Eastern State Hospital, located in scenic Williamsburg, Virginia, has a well-intentional emphasis on community focused mental health care. This state of the art campus, situated on 500 acres, consists of two patient care buildings with 300 patients, and a highly skilled staff of over 900. Eastern State Hospital is part of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) system, and is accredited by the Joint Commission.
Eastern State Hospital invites qualified applicants for the position of Psychiatric Nurse Educator to provide ongoing education and training to nursing staff based on mandates, evidence-based best practices, performance issues, quality management/ performance improvement focus areas, and ongoing professional growth of staff. The position reports directly to the Chief Nurse Executive and provides direct and indirect expert nursing training, serves as a role model, mentor & coach, consultant, educator, resource and collaborator for a large nursing staff.
Eastern State Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities are open to applicants without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics or disability.
Ability to participate as member of nursing leadership team to identify educational needs and opportunities
Ability and skills to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate educational offerings based on needs of nursing staff and nursing QM findings.
Effectively communicate and teach to varying levels of staff using various educational mediums (online, live presentations, polycom, etc.).
RN nursing license (BSN)
Experience in education/teaching of nursing staff and/or nursing students is required.
Computer skills commensurate with position is required.
Graduate degree in nursing is preferred.
Internal Number: 00250
About Virginia Eastern State Hospital
About Eastern State Hospital
Founded in 1773, Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg, Virginia, has the honor of being the first public facility in the United States constructed solely for the care and treatment of the mentally ill. Today, our state-of-the-art campus is situated on 500 acres with two patient care buildings and a staff of over 900 caring for 300 adult patients. Eastern State Hospital is part of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) system, and is accredited by the Joint Commission.
Eastern State Hospital is federally designated as a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). Benefits of this designation include participation in the VA State Loan Repayment Program. If approved, employed practitioners are eligible to apply for student loan assistance program. If approved, the practitioner can be awarded $100,000 in exchange for two years of service or $140,000 for four years of service.
Minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview proce...sses. Contact 757-208-7717 for assistance. Eastern State Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities are open to applicants without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics or disability.
Living in Williamsburg, Virginia, means living in the midst of history! Located at the heart of the Historic Triangle, Williamsburg offers the ease of small-town living and features plenty of entertainment and cultural options with attractions that include historic landmarks, museums, amusement parks, premier shopping, local breweries, wineries, and community events year-round. Best known for Colonial Williamsburg, the restored historic district and expansive living-history museum, it is also home to William & Mary, the nation’s second oldest university. For a quick big-city fix or change of scenery, Williamsburg is located midway between Richmond and Virginia Beach and approximately 150 miles south of Washington D.C.
Williamsburg was named one of the Top 10 Cities in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure, named one of the 52 Places to Visit in 2019 by The New York Times, and named one of the 19 Cities That Must Be Seen in 2019 by Expedia.