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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to complete the state application?

You need to complete the state application in its entirety. The state application is available through the online process at

How do I find out about the status of my application?

You will receive a call from Human Resources if you are selected for an interview.

How do I get to Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute?

Click here for directions.

What benefits do you offer?

Click here to get to our benefits page.

How far back should my job history go on my job application?

The State of Virginia requires that you include all of your job history on the application. Please keep adding job experience until you have entered your complete work history.

What are the shift hours for Registered Nurses and Psychiatric Technicians?

Days 7:00am - 3:30pm
Evenings 3:00pm - 11:30pm
Nights 11:00pm - 7:30am

Is there a shift and/or weekend differential?

Yes, there are shift and weekend differentials for Registered Nurses and Psychiatric Technicians.

Is there free parking?

Yes, adequate, free parking is available.

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