Job Number: MHSD-20190916-LR-01
Metropolitan Human Services District
3100 General DeGaulle Dr. New Orleans, LA 70114
One of ten districts across Louisiana, MHSD was created by the state legislature in 2003 to oversee the delivery of publicly funded, community-based mental health, addictive disorders and developmental disabilities services to our area. MHSD serves adults, children and families of Orleans, Plaquemines and St. Bernard Parishes. In particular, we serve residents who are uninsured or Medicaid eligible/covered, individuals suffering from mental illness, individuals suffering from addiction, and individuals who have developmental and/or intellectual disabilities.
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.
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The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers (Download PDF reader), and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.
(Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/).
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Metropolitan Human Services District
A baccalaureate degree plus two years of professional level experience in administrative services, economics, public health, public relations, social services, health services, or surveying and/or assessing health or social service programs or facilities for compliance with state and federal regulations.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Graduate training with eighteen semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience: public health; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; statistics; experimental/applied statistics; economics; business, public, or health administration.
A Juris Doctorate will substitute for one year of the required experience.
A master's degree in public health; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; business, public, or health administration will substitute for one year of the required experience.
Graduate training with less than a Ph.D. will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
A Ph.D. in public health; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; business, public, or health administration will substitute for the two years of required experience.
Health services include all services dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disease, or the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health for sick or injured individuals.
Public health includes jobs such as sanitarian, public health engineer and public health epidemiologist.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
To perform research, analysis and policy management activities related to statewide health or social service program(s).
Level of Work:
Broad from a Program Monitor Supervisor-DHH or higher level.
Location of Work:
Department of Health and Hospitals; Human Service Districts as established; and other social service entities as established by an approved DSCS Allocation Criteria Memorandum.
Differs from Program Monitor Supervisor-DHH by the absence of supervisory responsibility.
Differs from Program Manager 1-A-DHH and Program Manager 1-B-DHH by the absence of responsibility for administering small or less complex statewide program(s).
Examples of Work
Assist with coordination, management and monitoring of statewide program(s).
Plans and coordinates the monitoring and reporting process for statewide program(s).
Develops and implements policy procedures for statewide program(s).
Monitors contracts for adherence to deliverables. Monitors service providers for compliance with federal/state guidelines and financial solvency.
Writes, negotiates and processes programmatic and budgetary contracts; initiates and negotiates contracts for new clinic agencies.
Assists with the writing and managing of grant funds.
May provide functional supervision to regional employees.
Analyzes data to track training and technical assistance needs. May conduct or coordinate training for agency staff.
Presents information to community partners and to relevant agencies.
Prepares and reviews reports from facilities and other programs outlining statistical analysis and trends.
Serve on various committees for the purpose of formulating of policies and quality assurance methods.
Assesses regional needs related to resources, information gaps and barriers to service.
Implements provider recruitment strategies to address resource and service needs.
Assists rural and underserved communities in their efforts to secure grant funding for community-based projects to improve access to local health care services by way of: skill-building, training, grant writing, technical assistance, etc.
Monitors expenditures and accounts payable for grant and contract deliverables.
Tracks occurrences and participates in investigations.
Coordinates and maintains department's internal monitoring procedures for legislation.
Coordinates with Information Technology staff for the design and maintenance of data reports.