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Correctional Specialist IV (Case Management Supervisor), Grade N25

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  • Location:  Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $ 68,840
  Closing Date: August 9, 2022
This position is open only to:
(1) Current Montgomery County Government employees;
(2) Montgomery County employees who were affected by reduction-in-force and currently have RIF priority rights;
(3) Active Montgomery County local fire and rescue department volunteers with at least 50 points under the length of service award program (LOSAP); or
(4) Active Project SEARCH Interns or former Montgomery County Customized Employment Public Interns, or Project SEARCH Interns within 24 months of completion of internship.
About the Department:
The Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation (DOCR) is responsible for the intake, reception and assessment functions including law enforcement processing of adult male and female offenders arrested in Montgomery County. Responsibility also includes the custody and care of male and female offenders who are either in a pre-trial status or serving sentences of up to 18 months. Progressive and comprehensive correctional services and programs are provided to all inmates covering substance abuse treatment, mental health issues, cognitive behavioral modification programs, education, life skills, and workforce development.

About this Position:
This recruitment will establish an eligible list to fill one current vacancy within the Detention Services Division (DSD). This Correctional Specialist IV position serves as one of three Case Management Supervisors within the Inmate Services section who report to the Deputy Warden.   While this position is primarily assigned to Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds, Maryland, it also requires work at other Department facilities and periodic times outside of the standard business working hours if needed. This position is considered as essential personnel within the Department and required to work onsite during weather related events or general emergencies.

Leading the Way...
  • Coordinating daily case management services for the inmate population and first-line supervision of case management staff providing direct services.
  • Managing specific areas to include Intake and Classification, Special Management Housing, Inmate Work Board, and/or Cognitive Behavioral Programs for specialized populations to include women and youthful offenders.
  • Serving as an integral part of the DSD Management Team, providing a high level of professional assistance to the Warden and Deputy Wardens of the Division.
Building Success...
  • Evaluating and recommending service approaches to enhance engagement and program outcomes with the inmate population.
  • Fostering relationships and working in close collaboration with key stakeholders, representing the Department on inter-agency committees.
  • Assisting with special projects and facility initiatives to improve operations, increase effectiveness and expand services.
Supporting Operations...
  • Working closely with uniformed Custody and Security Supervisors to manage inmate housing areas and related facility processes.
  • Reviewing processes and procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Serving as a Chair to lead inmate administrative disciplinary hearings and address behavior change through inmate interventions.
  • Fostering positive labor relations within a unionized environment.
Who We are Looking For...
  • You want to make a difference within a correctional environment to provide quality services and engage offenders using evidence-based principles and best practices
  • You are motivated to identify issues, problem solve resolutions, and make effective recommendations or decisions
  • You thrive in a fast paced, variable environment with quick responsivity and task ownership
  • You value building multidisciplinary teams and strong relationships
  • You work effectively with diverse populations, demonstrating strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • You understand the importance of performance metrics and quality assurance methods
Important Notes for this Recruitment:
Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination and drug/alcohol screen.
Candidate must successfully complete the Maryland Correctional Training Academy Entry-Level Program, First Line Supervisor and possess a Certificate of successful completion within 12-months of hire.  Must maintain and successfully complete additional State-mandated and Departmental Correctional training as required.
Generally, this position is covered by Employees Retirement System, Group EK.  If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.
Applicants are encouraged to carefully read substance abuse disqualification for this position prior to applying.  Please copy and paste the following link into a new window to view and read this information:  http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/getfile.aspx?file=12.10.01.22.htm
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.
A competitive benefits package is provided (copy and paste this link into new window, and click on Total Rewards tab to view):  https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HR/Recruitment/MCGCareers.html/ 
 

Social Worker III, Grade 24

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  • Location:  Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $ 64,102

The Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation is seeking a Social Worker III to join their team. 

Who We are Looking For:

  • You want to make a difference within a correctional environment to provide reentry services to offenders using evidence-based principles, best practices, and therapeutic interventions.
  • You work effectively with diverse populations, demonstrating and understanding that verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are critical.
  • You understand the importance of building multidisciplinary teams and strong relationships with community providers and partners to deliver targeted services. 

