Covid-19 Response Posting - Program Management/Supervisory Level
Under the supervision of the Director of Clinical Services, this position will provide oversight and guidance to the Regional Clinical Behavior Support Staff within each of the 4 Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) regions to coordinate consistent clinical and behavioral supports throughout the State of Maryland. This position will provide management/leadership and direct clinical experience serving children and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities (ID/DD) and co-occurring behavioral health challenges.
Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners under the licensing requirements for Social Workers.
Experience: Six years experience rendering clinical social work services in a health care or treatment setting subsequent to the receipt of an approved Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university. At least two years of the experience must have involved directing a clinical services program or unit or supervising Social Workers with Master's degrees.
Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in Social Work classifications or Social Work specialty codes in the Social Science, Psychology, and Welfare field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
The desired candidate should have:
- experience/knowledge in the field of intellectual developmental disabilities/mental health
- experience/knowledge of positive behavior supports and multi-tiered behavior support plans
- experience/knowledge with Trauma Informed Care and relationship-based approaches
- supervisory experience
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. Candidates must be licensed as a Certified Social Worker-Clinical by the Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners prior to appointment to a position in State service. Applicants who do not have the license may also apply pending receipt of the required license. When the license is obtained, submit a copy to the Maryland Department of Health Testing Unit.
2. Candidates appointed to positions in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of an automobile. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess an appropriate operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
All applications must be submitted online by Friday, October 30, 2020, at 11:59:00 PM.
Maryland’s health care delivery system consists of public and private hospitals, nursing homes, outpatient clinics, home health care services, hospices, providers, and health educators, among others. As a public health department, our goal is to improve the health status of every Maryland resident and to ensure access to quality health care. We are responsible for helping each person live a life free from the threat of communicable diseases, tainted foods, and dangerous products. To assist in our mission, we regulate health care providers, facilities, and organizations, and manage direct services to patients, where appropriate.