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MDPCP PRACTICE COACH

HSCRC ASSISTANT CHIEF

Recruitment #18-009254-0001

GRADE

9990

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Maryland Primary Care Program
4201 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD  21215

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Primary Care Program (MDPCP) is an essential part of the overall transformation of health care delivery in Maryland.  In order to successfully implement this change, the Program Management Office is hiring a team of individuals who will be specifically trained in the elements of advanced primary care processes in order to provide “hands on” assistance to practices across the State.  

Each practice coach will be responsible for developing a productive relationship with a set group of participating practices.  Coaches will provide technical assistance to program participants, serving as a key resource in the practice’s transformation journey.  

  • Report weekly progress to Data and Practice Transformation Manager
  •  Use Salesforce to track work and communicate with practices
  • Develop plans and strategy for all accounts
  • Develop strong working relationships with practice clinical and operational leaders built on trust and reliability
  • Participate in regular meetings with PMO Practices Transformation team to discuss status and recommend improvements
  • Ensure substantive, quality educational materials and technical assistance are provided to MDPCP participant practices
  • Maintain effective relationships with all program participants
  • Coordinate technical assistance with CMS’ Learning System  

Maryland is entering into a Total Cost of Care All-Payer Model contract with the federal government in January 2019 that is designed to coordinate care for patients across both hospital and non-hospital settings, improve health outcomes, and constrain the growth of health care costs in Maryland.  A key element of the model is the development of Maryland Primary Care Program (MDPCP).  The MDPCP is a voluntary program open to all Maryland qualifying primary care providers designed to support the delivery of advanced primary care throughout the state.  The MDPCP will support the overall health care transformation in Maryland and allow primary care providers to play a more integrated and powerful role in prevention, management of chronic disease, and assuring care is provided in the most efficient and effective setting in the community.  

Please submit a resume and cover letter along with your application.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited University and the ability to travel (owned vehicle).  

The successful candidate will have 5+ years’ experience in the health care field.  Candidate should have some background in directly working with community providers in a consulting or employee relationship providing expertise on provider communications, networks, communications, legislation, policy, data, HIT or other related topics.  Candidate should be highly knowledgeable about health care transformation, value-based payment, primary care, health and hospital systems, and trends in the delivery of health care, including how it applies to Maryland primary care providers.  Candidate should be familiar with the landscape of providers in Maryland including primary care practices, hospitals and Accountable Care Organizations.  

Additional experience in the health care field may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please submit a resume and cover letter along with 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.

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

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.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the 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.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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.