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DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (OQI)

PROGRAM MANAGER IV

Recruitment #19-005479-0030

GRADE

22

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, PHPA, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Maternal and Child Health Bureau's (MCHB) mission is to protect, promote and improve the health and well-being of all women, infants, children and adolescents in Maryland. MCHB programs and activities strive to strengthen and support the maternal and child health infrastructure and to assure the availability and accessibility of preventive and primary care services for women, children and adolescents. 

The position assists with oversight and direction of the MCHB Office of Quality Initiatives (OQI), which includes the following programs, among others: Child Fatality Review (CFR), Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR), Babies Born Healthy (BBH), and Child Abuse Medical Providers (CHAMP). This position will have direct oversight of the programs listed above and supervision of program staff. This position will assist with collaboration on data access and analysis, quality improvement, program development, identification of potential grant opportunities, policy development, and performance management.  This position will also be responsible for tracking and understanding CRISP projects across the Bureau to ensure integrated approaches where possible.

Further, this position will be responsible for planning, coordinating and organizing the MCHB's response to new and emerging initiatives, and for organizing strategies across the bureau for programmatic success.  The position will be responsible for assisting with developing policy agendas and writing position statements; identifying potential grant opportunities; and helping ensure system integration across the MCHB in terms of program and new initiatives. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and 6 years of professional health or human service experience, including 3 years of experience at the supervisory or managerial level.  Candidate must also possess at least 3 years of public health program management experience.

SELECTION PROCESS

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

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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 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.

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.



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