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MHCC PROGRAM MANAGER

Recruitment #19-009273-0004

GRADE

9990

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Health Care Commission
4160 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) is an independent State agency responsible for planning for health system needs and promoting informed decision-making by providing timely and accurate information on the quality of health care services to policymakers, purchasers, providers, and the public. The MHCC maintains a consumer website, through which provider performance and quality information is made available to the public. The Maryland Healthcare Quality Reports website can be accessed at healthcarequality.mhcc.maryland.gov.

The MHCC is seeking a Program Manager to provide project oversight and analytic support to the Commission's consumer focused reporting initiatives in the Center for Quality Measurement and Reporting (CQMR). This senior level position will lead the effort to expand the use of existing databases to better access provider performance and provide meaningful information to consumers and stakeholders. The position will also provide technical and analytic support to the Center staff toward development of issue briefs, analyses, and concise, consumer-oriented feature stories using available clinical, demographic and financial data and CMS, NQF and AHRQ measures. The applicant should have the ability to conduct policy analyses focused on health care quality and appropriate utilization using public and private insurance carrier health care claims, MHCC provider surveys, Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers & Systems (CAHPS) surveys, the American College of Cardiology's National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR®), and the CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network data, which is the most widely used healthcare-associated infection tracking system.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Requires a Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Care Administration, Public Policy, or closely related field and two years’ related experience. Demonstrated proficiency with SAS, other statistical packages, or data analytic products is required. Strong written and verbal presentation skills are required.  Demonstrated multimedia experience using presentation software and social media is preferred. 

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. 

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.