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DEPUTY CHIEF, PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT

PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR V, HEALTH SERVICES

Recruitment #17-000672-0002

GRADE

20

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, PHPA, Center for HIV Prevention and Health Services Bureau, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The mission of the Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA) is to protect, promote and improve the health and well-being of all Marylanders and their families through provision of public health leadership and through community-based public health efforts in partnership with local health departments, providers, community based organizations, and public and private sector agencies, giving special attention to at-risk and vulnerable populations. Within PHPA, the Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau works to improve the health of Marylanders by reducing the transmission of infectious diseases and helping impacted persons live longer, healthier lives. The Bureau works in partnership with local health departments, providers, community based organizations, and public and private sector agencies to provide public health leadership in the prevention, control, monitoring, and treatment of infectious diseases.

The main purpose of this position is to coordinate a continuous quality improvement system for the Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau (IDPHSB) with a specific focus on HIV core medical and support service programs. Specifically this position will, in collaboration with other appropriate staff and community colleagues, develop, implement and maintain a continuous quality improvement plan for projects/ programs. This will include the development of teams, manuals, trainings, and data analyses with the purpose of improving the quality of HIV prevention and health services, and administrative processes. The purpose of this position is aligned with the Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau's commitment to: use quality data to assess and monitor programs of care for persons living with HIV/ AIDS in Maryland; provide standards of care and monitor providers implementation of the standards; and, provide technical assistance as needed to improve the quality of Ryan White funded and other programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and six years of professional experience in health services, four of which must have been at the managerial or supervisory level.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The successful applicant should have experience with health services data systems (e.g. electronic health records, CAREWare), and experience managing continuous quality improvement programs in a healthcare setting.

SELECTION PROCESS

This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

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. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only 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 Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.