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COORDINATOR SPECIAL PROGRAMS HEALTH SERVICES IV, Mental Health

Recruitment #20-002344-0004

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH Behavioral Health Administration, Catonsville, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position will be to serve as grant monitor and primary contact for subgrants under the Office of Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Services (CAYAS) relating to crisis services, including subawards for mental health stabilization services. This position will assist the Deputy Director and Director with the development and implementation of a statewide crisis services system in alignment with the CAYAS overall growth plan. Additionally, this position serves as back-up and additional support as designated by the Chief of School Aged Services with regards to the Medicaid funded TCM and 1915i services. In this role this position will interact with the statewide network of local behavioral health authorities, specifically the Child and Adolescent Coordinators in each jurisdiction, and to private providers of case management and 1915(i) behavioral health services to children, adolescents and young adults within these jurisdictions. This role will share attendance at regular monthly meetings with local counterparts, and provide leadership on behalf of the State on a number of service related issues. (e.g. assist local authorities in the selection, monitoring, and oversight of targeted case management providers statewide.) The position will also work with the ASO and the local agencies in coordination around a wide variety of provider issues, including recruitment, information sharing, quality monitoring, and follow-up on incident reporting with providers.

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 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

The desired candidate should have:
  • Clinical position and training/licensure. 
  • Experience working with children, adolescents and/or young adults. 
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to work with statewide systems. 
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism. 
  • Proficiency with computers and data entry into electronic tracking systems.

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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