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CHIEF, CENTER FOR SURVEILLANCE, INFECTION PREVENTION & OUTBREAK

PHYSICIAN PROGRAM MANAGER II

Recruitment #18-004609-0008

GRADE

37

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Office of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Outbreak Response, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

Within the Maryland Department of Health, the Prevention and Health Promotion Administration's mission is to protect, promote and improve the health and well-being of all Marylanders and their families through provision of public health leadership and through community-based public health efforts in partnership with local health departments, providers, community based organizations, and public and private sector agencies, giving special attention to at-risk vulnerable populations. This position supervises the activities of the Office of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Outbreak Response's Center for Surveillance, Infection Prevention and Outbreak Response in its missions to control or eliminate communicable diseases and outbreaks, provides consultation and training to Office and local health department staff on the management of unusual or complex manifestations of communicable diseases, and serves as a liaison with academic partners.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The successful applicant must possess a MD or DO degree from an accredited college or university, Board Certification, and at least two years of medical practice. 

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Supervisory experience and knowledge and/or experience in infectious disease epidemiology preferred.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Applicants must be licensed and currently registered with the Maryland Board of Physicians to practice medicine under Maryland State Law.  A copy of your current license must be attached to the application.

SELECTION PROCESS

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 Application.Help@maryland.gov

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

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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.