Opioid Misuse Prevention Program Coordinator, Prevention Specialist

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

Full-time County Contractual
Open to all qualified candidates.
Date Posted: 12/9/22 | Date Closing: Open until filled
Location: 122 North Langley Road, Suite A & B, Glen Burnie, MD 21060
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: $20.00 per hour
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:

Oversee the Opioid Misuse Prevention Program (OMPP) initiative including the implementation of a countywide workgroup that will utilize the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) model including needs assessment, capacity building, strategic planning, implementation and evaluation. Provide coordination and technical assistance of community opioid misuse prevention strategies. Write reports, monitor grantee activities and conduct community presentations and face-to-face outreach with pharmacists and prescribers to encourage them to talk and/or provide materials to customers on the dangers of prescription opioids.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Associate degree in the human services field from an accredited college or university.

At least two years of professional experience in public health or health services.

Desired or Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in health education or public health preferred. Experience working with physicians and/or pharmacists; in data collection and analysis; in leading community coalitions; and in substance use prevention.

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 hdrecruiter@aacounty.org.

An Equal Opportunity Employer
Smoke-Free Workplace

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State of Maryland

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