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COORDINATOR SPECIAL PROGRAMS HEALTH SERVICES I

FULL-TIME CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #17-002722-0018

GRADE

12

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Frederick County Health Department

300 B Scholl's Lane

Frederick, MD  21702

Main Purpose of Job

A Coordinator Special Programs Health Services I is the entry level of work coordinating programs in the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in a local health department, residential facility or the headquarters administration. The main purpose of this position is to provide recovery support services to program participants in community-based settings such as the local hospital, corrections, parole and probation and a court-based program. Applicants in long term recovery from a substance use disorder and have a familiarity with treatment and recovery resources in this region are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful applicant should have experience in behavioral health.

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.

NOTE:

1.  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in another field plus one year of professional experience in health services may be substituted for the specific degree.

2.  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 successful applicant should have experience in behavioral health.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated. 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. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If online process is not available, please send your paper application to: DHMH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. If you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689. 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, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the DHMH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 or via email at dhmh.jobs@maryland.gov.