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Recruitment #18-002221-0001




MDH, Western Maryland Hospital Center, Hagerstown, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to provide managerial supervision to all non-clinical department heads responsible for administering a program deemed essential in the everyday operations at a state facility. This position bears full administrative responsibility for all non-clinical activity with the facility to include Environment of Care and Safety/Security, Maintenance, Plant Operations, Nutritional Services, Environmental Services, and Information Technology. The Western Maryland Hospital Center is one of two chronic specialty hospitals providing inpatient services. Western Maryland Hospital Center is licensed and provides services for three distinct programs: Traumatic Brain Injury, High Intensity Medical Program, and a Comprehensive Care Program/Skilled Nursing Facility. The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and the Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). The hospital employs approximately 236 employees, is budgeted for 55 patients/residents, and has an annual operating budget of approximately $24 million. This position receives managerial supervision from the Chief Executive Office and is emergency essential. This position serves as a member of the hospital's executive leadership body.


Qualified candidates should possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with three years of experience in health care administration, preferably in Facilities Management.  This should include at least one year of experience and a working knowledge of the Maryland Department of Health's Office of Health Care Quality (OHCQ) survey and inspection process and requirements and at least one year of experience and a working knowledge of The Joint Commission accreditation process and standards interpretation, particularly involving the Environment of Care, Life Safety, and Emergency Management chapters.


This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume must accompany your application.

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.  Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251. 

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.



As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.