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Maintain a continuity of services and develop reentry opportunities for an offender population from point of incarceration through transitioning back into the community.
  • Work closely with multidisciplinary team members to provide facility-based, client centered reentry services to include assessment, transitional planning, and facilitate rehabilitative program groups.
  • Develop new connections and fosters relationships with community-based services, providers and stakeholders.
  • Supervise clinical interns to expand services reach within the facility. 

About the DOCR:

The Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation (DOCR) is responsible for the intake, reception and diagnostic functions including law enforcement processing of adult male and female offenders arrested in Montgomery County. Responsibility also includes the custody and care of male and female offenders who are either in a pre-trial status or serving sentences of up to 18 months. Progressive and comprehensive correctional services and programs are provided to all inmates covering substance abuse treatment, mental health issues, cognitive behavioral modification programs, education, life skills, and workforce development.

Note:

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

Candidate must successfully complete the Maryland Correctional Training Academy Entry-Level Program and possess a Certificate of successful completion within 12-months of hire.  Must maintain and successfully complete additional State-mandated and Departmental Correctional training as required.

Generally, this position is covered by Employees Retirement System, Group JK.  If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.

Applicants are encouraged to carefully read substance abuse disqualification for this position prior to applying.  Please copy and paste the following link into a new window to view and read this information:  http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/getfile.aspx?file=12.10.01.22.htm

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. 

A competitive benefits package is provided (copy and paste this link into new window, and click on Total Rewards tab to view):  https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HR/Recruitment/MCGCareers.html/ 

 


Senior Information Technology Specialist (Grade 28)

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  • Location:  Boyds MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $ 77,035

Montgomery County Government seeks an advanced level professional to perform Senior Information Technology Specialist work for the Department of Correction and Rehabilitation (DOCR).  The core duties involve software development and application support, system administration, web site development, creation of technical training documents, end-user applications training and applications/systems support to DOCR staff who are spread over three office locations.  The positions will require work schedule flexibility including some after-hours work, if necessary, to meet operational or customer requirements.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Leading technical project teams involved in developing major applications and systems through all phases of the development of life cycle activities designing, testing, implementing, and maintaining applications. Consult with customers about data requirements.
  • Extraction and Analysis of data from the Criminal Justice Applications Systems to meet statistical and operational requirements and data request.
  • Development and maintenance of reports for DOCR, County Public Safety Agencies; County Police, Sheriff Office, State Attorney’s Office, County Health and Human Services, Public Defender Office, and State of Maryland Circuit/District Court system.
  • Troubleshooting and performing technical analysis to resolve issues and streamlining operations.  Performing technical analysis on non-standard issues identified by end users and to streamline operations in DOCR.   
  • Providing specifications for the development of program code for new applications or to make modifications or solve operating issues or problem to include the writing, testing, documentation, and installation of program code. 
  • System Administration on Correction and Rehabilitation Information Management System, Criminal Justice Case Management System, Jail Management System, Kronos Telestaff System, In-House Systems, etc.
  • Ability to lift boxed containing computer support items and equipment such as printers, computers, modems and monitors up to 50 pounds.

Office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 am.  Telework opportunity available.

Competitive Benefits

A competitive benefits package is provided (copy and paste this link into new window, and click on Total Rewards tab to view):  

https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HR/Recruitment/MCGCareers.html/

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.


Manager II (Division Chief, Medical and Behavioral Health Services)

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  • Location:  Boyds MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $ 93,567

The Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation (DOCR) is seeking a Manager II, Division Chief of Medical and Behavioral Health Services. 

This is an executive management position which falls under the supervision of the Department Director and is responsible for the oversight and management of healthcare within a multi-facility setting responsible for the 24/7 accredited operations of medical and behavioral health care at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds, Maryland, the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC) in Rockville, Maryland and Community Corrections’ Pre-Release and Reentry Services program (PRRS), in Rockville, Maryland.  

