State of New Mexico Children's Medical Services Social Worker-Advanced (DOH/PHD #11165) in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Children's Medical Services Social Worker-Advanced (DOH/PHD #11165)



Children's Medical Services Social Worker-Advanced (DOH/PHD #11165)


$31,782.40 - $55,307.20 Annually


Albuquerque, NM

Job Type

Sponsored Term Funded Position


Department of Health

Job Number



3/20/2018 11:59 PM Mountain

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Job Description


Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience section of your application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience section prior to submitting your application. For more information please visit our website: Employment with the State of New Mexico

Purpose of Position:

This position will provide direct social work services to clientele in New Mexico's Northwest Public Health Region. Incumbent will provide services to a multi-ethnic population including, but not limited to, mono-lingual Spanish speaking families and Native American clientele, as well as providing a safety net and assurance services for children and youth with special healthcare needs. Services and concerns are addressed on an individual and family level and on a systems level. Strong preference will be given to Spanish-Speaking Applicants.


This position is a Pay Band 65.

Classification Description

Medical & Public Health Social Worker Advanced

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Social Work (in accordance with NMAC 61-31-9) and two (2) years of experience in a social work setting such as social service agencies, healthcare, medical, educational settings, mental health, home health, hospice, developmental disabilities and other relevant experience, working with patients, clients, providers and families.

Employment Requirements:

All applicants for this position must be licensed in accordance with the Social Work Practice Act, Sections 61-31-1 through 61-31-25 NMSA 1978, and 16.63.1 through 16.63.20 NMAC. Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver's License. Must possess and maintain a current Defensive Driving Course Certificate from the State of New Mexico or must pass and receive Defensive Driving Course Certification as a condition of continued employment. Successful completion of HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act), and successful completion of Blood-borne pathogen training within thirty (30) days as condition of continued employment.

Statutory Requirements:

All applicants for this position must be licensed in accordance with the Social Work Practice Act, Sections 61-31-1 through 61-31-25 NMSA 1978, and 16.63.1 through 16.63.20 NMAC. You must include your license or certificate number in the "License" section of the application form.

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Working Conditions:

Services are provided in communities, clinics, auxiliary site settings and in the homes of consumers to a diverse racial and ethnic population, many of whom do not speak English. Reaching and lifting up to fifty (50) pounds may be required. Potential exposure to communicable diseases. Travel to provide outreach and coverage to attend meetings and training sessions with the occasional overnight stay is required.

Conditions of Employment:

Working Conditions for individual positions in this classification will vary based on each agency's utilization, essential functions, and the recruitment needs at the time a vacancy is posted. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Default FLSA Status:

Exempt. FLSA status may be determined to be different at the agency level based on the agency's utilization of the position.

Bargaining Unit:

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and all terms/conditions of that agreement apply and must be adhered to.

Agency Contact Information:

Maurice Rodriguez (505) 897-5700 or email

Link to Agency:

Applicant Help/How to Apply:



Risk Management Division Employee Benefits

The State’s General Services Department Risk Management Division, Employee Benefits Bureau (EBB), is responsible for the procurement and oversight of employee benefits - including Medical, Pharmacy, Dental, Vision, Short & Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance. EBB insures approximately 68,000 State of New Mexico and Local Public Body employees and family members. The State’s Group Benefits Plan also offers COBRA, Flexible Spending Account Programs, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Erisa Administrative Services, Inc. (Erisa) is the State’s Third Party Administrator. They provide benefits administration to all plan participants, and offer knowledgeable staff to answer your questions. To learn more Benefit Information

In addition to the benefits listed above, the State of New Mexico Offers a retirement plan and a medical program for retirees. For more information regarding the State of New Mexico's plans you can visit the following websites:

Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico Website

New Mexico Retiree Health Care Authority


Please indicate the highest level of education you have completed.

If you have responded that you have an education higher than a high school diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your official/unofficial transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date awarded/conferred, institution name, applicant name and is in a format that cannot be modified (edited). Your application WILL NOT be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information.

  • Eighth Grade

  • Tenth Grade

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Associates Degree or Technical/Vocational Certificate

  • Bachelors

  • Masters

  • Juris Doctorate

  • Ph.D. / PsyD / Ed.D. / M.D. / D.O. / Doctorate


*How many years of experience do you have RELATED to the PURPOSE of this position?

Please note that the purpose of this position is an extension of the minimum qualifications. Please review both the purpose of position and minimum qualifications before responding to this question.

If you worked a part-time position (less than 40 hours a week) please be aware that your experience for this time period will be pro-rated. Additionally, if you have work experience that overlaps, you will only be credited for a maximum of 40 hours per week for that time period. Please note, that only related work experience will be considered.

  • None

  • 3 months of experience

  • 6 months of experience

  • 1 year of experience

  • 2 years of experience

  • 3 years of experience

  • 4 years of experience

  • 5 years of experience

  • 6 years of experience

  • 7 years of experience

  • 8 years of experience

  • 9 years of experience

  • 10 years of experience


Do you possess a current license to practice as a social worker in New Mexico or eligible for such licensure in accordance with the Social Work Practice Act, Sections 61-31-1 through 61-31-25 NMSA 1978, and 16.63.1 through 16.63.20 NMAC?

  • Yes

  • no


Do you possess a valid Driver's License?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Not Applicable


Are you fluent in both English and Spanish?

  • yes

  • no


Do you have experience working with a diverse client population (e.g., age, sex, race, mental/physical capabilities, religion, ethnicity, and culture) including experience and/or interest in working with Native American population?

  • yes

  • no


Have you provided social work case practice services to clients and their families with medical conditions or in medical and public health settings and provide crisis intervention?

  • Yes

  • No


Have you conducted interviews for intake, assessment, diagnostics, referral, reassessment, etc.?

  • Yes

  • No


Do you have experience interviewing clients in Spanish?

  • Yes

  • No


Briefly describe when and how you obtained this experience. Please note if you answered "No" to the previous question, type "n/a" as your response to this question.


Do you have experience formulating interventions and service plans?

  • Yes

  • No


Have you had experience working in partnership with multiple agencies?

  • Yes

  • No


I understand that I must attach transcripts if I have certified that I have an education higher than a High School Diploma or GED, which include the date and type of degree awarded, institution name, applicant name and is in a format that cannot be modified (edited).

PLEASE NOTE: Attachments are NOT automatically attached to your application. You will need to select which documents to attach to each application. (The last 15 attachments uploaded are available for selection).

I understand that my response to the experience question will be confirmed. I have included my related work experience in the Work Experience Section of my application.

I understand that I must complete the Certificates and Licenses section of my application or attach proof of this license/certificate to my application if this position has a statutory requirement.

I understand that my application will not be further considered if I fail to provide this required information and documentation at the time my application is submitted.

  • I understand

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