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Recruitment #22-009273-0005




Maryland Health Care Commission
4160 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Health Care Commission is 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 to policymakers, purchasers, providers, and the public. The Maryland Health Care Commission is seeking a Program Manager to assist with responsibilities to include: developing State Health Plan chapters for facilities and services, including hospitals, residential treatment centers, surgical services, cardiac surgery, obstetrics, neonatal intensive care, organ transplant services, and acute psychiatric services. Generally, only one or two of these State Health Plan chapters may be updated each year. The Program manager’s responsibilities would also include preparing staff reports and policy analysis papers with recommendations for consideration by the Commission; preparing analyses of health services utilization data; providing written analysis and recommendations regarding proposals to establish percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) services; and providing written analysis and recommendations for Certificate of Ongoing Performance reviews of cardiac surgery and PCI programs. 


Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and three years of experience evaluating, analyzing, and researching health care services or health care policies. 

A Master’s degree in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Policy, or closely related field will substitute for one year of the required experience. A Ph.D. in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Public Policy or closely related field may be substituted for two years of required 


The position requires strong writing, analytical, and oral presentation skills, as well as the ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team. Experience using SAS or SQL to analyze health care data is a plus. Knowledge of cardiac services or the provision of acute psychiatric services is also a plus.


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 update the cover letter and resume, in one file, under the resume section of the 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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