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State/City & County Jobs

State of Hawaii, Department of Health
Adult Mental Health Division (AMHD)
Non-Civil Service Positions (Exempt)


Staffs a statewide access line for system entry into the AMHD. Provides screening for mental health needs, crisis support, schedules assessments based on immediacy of needs, and dispatches crisis outreach. MQ: bachelor’s in nursing, social work, or other human services field; diploma RN (may qualify depending on experience) and 1 year experience in mental health, or 1 year experience with a crisis line as a volunteer or paid staff.


Coordinates a statewide system of long term care services for adults with SPMI. MQ: master’s or doctoral degree in social work, psychology, sociology, nursing or other related field; 5 years experience working with mentally ill consumers; and 2 years experience in a long term care services program preferred.


Participates in monitoring and improving the quality of care provided to consumers served by the Community Mental Health Centers and purchase of service providers. Also reviews and investigates sentinel events and quality of care complaints. MQ: bachelor’s or master’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology, nursing, or other related field; and 2 years experience in a psychiatric setting or relevant experience. Relevant substitutions for education will be considered with appropriate licensure. Licensure and 2 years experience in quality improvement preferred.

For Counties of Hawaii and Kauai

Provides oversight, planning, monitoring, and evaluating of county-based programs and services funded by the AMHD. MQ: master’s degree in social work with experience in mental health, a master’s degree in nursing specializing in psychiatry, a master’s degree in public health with an emphasis on administration and planning, a master’s degree in psychology, or a doctoral degree in psychology; and 5 years experience working with mentally ill consumers with knowledge of community-based mental health services.

You may call for or pickup an application and request additional information on benefits. Return application, resume, and salary requirements to: Adult Mental Health Division, 1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 256, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, Attn: Personnel (Inquires: (808) 586-4675)

Continuous recruitment until positions are filled; however, only applications postmarked by December 7, 2007 are assured of receiving full consideration.

An Equal Opportunity Employer