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COORDINATOR SPECIAL PROGRAMS HEALTH SERVICES IV, MENTAL HEALTH

SERVICES COORDINATOR

Recruitment #17-002344-0005

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

Worcester County Health Department, Core Service Agency (CSA), Planning, Quality, and Core Service Unit, Snow Hill, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to coordinate and/or oversee the Behavioral Health (BH) service delivery system for Worcester County and/or Wicomico County. This position will be responsible for linking consumers with appropriate services, monitoring the services delivery, providing case consultation to service providers, and assisting in the planning and evaluation functions of the Core Service Agency (CSA) as related to service delivery. This position will also be responsible for assisting with the implementation of the Homeless ID project, including being the SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) lead for the lower Eastern Shore, the PATH program, and the Shelter Plus Care Program. This position must be able to work and/or travel to all sites of the Worcester County Health Department, as well as travel to areas outside of Worcester County for program monitoring, program implementation, statewide meetings, and training related to job functions and system management.

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 in a professional work related to treatment and services for mentally ill patients.

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.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training, and/or 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 workClearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the evaluation for equivalency 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.  Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.

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 5:00 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.  Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DHMH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251. 

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

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

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.

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