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

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2010-168

ISSUED  OCTOBER 20, 2010

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

COUNTY CARE MANAGEMENT MANAGER

(Local Government)

 

COMPLETING THE APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT IS THE TEST.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

1.

County Care Management Manager (Local Government)

L0761

*

 

*Local government salaries vary.  Contact the Fayette County Behavioral Health Administration for specific information.  See the Job Opportunities section for further information.

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

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 must be a Pennsylvania resident, of good moral character and able to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

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 masterís 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

 

There are 3 filled positions in Fayette County.  One appointment or promotion from lists is anticipated in Fayette County in the next 12 months.  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 six 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

 

You may complete your application and Application Supplement No. 2010-168-1 online at www.scsc.state.pa.us or submit your completed paper application and paper application supplement to:

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

If you must submit a certificate as described in Section 4 of Application Supplement No. 2010-168-1, enter your name and Social Security number at the top of the certificate.  Send the certificate 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."