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Health Administrator

Recruitment #18-005482-0030




Department of Juvenile Services

Medical Health Services, Operations Division

120 W. Fayette Street

Baltimore, MD  21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position will serve as the Administrator for medical health services, special health programs and food services for the Department of Juvenile Services. The position will be responsible for securing and monitoring all vendor contracts, pharmaceutical and medical supply usage and inventory; developing and interpreting all policies, directives and procedures for medical health and food services; auditing DJS operated facilities for compliance with related departmental policies and standards, State and federal regulations. Develop and manage the unit's 12+M budget.


Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or a health-related field from an accredited college or university.


Experience: Seven years of experiences as a Registered Nurse including four years of experience in an administrative or supervisory capacity.



1. A Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two years of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in Nursing classification or Nursing specialty codes in the Nursing field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education. 


3.  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.


Willingness to travel Statewide to DJS facilities as required for oversight.


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.

2.Employees in this classification will be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


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. 


The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training, and experience as it relates 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


Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application.



This is a management service position.  This position serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority.

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  However, if you are unable to apply on line 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, then 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#.   The paper application must be received by 5 p.m., close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted.  Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.  Forward to:


Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

One Center Plaza

120 W. Fayette Street

Baltimore, MD  21201 

Fax number:   410-333-4188

Attn:  Pauline Forney


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


Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments.


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.


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