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Chief, Nursing Facility Services Division


Recruitment #19-005477-0014




MDH, Office of Long Term Services and Supports, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for development and implementation of Medicaid coverage and reimbursement policy for nursing facility services. The position projects Program expenditures and manages reimbursement policy and parameters consistent with State budget appropriations of approximately $1.3 billion annually. This position is responsible for development of policies, provider transmittals, regulations, budgets, and State Plan Amendments for nursing facility services. This position oversees Nursing Facility Quality Assessment and pay-for-performance. It also evaluates and develops Medicaid policy for special hospitals (adult chronic and special pediatric) and residential treatment centers (rate-setting and provider enrollment). The position also supervises the contract monitor and provides program, policy, and administrative direction to the Department's Utilization Control Agent (UCA) in its activities related to medical eligibility for institutional long term care and hospital/acute care, home and community-based waiver services, and preauthorization for medical supplies and equipment.


Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and 6 years of professional experience in health care policy, public health, health care administration or closely related field, including 2 years of experience at a supervisory or managerial level.

A Master's degree will substitute for 2 years of experience in health care policy, public health, health care administration or related field.


The desired candidate will have experience in managing large budgets, fiscal analysis, and extensive knowledge of the nursing facility industry.


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.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. 

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



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

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information 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.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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