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COORDINATOR SPECIAL PROGRAMS HEALTH SERVICES IV, Health Services

Program Coordinator

Recruitment #18-002820-0015

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position will serve as support for the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program for special projects and federally required activities. This individual will ensure compliance of and adherence to grant requirements, coordinate work with multi-state and local agencies, provide support on home visiting issues, provide policy support as needed, support continuous quality improvement (CQI) efforts, ensure timely development and distribution of the MIECHV newsletter and assist with other MIECHV activities as needed. This individual will coordinate and oversee work products jointly conducted with the Department of Health and Human Services to address early childhood systems of care and related issues for improving child health outcomes by evaluating, analyzing, researching and developing health care services, policies, and programs. Additionally, this particular position supports home visitors and supervisors in CQI efforts including: training, reporting and measurable performance.

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: Five years of professional experience in health services, two years of which must have been professional clinical or administrative work in health or medical services in areas other than Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities or Addictions.

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 the following:

  • A Master's degree in public health, public policy, or a related field.
  • Professional grants management experience, specifically associated with the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and/or the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program or an accredited home visiting program.
  • Professional experience in budget monitoring and tracking expenditures, contract preparation, performance monitoring, and/or oversight.
  • Professional experience in grant writing and strong writing skills/communication with program evaluators or university personnel.
  • Professional experience in performance monitoring and continuous quality improvement efforts.

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

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

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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