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COORDINATOR SPECIAL PROGRAMS HEALTH SERVICES II, DD

Recruitment #19-002817-0017

GRADE

13

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH Potomac Center, Hagerstown MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position functions independently and in concert with others in providing requisite services to and on behalf of individuals.  This position must discharge professional responsibilities in accordance with expertise, ethical considerations, and applicable regulatory standards or requirements; facilitate acquiring an intimate feel for and appreciation of individual needs and behaviors, and to better assess the degree or depth of familial involvement; serve on Individuals' Inter-disciplinary Team; primary familial contact; assess individuals' needs and explores possible responses thereto; and, writes updated social summaries in accordance with Center policies and professional practices.  This position exercises individual discretion and professional judgment to fulfill assigned responsibilities in a competent, efficacious and professional manner; functions as advocate on behalf of Individuals and actively supports an integrated and holistic approach to the totality of individuals' needs and their pursuit of outcomes.  This position must, at all times, ensure duties and responsibilities are faithfully discharged according to dictates of ICF/MR; Office of Health Care Quality; CMS; Title XIX; Center Policies and Procedures and professional standards commensurate with license.

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: Two (2) years of professional experience in health services, one (1) year of which must have been in the option for which application is made (developmental disabilities).

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 the support services and programs for developmentally disabled clients.

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

The desired candidate should have experience working directly with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or individuals who have a mental health diagnosis.

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

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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View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.