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COORDINATOR SPECIAL PROGRAMS III, Developmental Disabilities

**Reposted**

Recruitment #18-000491-0010

Introduction

This recruitment has eleven vacancies located throughout Maryland in the 4 regional offices of the Developmental Disabilities Administration (Central Maryland, Southern Maryland, Western Maryland, and Eastern Maryland).

GRADE

14

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Developmental Disabilities Administration, Regional Offices:

  • Central Maryland Regional Office, Baltimore, MD (4 vacancies)
  • Southern Maryland Regional Office, Laurel, MD (3 vacancies)
  • Eastern Maryland Regional Office, Salisbury, MD (2 vacancies)
  • Western Maryland Regional Office, Hagerstown, MD (2 vacancies)

**When applying, please select which counties you are interested in on your application under Employment Preferences.**

Main Purpose of Job

The Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) supports approximately 23,000 people with developmental disabilities in Maryland through a network of over 200 providers.  The DDA contracts with local health departments and private entities to provide case management services.  There are 650 Coordinators of Community Services employed by the case management entities across the State.   

This position is tasked with managing Coordination of Community Services (CCS) by working collaboratively with all Targeted Case Management agencies within his or her assigned region. They provide oversight and technical guidance to ensure quality delivery of coordination services, which includes but is not limited to monthly provider site visits, Person-Centered meeting and plan reviews, and general programmatic direction to ensure compliance with COMAR regulations.  A significant part of the job duties requires technical expertise of the Person-Centered Plan process to ensure implementation for people receiving services in all three DDA Medicaid waivers.

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: Three years of professional experience in health services, two years of which must have been professional work related to the support services and programs for developmentally disabled clients.

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.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The preferred candidate will have experience working with people with Intellectual Disabilities (ID) and have knowledge and understanding of case management.

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 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.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year. 

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.



Click on a link below to apply for this position:

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View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.