Baltimore CountyWindsor Mill 21244

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of supervising public health professionals and support staff.

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Chief, Bureau Of Community Health Services

Baltimore County
US Department of Health & Human Services, 7500 Security Blvd, Windsor Mill, MD 21244, United States
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Overview

Pay Schedule XII, Grade 5M

A vacancy exists in the Bureau of Community Health Services, Department of Health and Human Services.
 
A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below.

Current and future vacancies occurring in any Office or Department of Baltimore County General Government may be filled from the list of eligible applicants.

All interested transfer and promotional candidates must apply at this time.  

List all promotions and changes in job duties due to reclassification as separate work experiences on your application.  Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications.

Note:  Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered.  A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position.  Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.

You can attach your transcript(s) or license(s) to your application.

Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education will result in your application not being considered.  Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.

Examples of Duties

Under direction, plans, organizes, directs, and controls the programs of Long Term Care Services in the Health Department.Plans, organizes, directs, controls, and evaluates the programs of Long Term Care Services. Interprets and develops standards, policies, and procedures. Initiates, develops, implements, and modifies programs and services provided by the Bureau.

  • Supervises professional public health managers, professional staff, and support staff. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of programs and staff.
  • Coordinates the activities of the Bureau with the services provided by other health care agencies. Provides advice and consultation to staff and serves as liaison to other agencies.
  • Plans, prepares, and administers operating and grant budgets. Directs the preparation and maintenance of records, reports, correspondence, and grant proposals.
Examples of Other Duties
May perform other duties as required.

(NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this class. They may not include all of the essential job functions of each position in the class. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job function listed.)
Qualifications

Training and Experience
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in nursing or public health
plus
five years' public health nursing experience, three years of which were in a supervisory capacity.

(Additional experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two years for the required education. Education beyond a master's degree may be substituted on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two years for the required non-supervisory experience).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Entry Level)

  • Thorough knowledge of public health nursing principles, practices, procedures, and methods. 
  • Thorough knowledge of current health and human services programs, resources, and trends. 
  • Thorough knowledge of public health program supervision. 
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of supervising public health professionals and support staff. 
  • Thorough knowledge of case management.
  • Skills in the supervision of public health professionals and support staff. 
  • Skills in planning, organizing, and implementing public health programs. 
  • Skills in the drafting of reports, correspondence, and other documents.
  • Ability to learn and interpret County and Departmental rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. 
  • Ability to learn and interpret applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations. 
  • Ability to effectively administer the Bureau's programs, grants, and budgets. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, staff, and other health agencies.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Full Performance)
  • Thorough knowledge of County and departmental rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. 
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations. 
  • Thorough knowledge of the organization, operations, and services provided by the Department, County, and other local health agencies.
  • Skills in the administration of programs, budgets, and grants. 
  • Skills in coordinating the Bureau's programs with services provided by other agencies.

Licenses and Certificates
Possession of a valid license to practice as a professional registered nurse, issued by the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Nurses, is required at the time of appointment.

Proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education
Applicants are required to submit proof of licenses, certifications and education beyond high school to meet the required and preferred qualifications of the position. Diplomas or transcripts must show the applicant’s major field of study. Copies and unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education will result in your application not being considered. Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.

Proof of Degree Equivalency
Applicants who have obtained a degree from outside the United States of America are required to submit degree equivalence documentation from World Education Services, Inc. (www.WES.org)

Mail or deliver documents to:
ATTN: Chief, Bureau of Community Health Services
Office of Human Resources
Baltimore County Government
308 Allegheny Ave.
Towson, MD 21204

You can attach your transcript(s) or license(s) to your application.

EXAMINATION PROCEDURE
Applicants will be qualified based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as stated on their application, which includes answers to the supplemental questions. Applicants must state the dates and duties of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes.
Conditions of Employment

Employees hired after July 1, 2022 are required to participate in the Baltimore County Employees' Retirement System, with very limited exceptions.

Physical and Environmental Conditions
The duties of this classification are essentially sedentary.

Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for employment with Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination, drug screening and employment investigation, including, but not limited to criminal background, education certification and fingerprinting checks.






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