HEALTH OCCUPATIONS INVESTIGATOR I
|Department||MDH Health Professionals Boards and Commissions|
|Date Opened||8/29/2019 3:15:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||12/27/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$17.36 - $22.32/hour|
|HR Analyst||Carolyn Chase|
LOCATION OF POSITION
MDH, Maryland Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators, 4201 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD
Main Purpose of Job
This position serves as an assistant investigator to the primary/senior investigator for the following Health Occupations Boards: Nursing Home Administrators, Acupuncture, Podiatry, Speech Language Pathology/Audiology and Hearing Aide Dispensers, Residential Child Care Administrators, Dietetic Practice and Environmental Health Specialists. Under the daily direction of the primary/senior investigator, this position functions as an independent, self-directed investigator directly responsible for planning, case review, investigation, thorough analysis and determining the strategy necessary to properly prepare a case for prosecution and/or alternative resolution. This position assists the primary/senior investigator on some assigned cases, and serves as the primary investigator on other cases. The Health Occupations Investigator conducts highly confidential investigations of assigned complaints lodged against health practitioners for fraud, misconduct or incompetence, by patients, other practitioners, attorneys and other individuals; documents investigative findings through complete written reports; serves subpoenas and disciplinary sanctions; investigates persons applying for reinstatement of licensure after disciplinary sanctions have been lifted; and coordinates investigations with Board Counsel and Prosecutor and Board Liaison, if needed.
Education: Completion of 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university to include 15 credit hours in criminal justice, law enforcement, criminology or a health field. A copy of your transcript must be attached to the application.
Experience: One year of experience conducting criminal investigations including the preparation of analyses and reports for use in legal proceedings.
1. Candidates may substitute additional experience on a year-for year basis for the required education.
2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Investigator, Police and Intelligence Specialist classifications or Investigator, Police and Intelligence specialty codes in the criminal investigation field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.
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.
Employees in this classification may be required to have daily use of a motor vehicle while on official State business. Standard mileage allowance will be paid for use of a privately owned vehicle.
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.
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.
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.