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ADMINISTRATOR I (REGIONAL CLINICAL SERVICES MANAGER)

FULL-TIME CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #18-002586-0078

GRADE

16

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Behavioral Health Administration-Community Services, Catonsville, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Regional Clinical Services Manager (Administrator I), using expertise and knowledge gained through a professional certification or licensure in the human services field will work within the Clinical Services' Office of Systems Integration and Community Liaison at the Behavioral Health Administration (BHA). This position is involved in the planning, design, development, and implementation of clinical services grants to local jurisdictions and providing direct oversight and monitoring of clinical services within an assigned region in the State of Maryland. This includes oversight of services through contracts and Interagency Agreements with local behavioral health authorities, core service agencies, local addiction authorities, local health departments and community behavioral health providers and universities. The Regional Clinical Services Manager will conduct site visits to monitor LAA's, LBH's and CSA's for compliance with BHA's conditions of awards to ensure that services have been effectively rendered. This position reviews and assists in the development of the Administration's policies regarding effective programmatic and fiscal practices and provides recommendations to clinical program staff regarding contract deliverables, corrective action plans, retraction of funding, and carry-over request. This position is responsible for analyzing data and critiquing statewide management initiatives to ensure that such initiatives are in compliance with Behavioral Health Administration's policies and appropriate practices. This position will participate in the review of the local behavioral health plans and make recommendations and policy changes. This senior level position will also provide technical assistance and delivering training of state, county and program level staff in the area of best practices for monitoring mental health and substance use intervention, treatment and recovery services and developing performance standards. This position will be responsible for working collaboratively with BHA's System Management, Finance and Fiscal Management, Compliance, and Quality Improvement, Local Planning and Management, Beacon Health Options, and the offices within Clinical Services. This position also provides technical assistance, education and guidance to local advisory councils that are mandated by SB 194.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:    A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience:  Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.

NOTES:

1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The desired applicant will have experience in compliance activities which involve inspection, oversight, audit or review of operational details of a service delivery program. It is also desired that applicants have licensure or certification as a professional counselor, addictions counselor, nurse or social worker.  A copy of your license must be attached to the application.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

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.

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.



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