The Division Chief of Medical and Behavioral Health is responsible for the effective administration, coordination, delivery and maintenance of all medical and behavioral health care services for inmates in custody at the three (3) Montgomery County correctional facilities (MCDC, MCCF and PRRS).  This position oversees demanding medical units and crisis intervention areas (CIU-mental health) that includes, 37 full-time merit, medical and behavioral health employees, administrative staff and an additional complement of Pool nurses (RN’s and LPN’s), multiple service contracts, and contract providers.  

The primary responsibility is the healthcare management of inmates who require complex medical care requiring multidisciplinary teams to meet the needs to include the mentally ill population of a correctional environment, and to procure and manage the department contracted services (physicians, psychiatrist, nursing, dental, dialysis, pharmacy, etc.), health care providers, hospitals and state facilities.  

 

Other duties include: 

  • Personnel management 
  • Budget and fiscal management 
  • Contract oversight 
  • Management of peer review process 
  • Continuous Quality Improvement definition and implementation
  • Ensuring health care services meet American Correctional Association and State accreditation standards 
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable Federal, State and local regulations 
  • Policy development 
  • Advancement and implementation of evidenced based practices and innovative technologies to increase efficiencies and quality in the delivery of services (i.e. electronic health records) 
  • Conflict and grievance resolution 
  • Liaison to hospitals and other providers, the judiciary, criminal justice and treatment stake holders, MCGEO Local 1994, County Council and various County Administration Offices and resolving complaints /concerns from outside agencies and citizens at large. 

The position involves significant community interface, meetings and collaborations with various internal and external stakeholders. 

The incumbent will have a significant amount of dealing simultaneously with demands and emergencies from multiple areas within the department with a need to triage and solve problems of an unprecedented nature and magnitude. Problems are often unique, urgent, and with major potential impact on public safety, services, programs and inmates/residents. The incumbent must be available for immediate and emergency response 24 hours/7 days a week.

Selected applicant must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, medical and drug/alcohol screen prior to appointment.

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.

 


Correctional Health Nurse II, Grade 24

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  • Location:  Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $ 55,771
 
The  Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation is seeking candidates for Correctional Health Nurses (CHN) I and II, which are registered nurses to work full-time at the Montgomery County Detention Center located in Rockville, Maryland or at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Boyds, Maryland. 
This position may be filled as a Correctional Health Nurse I, Grade 21. There is a non-competitive promotional opportunity to Correctional Health Nurse II, Grade 24.
 
Salary range if filled at the  Correctional Health Nurse I level: $55,771 - $92,211
Salary range if filled at the  Correctional Health Nurse II level: $64,102 - $106,250
 
Work schedules require either eleven (11) and twelve (12) hour day shifts, totaling 80 hours over a 2 week pay period - some weekends and holiday work is required.  The facility is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Shift bids are done annually and are based on seniority.   
 
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).

Responsibilities include:
  • 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.
Additional duties include:
  • 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; 
  • Conducting education classes for inmates as assigned.
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.
 
The individual selected for this position will be considered an "Essential Employee".  Essential employees must report to work during a period of general emergency or liberal leave.
 
This position is covered by Employees' Retirement System, Group JK.  If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.

Correctional Dietary Officer, Grade 17

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  • Location:  Rockville, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open Continuous
  • Starting salary: $45,750
This recruitment will establish an eligible list to fill current and future vacancies. Positions could be available at Pre-Release Center, Montgomery County Detention Center or Montgomery County Correctional Facility.

The Department of Correction & Rehabilitation is recruiting Correctional Dietary Officers. Correctional Dietary Officers are responsible for providing oversight, guidance and training to inmate/resident workers and carrying out the day-to-day preparation and service of food in a large-scale food services operation within a secure correctional setting.

Duties include: preparing meals in accordance with menus; production sheets; recipes and safe food handling practices; maintaining order and security; completion of required documents; conducting inventories; reporting maintenance needs and safety hazards; carrying out recycling initiatives; receiving and storing deliveries; verifying order quantities and product in conformance with specifications; ability to follow standardized recipes; production instructions, and calculate mathematical computations related to recipe conversions to produce acceptable quality products; and maintaining the Food Service Facility in clean, safe and sanitary condition on a daily basis.

Applicants must be experienced in the use of institutional food service equipment for the preparation of meals and must be able to apply a working knowledge of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP).

