nursing Process. Strongly prefer experience working with people with mental illness, geriatric issues, and/or substance abuse. Strongly prefer supervisory experience, however new graduates are encouraged to apply. Bilingual applicants are highly recommended.

Special Requirements

Selected candidates MUST be eligible to work as a Licensed RN in the Commonwealth of Virginia prior to employment hire date.

Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and this position. Please read carefully and fully complete all items on the State Application Form.

An extensive criminal history background investigation, employment references and drug testing will be conducted.

This posting will remain open for a minimum of five (5) business days.

Special Instructions to Applicants

RN Shift differentials are: Weekday Evenings – $4.00 Weekday Nights – $4.00 Weekend Days – $4.00 Weekend Evenings – $4.50 Weekend Nights – $4.25

A full and complete on-line application is required for all positions; the application should include all work history beginning after the completion of high school or the equivalent (GED). It should include all work and volunteer experience regardless of type of work or location of work (state/country). The application must be completed in its entirety please do not leave any section blank. A resume is not a substitute for a fully completed state application. Each application is reviewed for documentation that shows the applicant meets the minimum and preferred qualifications stated in the job announcement. This review is based on the actual narrative provided by the applicant, not on the basis of job titles listed. Therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section and provide descriptive information on the application prior to submitting it for consideration. CSH ONLY ACCEPTS ONLINE APPLICATIONS

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

Central State Hospital 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.

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

Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory fingerprint-based background check and negative results in the pre-employment and other drug screenings that may occur during your employment.

CSH is a tobacco-free campus.

Contact Information


Human Resources







26317 W. Washington Street P. O. Box 4030 HR – Bldg. 113 Petersburg, Virginia 23803

Working Title: Registered Nurse (RNCA) Full-Time $7,500 SIGN ON BONUS

Role Title: Rn II/Nurse Prct I/Phy Asst - 49113

Job Open Date: 04/17/2018

Job Close Date: 04/23/2018

Open Until Filled: No

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

Hiring Range: Minimum $52,000 to commensurate with experience

Agency: Central State Hospital (703)

Agency Website:

Location: Petersburg - 730

Position Number: 04RN3

Job Posting Number: 1036827

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