State of Maryland


- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $56,727.00-$91,075.00 Yearly




This is professional work in the specialized field of regional or State comprehensive health planning or planning regulation involving supervisory responsibilities.

An employee in this classification serves as chief of a major planning project or planning regulation activity. As head of a project, this position has responsibility for developing the objectives of the project, determining the scope of a study or review, the research and statistical methods to be employed, and the direction of the field work of the project.

The employee is responsible for reviewing the progress of the work, evaluating it, and preparing fiscal recommendations as part of a master plan or planning regulation review.

The work involves considerable contact and consultation with State, federal, regional, and local officials engaged in some form of planning or program administration, as well as contact with representatives of private institutions, organizations, and associations within the health industry.

The employee receives general direction from the agency director or from a designated higher level program director within the agency. The employee is responsible for the training, direction, and supervision of professional and technical personnel assigned to the project. In some cases, the employee may oversee and supervise the work of private consultants. Work effectiveness is evaluated through conferences and reports in terms of the timeliness, quality, and completeness of assigned projects.


Directs the development of a segment of a comprehensive health planning or planning regulation program;

Provides technical advice to private, non-profit agencies on their participants in planning or planning regulation;

Reviews and reports on operational progress of a segment of health planning or planning regulation;

Coordinates functions of the State or area-wide agency in regard to its responsibilities as they relate to Statewide comprehensive health planning or planning regulation;

Develops staff recommendations and implementation plans for agency policies in regard to specific planning or planning regulation areas, and the utilization of available resources;

Maintains continuing relationships with federal, State, and local agencies academic institutions, health insurance companies, hospitals, other health care institutions, and professional associations;

Maintains the grants review responsibility of the agency;

Coordinates the agency review process with that of federal and other State agencies to which the agency relates in supplying grant review information;

Disseminates Statewide information on planning or planning regulation to the health industry of the region or State;

Reviews and reports on proposed legislation affecting existing or contemplated development, planning and planning regulation programs;

Assists in the work of the agency advisory council in those specific areas of responsibility;

Supervises subordinate professional and technical employees;

Performs other related duties.


Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.


A Class Description provides information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work and General Requirements for a classification in the Management Service or a classification in the Skilled or Professional Service in which all positions have been designated Special Appointments. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency. Class descriptions broadly define groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies. Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

Date Revised

Jan 1, 2015

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 006533; EST: ; REV: 1/1/2015;

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