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Current Openings at GCHD

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Lea Getson

Lea Getson

Personnel Associate

Phone: 301-334-7705

Hours of Operation:
Mon. – Fri. 8:00am – 5:00pm

Current Job Openings

Alcohol & Drug Associate Counselor (Provisional) – The Garrett County Behavioral Health clinic has an opening for a full-time, contractual Alcohol & Drug Associate Counselor (Provisional).   The main purpose of this position is to provide individual and group counseling to substance abuse and co-occurring clients in Garrett County. This position will facilitate drug testing within the Substance Abuse Clinic.

Social Worker II, Health Services – The Garrett County Health Department is seeking a part-time, contractual, Social Worker II to join our Healthy Families team. The main purpose of this position is to provide comprehensive in-home Attachment and Bio-behavioral Catch-up (ABC) intervention, with fidelity, for caregivers of infants and young children 6 to 24 months old enrolled in the Early Care System of Care home visiting. This position requires acceptance into the training, videotaping caregiver and child sessions and weekly supervision via video conferencing, and obtaining, and maintaining certification in ABC intervention.  This position will consult with home visiting staff individually and/or in group settings, consistently and appropriately document interventions and summarize activities in family records, apply clinical and professional standards and policies in terms of decision making, work with caregivers and use of resources.

Mental Health Therapists – The Garrett County Health Department’s Behavioral Health Clinic has openings for school-based and clinic consultant therapists. Applicants must be licensed in Maryland as a social worker, counselor or advance practice nurse and obtain professional liability insurance. Flexible hours available. Generous compensation. Submit a resume` and cover letter to Personnel, Garrett County Health Department, 1025 Memorial Drive, Oakland, MD 21550. Please call 301-334-7680 for more information.

Home Health Nurses – The Garrett County Health Department Home Health Agency has openings for per diem Home Health Nurses on an as needed basis that may include weekends and on-call duty. Must possess a Maryland RN license and liability insurance. Submit a resume and cover letter to Personnel, Garrett County Health Department, 1025 Memorial Drive, Oakland, MD 21550. Please call 301-334-7750 for more information.

Equal Opportunity Employer/M.F.H.

All individuals interested in current or future positions with the Health Department are encouraged to visit the Maryland Department of Budget and Management website. To obtain a copy of the State of Maryland MS-100 Employment application, please visit

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