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New Jersey Department of Children and Families

Charge Nurse - 12 Months




Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States

The Department of Children and Families (DCF), Office of Education seeks a qualified candidate for a Charge Nurse 12 months. This position will be itinerant to provide necessary nursing coverage to our Southern Region Schools including Atlantic Campus, Burlington Campus, Cape May Campus, Cherry Hill Campus, and Cumberland Campus as needed. Home base will be determined based on where the selected candidate resides.

The Charge Nurse provides medical assistance and/or guidance to the physically and/or mentally ill, is responsible for the care and well-being of the patients and the maintenance of quarters in an assigned area and supervises the work programs and activities of a staff of nurses providing care to patients in an assigned area; does related work as required.


EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of experience as a professional nurse in a hospital or other institution, clinic, or medical center.

SPECIAL NOTE: Appointee must possess the ability to physically lift, move and position clients as needed.

LICENSE: Registration as a professional nurse in the State of New Jersey.

RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations will be based upon information presented on the resume only. Failure to do so may result in your ineligibility.

LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

RESIDENCY LAW: Please refer to the New Jersey Department of Children and Families’ website at

VETERANS PREFERENCE: Are you a veteran? If so, proof of your NJ Veterans Preference is required at application. Please provide a copy of your New Jersey Civil Service Commission NOTIFICATION OF VETERANS STATUS along with your cover letter and resume. For information on how to apply for Veterans Preference in the State of NJ, please visit the Civil Service Commission's website at

SALARY: $60,711.81 - $86,030.97.

TO APPLY: You must submit a cover letter, resume and copy of registration as professional nurse as a single PDF document, saving the file by your Last Name, First Name.

Please indicate in your cover letter where you found this job opportunity and send the file to:

The Department of Children and Families is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering a respectful and inclusive work environment which reflects the diversity of the state we serve.