Career Opportunities

careerOpportunitiesWe are pleased to announce the following career opportunities within Southeastern Virginia Health System (SEVHS).  To apply for a posted position, please fax your resume and cover letter along with your completed application to (757) 952-2577 or email to  Please indicate which position you are applying for.  Positions are considered open until filled.  SEVHS reserves the right at its sole discretion to close/cancel any open position at anytime.  Applications are only accepted for posted positions.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  (Applications are considered active for a period of ninety (90) days)

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Referral Coordinator (Bilingual - Spanish/English) - Chesapeake

This full-time position is located in Chesapeake, VA

Seeking a full-time Bilingual (Spanish/English) Referrals Coordinator to work in our centralized referrals department located in Chesapeake.  Arrange for consultation and hospital procedure appointments for patients under the direct orders of  physicians.  • Notifies the patients by telephone and/or letter of the appointment arrangements. • Keep records of appointment referrals by scanning into the patients’ chart.  • Mails letters to patients who have missed their appointments. • Calls for results of tests and/or other information from the hospital or other medical facilities/ offices as requested by physicians or nurses.   • Assists in chart audits for Quality Assurance as necessary.   • Maintains manual and computerized tracking system for consultation and hospital procedure appointment.   • Provides written reports and other information related to referrals as requested.   This position requires a highly-organized individual with the ability to follow up and follow through on outstanding items.

Licensed Practical Nurse

Seeking Nurses for Newport News, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake

The staff nurse reports administratively to the Charge Nurse and works under the direct supervision of a staff physician.

  • Exhibits excellent customer service when interacting with patients, whether it be in-person or on the telephone.
  • Prepares, administers, and documents medications, per physician orders and SEVHS polices/procedures/protocols.
  • Administers injections, and carries out technical procedures (e.g. EKG, nebulizer treatments, etc.) when assigned, and then promptly documents in the EMR.
  • Prepares certain specimens for diagnostic laboratory services.
  • Performs medical screening procedures (e.g. audiogram, vision screenings), as directed, and then promptly documents findings in the EMR.
  • Maintains proper storage and handling of equipment, supplies, and drugs (including checking crash cart and sample medication closet as assigned).
  • Facilitates and maintains an orderly clinical atmosphere (e.g. cleans and adequately prepares rooms, and all work areas; keeps exam rooms and medicine closets adequately stocked; etc.).
  • Encourages patient/family compliance to medical therapy, at the direction of the physician.
  • Assists physicians with specialized medical procedures.
  • Accurately attains and documents vital signs and other required information in the EMR, and promptly notifies the physician of any abnormalities (i.e. vital signs).
  • Attends and participates in nursing in-service education programs and staff meetings.
  • Effectively triages patients and directs them toward the next level of care.
  • Completes follow-up of abnormal diagnostic reports, and completes associated EMR encounters.
  • Participates in all required reporting and documenting procedures.
  • Assists in referrals, follow-up visits, and abnormal diagnostic reports.
  • Properly documents all procedures, immunizations, lab work and supplies for billing accuracy.
  • Performs all assigned/required/routine duties safely and efficiently.

Education/Experience – Any combination of education and experience providing the required knowledge and skills required. Typical qualification would be equivalent to:

Education – Satisfactory completion of a state approved practical nursing program.

Experience – Must have 1-3 years experience in an outpatient medical practice, with at least one year in a community health center preferred. (New graduates may be considered, based upon school performance.)

Knowledge – Principles of basic nursing care, proper medical record documentation and patient tracking activities performed in medical practices.

Skills – Must have the ability to communicate with physicians and staff. Must be skilled in performing physical assessments, and in detecting and reporting abnormalities. Must be organized and committed to detail. Must be skilled in the use of medical equipment and, in the performance of procedures, including but not limited to nebulizers, EKG machines, and fetal heart monitors.

Licenses – Must possess a valid license to practice in the state of Virginia, as a result of a written exam for practical nursing. As appropriate, must possess a valid driver’s license, vehicle insurance, a good driving record, and a have a willingness to utilize own vehicle, as needed, to travel in connection with employment.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Seeking LCSW for our Newport News, Virginia Beach/Chesapeake offices

The LCSW facilitates the provision of mental health / substance abuse services to patients.  Coordinates patient services to include:  linking clients to community resources and/or providers, providing counseling and crisis intervention, maintaining up to date client case management records and other related case management functions.

Responsibilities:  Duties include performing clinical assessment, diagnosis, orientation, treatment planning, individual/group counseling, drug education, record keeping, case management, crisis planning and discharge planning for clientele.

Skills/Knowledge/Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Sciences, Human Services or related field with 2 years (3,000 hours) of supervised clinical experience,   Experience in a substance abuse/mental health setting highly desirable.  Skilled at interacting with culturally diverse clientele and at-risk populations.  Ability to explore new ways of drawing upon social services to meet the needs of clients.  Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; ability to assess client needs and take appropriate action steps.  Second language (Spanish) useful, but not required.  Exercise professional ethics, and sensitivity to cultural diversity issues.  Must be able to handle responsibility, work independently, and maintain good working relationships with clients, coworkers and other social service/human service agencies to facilitate services.  Ability to prepare and maintain statistical records and prepare related reports.

Traveling Phlebotomist

Traveling Phlebotomist – Travel to our centers to perform phlebotomy procedures in a courteous and professional manner as ordered by the providers.

  • Performs phlebotomies under strict infection control protocol and procedures (e.g. wears lab coat and gloves following OSHA requirements, hand hygiene, etc.)
  • Performs and ensures the proper coding and labeling of all laboratory specimens.
  • Reconciles all laboratory reports daily.
  • Processes lab specimens sent to reference labs.
  • Performs assigned lab tests as stated in procedures which includes the following In House labs: Hemoglobin, Urine Dip, Urine HcG, Strep A, Rapid HIV, Glucometer, Hemoglobin A1C. Enters all results into the EMR system.
  • Performs quarterly proficiency testing; maintains proper documentation, processing and reporting of testing.
  • Reports abnormal results to providers in a timely fashion.
  • Performs controls on all in-house test; Keeps accurate parallel testing logs for In house test.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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