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PHYSICIAN PROGRAM SPECIALIST

Recruitment #19-004605-0007

GRADE

Physician Salary Schedule: Scale 35

LOCATION OF POSITION

Post Office Box 1810

Cockeysville, Maryland  21030

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for interpreting psychiatric and psychological evidence, prescribe psychiatric and psychological evaluations needs and participate as the mental consultant in the adjudication of Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability claims.

POSITION DUTIES

Interprets medical evidence to establish the existence, severity, onset, and duration of mental impairments; analyzes the sufficiency of psychological evidence to evaluate disabilities and describes functional limitations imposed; prescribes further development of psychological evidence from treating sources or consultant examiners, prepares a written statement of findings, assessment of severity and description of residual functional capacity; assures integrity of opinion based on psychiatric and psychological evidence in file, makes telephone and written contact to treating sources to obtain clinical data.  Provides consultation and training to disability examiners.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Possession of a degree in medicine from an accredited college or university.

Experience:

As required for certification in an area of medical specialization by an American Medical Association Specialty Board.

Note:

Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Medical Corpsman and Physicians classifications or Nursing or Physician and Medical Services and Special Corpsman Officer specialty codes in the medicine field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  1. Applicants must be certified by an American Medical Association Specialty Board in an area of medical specialization.
  2. Applicants must be licensed by the Maryland Board of Physicians to practice medicine under Maryland State Law. A copy of the current license must be attached to the application.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Individuals selected for positions with the Maryland State Department of Education's Disability Determination Service (DDS) will go through a complete Tier 2 federal background investigation.  A suitability determination by the Social Security Administration is necessary to determine whether an employee can be issued credentials in order to have access to Social Security disability data, records, and systems.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants must complete the MD State Government on-line application for employment recruitment #19-004605-0007. The Application must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications.

Paper applications can be completed and faxed to 410-554-9397 or mailed to DORS Human Resource Department at 2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218. To obtain a paper application visit our website dors.maryland.gov or marylandpublicschools.org. TDD (410) 554-9399. Inquiries can be made to 410-554-9424. Appropriate accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.

If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850.

Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, and travel throughout the State are required.  Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.