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Healthcare Recruiter

Recruitment #24-002247-0045





MDH, John L. Gildner RICA, Rockville, MD
15000 Broschart Rd, Rockville, MD 20850

MDH, RICA Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
605 S. Chapel Gate Ln, Baltimore, MD 21229

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this role is to serve as the Healthcare Recruiter for Maryland Department of Health (MDH) facilities. Responsibilities include
  • Providing recruiting assistance to hiring managers for challenging-to-fill healthcare positions within the MDH healthcare system. This entails various tasks such as attending job fairs/networking events, managing online and print advertising, and contributing to ongoing branding/marketing initiatives alongside the Office of Human Resources, Recruitment, Outreach, and Eligibility Unit. 
  • Collaborate with Human Resources Officers in each facility and the Office of Human Resources (OHR) to devise strategies for sourcing and retaining top-tier talent. 
  • Strong interviewing skills, comprehensive knowledge of MDH job functions, familiarity with facility organizational structures, and extensive understanding of HR policies and procedures are essential for this position. 
  • Maintain an active database of potential hires while adhering to COMAR, state, and federal regulations, as well as Joint Commission standards pertaining to hiring practices. 
Employees may have to work at Montgomery County and/or Baltimore locations as necessary. 

Per the Amended Directive and Order Regarding Vaccination (MDH # 2023.04.18.03) issued by the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health, effective April 18, 2023, staff in all hospitals and residential facilities operated by the Maryland Department of Health or any local health department are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Staff includes, but is not limited to, regular and contractual employees, contractual staff, volunteers, and other state employees performing any duties at the facility. An individual may request an accommodation by providing appropriate and sufficient documentation for bona fide medical or religious reasons.


Education  Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Three years of administrative staff or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute 30 college credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year up to two years of the required experience. 

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from a college or university for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included the regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.  


The desired candidate should possess the following:
  • Experience networking with external agencies, clients, and/or HR professionals to find qualified candidates.
  • Experience with interviewing candidates and/or selection of qualified candidates.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suites, Google and Social Media platforms.
  • Experience with creating and/or reviewing HR related reports (i.e., vacancy reports, vacancy ratios, trends, key performance indicators, retention and turnover data etc.).


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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