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QUALIFIED DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PROFESSIONAL

Recruitment #18-004213-0001

GRADE

13

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Secure Evaluation & Therapeutic Treatment Program, Hagerstown, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to function as a Program Case Manager and the Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional (QDDP) for the SETT program units.  Responsibilities include case management and coordinator responsibilities for approximately 32 individuals with forensic involvement who are committed to the Maryland Department of Health SETT program.  The Program Case Manager/QDDP coordinates, develops and monitors individual plans for approximately 32 residents at a time and ensures compliance with applicable State and Federal regulations and the DDA's mission.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in one of the following fields: counseling, education, nursing, occupational physical therapy, psychology, social work, sociology, speech pathology or audiology, therapeutic recreation or a related human services field.

Experience: One year of experience providing professional services to the developmentally disabled.

Note: Education and experience requirements are established in Health Care Financing Administration Regulations Chapter IV, Title 42, 442.401 and 483.430 and Interpretive Guidelines.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Persons appointed to positions in this classification may be required to successfully complete training and maintain current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Applicants may be given a medical examination and may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform the work required of the position prior to appointment.

2. Employees are subject to call 24 hours a day and therefore, will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. 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. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, 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 additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.  Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251. 

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

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

This position is in a covered bargaining unit.

 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.