COMMUNITY HEALTH OUTREACH WORKER I
|Department||MDH Local Health - Talbot County|
|Date Opened||10/11/2017 7:50:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||11/15/2017 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$11.53 - $14.67/hour|
|HR Analyst||Carolyn Chase|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Maryland Department of Health
Talbot County Health Department
100 S. Hanson Street
Easton, MD 21601
Main Purpose of Job
A Community Health Outreach Worker I is the entry level of work providing health and disease prevention information to medically underserved populations in the community and assisting them in adopting healthy behaviors. The main purpose of this position is to provide recovery support for clients, general support for addictions management and staff, receive assignments and guidance under the program director/supervisor or consultant, and assist with special projects as needed. This position is responsible for contacting program staff for the purpose of coordinating care and directing individuals seeking services by phone and in person to multiple ancillary services available in the community. This position communicates with, understands, and reacts effectively to a diverse patient population base.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
1. Experience providing assistance to individuals in a health care or social services setting may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Health Services classifications or Health Services and specialty codes in the health related field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
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.
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov. If online process is not available, please send your paper application to: Maryland Department of Health, 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. Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the Maryland Department of Health Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.