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Physician Program Manager II

Recruitment #20-006809-0001




MDH, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Baltimore MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Maternal and Child Health Bureau Medical Director provides programmatic and operational management and leadership for policy and program development, and advocacy for promoting the health of Maryland women, infants, children, adolescents, and families in accordance with the federal Title V-MCH Block Grant program and state quality improvement initiatives. The position provides highly responsible clinical and programmatic oversight at the level of an experienced physician with training and expertise in public health, pediatrics, neonatology, obstetrics/gynecology, or family medicine. This position may lead assigned staff, develops operational policies, procedures, standards and guidelines consistent with mandates and regulations, evaluates services provided, coordinates and analyzes data, trends and reporting capabilities, and makes recommendations and decisions to improve clinical service delivery. Candidate selected for this position should have experience with maternal/reproductive, child and infant populations.


Applicant must possess a degree in medicine from an accredited college or university and have five years experience as a licensed physician working in the field of public health, with three years experience with maternal/reproductive, child and infant populations.

Notes: 1. Applicants must be licensed and currently registered with the Maryland Board of Physicians to practice medicine under Maryland State Law. A photocopy of the current registration must be attached to the application.

2. Applicants not yet possessing a license to practice medicine in Maryland but who are eligible for licensure must attach a photocopy of a letter from the Maryland Board of Physicians stating eligibility by reciprocity or endorsement. Applicants will not be appointed until they have received a license from the Maryland Board of Physicians. The Board may be contacted at 4201 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215.


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.



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

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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