A Registered Nurse provides direct nursing care to patients/clients in State facilities. Employees in this classification may supervise Licensed Practical Nurses and non-licensed nursing and support staff.
MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Nursing under the licensing requirements for Registered Nurses.
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.
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.
As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.
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.
The main purpose of this position is to assists residents with activities of daily living, provide a safe and comfortable environment, and assists all residents in attaining his/her optimum level of function. The Population served includes residents receiving skilled nursing care, rehabilitation, ventilator care, and chronic renal failure nursing care.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Two years of experience in direct care of patients in a medical setting.
Note: 1. Applicants may substitute experience in the direct care of patients for the required education on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required education.
2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Hospital Corpsman classifications or Health Care Specialists and Medical Services specialty codes in the nursing field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS:
1. Candidates for positions in this classification must possess and maintain a current certificate as a Nursing Assistant with a Geriatric Nursing Assistant certification designation from the Maryland State Board of Nursing.( A copy of your license must be attach with your application.)
2. Employees in this classification may be required to successfully complete and maintain current certification of cardiopulmonary resuscitation training.