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Deputy Director of Clinical Services

Recruitment #18-004609-0004


This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.




DPSCS - Clinical Services Unit

6776 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21215

Main Purpose of Job

The Deputy Director of Clinical Services will be responsible for the Pretrial Complex System SDA and is a direct report to the DPSCS Chief Medical Officer. They will serve as back up for all of the other DPSCS related clinical operations and Delivery Areas (Western, ECI, Jessup). They will assist in the development of policy and procedures, liaison with the DPSCS ACOM supervisor for the Pretrial Complex and the DPDS Duvall monitor regarding any consent issues. They will represent Pretrial complex Commissioner and deputy Commissioner at meetings at their request as well as the Deputy Director of field and support services . The position will serve as a content expert liaison with the Attorney General's Office and provide declaration and testimony when required for DPSCS. Provide direct interface with Bon Secour hospital/locke ward issues, and link with the Directors of substance use, mental health, nursing, internal audit unit, and social work cover death reviews for the region. Participate in contract oversight meetings for all of the privatized contractors for medical, mental health, Dental, and Pharmacy statewide meetings.


To provide backup, support, and cover the DPSCS Director of Clinical Services’ responsibilities as required. Clinically monitor and support actions regarding Partial Settlement Agreement (PSA), Duval Consent Decree. PSA/ ACLU/ heat consent related issues. Support consultant for Duval, Attorney General’s Office, DPDS Commissioner. Provide oversight of DPSCS Contracts for Baltimore /Central regions / Pretrial Services regions, primarily with emphasis on multi-vendor contracts.

Provide consultation and support for the delivery of safe and effective healthcare as related to the medical contract, grievances, custody and warden issues, etc. for the Pretrial complex Deputy Commissioner and the Commissioner

Provide Physician Clinical support for the ACOMS in the assessment of the comprehensive medical activities related to Baltimore /Pretrial CQI including Case Reviews, Morbidity, Mortality, and ACOM. Participation in targeted audits of utilization in the medical contract of healthcare resources, patient review and management.

Attend statewide weekly meetings, and quarterly multi-vendor meetings.


Education: Board eligible or Board certified residency trained medical doctor / provider in a primary care specialty (Family Medicine , Internal medicine, Emergency medicine (but not pediatrics or OBGYN); and shall possess an active and current Maryland license in good standing.

Experience: Administrative and supervisory experience involving at a minimal of 8 subordinate medical disciplines (nurse practitioners, mid-level providers, director of nursing).


Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualifications.

- Multi-vendor contract experience/interface (Pharmacy, Dental, Mental Health providers).

- Working knowledge of accreditation audits involving correctional standards compliance (NCCHC, ACA).

- Correctional healthcare experience.


All persons who meet the minimum qualifications will be approved on the certification list and will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after the above closing date.


Resumes will be accepted.



To submit your qualifying documents; the preferred method is to upload them using the "other" tab on the online application. However, if you’re unable to upload your documents, please fax requested information only to 410-585-0570 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). We will not consider information submitted after the closing date of this announcement.

Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please mail your application by the closing date to:

HRSD-Recruitment & Examination

ATTN: J. Rolon

300 East Joppa Road, Suite 1107

Towson, MD 21286

For more information, please call 410-339-3695

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

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