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Recruitment #21-004257-0002






Victor Cullen Center
6000 Cullen Drive
Sabillasville, MD 21780

Main Purpose of Job

A Nurse Practitioner/Midwife II is the full performance level of work responsible for providing primary health care to the youth served by the Department of Juvenile Services, and functions as a nurse practitioner to identify and address health concerns through the practice, planning, coordinating, and supervision of the health care services in the facility health centers. This position maintains clinical operational efficiency according to DJS policies, procedures and protocols. Work is performed under the general direction of the Program Health Administrator and the clinical direction of the Medical Director, in accordance with prescribed nursing care protocols.


This position is responsible for:
  • planning, supervising, and coordinating the health care services of professional nurses and the delegate and supervised care delivered by licensed practical/vocational nurses and other assistive personnel.
  • maintaining operational efficiency and consistency in health care services implemented and delivered according to DJS policy, DJS Health Services Operational procedures, DJS Nursing Protocols and DJS Standards of Conduct at the assigned facilities.


Education:   Determined by the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Nurses under the certification requirements for Nurse Practitioner or Nurse-Midwife.

Experience: One year of experience as a Nurse Practitioner or as a Nurse-Midwife.

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Midwife classification or Nurse Practitioner or Nurse-Midwife specialty codes in the Nursing field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Current Nurse Practitioner certification (Pediatrics or Family) 

CPR/AED certification 

Two years’ experience as a board-certified nurse practitioner in Pediatrics or Family 

One year of clinical supervision or management experience.


1. Candidates for positions in this classification must possess a current certificate as a Nurse Practitioner or as a Nurse Midwife from the Maryland State Board of Nursing, 4140 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215.

2. Employees in this classification may 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.


Employees in this classification may be subject to call and, therefore, may be required to provide the agency with a telephone number at which they can be reached.


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. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


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 educational and employment information on your application.  Please make sure to provide sufficient information on your application to show 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. This list will be used by DJS hiring agency to select employees.



The online application process is strongly urged.  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 use regular mail, 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 pm, close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:   
  Maryland Department of Juvenile Services   
  OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit  
  217 E Redwood Street . 
  Baltimore, MD 21202
  Attn: Jakiraman Jones 
  Fax number 410-333-4188 
  TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at  Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin. 

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments. 

Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments. 

The resulting Certified Eligible List for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.   

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