Correctional Health Nurse II, Grade 24 - Substitute

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  • Location: Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $60, 554​

Position may be located at either the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds, Maryland or at the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC) in Rockville, Maryland, depending upon the area of specialty/interest and the needs of the Department.

Part-time pay rate is $40.96 - $46.67 per hour (depending upon years of experience.)

This is full performance level professional nursing performed in the correctional environment. Work encompasses the entire clinical nursing process from planning and intake through discharge into the community (primary care, chronic care, case management, emergency triage, emergency services and infirmary nursing, including health promotion and disease prevention).

Employee will be responsible for conducting intake screenings of newly incarcerated inmates; collecting and analyzing client health data; administering immunizations and a wide range of oral medications and injections; providing client health supervision, counseling, guidance and teaching directed toward health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention, and alleviation of specific health problems (e.g., those common to the correctional environment); assessing and treating minor health problems; observing and recording temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiration data and effects of medication; initiating appropriate measures in emergency situations when a physician is not available; providing guidance on technical and practical matters to newly assigned and lower grade nurses; maintaining records, writing reports, assuring orderliness, maintaining supplies and equipment and the sanitation of the unit; sterilizing instruments and supplies; referring inmate-patients and families to available health and community services and providing follow-up services as required; coordinating client care; providing one-on-one health guidance and teaching on health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention and alleviation of specific health problems; and, conducting education classes for inmates as assigned.

The facility is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day, some weekends and holidays are required.

Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination and drug/alcohol screen. Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.


Licensed Practical Nurse, Grade 18

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  • Location:  Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: ​46,795

Effective December 8, 2019, there will be a 2.25% salary increase

THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR PART-TIME, SUBSTITUTE POSITIONS ONLY (NO BENEFITS). Assignments can be at either MCCF (Boyds, MD) or MCDC (Rockville, MD). Salary posted below is for a full-time position.  Pay rate is $22.40 - $37.00 per hour (depending upon years of experience.)

The department of Correction & Rehabilitation is seeking to fill part-time substitute/pool  Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to work at either the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds, Maryland or at the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC) in Rockville, Maryland, depending upon the area of specialty/interest and the needs of the Department.

Under the direction of a physician or registered nurse and in collaboration with other team members, LPN's perform a variety of practical nursing tasks such as preparing and administering prescribed medications authorized by a licensed physician or nurse, assisting a physician during routine sick-call to the inmate population by recording vital signs, temperature, pulse, weight, and height; and providing for continuity of nursing care appropriate for common, recurring health problem(s) for inmates.  Standard, routine assignments are performed independently; supervisor provides additional instruction for new and unusual assignments and reviews results through records, reports, conferences, and observation to ensure compliance with established license practical nursing standards and departmental policies, procedures, and goals.

The work is made complex by the variety of specific and well-defined tasks associated with patient care that are performed, the variety of medical and mental health conditions encountered; the client population which consists of inmates who may be non-compliant, mentally impaired, manipulative, hostile and potentially abusive; and the need to be cognizant of security requirements while meeting the medical needs of the clients.  Work has an impact on the provision of health services by the medical team to the inmate population.

Position may be located at either the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds, Maryland or at the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC) in Rockville, Maryland, depending upon the needs of the Department. The facilities are open seven days a week, 24 hours a day.  The selected applicant may be required to work some weekends and holidays.

Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination and drug/alcohol screen. 


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