LOCATION OF POSITION
2301 Argonne Drive Baltimore MD 21218
Main Purpose of Job
This is a professional position responsible for planning, developing, implementing and maintaining a comprehensive, safe and therapeutically effective Health and Wellness Education Program which promotes self sufficiency and independence for all individuals with disabilities within the Workforce and Technology Center to enhance the organizations projected outcome of increased independence and/or competitive employment for the consumer.
Identify and provide Health & Wellness Education opportunities to staff and students (including all the rotating shifts) of WTC to meet the needs of persons served; Coordinate Health & Wellness Education services within the WTC to include Infection Control and Medical Education to enhance the organization’s projected outcome of increased independence and/or competitive employment for the consumer; Coordinate access to Health & Wellness services with Residential Services in order to facilitate continuity of care within the least restrictive environment for individuals with disabilities within the WTC who are receiving time limited vocational rehabilitation services; Provide intermittent nursing care including medication and education in the Health & Wellness Center to students, staff, volunteers and visitors in order to maintain health and well being.
MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATION: Graduation from an approved School of Nursing.
EXPERIENCE: Three years of experience as a registered nurse to include one year in a supervisory, administrative or teaching capacity and two years in the option for which application is made.
NOTES: 1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or a related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of general experience.
2. A Master’s Degree in Nursing or a health related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two years of the general experience.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 06.01.09, Testing for Illegal use of Drugs.
Knowledge of theory and principles of supervision; knowledge of theory, principles and practices of professional nursing; skill in explaining long-term and short-term goals of nursing care to team members, patients, and families; skill in the application of the nursing process; skill in measuring the effects of nursing intervention; skill in assessing physical, emotional and social needs of patients; skill in developing a plan of care for the patient; ability to make managerial decisions and to appropriately delegate responsibility for the implementation of those decisions; ability to provide guidance and counseling to subordinate personnel; ability to provide instruction to professional nursing staff and other health workers.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Candidates in this position must possess a current license as a Registered Nurse from the MD State Board of Nursing.
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 this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.
STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS
The Application and any support documentation must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications and possesses the Essential Requirements for the position.
Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, and travel throughout the State are required. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in nonselection or termination of employment.
As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.