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Program Support Technician (Nursing/Wage/29 Hours per Week)

Administrative Services, Health and Human Services


Program Support Technician (Nursing/Wage/29 Hours per Week)

  • 494383
  • 6900 ATMORE DRIVE , South Richmond, RICHMOND, Virginia, United States, 23225
  • Dept of Corr - Div of Inst
  • Administrative Services
  • Health and Human Services
  • Wage (Hourly)

Title: Program Support Technician (Nursing/Wage/29 Hours per Week)

Hiring Range: $15.32 - $23.89 hourly

Agency: Dept of Corr - Central Admin

Location: Human Resources Headquarters

Agency Website: https://www.vadoc.virginia.gov/job-opportunities

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The Program Support Technician Senior (PST Sr.) Ensures HSU operates within the guidelines of Federal and State regulatory standards by providing high-level administrative and programmatic support. Assists Nursing staff with revisions of Treatment Guidelines, NET Tools, and reports. Monitors Chief Nurse’s calendar and mailbox. Applies knowledge of VADOC program, policies and procedures, and professional judgement to perform a variety of administrative responsibilities. Coordinates meetings with HSU Chiefs and fulfills requests and inquiries from various sources. Maintains multiple databases with up to date information and ensures compliance.

This is a wage position limited to working no more than 14,50 hours per agency during the 12 month period of May 1 – April 30, regardless of the hire date. The wage employment period resets on May 1 of the following year. All wage employees are limited to working no more than 29 hours per week on average over the 12-month period. This wage position offers no state benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent.

Associate’s degree or equivalent certification, or 6+ years of relevant/equivalent work experience.

Experience in a healthcare organization setting.

Ability to compose correspondence using good grammar skills.

Working knowledge of HIPAA and other State and Federal confidentiality regulations.

Ability to deal effectively with public officials and executives of public and private agencies.

Ability to function in a fast-paced and high-stress environment with frequent interruptions.

Ability to interpret and apply policies, procedures and guidelines.

Ability to analyze problems and offer recommendations.

Effective written and oral communication skills.

Ability to compose and edit documents, reports, proposals, presentations, policies, etc.

Ability to utilize office technology and software. Knowledge Adobe Pro, Google products, Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred experience with Nursys Licensing database and National Practitioner’s Data Bank.

Preferred experience with VACORIS.

Experience in a correctional setting.

Special Instructions: 

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

If selected as a finalist with the VADOC, candidates can expect the following:

Background Investigation Requirements: All applicants are subject to a background investigation. Investigations may include fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks based on the position.

Drug Testing Requirements: Applicants applying to a designated safety sensitive position are subject to a pre-employment drug screen. Marijuana use is prohibited for positions that require possession of a firearm or a Commercial Driver’s License in the performance of official duties such as Corrections Officers, Probation Officers, Tractor Trailer Drivers and others.

Application Requirements: Application and/or résumé for this position are only accepted electronically through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Electronic Recruitment System. All applications should be submitted by 11:55pm on the closing date for the position. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or résumés will not be accepted. The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from the electronic application and/or résumé.

Tobacco Free: All VADOC facilities are Tobacco free. Use of all tobacco products is always prohibited on site.

Layoff Preferences: Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of VA employees only) MUST attach these forms when submitting their state application and/or résumé.

VADOC is an EEO employer and is committed to supporting workforce diversity, equitable opportunities and inclusivity. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

VADOC values our Veterans and encourages all to apply and receive preference in the hiring process. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other nation service alumni are also encouraged to apply. Click here for more information: Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program - Virginia Department of Veterans Services

Contact Information:

Name: Lisa Washington

Phone: (804) 807-2152

Email: Applications submitted via email will not be accepted


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 Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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