Health Planner, Fatal Overdose Review Team (FORT) Coordinator

Bureau: Behavioral Health Services / System Training Education and Prevention Services (STEPS)

Full-time County Contractual
Open to all qualified candidates.
Date Posted: 11/30/22 | Date Closing: Open until filled
Location: 122 North Langley Road, Suite A & B, Glen Burnie, MD 21060
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: $25-30 per hour commensurate with education and experience
Benefits: Participation in the County’s group health plan including prescription, dental, and optical, paid holidays and sick leave. Optional deferred compensation program at employee’s own expense.

Job Description

Nature of Work:

Coordinate the Fatal Overdose Review Team (FORT) and oversee all functions pertaining to the team. The FORT is comprised of representatives from county and private agencies with the purpose of reviewing individual fatal and non-fatal overdoses to develop an understanding of the causes and incidences of drug overdoses in the county and develop plans for and recommend changes to prevent drug overdose deaths. Review data from the Chesapeake Regional Information System (CRISP) and the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) to select cases for review. For each case selected, the CRISP data will be analyzed for bi-monthly meetings.

Schedule and plan all bi-monthly FORT meetings and subcommittee meetings. Facilitate meetings using tools such as LucidSpark, and exercises such as fishbone analysis, SWOT, PESTLE, among others. Responsible for conducting research on recommendations made in the meetings, developing and maintaining a strategic plan for recommendation implementation, and working with the subcommittee and other community partners to implement recommendations. Complete all required reports, develop meeting minutes and develop presentations or secure presenters as needed. May be required to go to community meetings that could be helpful for the implementation of FORT recommendations.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in public administration, health care administration, behavioral health, social work, psychology or other related field from an accredited college or university.

At least two years of related professional work experience; OR master’s degree in one of the fields listed above and one year of related experience.

Desired or Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated experience with strategic planning, public speaking and meeting facilitation. Understanding of complex public health-related issues. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to accomplish objectives.

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications can apply.

Send a completed County application or resume to:

Human Resources
3 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401

Fax to 410-222-4392 or email

An Equal Opportunity Employer
Smoke-Free Workplace

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State of Maryland

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