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Recruitment #22-009273-0004




Maryland Department of Health
Maryland Health Care Commission
4160 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD  21215

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Health Care Commission, an independent State agency responsible for planning for health system needs and promoting informed decision-making by providing timely and accurate information on availability, cost, and quality of health care services is seeking a MHCC Program Manager to work in the Division of Certificate of Need of the Center for Health Care Facilities Planning and Development. The primary responsibility for the Programmer is leading the staff review of Certificate of Need applications seeking MHCC approval of capital projects by health care facilities. This primary responsibility involves evaluation and analysis of the proposed project’s conformance with applicable MHCC criteria and standards and the preparation of reports for the Commissioners that include recommendations for approval or disapproval of the project. The Programmer will also review proposed projects or actions of health care facilities to determine the applicability of MHCC’s regulatory oversight authority. The types of facilities regulated by MHCC includes hospitals, nursing homes, ambulatory surgical centers, residential treatment centers, and addictions treatment centers. The position requires strong analytical, writing, and oral presentation skills and the ability to collaborate with peers.


Requires a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Public Policy or a closely related field and four years of experience in evaluation, analysis, or research related to the development of health care facilities, services, or programs.  A master’s degree in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Public Policy, or a closely related field will substitute for one year of the required experience.  A doctoral degree in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Public Administration, or Public Policy or a closely related field may be substituted for two years of the required experience.  The position requires strong skills in writing, quantitative analysis, and oral presentation and ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.

The Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) employees work remotely according to the telework rules established for MHCC employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.  MHCC provides information technology equipment and software to employees who work remotely.  MHCC will institute a hybrid work policy consistent with State telework policy that incorporates a remote and in-person work option for most employees after COVID-19 infections have declined.


This is a Management Service position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A cover letter and resume must accompany your application.  Please upload both the cover letter and resume, in one document together, under the resume section.

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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