Pediatric Mental Health Care Access (PMHCA) Specialist

Sep 25 2023
Job Description

State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Family Health Services Division

Downtown, Oahu


Pediatric Mental Health Care Access (PMHCA) Specialist

$54,300 - $62,136 yearly, salary commensurate w/ training and experience


Exempt, non-civil service, temporary, full-time appointment. This position will assist with the coordination of the Pediatric Mental Health Care Access (PMHCA) project activities and provide support to the PMHCA Coordinator.  The position will conduct research on Project Echo, to determine video conferencing capabilities and determines how it can benefit rural and underserved communicates in Hawaii, in the area of pediatric mental health care.  The position will also research other data collection mechanism and surveillance systems and compile information into spreadsheets for review by the PMHCA Coordinator , search and document data and data sources, and assist in making changes to the data system as directed by the PMHCA Coordinator.



Minimum Qualification(s)


EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree.


EXPERIENCE:  One and a half (1 ½) years of progressively responsible professional work experience which required a high degree of analytical skill.  Such experience must have involved gathering, evaluating, and analyzing facts and other pertinent information required to resolve problems and/or to determine and recommend appropriate courses of action.  Such experience must have also demonstrated the ability to elicit information orally and in writing; read, comprehend, interpret, and evaluate technical subjects, and analyses, or proposals; and apply problem-solving methods and techniques, such as defining and analyzing problems, identifying alternative courses of action, sing judgement in determining appropriate alternatives, and prepare clear and concise written reports and recommendations for action.


Who May Apply


LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.


How to Apply


Submit completed State of Hawai’i Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment with original signature, three (3) references, detailed resume, and salary requirements to:


Department of Health

Family Health Services Division

1010 Richards St., #911

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Attn: Renzymeir Baloran


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #124203.

Application packet at:​oyment/job-opportunities/


Other Information


For additional information, you may email Renzymeir Baloran at[email protected] with cover letter and detailed resume.   


This position is exempt from civil service.  Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be “at will.”  

An Equal Opportunity Employer