ADMINISTRATOR I-COORDINATOR, PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM
|Department||MDH Behavioral Health Admin - Program Direction|
|Date Opened||3/12/2019 3:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||3/26/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$21.53 - $27.87/hour|
|HR Analyst||Carolyn Chase|
LOCATION OF POSITION
MDH, Behavioral Health Administration-Program Direction, 55 Wade Avenue, Catonsville, MD
Main Purpose of Job
This position serves as the Coordinator for the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), working with internal and external personnel and with vendors to maintain, track, and report on existing Program activities, address day-to-day programmatic and stakeholder needs, expand IT and programmatic functionality in response to evolving requirements and needs, to meet Program deadlines and reporting requirements, and to evaluate the efficiency and impact of the Program. The PDMP Coordinator will use independent judgment and analysis to interpret PDMP policies and priorities, develop project timelines and plans, develop data analysis tools/algorithms and enhanced unsolicited reporting protocols, create and maintain project metrics tracking mechanisms for Program evaluation and impact purposes, oversee sponsored agreements with CRISP, MedChi and other Prevention for States (PfS) funded partners, align PDMP activities across multiple state and federal funding streams, monitor the interagency agreement with University of Maryland Systems Evaluation Center for PfS evaluation services, coordinate BHA and other external partners on the development of the PfS evaluation plan, and engage with professional and community stakeholders, including the PDMP Technical Advisory Council and clinicians accessing PDMP data. The Program Coordinator supports projects designed to enhance the PDMP's data analysis and reporting capability such as the development of an overdose predictive risk model. The PDMP is a core component of the State's strategy to address opioid and other prescription drug related morbidity and mortality, and drug diversion.
Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.
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 should have:
Experience with project coordination;
Experience with public health and data;
Skill in organizing work effectively and attending to detail.
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.
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.