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**RE-POST** PSCS A/D Supervised Counselor

Recruitment #17-004705-0001

Introduction

The current vacancy is at the location below, however this recruitment will be used to fill future vacancies in other DPSCS institutions. Therefore, we encourage you to apply at this time. *Please select all of the locations in which you will accept employment. *

GRADE

13

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Correctional Institution for Women

7943 Brock Bridge Road

Jessup, Maryland 20794

Main Purpose of Job

To admit new clients into Addicts Changing Together – Substance Abuse Program (ACT-SAP); provide individual and group counseling; initiate referrals to other in house providers such as medical and psychology; correspond with Baltimore City Drug Courts; participate in staffing of non-compliance clients; document and record keeping according to COMAR standards.

POSITION DUTIES

  • Intake
  • Screening
  • Admission
  • Treatment Planning
  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Record Maintenance

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists under the requirements for Certified Supervised Counselors.  

Experience: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists under the requirements for Certified Supervised Counselors.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. In accordance with Health Occupations Title 17 and Code of Maryland Regulations 10.58.07, candidates appointed to positions in this classification must be eligible for and obtain certification by the Board of Professional Counselors as a Certified Supervised Counselor prior to permanent appointment.

2. 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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

2. Employees in this classification perform the work in a Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) or a Maryland State certified addictions program.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Please make sure that you provide complete and accurate information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after the above closing date.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

If you’re unable to upload your documents, please fax requested information only to 410-585-0570 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). We will not consider information submitted after the closing date of this announcement.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please mail your application by the closing date to:

HRSD-Recruitment & Examination

6776 Reisterstown Road, Suite 309

Baltimore, MD 21215

ATTN: Erin Alston

For more information, please call 410-585-3060

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

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As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.