This full time contractual position will assist in monitoring and supporting the CCS agencies in the Central Maryland Region in providing optimal service to people served by DDA’s Home and Community Based Waivers. This position will work in collaboration with other units in the Central Maryland Region to ensure service delivery according to DDA Home and Community Based Waivers. Additionally, this position will maintain relevant databases to ensure that all information is processed and delivered in a timely fashion for the State of Maryland.
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 Developmental Disabilities 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 Developmental Disabilities option must be as follows: professional work related to the support services and programs for developmentally disabled clients.
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.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
The desired candidate should have experience in the field of Developmental Disabilities; knowledge of DDA Home and Community Based Waivers and Person-Centered Planning processes; and related customer service experience.
About Maryland Department of Health
The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) provides health care services through State programs, local health departments, State-run hospitals and residential centers, and contracts with private-sector health care providers. MDH can be divided into four major divisions - Public Health Services, Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Health Care Financing. In addition, MDH has 20 boards that license and regulate health care professionals; and various commissions that issue grants, research and make recommendations on issues that affect Maryland’s health care delivery system. MDH employs over 6,500 individuals with a budget of more than $12 billion to provide needed services to Maryland communities.