COORDINATOR SPECIAL PROGRAMS HEALTH SERVICES II, Health Services
|Department||MDH Local Health - Howard County|
|Date Opened||11/27/2017 4:30:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||12/11/2017 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$36,557.00 - $47,063.00/year, with potential growth to $57,808.00|
|HR Analyst||Jennifer Bui|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Howard County Health Department, Columbia, MD
Main Purpose of Job
This position interviews and determines eligibility for individuals interested in the Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP), Colorectal Cancer Screening Program (CRCP), and CRF Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program (CTPC), in the Spanish speaking population, as well as the general public. Based on health history and client need, this position recommends the services available and acts as the liaison among contractual community providers, ancillary service agencies and health department program staff; represents the Hispanic community on the Howard County Cancer & Tobacco Coalition; coordinates community health events to provide outreach to the Hispanic population in Howard County; provides Spanish/English interpretation and simple translation assistance for persons receiving health services through this program. This position collects and reports cancer program data for program planning and evaluation.
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: Two years of professional experience in health services, one year of which must have been in the option for which application is made.
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. Experience in the option must be as follows: professional clinical or administrative work in health or medical services in areas other than Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities or Addictions.
3. 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.
4. 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.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Bilingual in Spanish
- Customer service experience with clients, patients and/or providers in a health setting
- Experience participating and/or presenting at health fairs or events
- Experience interacting with public and private stakeholders
- Proficient working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
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 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. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.
Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, 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 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 MDH 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.
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.