Correctional Officer, Grade C3

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  • Location: Rockville, MD, US
  • Closing Date: May 14, 2021
  • Starting salary: $47,362
This recruitment will establish an eligible list to fill current and future vacancies.

Effective June 20, 2021, the starting salary for the Correctional Officer position will increase to $48,073.00.

The Montgomery County Department of Correction & Rehabilitation is recruiting for Correctional Officers. Employees in this class are responsible for learning on-the-job and in a formal classroom setting, the basic techniques, practices and methods of correctional officer work. They are assigned to single post "direct supervision" general inmate housing units and/or other selected multiple posts with more senior Correctional Officers to gain experience in direct supervision, control, and discipline of inmates. Work usually is performed under immediate supervision of a supervisory Correctional Officer or Field Training Officer who initially provides continuous evaluation of work in progress.
Employees receive substantial training and instruction in the applications of basic safety and security policies, procedures, and methods regarding interaction with and supervision of the inmate population; use of equipment, application of post instructions, and implementation of general standard operating procedures. 

Duties will include: providing a safe, orderly and secure environment; maintaining sanitary and healthful conditions; supervising inmate movements to and from program areas; assisting in enforcing clearly defined institutional rules and procedures; supervising inmate visits; monitoring telephone calls made by inmates; reporting to supervisor or a higher ranking correctional officer those activities/situations that are unusual or irregular and those situations where guidance is needed in order to make appropriate response or take the appropriate action; sorting and distributing mail; and testifying in court as required.

Vacancies may be located at either the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC) in Rockville, Maryland; or the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds, Maryland.

Applicants are encouraged to carefully read substance abuse disqualification for this position prior to applying. Please copy and paste the following link into a new window to view and read this information: http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/comarhtml/12/12.10.01.22.html

Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, an interview, psychological evaluation, medical examination and drug/alcohol screen. Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards. 

Candidate applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications.  Those qualified will receive an email with instructions to register on a first-come first served basis for the computer-based entry level examination. All candidates must follow the instructions to register themselves. Walk ins will not be allowed. The entry-level Correctional Officer examination will be conducted on May 24, 2021. Based on the number of qualified candidates registering for the exam, test times MAY be added on May 26, 2021, per the discretion of DOCR.

Due to COVID19, precautionary measures to protect those within County facilities, and to reduce risks for candidates, are being conducted that require face covering/mask use and a temperature screening to prevent exposure. Anyone refusing to wear a face covering/mask or submit to a temperature check, or has a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher, will not be permitted to enter for the exam or interviews.

Those who pass the examination will move forward to Oral Boards (interview).  Candidates will be contacted directly by the Department of Correction and Rehabilitation to schedule their Oral Board (interview), which will be held on June 9th, 2021. If additional times are needed, Oral Board interviews MAY also be added for June 10th, 2021.

Note: The email address used for the job site registration will be used to notify applicants of testing and other changes in status during the employment process for this recruitment. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure the email address is accurate and up to date.

This position is covered by Employees' Retirement System, Group EK. If the successful candidate(s) is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.

The individual selected for this position will be considered an "Essential Employee". Essential employees must report to work during a period of general emergency, liberal leave or inclement weather.

Correctional Health Nurse II, Grade 24

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  • Location: Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: May 6, 2021
  • Starting salary: $63,155
The Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation is seeking candidates for Correctional Health Nurses (CHN) I and II, which are registered nurses to work full-time at the Montgomery County Detention Center located in Rockville, Maryland or at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Boyds, Maryland. 

This position may be filled as a Correctional Health Nurse I, Grade 21. There is a non-competitive promotional opportunity to Correctional Health Nurse II, Grade 24.

Salary range if filled at the Correctional Health Nurse I level: $54,947 - $90,848
Salary range if filled at the Correctional Health Nurse II level: $63,155 - $104,680

Work schedules require either eleven (11) and twelve (12) hour day shifts, totaling 80 hours over a 2 week pay period - some weekends and holiday work is required.  The facility is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Shift bids are done annually and are based on seniority.   

This is full performance level professional nursing performed in the correctional environment. Work encompasses the entire clinical nursing process from planning and intake through discharge into the community (primary care, chronic care, case management, emergency triage, emergency services and infirmary nursing, including health promotion and disease prevention).