This position requires the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and inmates/residents; and the ability to respond quickly, calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
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.
Applicants are encouraged to carefully read substance abuse disqualification for this position prior to applying. Please copy and paste the following link into a new window to view and read this information: http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/comarhtml/12/12.10.01.22.htm
Individuals appointed to this position must be at least 21 years of age on the date of appointment and be either a citizen of the United States or a resident alien.
Generally, this position is covered by Employees Retirement System, Group EK. If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.

COMPETITIVE BENEFITS - Total Rewards
Montgomery County Government offers a wide variety of competitive benefit programs/plans to eligible employees. Benefits include a wide variety of health and wellness plans, life insurance, flexible schedules, and time off for work-life balance. For most health insurance plans, MCG contributes 75% to 80% towards the premium (see Health Insurance Rates). MCG's retirement plan contributions vary based on plan's provisions (see Retirement). 
Below is an overview of the benefits generally available to regular full-time and part-time MCG employees, including MCG's award-winning wellness program, LiveWell. For eligibility and plan details, please visit the links below. 
Health:
  • Dental HMO and PPO plans
  • Medical point-of-service, PPO and HMO plans 
  • Prescription drug plans 
  • Vision plan 
Tax Savings:
  • Dependent care flexible spending account 
  • Health care flexible spending account 
Retirement: 
  • Defined benefit plan (for represented sworn public safety officers) 
  • Either 401(a) defined contribution plan or cash balance defined benefit plan (for all others)  
  • 457 deferred compensation plans (optional for all employees; based on eligibility) 
Peace of mind: 
  • Critical illness insurance 
  • Life insurance (mandatory and optional types available, including dependent life insurance) 
  • Long-term care insurance 
  • Long-term disability insurance (LTD1, for Employees' Retirement System members) 
  • Long-term disability insurance (LTD2, for non-ERS members) 
  • Short-term disability insurance 
Work/life balance: 
  • Employee assistance program 
  • Leave / time off 
  • Wellness program (LiveWell)
For your convenience: 
  • Capital Bike Share discount 
  • Direct deposit of paychecks to multiple institutions 
  • Free Ride On bus travel using County employee ID 
  • MC Employees’ Federal Credit Union 
Career advancement:  
  • Comprehensive training opportunities 
  • PACE Program 
  • Tuition assistance 
Financial well-being: 
  • Multilingual pay after certification, if required for the position 
  • Pay differentials, including shift differentials 
  • Performance awards 
  • Periodic raises (service increments) based on successful performance 
  • Periodic general wage adjustments 

Correctional Health Nurse II (Substitute), Grade 24

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  • Location:  Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Part-time pay rate is $42.13 - $46.64 per hour (depending upon years of experience.)

 

This Recruitment is for part-time, temporary pool/substitute positions only (no benefits).

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 $42.13 - $46.64 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


Nurse Practitioner, Grade 26

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  • Location:  Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting Salary: $70,377

 

The Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation is seeking a qualified Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner to work for the Department's Detention Services Division at both the Montgomery County Detention Center(MCDC), located in Rockville, MD and the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) located in Boyds, Md.

Primary responsibilities include managing acute and chronic health conditions, completing history and physical examinations, completing work clearances for incarcerated inmates. The Nurse Practitioner will also be responsible for continuous quality improvement and infection control activities, as well as providing education and training to nursing staff.

The Nurse Practitioner will start their day at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF), located in Boyds, MD and then go to the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC), located in Rockville, MD to complete the workday. Work locations between the two facilities may change depending on the needs of the department. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm, or 8:00am to 4:30pm. Consideration may be given for alternate work hours.

Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, 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.

Generally, this position is covered by Employees' Retirement System, Group JK. If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.

The individual selected for this position will be considered an "Essential Employee". Essential employees must report to work during a period of general emergency or liberal leave, to include holidays and inclement weather.

Nurse Practitioners who receive an overall rating of "meets expectations" or above in their annual performance plan are eligible for a yearly retention incentive payment of $2200.00. (This amount would be prorated for an employee who has worked less than one year and has completed probation).


 

Interested individuals should click on the following links below for more information: