Community Health Nurse II, Grade 24
Montgomery County Government - Rockville, MD

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The Department of Health & Human Services is seeking full-time and part-time Community Health Nurses to support the Maternity Partnership Program at the Germantown Health Center, 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown, MD. This recruitment will establish an eligible list to fill current and future vacancies .

The Community Health Nurses will be responsible for delivering health services to mothers, pregnant women, and children under the age of two. The duties and responsibilities include the following:
  • Provides case management services to pregnant women and children under the age of two.
  • Conducts health assessments ofe newborns, children, adolescents and adults in order to provide early detection of health needs.
  • Provides health education on pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum, newborn and child development to support health promotion and health maintenance.
  • Provides home visiting services.
  • Facilitates client enrollment in MCO health care system to assure access for the uninsured pregnant women and children.
  • Serves as a member of the multidisciplinary team to meet the health and social needs individuals, families and the community.
  • Collects and analyzes health data and reports statistics.
Part-time employee will work five 8 hour days within a two-week pay period; three 8 hour days one week and two 8 hour days the next week. Part-time hourly salary range is: $26.83/hr. - $44.47/hr.

Full-time employee will work 40 hours a week. Full-time annual salary range is: $55,811 - $92,508.

Additional Employment Information

Montgomery County Government is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. Accordingly, as it relates to employment opportunities, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email to . Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws.

Montgomery County Government also provides hiring preference to certain categories of veterans and veterans/persons with a disability. For more information and to claim employment preference, please refer to the Careers webpage on Hiring Preference .

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time equivalent post-licensure experience as a RN Nurse, one year of which must have been in providing nursing services to mother, babies, and/or pregnant women.
Education: Graduation from a National League for Nursing accredited college or university or an equivalent program as determined by the Maryland Board of Examiners with a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

  • Possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Maryland State, of Maryland issued by the Maryland Board of Examiners is required at the time of appointment. If the license is temporary, a regular Maryland RN license must be obtained within ninety (90) days of appointment.
  • The State of Maryland accepts as valid the current RN licensure from a candidate's primary state of residence if that state has an interstate compact with Maryland. The states having this interstate compact are Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Ken tucky, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin. (This equivalency only applies to candidates whose primary residence is not Maryland). Any Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) applying for licensure and living in a member state of the Multistate Licensure Compact must take the NCLEX exam in their home state.

Preferred Criteria

Resume must include information specific to the preferred criteria listed below. Make sure that your resume references your knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to the preferred criteria. Ideally, the preferred criteria should be addressed in a separate section in your resume. The system only allows for one document to be submitted so your preferred criteria must be part of the resume.

  • Registered Nurse; Bachelor's Nursing Degree
  • Two (2) or more years experience in a Public Health setting such as a health center, or in a specialty area to include; prenatal care and case management, reproductive health, childhood immunizations and communicable disease.
  • Experience in health promotion and disease prevention
  • Experience in providing group health counseling to families with multiple health problems.
  • Experience in providing home visiting services with pregnant women and children under the age of two.

  • If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.

    All applicants will be reviewed by OHR to determine whether or not they meet minimum qualifications for the position. All applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be reviewed and rated by subject matter experts based on the Preferred Criteria. Based on the results of Preferred Criteria evaluation, applicants will be rated and placed on the Eligible List as either "Qualified" or "Well Qualified." The highest rated applicants will be placed on the Eligible List and may be considered for interview. Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are same grade or higher will be placed on Eligible List as a "Transfer" candidate and may be considered for interview. Note: In the event there are 5 or less minimally qualified candidates, all will be placed on the Eligible List as Qualified and will be interviewed.

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