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PHYSICIAN PROGRAM SPECIALIST - Adult/Child Psychiatry

SSA Disability Claims Examiner

Recruitment #22-004605-0002

Introduction

The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland.

GRADE

PHY 0005

LOCATION OF POSITION

211 Schilling Circle, Suite 100
Hunt Valley, Maryland  21031

POSITION DUTIES

This is a part-time (50%) position responsible for interpreting psychiatric and psychological evidence, prescribing psychiatric and psychological evaluations needs, and participating as the mental consultant in the adjudication of Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability claims.

Duties include:
Interprets medical evidence to establish the existence, severity, onset, and duration of mental impairments; analyzes the sufficiency of psychological evidence to evaluate disabilities and describes functional limitations imposed; prescribes further development of psychological evidence from treating sources or consultant examiners, prepares a written statement of findings, assessment of severity and description of residual functional capacity; assures integrity of opinion based on psychiatric and psychological evidence in file, makes telephone and written contact to treating sources to obtain clinical data; and provides consultation and training to disability examiners.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Doctorate degree in medicine from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Required for certification in an area of medical specialization by an American Medical Association Specialty Board. 

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Medical Corpsman and Physicians classifications or Nursing or Physician and Medical Services and Special Corpsman Officer specialty codes in the medicine field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Applicants for this classification must be certified by an American Medical Association Specialty Board in an area of medical specialization.

2. Applicants for this classification must be licensed by the Maryland Board of Physicians to practice medicine under Maryland State Law. A copy of the current license must be attached to the application.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Conditional job offer and access to Social Security Administration’s (SSA’s) systems, data, information, and /or premises are contingent upon you passing the SSA suitability process.  A suitability determination by the Social Security Administration is necessary to determine whether an employee can be issued credentials.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants must complete the MD State Government online application for employment recruitment #22-004605-0002. The application must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications. While the online application is preferred, if you do not have Internet access, a paper application can be completed and faxed to 410-554-9397 or mailed to DORS Human Resource Department at 2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218. To obtain a paper application visit our website dors.maryland.gov or marylandpublicschools.org. TDD 410- 554-9399. Inquiries can be made to 410-554-9394. Appropriate accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.

If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850.

Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, and travel throughout the State are required. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment. 

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.


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