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COORDINATOR SPECIAL PROGRAMS HEALTH SERVICES IV, Health Services

Regional DIS Supervisor

Recruitment #17-002820-0003

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

DHMH, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA), Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The mission of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Prevention and Health Promotion Administration is to protect, promote and improve the health and well-being of all Marylanders and their families through provision of public health efforts in partnership with local health departments, providers, community based organizations, and public and private sector agencies, giving special attention to at-risk and vulnerable populations. This position serves as the Regional DIS Supervisor in the Center for STI Prevention within the Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau. The mission of the Center for Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention (CSTIP) is to prevent and reduce sexually transmitted infections in Maryland. Preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and their complications is essential for improving both sexual and reproductive health. The main purpose of this position is to provide direct supervision of two regional Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) working at the Charles County and Wicomico County Health Departments (covering five low morbidity counties), and to lead the work of four DISs working in the Anne Arundel County and Howard County Health Departments. This position provides technical supervision, support and training to these five State and local health department staff to ensure proper implementation of direct services and support to these local health departments.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, social work, psychology, education, counseling or a related field.

Experience: Five years of professional experience in health services, two years of which must have been professional clinical or administrative work in health or medical services in areas other than Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities or Addictions.

Notes:

1. Applicants may substitute a master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a health or human service field for one year of the required general experience.

2.  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in another field plus one additional year of professional experience in health services may be substituted for the specific degree.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Health Care Administration classifications or Civil Affairs Specialist specialty codes in the health related field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must possess a minimum of two years STI/HIV disease intervention field experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The preferred candidates should have experience with Patient Reporting Investigating Surveillance Manager (PRISM) data system.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated.  The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work.  For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Applicants certified to list will receive eligibility for a period of one (1) year.  Eligibility may be extended beyond one (1) year period.

Online applications are highly recommended; however. the paper application may be submitted to DHMH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the DHMH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 or via email at dhmh.jobs@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.



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