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COMMUNITY HEALTH DIRECTOR OF NURSING II

Recruitment #19-004223-0001

GRADE

21

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Washington County Health Department, Hagerstown, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to provide management and leadership for the Division of Community Health Nursing to improve the health of the citizens of Washington County. This includes the Healthy Families Program, The ACCU/Ombudsman Program, Maternal and Child Health Programs, Communicable Disease and Clinical Programs, HIV Case Management programs, WIC, Cancer Programs and Maryland Children's Health Programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A master’s degree in nursing, public health or a related field from an accredited college or university and four years of experience as a community health nurse in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or teaching capacity or two years of experience as a community health nurse and three years of experience in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or teaching capacity as a registered nurse.

A bachelor’s degree in nursing or a related field and five years of experience as a community health nurse in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or teaching capacity may be substituted for the required education and experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The preferred candidate should possess the following: 

  • Knowledge of State Nursing Programs
  • 5 years Nursing Director-Management level experience 
  • Knowledge of Communicable Disease
  • Experience with State Grants and Budgets

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification positions must possess a current license as a Registered Nurse from the Maryland State Board of Nursing, 4201 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland  21215.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may 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 essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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