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PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR II ADDICTION - ***REPOST***

Regional Clinical Services Manager **FULL-TIME CONTRACTUAL**

Recruitment #21-000713-0002

Introduction

RECRUITMENT REPOST. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT REAPPLY.

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH Behavioral Health Administration

Clinical Services Division, Office of Treatment Services

55 Wade Avenue, Catonsville MD 21228

Main Purpose of Job

The Regional Clinical Services Manager (RCSM), using expertise and knowledge in behavioral health services will work within the Clinical Services Division, Office of Treatment Services at the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), Behavioral Health Administration (BHA). This position is involved in the planning, design, development, and implementation of behavioral health clinical services grants to Maryland’s 24 local jurisdictions, and providing direct oversight and monitoring of behavioral health clinical services in the 23 jurisdictions and Baltimore City within the State of Maryland. This includes oversight of services through contracts and Interagency Agreements (IAs) with the Local Behavioral Health Authorities (LBHAs), Core Service Agencies (CSAs), Local Addiction Authorities (LAAs), Local Health Departments (LHDs), Community Behavioral Health Providers, and Maryland Universities. The Regional Clinical Services Manager will conduct site visits to monitor the LBHAs, LAAs, and CSAs for compliance with BHAs conditions of awards (COAs) to ensure that services have been effectively rendered.

This position reviews and assists in the development of the Administration’s policies regarding effective programmatic and fiscal practices, and provides recommendations to BHA program staff regarding contract deliverables, corrective action plans (CAPs), retraction of funding, and fiscal year carry-over, roll-over, and over-the-allocation requests. This position is also responsible for analyzing data and critiquing statewide management initiatives to ensure they are in compliance with the BHAs policies and practices. The position will participate in the review of the jurisdictions annual local behavioral health plans and make recommendations and policy changes as applicable.

This senior level position will also provide technical assistance (TA) and facilitate training of state, county, and program level staff in best practices for monitoring substance use disorder (SUD), mental health disorder (MH), and co-occurring SUD and MH disorder intervention, treatment, and recovery support services. This position will be responsible for working collaboratively with BHAs various divisions, such as Systems Management, Finance and Fiscal Management, Compliance and Quality Improvement, Local Planning and Management, the Administrative Service Organization (ASO), and units within the Division of Clinical Services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, social work, psychology, education, counseling, or a related field.

Experience: Six (6) years professional experience in health services, three (3) years must have been in Addiction professional work related to treatment and services to persons with alcohol or other substance addiction and three (3) years must have been at the managerial or supervisory level.

Notes: 1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master’s degree or a Doctorate degree in a health or human services field from an accredited college or university for up to two years of the required general experience.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in another field plus an additional year of professional experience in health services for the required education.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Health Care Administration classifications or Health Services Administration 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 possess experience in compliance activities which involve inspection, oversight, audit or review of operational details of a behavioral health service delivery program.

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.