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Recruitment #17-004609-0007




MDH, Behavioral Health Administration, Office of Court Ordered Evaluations and Placements, Catonsville, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to provide medical/clinical management, supervision, and review for individuals who are court-ordered to the Maryland Department of Health for evaluation and placement. Duties will include oversight of clinical functions for the Office; program development; participation in the development and implementation of clinical policies and procedures; provision of clinical guidance to facility coordinators and staff and to community based evaluators; identify best practices; oversee peer review, quality improvement efforts and set clinical standards; manage gun restoration program; and provide representation of the office at court or at settings regarding court ordered placements cases when necessary.


Desired candidate should possess a Medical Degree from an accredited medical school, Board Certification in General and Forensic Psychiatry, and at least five (5) years of medical practice working with patients with mental illness and substance use disorders. At least three (3) years of that experience must be connected to the legal/criminal justice system. At least two (2) years of the total experience must have been at a supervisory or administrative level in a health care organization or system.

The ideal candidate should also have knowledge about the public sector Maryland Behavioral Health Care system.


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


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

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



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.

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.