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Complex Case Program Specialist 1-BHDS- Westmoreland County

Complex Case Program Specialist 1 (County Mental Health Program Specialist 1) (LG) – Westmoreland CoApplication LinkSalary$64,063.72 AnnuallyLocation Westmoreland County, PAJob TypeCivil Service Permanent Full-TimeJob NumberCS-2024-80845-L0751DepartmentLocal GovernmentDivisionHS Westmoreland Co Mh/Id UnitOpening Date04/03/2024Closing Date4/16/2024 11:59 PM EasternJob CodeL0751Position Number80012733UnionNon-UnionBargaining UnitLGPay GroupLGBureau / Division Code88213465Bureau / DivisionWestmoreland County Behavioral Health and Developmental ServicesWorksite Address40 North Pennsylvania AvenueWorksite AddressSuite 1100CityGreensburg, PennsylvaniaZip Code15601Contact NameDolores GradlerContact Phone724.394.2239Contact Emailgradlerd@westmoreland.swsix.comDESCRIPTIONBENEFITSQUESTIONSTHE POSITIONAre you passionate about supporting an adult population by providing a variety of health, behavioral, and developmental services? Make a positive impact with our team at Westmoreland County Behavioral Health and Developmental Services as a Complex Case Program Specialist 1 (Adult Cross-System Coordinator). Your knowledge and compassion will help us promote hope, growth, recovery, quality of life, and inclusion in the community. Westmoreland County offers excellent benefits including health, vision, and dental insurance as well as vacation days, personal days, sick days, and paid holidays. Take the next step in your career with our supportive team! DESCRIPTION OF WORKAs an Adult Cross-System Coordinator, you will be providing follow-up and technical assistance in procuring and linking appropriate resources. Duties include offering outreach and education about the DHS program offices and higher-level of care programs that are offered through HealthChoices, as well as serving as a designee on various projects throughout the entire DHS program offices. You will have the opportunity to function as a program monitor for the behavioral health/developmental services under the supervision and direction of the Complex Case Director. In this role, you will support planning and staffing efforts to serve adult consumers identified in two or more of the following groups: Being discharged from psychiatric inpatient or state hospitalsAdmissions to Long Term Structured Residence or any other long term care facilityAt risk for multiple inpatient readmissionsSeriously Mentally III (SMI) consumers experiencing reoccurring acute episodesA member of a priority or special needs population (i.e. Intellectually Disabled, Aging, or Forensic) who present with complex behavioral health, developmental services, medical and/or other life care needs Work Schedule and Additional Information:Full-time employmentWork hours are 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday – Friday, with a 30-minute lunch.You may be required to work beyond operational business hours to attend emergency situations.Telework: You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time up to 2 days a week, upon successful completion of the required probationary period. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection and work from an approved location inside Pennsylvania. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Greensburg.Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITYQUALIFICATIONSMinimum Experience and Training Requirements:Two years of professional level experience in the field of mental health; and a bachelor’s degree; orAny equivalent combination of experience and training.Other Requirements:You must meet the PA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.Hiring preference for this vacancy may be given to candidates who live within Westmoreland County. If no eligible candidates who live within Westmoreland County apply for this position, candidates who reside in other counties may be considered.You must be able to perform essential job functions.Legal Requirements: You must pass a background investigation.A conditional offer of employment will require a drug screening.This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law.Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports including, but not limited to, PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI Fingerprint clearance.How to Apply:Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position. Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.  The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.EXAMINATION INFORMATIONCompleting the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions. Your score is valid for this specific posting only.You must provide complete and accurate information or:your score may be lower than deserved.you may be disqualified.You may only apply/test once for this posting.Your results will be provided via email.AgencyCommonwealth of PennsylvaniaAddress613 North StreetHarrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120Websitehttp://www.employment.pa.gov
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