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COORDINATOR SPECIAL PROGRAMS HEALTH SERVICES III, Mental Health

FULL-TIME CONTRACTUAL - REGIONAL RESOURCE COORDINATOR (RRC)

Recruitment #19-000479-0002

GRADE

14

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Behavioral Health Administration, 55 Wade Avenue, Catonsville, MD 

Main Purpose of Job

The Regional Resource Coordinator (RRC) (Coordinator Special Programs Health Services III, Mental Health), under the direction of Maryland's Commitment to Veterans (MCV) Director, is responsible for independently managing their assigned regional territory to ensure the provision of behavioral health care services (mental health and substance use disorder) to Veterans and their family members. The RRC takes direct referrals from the community and helps to link veterans with services through the VA Maryland Health Care System. If behavioral health services are not available through the VA Maryland Health Care System or US Veterans Health Administration, the RRC coordinates the service provision through the Maryland Department of Health Behavioral Health Administration until services are available through the VA. The RRC takes referrals for services other than for behavioral health services and ensures the veteran is connected to the appropriate subject matter expert. The RRC develops and maintains a resource repository of subject matter experts for housing, education, employment and healthcare in the respective region served. The RRC works with regional government, business and nonprofit organizations to ensure that MCV information is accessible to all potential partners and callers. The RRC assists with the development and implementation of the statewide program plan and provides veteran feedback, data and anecdotal information. In addition, the RRC presents information pertinent to the veteran population, such as military culture that serves to improve cultural competency as is related to veterans. This position receives supervision from the MCV Director, does not directly supervise but may lead workers and may be required to work days and nights which may include weekends and holidays. The Regional Resource Coordinator is required to have and to display at all times excellent interpersonal skills. Travel throughout Maryland is an element of the job. The RRC must be able to respond and react quickly to crisis situations and respond to inquiries with little to no direct supervision, plan and coordinate one regional conference per year in their region which includes managing the budget for that conference. This position is responsible for developing a program/event each year to represent a specific area of interest or identified barrier in their specific region.

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.  A copy of your transcript must be attached to the application.

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 work related to treatment and services for mentally ill patients.

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

Professional work experience related to the treatment or service to veterans is highly desirable.

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. 

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.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits 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 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

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 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



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