Director of Dimentia Services and Brain Health (Program Administrator III, Health Services)
Maryland Department of Health
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Salary: $58,588.00 - $76,300.00/year,
$58,588.00 - $76,300.00/year, with potential growth to $94,280.00/year
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 22-002943-0005
Main Purpose Of Job
This position will coordinate the Maryland Department of Health (MDH)'s Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA)'s Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control (CCDPC)'s Cognitive Health Program (CHP) and its approach to addressing Alzheimer’s disease, as well as other forms of dementia and cognitive/brain health. This position will support, monitor and coordinate a wide range of strategic Statewide cognitive health programming, policy and planning activities. This position will also provide staff support to the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD)' Advisory Council.
Additionally, this position will oversee the implementation of the State of Maryland's plan on ADRD. This position will collaborate with the CCDPC's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) and Data Team to develop and monitor implementation milestones and measurable outcomes, in order to assess the progress of the State's plan on ADRD. Furthermore, this position will build partnerships and seek alignment with State of Maryland agencies which aid individuals with dementia and their caregivers.
To add on, this position will manage all program procurements, grants, and contracts, as appropriate, depending on funding availability. Such funding will be sought to support the CHP through applications for grants which align with MDH’s approach, along with that of the State's plan on ADRD. Finally, this position will oversee aligned activities in the CCDPC, including healthy lifestyles and data and evidence regarding dementias and cognitive health.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, Education, Counseling, or a related field.
Experience: Six years of professional experience in health services, three years of which must have been in health services professional clinical or administrative services in areas other than Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities or Addictions, and four years of which must have been at the managerial or supervisory level.
1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master’s degree or Doctorate degree in a health or human services field from an accredited college or university for up to two years of the required general experience.
2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in another field, plus an additional year of professional experience in health services, for the required education.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a Commissioned Officer in Health Care Administration classifications or Health Services Administration 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 writing and managing grants. He/she should also have experience securing grant applications.
All applications must be submitted online by November 23, 2022, at 11:59:00 PM.
The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) is a governmental agency responsible for providing a wide range of public health services to Maryland residents and its visitors. MDH offers a wide range of job opportunities in many different areas of employment, spanning agencies all over the state of Maryland