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Recruitment #22-004245-0002






MDH Healthcare System
201 W. Preston St.
Rm SS-9
Baltimore, MD 21201


The MDH Healthcare System comprises eleven MDH owned and operated healthcare 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 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 serve as the Regulatory Lead and Coordinator for the MDH Healthcare System. This position will be responsible for leading the eleven MDH Healthcare facilities through regulatory and accreditation surveys and responses. This position will also be responsible for ensuring system-wide compliance with Joint Commission (TJC), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Office of Health Care Quality (OHCQ), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), ICF/MR regulations, and other State and Federal regulatory agencies’ requirements. The employee will be required to possess and maintain a current knowledge of COMAR, Federal, and State regulations, and Joint Commissions and other accreditation bodies governing the operation of the above-mentioned facilities. Must be able to travel to the various MDH facilities.

NOTICE: This position is telework eligible and will operate on a hybrid schedule.


Education:   A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or a related field from an accredited college or university.

Experience: One year of experience inspecting licensed health care facilities to ensure compliance with State and federal regulations.


1. Candidates may substitute two years of experience as a Registered Nurse for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Nursing classifications or Nursing specialty codes in the inspection of health care facilities and program field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.


The desired candidate should possess:
  • Experience conducting and responding to regulatory and accreditation surveys for healthcare facilities;
  • Experience developing, approving, and implementing plans of correction for survey findings;
  • Experience with COMAR, Federal, and State regulations, and Joint Commissions and other accreditation bodies.


1. Candidates for positions in this classification must possess and maintain a current license as a Registered Nurse from the Maryland State Board of Nursing by time of hire.

2. 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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