Administrative Nurse Manager, Manager III, Grade M3

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  • Location: Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $79,196

The Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation, Medical and Behavioral Health Services Division is seeking a full-time Administrative Nurse Manager, Manager III.  The employee will work in a multi-disciplinary correctional setting and be responsible for assisting the Division Chief of Medical & Behavioral Health Services  in directing and overseeing the operations of 24/7 correctional healthcare delivery at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds, MD, the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC) in Rockville, and Pre-Release Center (PRC) in Rockville. 

The employee will serve as the first-line manager whose primary responsibilities are planning, assigning, reviewing and evaluating the work of full-time, temporary and agency professional nursing (RN and LPN) and administrative staff to assure the delivery of emergent and routine patient care in accordance with local, State and Federal laws and recognized professional and accreditation standards.  

Additional duties will include:  

  • Preparing and maintaining working relationships with local physicians, hospitals, and clinics; 
  • Preparing work schedules and ensuring adequate nurse coverage for all shifts and locations; 
  • Participating in quality improvement and infection control activities; 
  • Collecting and analyzing statistical data; 
  • Orienting and developing nursing and administrative staff; 
  • Conducting evaluations for subordinate staff; 
  • Ensuring that agency nurses, agency doctors and other contractors operate within the scope of the contract; 
  • Recommending action plans and appropriate disciplinary actions when indicated for supervised personnel; and 
  • Ensuring legal and accreditation standards compliance. 
  • The employee also oversees a Nurse Manager who is the front-line supervisor for MCCF nursing staff. 

The primary work site will be at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds with assigned days at the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC) and the Pre-Release Center (PRC) in Rockville. Rotating on-call coverage for 24/7 operational and staffing problem resolution is required. 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.

Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, medical review, 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 Retirement Savings Plan, Group RN.  If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.

As a manager/supervisor of unionized employees, this position has a responsibility for fostering a positive labor relations environment based on mutual trust, respect, and cooperation.


Correctional Health Nurse II, Grade 24 - Substitute

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

This Recruitment is for part-time, 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 $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.  

 

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