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Recruitment #20-005516-0004


Western Maryland Hospital Center is a thriving specialized healthcare center delivering medical and rehabilitative services to clinically complex individuals. Western Maryland Hospital Center (WMHC) has multiple programs within our facility that provide various services in a geriatric setting.

We are excited to offer a new 36-hour schedule option for Registered Nurses.




MDH, Western Maryland Hospital Center, Hagerstown, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This Registered Nurse MDH 36 position is a newly created scheduling trial  that allows certain RN positions to three 12 hour shifts per work week, while still receiving pay for a standard 40 hours workweek.  This position also offers full time benefits, such as a leave time, pension and health benefits.  More details will be provided at the time of interview. 

This Registered Nurse position provides direct nursing care to patients/residents, and works in collaboration and coordination with physicians, healthcare team members, and families to provide safe, effective, efficient, and quality care. This position is responsible for assessing patient/resident health problems and needs, developing and implementing care plans, evaluating progress toward attainment of goals/outcomes, educating patient/resident/family on illness and condition, and providing emotional support to patients/residents/families.  Nursing provide care in the following programs:

High Intensity Medical Program (HIMP)

Provides intensive medical care and rehabilitation to medically complex patients requiring frequent physician intervention and rehabilitation services. A healing environment utilizing an interdisciplinary approach to care and services. WMHC's vent weaning program is one of the only of its kind in the Western Maryland region. The program is budgeted for 12 beds.

Comprehensive Care Program

Provides skilled nursing services, rehabilitation, and ventilator management to community residents requiring services, including those under 50 years old and those without any means of payment. This program cares for ventilator dependent and complex medical patients as well as traditional Skilled Nursing Facility with ambulatory residents. This program is budgeted for 36 beds.


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

Experience: None.


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 or possess a current multi-state license in party states that candidates have declared as primary states of residence. A copy of your license or license number must accompany your 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.


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

3. Employees in this classification will be subject to certain attendance standards in order to be accepted into and remain in the classification and associated 36 hour workweek program.


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. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

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.



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

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.

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