You must submit Application Supplement No. 2010-168-1 with your online or paper application.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2010-168

ISSUED  OCTOBER 20, 2010

REVISED APRIL 3, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examinations

 

for

 

COUNTY CARE MANAGEMENT MANAGER

(Local Government)

 

COMPLETING THE APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT IS THE TEST.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Titles

Job

Codes

Starting

Salary

1.

County Care Management Manager (Local Government)

L0761

*

  

*Local government salaries vary.  Contact the Human Resources Office of the local government agency where you are interested in working for specific information.

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

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 and opportunities for veterans, visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or call out veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

This is professional work in Fayette County's behavioral health-managed care organization assessing and substantiating the need for mental health and substance abuse services within the guidelines and standards of the HealthChoices Behavioral Health Managed Care Program.  You will gather demographic and clinical information to make appropriate referrals to consumers in need of services provided by a mental health or drug and alcohol addictions professional.  You will provide information regarding benefits, treatment options, the managed care system and community resources.  You will maintain client records, review and evaluate the medical appropriateness of treatment and, in consultation with a supervisor, make a decision regarding the appropriateness of this treatment.  You will also advocate for consumers and families; facilitate coordination of care; complete referral and case documentation; conduct follow-ups; prepare reports; and participate in clinical rounds, seminars and training sessions to maintain your licensure and clinical credentials.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

Please make sure you meet all requirements.  If after reading the requirements you are not sure you qualify, contact one of the Commission's offices listed at the end of this announcement.

 

For some jobs, offers of employment will be made only if you are willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid.

 

You are subject to Pennsylvania residency requirements and must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for PA Residency Information.

 

Some of the positions in this job title come under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law.  If you are a final candidate for one of these positions, you will have to provide reports on your background from such sources as the Pennsylvania State Police and the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.  If your background is unacceptable, you will be disqualified for employment in such positions.  You will receive information about these requirements and how to obtain the required reports at the time you are being considered for employment.

 

Minimum Requirements

A master’s degree in psychology, social work, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, activity therapies, special education, or other closely related clinical discipline; and two years of professional mental health clinical experience in psychology, social work, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, activity therapies, special education, or other closely related clinical discipline.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

All filled positions are in Fayette County.  All future appointments and promotions from lists are anticipated to be in Fayette County. 

 

Additional opportunities may occur due to normal turnover from retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

Employment preference may be given to residents of the county where jobs are located.

 

Promotion preference may be given to employees who work in the county where job openings occur.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact:

 

Fayette County Behavioral Health Administration, 215 Jacob Murphy Lane, Uniontown, PA  15401-2777; Telephone:  (724) 430-1385 OR (724) 430-1431

 

TESTING

 

You will be rated on your experience and training.  Your score will be based on information you report on your application and application supplement.

 

You must provide complete and accurate information.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification.

 

If you take the test and want to take it again, you may be retested after 6 months from the date of your "Notice of Examination Results."  A new application and application supplement are required for a retest.

 

If your name is on an eligible list for this job title and you take this test, your most recent examination result will be the only one counted.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Complete your application (and Application Supplement No. 2010-168-1) on the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application, or submit your completed paper application to:

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Online and paper applications both require submission of a copy of your transcripts at the time of application.  Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.  Enter your name and Social Security Number at the top of the transcripts.  Send by e-mail to RA-cs-transcripts@state.pa.us or fax to (717) 787-8650 or mail to the above address.

 

Applications, Application Supplement No. 2010-168-1 and further information can be obtained from:

 

1.

State Civil Service Commission:

 

 

 

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O.

 

Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (Voice) (717) 783-3058, Text

 

Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 772-2685

 

 

 

Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone

 

(Voice) (215) 560-2253, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (215) 560-4367

 

 

 

Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone

 

(Voice) (412) 565-7666, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (412) 565-2484

 

 

 

Internetwww.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The office listed under the “JOB OPPORTUNITIES” section of this announcement

 

For further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference and other items, refer to the instructions provided with the "Application for Employment/Promotion."