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Recruitment #24-004292-0002


Department of Juvenile Services

Mission Statement: To transform young people’s lives, create safer communities, and forge more equitable systems through community-based

partnerships that hold youth accountable while building on their strengths and support systems. 

Vision Statement: Providing pathways to success for youth and families through partnerships across Maryland.




Victor Cullen Center (Western Region)

6000 Cullen Drive

Sabillasville, MD


This position is responsible for controlling and evaluating fiscal, environmental, and quality operations in assigned facilities. As such, the Regional Nurse Manager will be:
  • Serving as the lead resource for the administration and evaluation of nursing practice and the environment of care. This includes supervising, consulting, and educating nursing staff;
  • Ensuring operational efficiency and consistency in healthcare services are being implemented and delivered according to DJS policy, DJS Health Services Operational procedures, DJS Nursing Protocols, and DJS Standards of Conduct at assigned facilities;
  • Providing indirect supervision of assigned medical units, ensuring compliance with state laws and regulations regarding nursing practice and operational policies and procedures of DJS; and,
  • Managing 24-hour operations and clinical nursing care at one (1) or more facilities. May also have central administrative duties for generic programs.

*The schedule for this position may involve working rotating shifts.

**This position will involve traveling to multiple site locations within the region, as needed.


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

Experience: Four (4) years of experience as a Registered Nurse to include two (2) years in the Medical option and one (1) year in a supervisory, administrative or consultative capacity.


1. Candidates may substitute the possession a Master's degree in Nursing or a health-related field from an accredited college or university and two (2) years of experience as a Registered Nurse in the Medical option for the required education and experience.

2. Candidates may substitute six (6) years of experience as a Registered Nurse to include three (3) 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 for this position will possess the following:

  • At least one (1) year of work experience coordinating and supervising across multiple secure residential juvenile facilities/settings


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.


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 may be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.


The assessment will 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. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Please report all related experience and education. 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.

Please complete the supplemental questionnaire, if applicable. They will be used when rating applications. Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit. Missing supplemental questionnaires may affect application ratings.

If you are a Veteran applying for this position, please submit your DD 214 Long Form with your application to receive proper credit.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to the address below, or fax a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to the fax number below. 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 four (4) digits of your SS#. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the 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: Mr. Townes
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.

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