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Recruitment #22-000479-0004






MDH Somerset County Health Department, Westover MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to provide a variety of complex administrative duties demanding a comprehensive knowledge of the State Homeless Solutions Program (HSP) Policy regulations. Maintain knowledge of all eligible services under HSP including outreach, shelter, rapid re-housing and prevention. Receive monthly invoices from HSP sub-recipients and review against HSP Policy Guide to ensure all expenditures are eligible. This position requires the ability to handle situations and problems independently. If issues are identified in the submitted expenditures, this individual must work with the sub-recipients to correct the re-submission, maintain contact with Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) staff to resolve questions around eligible services and resolve invoice issues. This program is a regional HUD funded programs that is managed by the Somerset County Health Department to plan and coordinate the resources available to assist homeless and at risk of homeless individuals and families in Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties. This position also is to supervise and assist the worker employed to coordinate the evaluation, planning and monitoring of behavioral health services provided by psychiatrist, psychologists, social workers, professional therapist and nurses in Somerset County in order to insure the provision of individuals and community intervention, prevention, and education in the area of behavioral health. Offer oversight of service delivery and assist Director in managing service utilization for Somerset County Consumers of Public Mental Health and Behavioral Health Authority. This position is designated emergency essential.


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

Experience: Three years of professional experience in health services, two years must have been in the Mental Health option.


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of 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 Mental Health option must be as follows: professional work related to treatment and services for mentally ill patients.

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

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.


The desired candidate should possess experience with the public mental health system.


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.



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

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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