​​Manager II (Division Chief, Medical and Behavioral Health Services)

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  • Location: Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $92, 185
 
The Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation (DOCR) is seeking a Manager II, Division Chief of Medical and Behavioral Health Services. 
 
This is an executive management position which falls under the supervision of the Department Director and is responsible for the oversight and management of healthcare within a multi-facility setting responsible for the 24/7 accredited operations of medical and behavioral health care at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds, Maryland, the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC) in Rockville, Maryland and Community Corrections’ Pre-Release and Reentry Services program (PRRS), in Rockville, Maryland.  
 
The Division Chief of Medical and Behavioral Health is responsible for the effective administration, coordination, delivery and maintenance of all medical and behavioral health care services for inmates in custody at the three (3) Montgomery County correctional facilities (MCDC, MCCF and PRRS).  This position oversees demanding medical units and crisis intervention areas (CIU-mental health) that includes, 37 full-time merit, medical and behavioral health employees, administrative staff and an additional complement of Pool nurses (RN’s and LPN’s), multiple service contracts, and contract providers.  The primary responsibility is the healthcare management of inmates who require complex medical care requiring multidisciplinary teams to meet the needs to include the mentally ill population of a correctional environment, and to procure and manage the department contracted services (physicians, psychiatrist, nursing, dental, dialysis, pharmacy, etc.), health care providers, hospitals and state facilities.  
 
Other duties include personnel management, budget and fiscal management, contract oversight,  manages peer review process, defines and implements Continuous Quality Improvement, ensures health care services met American Correctional Association and State accreditation standards, ensures compliance with applicable Federal, State and local regulations, policy development, advancement and implementation of evidenced based practices and innovative technologies to increase efficiencies and quality in the delivery of services (i.e. electronic health records), conflict and grievance resolution, liaison to hospitals and other providers, the judiciary, criminal justice and treatment stake holders, MCGEO Local 1994, County Council and various County Administration Offices and resolving complaints /concerns from outside agencies and citizens at large. The position involves significant community interface, meetings and collaborations with various internal and external stakeholders. 

The incumbent will have a significant amount of dealing simultaneously with demands and emergencies from multiple areas within the department with a need to triage and solve problems of an unprecedented nature and magnitude. Problems are often unique, urgent, and with major potential impact on public safety, services, programs and inmates/residents. The incumbent must be available for immediate and emergency response 24 hours/7 days a week.
 
Selected applicant must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, medical and drug/alcohol screen prior to appointment.
 
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.

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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