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NURSING PROGRAM CONSULTANT/ADMINISTRATOR II

Recruitment #20-004262-0002

Introduction

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) is seeking to hire a Nursing Program Consultant/Administrator II within the Land & Materials Administration/Lead Poisoning Prevention Program. This is a position specific recruitment for MDE. 

This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies for this position/function only.  The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year.  Persons interested in future vacancies within this classification must re-apply. 

GRADE

21 

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of the Environment

Land & Materials Administration/Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore MD  21230

Main Purpose of Job

The Nursing Program Consultant/Administrator II is a supervisory position responsible for oversight of outreach and case management activities by local health departments statewide.  The person in this position will be responsible for setting standards, and assuring the evaluation of quality and effectiveness. The position manages Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) for grants to local health departments, as well as, approves and monitors budgets. The incumbent in this position provides education, technical assistance, and consultation to groups and individuals involved in childhood lead poisoning prevention. 

POSITION DUTIES

Position duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducts oversight of MOUs with other agencies for outreach and case management projects, including budget monitoring;
  • Maintains planning, implementation, and evaluation mechanisms for case management and notification made under Environment Article 6-801-6-842 "Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing" Act.  This includes periodic reports, using the existing data management systems.  Conducts daily oversight and management of the Child Lead Registry. 
  • Functions as MDE's expert in case management and outreach to local health departments.  This may be in the form of written directives, position statements, formal or informal advise, media contacts, testimony, presentations and assistance with health education aspects of the Program. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Five years of experiences as a Registered Nurse including two years of experience in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or teaching capacity.

Notes: 1. A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or health-related field from an accredited college or university and two years of experience as a Registered Nurse in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or teaching capacity may be substituted for the required education.

2. A PhD in Nursing from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two years of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in Nursing classification or Nursing specialty codes in the Nursing field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education. 

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following:

  • Knowledge of Maryland's lead laws and regulations; 
  • Case Management experience; 
  • Data Management experience; 
  • Experience supervising technical staff.

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 a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

The Maryland Department of the Environment has determined that this classification necessitates the investigation and background check of the eligible individual for purposes of verification of suitability for employment.  When appropriate and job-related, areas of investigation may include, but are not limited to employment history, academic credentials, military records, criminal records and personal references.  Continued employment in this position will be contingent upon the results of the background investigation. 

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the minimum /selective/preferred qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  Information submitted after this date will not be considered.  Applicants that meet the qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for consideration of an interview/selection.  To be qualified for referral, the candidates must demonstrate possession of the required qualifications, within their applications.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

Your application is part of the examination process.  The assessment will be a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of this position.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application.  Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment list for at least one year. This list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees.  Education credentials and experience verification will be completed by the Appointing Authority.  Please note that you will be required by the appointing agency to provide proof upon hire of all certifications, licenses, educational and work experiences.  All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act.  You must be legally authorized and possess any necessary documents under this Act in order to be hired in the position for which you apply.  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.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

It is STRONGLY preferred that you apply online. However, if you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit a paper application & supplemental questionnaire, (if applicable) via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and reference number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the state application.

Completed applications, required documentation, transcripts, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

Tammy Lewis, Manager, Recruitment & Examination Unit

Reference#: 20-004262-0002

(Office) 410-537-3130 Email: tammy.lewis@maryland.gov

The MD State Application Form can be found online

PLEASE NOTE: The Maryland Department of the Environment participates in the E-Verify Program.

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.

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