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REGISTERED NURSE CHARGE MED

Recruitment #12-004286-001

Introduction

 

By law, DJS is a child-serving agency responsible for assessing the individual needs of referred youth and providing intake, detention, probation, commitment, and after-care services. DJS collaborates with youth, families, schools, community partners, law enforcement, and other public agencies to coordinate services and resources to contribute to safer communities.

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

Current Vacancy exists at:

J. DeWeese Carter Center

Chestertown, MD

 

Waxter Children's Center

Laurel, MD

 

Western MD Children's Center

Hagerstown, MD

 

Victor Cullen Center

Sabillasville, MD

 

Cheltenham Youth Facility

Cheltenham, MD

 

Charles H. Hickey, Jr. School

Baltimore, MD

POSITION DUTIES

The Department of Juvenile Services recruits statewide for the  Registered Nurse Charge (Medical) position.  Current vacancies exists at the J. DeWeese Carter Center in Kent County, Waxter Children's Center in Anne Arundel County, Western MD Children's Center in Washington County, MD Victor Cullen Center in Frederick County, Cheltenham Youth Facility in Prince George's County and the, Charles H. Hickey, Jr. School in Baltimore County, MD..  A Registered Nurse Charge is a charge nurse responsible for nursing care in a ward, cottage or unit on an assigned shift at a State facility.  The position will provide health care services in a medical setting to the youth within the guidelines of the Nurse Practice Act, DJS Standards, policy and procedure.  

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Nursing under the licensing requirements for Registered Nurses.

Experience: Two years of experience as a registered nurse, one year of which must have been in the option for which application is made.

Notes:

1. A Bachelor’s degree in nursing or a related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of general experience.

 2. A Master’s degree in nursing or a health-related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Candidates for positions in this classification must possess a current license as a Registered Nurse from the Maryland State Board of Nursing, 4140 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215. Attach a copy of current license to the application.

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of an automobile. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

3. Employees in this classification may be required to successfully complete cardiopulmonary resuscitation training and maintain current certification.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Employees in this classification are subject to call-in and, therefore, will be required to provide the facility with a phone number at which they can be reached.

2. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

SELECTION PROCESS

PLEASE NOTE:  Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be admitted to the evaluation for this classification.   Successful candidates will be ranked as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED OR QUALIFIED and placed on the employment (eligible) list.  Applicants certified to list will receive eligibility for a period of one (1) year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position.  Therefore it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related experience and education.  Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.   For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. 

Online application process is strongly urged. However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application and copy of license to the address below or fax a paper application and copy of license to the fax number below. If you choose to fax or use regular mail, you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:

         Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

         OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit

         One Center Plaza,

         120 W. Fayette St.,

         Baltimore, MD 21201

         Attn: Linda Padgett  

         Fax number 410-333-4188.

   TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay 

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please, contact DJS Office of Human Resources at djs.ohr@maryland.gov.  Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.



Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.