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YesCare Corp Statewide Director of Nursing in Hanover, Maryland

Experience & Requirements

  • Graduate of an Accredited Nursing School required, and must be a master’s level Registered Nurse, registered in Maryland.

  • Current, unrestricted, non-probationary status license as a Registered Nurse in Maryland.

  • Current Basic Life Support/CPR Certification at the Medical Professional Level with AED Training. American Heart Association is the preferred source, but American Red Cross is acceptable.

  • Specialty certification in correctional healthcare is desired (Certified Correctional Health Professional: CCHP, Certified Correctional Health Professional Nurse: CCHP-RN).

  • 5 years clinical healthcare experience required with a minimum of 2 years in a correctional healthcare setting.

  • At least 2 years of clinical operations management experience required preferably within a correctional health setting.

  • Knowledge of accreditation standards (NCCHC, ACA & state-specific) as well as experience with quality improvement programs and clinical auditing preferred.

  • Knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook, SharePoint and PowerPoint required.

  • Ability to travel up to eighty (80%) to correctional facilities, regional offices, client and/or other vendor sites and flexible work hours required.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

YesCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.


Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Statewide Director of Nursing with YesCare:

  • Participates in the recruitment, interview and selection of key nursing staff, including RDONs. Identifies high potential nursing talent for development, promotion and succession opportunities.

  • Provides consultation and support to staff as needed, including being available for staff to debrief about difficult situations.

  • Oversees the Professional Development and training of all nurses; ensures appropriate supervision of all nursing team members.

  • Participates in the performance management process of Regional and Assistant DONs to include coaching, feedback and disciplinary action.

  • Assures performance reviews are completed annually for staff under his/her direct supervision, including establishing specific, individual professional development goals.

  • Monitors compliance withYesCare’ s and DPSCS’ employee standards of behavior. Compliance includes but is not limited to the maintenance of a working environment and personal appearance, dress codes consistent with professional responsibilities and development of harmonious working relationships.

  • Provides documentation on the delivery of nursing services and reports data and statistics to the Vice President of Operations, DPSCS DON, and others as requested. Such information will be reported monthly, quarterly or annually as required.

  • Sets an example of absolute patient care focus for nurses within their region and expectation for exemplary professional nursing practice ownership.

  • Participates in the continuous quality improvement programs for care delivered across the regions

  • Attends and participates in monthly and quarterly multidisciplinary Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Committee meetings in each service delivery area (SDA) when possible.

  • Shares information gathered at the quarterly area multidisciplinary CQI Committee meetings with the Utilization Management Medical Director to be used at the Statewide Quarterly Multi-Disciplinary CQI meetings. These Quarterly Statewide Multi-Disciplinary CQI meetings will include updates on infectious diseases within the various SDAs that include outbreaks, care for each disease, program initiatives, and other appropriate disease topics that can lead to improved quality of care in the SDAs.

  • Ensures implementation of corrective action plans, tracks completion of all Corrective Action Plans; evaluates their effectiveness; ensures documents and reports of all activities in Committee minutes are submitted to the DPSCS DON as part of the Contractor’s regional monthly and quarterly multi-Contractor CQI meeting’s reports; and monitors and updates compliance with any consent decree. In collaboration with the regional and facility leadership, monitors grievances related to nursing care within the facilities in the region and addresses as required.

  • Clearly understands the impact of nursing practice, productivity and proper implementation of core processes can have on overall financial performance within the region.

  • Responsible for the implementation and on-going monitoring of theYesCareCore Process Program through a coordinated effort with regional leadership and facility Core 4 team members.

  • Ensures facility DONs are aware of their role in the delivery of cost effective provision of care.

  • Collaborates with the regional leadership to identify those areas of nursing practice and/or nursing management that are negatively impacting financial performance.

  • Implements best nursing practice strategies to maximize contract/business performance.

YesCare Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Generous PTO plan

  • 401k with matching funds

  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

About YesCare Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with YesCare, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a YesCare professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join YesCare today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.

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ID 2024-17974

Job Locations US-MD-Hanover

Category Nursing & Nursing Assistant

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 91200