ALCOHOL AND DRUG SUPERVISED COUNSELOR
|Department||MDH Local Health - Harford County|
|Date Opened||2/6/2019 09:14:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||2/20/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$35,078.00 - $45,090.00/year, with potential growth to $55,270.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Roderick Howard II|
LOCATION OF POSITION
MDH/Harford County Health Department, Behavioral Health Division, Bel Air, Maryland
Main Purpose of Job
This position will apply counseling principles, practices and methods in the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and amelioration of psychological and physiological problems. This position will support the Division of Behavioral Health's mission and vision by ensuring that individuals have access to behavioral health services which foster resiliency, freedom from addiction and the attainment of psychological recovery.
This position will perform the full performance level of work at the Certified Associate's degree level. This position will be responsible for numerous important duties, including providing counseling and case management services to clients with substance use disorders; screening clients, in order to determine the most appropriate initial course of action, with regard to substance treatment; assessing clients with substance use disorders, in order to gather and interpret information necessary for evaluation and treatment, and developing client treatment plans and strategies, in order to obtain the desired treatment outcome.
Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists, under the requirements for Certified Supervised Counselors, Alcohol and Drug.
Experience: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists, under the requirements for Certified Supervised Counselors, Alcohol and Drug.
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, Alcohol and Drug, 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.
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.
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.
Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this, or other, State agencies.
Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.
If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information 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.
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, at 1-800-735-2258.
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People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
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