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Recruitment #22-004257-0003


By law, the Department of Juvenile Services (DJS) is a child-serving agency responsible for assessing the individual needs of referred youth and providing intake, detention, probation, commitment, and after-care services. DJS collaborates with youth, families, schools, community partners, law enforcement, and other public agencies to coordinate services and resources to contribute to safer communities.

This is a repost. Previous applicants need not reapply.




Charles H. Hickey School
Clinical Services 
9700 Old Harford Road 
Parkville, MD 21234

Main Purpose of Job

This is a position responsible for: 
  • Planning, coordinating, and conducting primary health care services in the health care clinics; 

  • 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; 

  • The provision of primary care/clinical services to the youth served by DJS; and 

  • Providing guidance and instruction in health maintenance and disease prevention in conjunction with physicians, pharmacists, and supporting nursing personnel 

  • Work is performed under the general direction of the Executive Director of Clinical Services and the clinical direction of the Medical Director, in accordance with prescribed nursing care protocols. An employee in this class exercises independence of action and initiative. Does related work as required.


Clinical Care and Provision of Services 
Performs advanced practice clinical nursing services for patients in the prevention of illness and the attainment of maximum health, including admission examinations, testing and collection of laboratory specimens.

Clinical Operations 
Provides excellent Customer Service in all areas Provides appropriate surveillance to assure that all nursing staff are working within the guidelines of the established policies and procedures. Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. Participate in Inter-collaborative Care for the populace served by the Department of Juvenile Services.

Quality and Program Management 
Participates in peer, health record, and site reviews completed through the established Quality Assurance reporting mechanism. Maintains health data into required databases such as ASSIST and IMMUNET, METS (or other designated electronic health record system) and maintain current and accurate health-related information. Processes and collects clinical statistics and QA/internal audit reports and submit within guidelines and timelines.


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 of 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 and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training, and experience as it relate 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 prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to the interview). 

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to: 

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit

217 E Redwood Street

Baltimore, MD. 21202

Attn: Crystal Wilson

Fax number 410-333-4188 

TTY Users: Call via Maryland Relay.


The online application submission process is strongly encouraged. 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#. You may fax this information to 410-333-4188. 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.

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required or if you have any questions, please, contact DJS Office of Human Resources  Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin in the email subject line.

As an equal opportunity, employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply.   

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