Maryland government jobs COORDINATOR SPECIAL PROGRAMS HEALTH SERVICES III, Health Services in Maryland

GRADE

14

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Frederick County Health Department, Frederick, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position is the lead position for the Opioid Misuse Prevention Program (OMPP) which requires the review and interpretation of local data including but not limited to prevalence of drug use, incidence of disease, social data, and population trends for the purpose of developing a local needs assessment and strategic plan with allocation resources to implement the local OMPP Strategic Plan. This position is responsible for the oversight and overall implementation of the OMPP including utilization of the SAMHSA Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) model for the development of the local OMPP Strategic Plan and related activities, training and leading program staff and partners, and networking with local, regional, and State agencies. Duties also include reviewing program materials, grant preparation, and the preparation of other documentation as needed by the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) and/or other funding agencies or departments. This position supports the development and implementation of strategies and activities related to medication misuse prevention under the SABG funded project.

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. A copy of your transcript must be attached to your application.

Experience: Three years of professional experience in health services, two years of which must have been in the option for which application is made.

NOTES:

  1. Applicants may substitute 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 option must be as follows: professional clinical or administrative work in health or medical services in areas other than Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities or Addictions.

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

  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.

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 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. If online process is not available, please send your paper application to: Maryland Department of Health, 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 Maryland Department of Health Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 or via email at dhmh.jobs@maryland.gov.

Department: MDH Local Health - Frederick County

Date Opened: 8/9/2018 08:20:00 AM

Filing Deadline: 8/23/2018 11:59:00 PM

Salary: $18.64 - $24.03/hour

Employment Type: Full-Time

HR Analyst: Carolyn Chase

Work Location: Frederick