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Recruitment #24-004873-0001





MDH Potomac Center/SETT, Hagerstown MD


The Registered Nurse Manager works in conjunction with the Director Nursing and the Assistant Director of Nursing to ensure services provided in respective areas are at all times in full compliance with applicable standards and requirements inclusive of Standard Nursing Practice Act; Departments of Health and Budget and Management; Office of Health Care Quality; COMAR 10.07.20 and 10.22.10; MEMORANDA OF UNDERSTANDING(S); Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services; ICF-IID; Annotated Code's Health Care Article; Center Policies and Procedures; and ancillary provisions/practices/protocols arising from or implementing one or more governing standards; and with the goal to meet NADD (National Association of Dual Diagnosis) Certification and Accreditation. In tangent with other DDA Nursing Professionals, certification may also be explored through other credentialing bodies. This position will directly plan, organize and coordinate the Center’s health program as it relates to certified nursing assistant’s role in that care. The position will be responsible for coordinating education, training to the certified nursing assistant and monitoring and ensuring their competency in all aspects of care as it relates to their scope in accordance Standard Nursing Practice Act; Departments of Health and Budget and Management; Office of Health Care Quality; COMAR 10.07.20 and 10.22.10; MEMORANDA OF UNDERSTANDING(S); Collaborates with the Director of Nursing and the Assistant Director of Nursing in the implementation and evaluation of the department's philosophy, objectives, standards, policies/procedures, and nursing practices.


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

Experience: Four years of experience as a Registered Nurse to include two years in the Medical option and one year in a supervisory, administrative or consultative capacity.

Notes1. Candidates may substitute the possession a Master's degree in Nursing or a health-related field from an accredited college or university and two years of experience as a Registered Nurse in the Medical option for the required education and experience.

2. Candidates may substitute six years of experience as a Registered Nurse to include three years in a supervisory, administrative or teaching capacity in the Medical option for the required education and experience requirements.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Nursing classifications or Nursing and Hospital Administration specialty codes in the Nursing field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


The desired candidate should possess:
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of nursing administration and of quality health care
  • Experience working with mentally or intellectually challenged populations


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.


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.


Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate 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. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

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