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Recruitment #22-002419-0030




MDH Healthcare System, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The MDH Healthcare System comprises eleven MDH owned and operated healthcare facilities and 3 closed facilities including adult psychiatric hospitals, regional institutes for children and adolescents (RICAs), facilities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and long term care hospitals. The MDH Healthcare System also includes the Office of Court Ordered Placements and Evaluations and Utilization Review. The eleven operating facilities are Spring Grove Hospital Center, Springfield Hospital Center, Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center, Eastern Shore Hospital Center, Thomas B. Finan Center, John L. Gildner RICA, RICA-Baltimore, Potomac Center/SETT, Holly Center, Deer’s Head Hospital Center, and Western Maryland Hospital Center. The closed facilities include Crownsville, RICA-Southern Maryland, and Upper Shore Center. The MDH Healthcare System has 3,700 employees and cares for approximately 1,900 patients annually.

The main purpose of this full-time position will be to provide professional input and assistance in formulating and reviewing health policy for the MDH Healthcare System including legislative analysis, preparation of legislative proposals, and regulation development and changes. This position will provide support for the MDH Healthcare System Director and the MDH Healthcare System Leadership Team through policy analysis, program coordination, document preparation, research, and collaboration. This position will also conduct and support selected MDH Healthcare System program projects and other special projects as needed. This position will assist with and coordinate strategic planning activities in support of MDH Healthcare System initiatives. This position will also represent the Healthcare System in meetings and initiatives, and on task forces. In addition, this position will provide technical assistance in support of the MDH Healthcare System’s mission.


Education:   A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Two years of experience evaluating, analyzing, researching and developing health care services, policies and programs.


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Public Policy or closely related field for one year of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Doctorate degree in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Public Policy or closely related field for the required experience.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


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.



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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