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Recruitment #22-001444-0001




MDH - Holly Center Salisbury, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position assists staff in carrying out positioning programs and range of motion with consistency and accuracy in the residences and day program areas in accordance with the most current procedures in place for each resident in order to enhance the overall function of the individual with developmental disabilities. This position monitors adaptive equipment use, cleanliness and state of repair. This position also assists with direct care duties associated with implementing the habilitative plan of care. These duties may be carried out in the residences as well as in the on-campus work sites.

NOTICE: Federal COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Certain Maryland Department of Health (MDH) Employees Per the emergency regulation issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (86 FR 61555), and as permitted to go into effect by the U.S. Supreme Court on January 13, 2022, all staff at the Maryland Department of Health’s CMS certified health care facilities are required to receive either a first or single COVID-19 dose and provide proof of their vaccination status by January 29, 2022. If selected for this position, candidates will be required to provide proof of vaccination status or have an approved religious or medical exemption prior to appointment.


Education: Completion of 60 credit hours at an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 credits in health or human services, education or the behavioral sciences.

Experience: One year of experience providing direct client services in a developmental disability or similar therapeutic setting.


1. Candidates may substitute an Associate of Arts or Bachelor's degree that includes specialization specialization in the field of developmental disabilities, mental health, or closely related area and a supervised clinical practicum in a developmental disabilities or similar behavior modification setting for the required education and experience.

2. Candidates may substitute additional experience providing rehabilitation services in a developmental disability setting at the rate of one year of experience for 30 credits of the required education.


The desired candidate should possess the following:
  • Experience working in a residential facility
  • Experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities
  • Experience working with adaptive equipment (wheelchairs, mechanical lifts, etc.)


Candidates for this classification may be required to successfully complete training and maintain current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


1. Applicants for this classification may be given a medical examination, after an offer of employment and prior to appointment, to demonstrate the ability to perform the work required of the position.

2. Employees in this classification are subject to call 24 hours a day and, therefore, will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.


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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