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Registered Nurse Charge Medical

25% Part time Contractual

Recruitment #22-005391-0001

GRADE

18 

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Juvenile Services
Lower Eastern Shore Children's Center
405 Naylor Mill Road
Salisbury, MD 21801

Main Purpose of Job

The Registered Nurse Charge-Medical is responsible for providing health services to the youth according to DJS policy, DJS Health Services Operational procedures and DJS Nursing Protocols. The Registered Nurse (RN) Charge-Medical will be responsible for performing nursing assessments on newly admitted youth and administer related admission testing and collections of laboratory specimens. This incumbent is also responsible for triaging youth and assess youth requesting medical attention; transcribing MD/MP orders and administering medications; and maintaining youth health records. This particular position is contractual and part time at 25%.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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 Medical option.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree in nursing or a related field from an accredited college or university for the one year of general experience.

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

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.

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 or possess a current multi-state license in party states that candidates have declared as primary states of residence.

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 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. 

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 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 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.  The Certified Eligible list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees.  

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application submission process is strongly encouraged. However, if you are unable to apply online then you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below. If you choose to fax or mail your application, 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#. All paper applications must be received by 5 p.m. by the close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment. Postmarked applications will not be accepted after the closing date. Incorrect and/or incomplete application forms will not be accepted. Paper applications can be submitted to:

 

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

203 River Street

Snow Hill, MD 21863

ATTN: Tabitha Andrews

Fax number 410-632-1527    

 

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please, contact DJS Office of Human Resources at djs.careers@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. 

 

TTY Users: Call via Maryland Relay.

 



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