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MARYLAND HEALTH CARE COMMISSION PROGRAM MANAGER

FULL-TIME CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #19-009273-0008

GRADE

9990

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Maryland Health Care Commission, 4160 Patterson Avenue,  Baltimore, MD 21215 

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC), an independent State agency responsible for planning for health system needs and promoting informed decision-making by providing timely and accurate information on availability, cost, and quality of health care services to policymakers, purchasers, providers, and the public, is seeking a contractual employee in its Center for Health Information Technology and Innovative Health Care Delivery (Center). The Center is responsible for advancing the implementation of health information technology (electronic health records, health information exchange, and telehealth). The Center has a critical role in facilitating wider adoption of advanced care delivery activities and demonstrations aimed at implementing a new fundamental strategy focused on patient needs, where primary care is the foundation for maximizing value in health care delivery through better health outcomes and lower costs. The Center seeks an enthusiastic senior level professional able to thrive in a fast-paced, results-driven environment. This individual develops strategies for expanding use of health information technology and collaborates with other State organizations and providers in designing innovative care delivery initiatives.  A strong understanding of health information technology, the medical home concept, value-based payment models, quality improvement activities, and Maryland's Total Cost of Care Model is required. This individual collaborates with various stakeholders in developing initiatives based on existing knowledge, skills, and experience. The position requires project leader skills and the ability to work as a team member. This individual must have strong experience handling multiple projects, meeting project deadlines, and completing projects on time. The applicant should possess excellent data analysis, report writing, and presentation skills and have the ability to build productive relationships among competing stakeholders. 

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Maryland Health Care Commission's website to learn more about initiatives of the Center: http://mhcc.maryland.gov/mhcc/pages/hit/hit/hit.aspx and http://mhcc.maryland.gov/mhcc/pages/apc/apc/apc.aspx.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:    A Master’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Economics,  Health Science, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Public policy or a closely related field. 

Experience: Three (3) years of experience evaluating, analyzing, researching and developing health care services, policies and programs.  A Bachelor’s degree and two (2) additional years of experience may be substituted for the Master’s degree.  Demonstrable skills in qualitative and quantitative analysis, writing, and oral presentation.  The ability to participate fully in multiple or simultaneous projects with different and competing timelines.

SELECTION PROCESS

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. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

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

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

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.