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Recruitment #23-000338-0001




MDH/Office of Health Care Quality, Columbia, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

The Office of Health Care Quality (OHCQ) is the agency within the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) that is charged with monitoring the quality of care in Maryland’s health care facilities and community-based programs. OHCQ is an agent of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and is the designated State survey agency in Maryland. OHCQ issues licenses, thereby authorizing the operation of a business in Maryland; recommends certification to CMS, thereby authorizing participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs; conducts surveys, in order to determine compliance with State and federal regulations; and, provides technical assistance and education to providers, consumers, and other stakeholders.

The main purpose of this full-time contractual position is to learn how to design, develop, implement, and maintain OHCQ's web sites and web-based dashboards. This position will also learn how to design page layouts and graphics for the web sites, as well as how to optimize web architecture for navigability by web browsers. Additionally, this position will learn how to provide advice, guidance and training, in relation to the usage of the web sites and web-based applications. 

Furthermore, this position will develop, maintain, audit, and revise spreadsheets and databases, in order to track information and provide administrative support to OHCQ. Software and applications may include Google Workspace and the Microsoft Office Suite, as well as Microsoft Power BI; Adobe Pro; Smartsheet; Acadia; SharePoint; Lucidchart; and, Survey Monkey. These activities will support all OHCQ employees, enabling them to fulfill their mission to protect the health and safety of Marylanders across the health care continuum. 

This position is designated by the Secretary of Budget and Management as being eligible to telework and, therefore, is a hybrid telework position. When not in the field, you may work from a remote work site unless your supervisor assigns you to work in the office.


Experience: Eighteen months of experience using software which converts other documents into web pages; or, using web page developmental software; or, writing HTML code; or, converting data from project specifications by preparing program code using computer programming languages; or, evaluating, implementing and maintaining computer hardware and software; or, operating, manipulating and controlling computer systems.


1. Candidates may substitute graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate, and completion of an approved certification program for Web Professionals sufficient to provide the necessary skills to build and manage an organization’s web site, and to coordinate with inside and outside resources to accomplish that organization’s web goals, for the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute experience in web page design, development and programming, on a year-for-year basis, for a high school education.

3. Candidates may substitute the possession of an Associate of Arts from an accredited college or university in Web Development, Computer Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or another information technology-related field to include course work in web page design, development and programming, for the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a Commissioned Officer in Cyber and Information Systems classifications, or Cyber and Information Systems specialty codes in the Information Technology field of work, on a year-for-year basis, for the required experience.


The desired candidate should have experience designing and developing websites and/or web applications. He/she should also have experience conducting in-person and/or online training related to websites and/or web applications.


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.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract, and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. 

You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12-month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


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 which 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, at 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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