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REGISTERED NURSE MANAGER MEDICAL

Regional Registered Nurse Manager-Southern/Eastern

Recruitment #19-004292-0001

Introduction

Cheltenham Youth Detention Center

11003 Frank Tippett Rd.

Cheltenham, MD 20623

GRADE

19

Main Purpose of Job

The Regional Registered Nurse Manager is responsible for providing supervision and leadership to the nursing staff at the assigned facilities. The position has the responsibility for assuring that health services are implemented and delivered according to DJS policy, DJS Health Services Operational procedures, DJS Nursing Protocols and DJS Standards of Conduct at the assigned facilities. The Regional Registered Nurse Manager supervises Registered Nurse Supervisors, Nurse Practitioners and through them indirectly supervises subordinate nursing staff and licensed and non-licensed health care staff. P

POSITION DUTIES

The Regional Registered Nurse (RN) Manager will be responsible for managing the work performance of Nursing Supervisors, Registered Nurses (RN), and other Health Services personnel who are located across multiple DJS facilities. The Regional Registered Nurse (RN) Manager will direct, coordinate, and supervise the activities of Somatic Health and triage health services provided to the DJS youth detainees at assigned facilities.  The Regional Registered Nurse (RN) Manager will assist the Department in the comprehensive data collection, coordination, and implementation of the Somatic Health quality assurance system. As a Regional RN Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for the composition and submission of medical reports for increased accountability of Somatic Health Services.The Regional RN Manager will act as a liaison between the Director of Nursing and Health Administrator, which will include providing an in-depth review of Operational Procedure Manuals for Somatic Health. The Regional Registered Nurse (RN) Manager will be expected to adhere to an on-call 24 hours/7 days a week work schedule. The incumbent will be responsible for traveling to various regional work sites to perform job duties accordingly.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor's degree in Nursing or a health-related field from an accredited college or university. 

Experience: Four years of experience as a Registered Nurse to include two years in the option for which application is made and one year in a supervisory, administrative or consultative capacity.

Notes:

1. A Master's degree in Nursing or a health-related field from an accredited college or university and two years of experience as a Registered Nurse in the option for which application is made may be substituted for the education and experience requirements.

2. Six years of experience as a Registered Nurse to include three years in a supervisory, administrative or teaching capacity in the option for which application is made may be substituted for the Education and Experience requirements.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Nursing classifications or Nursing and Hospital Administration specialty codes in the Nursing field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

One year of work experience coordinating and supervising across multiple secure residential juvenile facilities/settings.

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.

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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training, and experience as it relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application.  Please make sure to provide sufficient information on your application to show 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 prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview).

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

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to: 

    Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

    OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit

    One Center Plaza

    120 W. Fayette Street

    Baltimore, MD. 21201

    Attn: Linda Padgett

    Fax number 410-333-4188 

The online application submission process is strongly encouraged. 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#. You may fax this information to: 410-333-4188. 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.

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 in the email subject line.

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

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