Anticipated openings for the 2022-2023 School Year.
The Maryland School for
the Deaf (MSD) is a diverse, bilingual community who in partnership with
families, provides an equitable and exemplary education in a nurturing,
engaging, and challenging environment to ensure our students achieve personal
excellence and become lifelong learners.
We are currently accepting
applications to create a pool of qualified individuals who can work on an as
needed basis to provide direct nursing care to students on
any given day.
LOCATION OF POSITION
MSD, Columbia Campus, 8169 Old Montgomery Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043
Main Purpose of Job
A Registered Nurse is the full performance level of work providing direct nursing care to students at the Maryland School for the Deaf. This is a 10-month school year, on-call substitute position.
Administer medications (via oral, topical, inhalation, and injection) as prescribed for medical conditions or injuries. Assess, evaluate, and monitor students' current medical and emotional health status and identify nursing needs of students. Maintain accurate and adequate records of nursing care and observations and treatment according to established procedures. Maintain student health center facility. Provide auxiliary duties as needed. On-call nurse substitutes must be available on an on-call basis. This is a contractual position.
: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Nursing under the licensing requirements for Registered Nurses.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Pediatric, school, or camp nurse experience desirable. Experience with or willingness to learn American Sign Language (ASL).
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
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 or possess a current multi-state license in party states that candidates have declared as primary states of residence.
2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of an automobile. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
3. Employees in this classification may be required to successfully complete cardiopulmonary resuscitation training and maintain current certification.
1. Employees in this classification are subject to call-in and, therefore, will be required to provide the facility with a phone number at which they can be reached.
2. Employees in the classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with the Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.
3. New hires are subject to a criminal background investigation at their own expense. (Maryland Code, Family Law Article 1, Sections 5-560-568)
4. Candidates will need to provide three letters of recommendation.
Applications will be prescreened before candidates are invited to an
interview. As an equal opportunity employer, MSD is committed to
recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
process is STRONGLY preferred. If online access is not available or if
you encounter difficulty, you may submit via mail, e-mail, fax, or deliver in
person before the closing date and time. Please include your name and
recruitment number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.
Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper
application. Additional or supplemental information must be submitted by
the closing date and time. Application inquiries or supplemental
information can be directed to the following:
Address: Maryland School for the Deaf Recruitment Department, P. O. Box
894, Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: 410-696-3031, TTY Users:
call via Maryland Relay
traditionally underserved and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged
to apply. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. As an equal
opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and
promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity. We thank
our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.