COORDINATOR SPECIAL PROGRAMS HEALTH SERVICES III, Health Services
|Department||MDH Local Health - Howard County|
|Date Opened||9/7/2018 1:55:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||9/21/2018 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$38,880.00 - $50,120.00/year, with potential growth to $61,691.00|
|HR Analyst||Jennifer Bui|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
The main purpose of this position is planning for, exercising, and managing assigned projects in The Emergency Preparedness Program (EPP). This position will serve as the Howard County Medical Reserve Corps (HCMRC) Coordinator and will recruit, retain, plan for activation of, and supervise the HCMRC as needed. This position also oversees the application and credentialing process for Professional Medical Volunteers. Additional responsibilities include assisting in the development of emergency preparedness based exercises, training programs, and community readiness outreach. This position will represent the Health Department on the CERN/LEPC Committee, the Functional Needs Committee, and will serve on the Health Department Incident Management Team. In addition, this position coordinates emergency messaging, manages the staff notification system, maintains the weather essential staff roster, facilitates call-down drills and maintains updated staff emergency contact information. May require response after business hours, includes administrative on-call duties on a rotating basis. Required to carry a communication device.
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: Three years of professional experience in health services, two years of which must have been in the option for which application is made.
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. 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
- Experience Coordinating with Volunteers
- Experience with/handling data entry and data maintenance for multiple large agencies/departments
- Experience with Emergency Preparedness including Participation in Drills/Exercises and Assisting with after Action Reports
- Experience with Outreach and Public Presentations in a work setting
- Experience representing an agency working with different groups and projects
- Experience with Web Based Notification Systems
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Programs