Responsibilities include:
  • Conducting intake screenings of newly incarcerated inmates; 
  • Collecting and analyzing client health data; 
  • Administering immunizations and a wide range of oral medications and injections; 
  • Providing client health supervision, counseling, guidance and teaching directed toward health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention, and alleviation of specific health problems (e.g., those common to the correctional environment);
  • Assessing and treating minor health problems.
Additional duties include:
  • Initiating appropriate measures in emergency situations when a physician is not available; 
  • Providing guidance on technical and practical matters to newly assigned and lower grade nurses; 
  • Maintaining records, writing reports, assuring orderliness, maintaining supplies and equipment and the sanitation of the unit; 
  • Sterilizing instruments and supplies; 
  • Referring inmate-patients and families to available health and community services and providing follow-up services as required; 
  • Coordinating client care; 
  • Providing one-on-one health guidance and teaching on health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention and alleviation of specific health problems; 
  • Conducting education classes for inmates as assigned.
Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination and drug/alcohol screen.

Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.

The individual selected for this position will be considered an "Essential Employee".  Essential employees must report to work during a period of general emergency or liberal leave.

This position is covered by Employees' Retirement System, Group JK.  If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.

Administrative Nurse Manager, Manager III, Grade M3

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  • Location: Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $79,196

The Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation, Medical and Behavioral Health Services Division is seeking a full-time Administrative Nurse Manager, Manager III.  The employee will work in a multi-disciplinary correctional setting and be responsible for assisting the Division Chief of Medical & Behavioral Health Services  in directing and overseeing the operations of 24/7 correctional healthcare delivery at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds, MD, the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC) in Rockville, and Pre-Release Center (PRC) in Rockville. 

The employee will serve as the first-line manager whose primary responsibilities are planning, assigning, reviewing and evaluating the work of full-time, temporary and agency professional nursing (RN and LPN) and administrative staff to assure the delivery of emergent and routine patient care in accordance with local, State and Federal laws and recognized professional and accreditation standards.  

Additional duties will include:  

  • Preparing and maintaining working relationships with local physicians, hospitals, and clinics; 
  • Preparing work schedules and ensuring adequate nurse coverage for all shifts and locations; 
  • Participating in quality improvement and infection control activities; 
  • Collecting and analyzing statistical data; 
  • Orienting and developing nursing and administrative staff; 
  • Conducting evaluations for subordinate staff; 
  • Ensuring that agency nurses, agency doctors and other contractors operate within the scope of the contract; 
  • Recommending action plans and appropriate disciplinary actions when indicated for supervised personnel; and 
  • Ensuring legal and accreditation standards compliance. 
  • The employee also oversees a Nurse Manager who is the front-line supervisor for MCCF nursing staff. 

The primary work site will be at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds with assigned days at the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC) and the Pre-Release Center (PRC) in Rockville. Rotating on-call coverage for 24/7 operational and staffing problem resolution is required. The individual selected for this position will be considered an essential employee.  Essential employees must report to work during a period of general emergency or liberal leave.

Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, medical review, and drug/alcohol screen.

Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.

Generally, this position is covered by Retirement Savings Plan, Group RN.  If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.

As a manager/supervisor of unionized employees, this position has a responsibility for fostering a positive labor relations environment based on mutual trust, respect, and cooperation.


Correctional Health Nurse II, Grade 24 - Substitute

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  • Location: Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $60,554

This Recruitment is for part-time, substitute positions only (no benefits). 
 
Position may be located at either the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds, Maryland or at the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC) in Rockville, Maryland, depending upon the area of specialty/interest and the needs of the Department.
 
Part-time pay rate is $40.96 - $46.67 per hour (depending upon years of experience.)
 
This is full performance level professional nursing performed in the correctional environment. Work encompasses the entire clinical nursing process from planning and intake through discharge into the community (primary care, chronic care, case management, emergency triage, emergency services and infirmary nursing, including health promotion and disease prevention).
 
Employee will be responsible for conducting intake screenings of newly incarcerated inmates; collecting and analyzing client health data; administering immunizations and a wide range of oral medications and injections; providing client health supervision, counseling, guidance and teaching directed toward health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention, and alleviation of specific health problems (e.g., those common to the correctional environment); assessing and treating minor health problems; observing and recording temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiration data and effects of medication; initiating appropriate measures in emergency situations when a physician is not available; providing guidance on technical and practical matters to newly assigned and lower grade nurses; maintaining records, writing reports, assuring orderliness, maintaining supplies and equipment and the sanitation of the unit; sterilizing instruments and supplies; referring inmate-patients and families to available health and community services and providing follow-up services as required; coordinating client care; providing one-on-one health guidance and teaching on health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention and alleviation of specific health problems; and, conducting education classes for inmates as assigned. 
 
The facility is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day, some weekends and holidays are required.
 
Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination and drug/alcohol screen. Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.  

 

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