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Recruitment #17-004606-0017




Maryland Department of Health

Anne Arundel County Health Department

839 Bestgate Road 

Annapolis, MD  21401

Main Purpose of Job

A Physician Clinical Specialist is the advanced level of work providing clinical services in an area of medical specialization to patients who are in need of medical and preventive treatment. This position will assume responsibility for administering all medical services performed by the Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) at the South County Addiction Clinic as well as provide medical services to the Road to Recovery and Adult Addictions Clinic under the supervision of the medical director. This position is responsible for working with the Program Manager to assure that the OTP complies with all applicable CARF, Federal, State, and local laws and regulations. The incumbent will maintain all required licenses and certificates in order to provide MAT (methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone) to patients in an OTP program.


Education:    Possession of a degree in medicine from an accredited college or university.

Experience:  As required for certification in an area of medical specialization by an American Medical Association Specialty Board.


Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Medical Corpsman and Physicians classifications or Nursing or Physician and Medical Services and Special Corpsman Officer specialty codes in the medicine field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.


The selected applicant must maintain all required licenses and certificates in order to provide MAT (methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone) to patients in an Opioid Treatment Program.


1.  Applicants must be certified by an American Medical Association Specialty Board in an area of medical specialization.  

2.  Applicants must be licensed by the Maryland Board of Physicians to practice medicine under Maryland State Law.  A copy of the current license must be attached to the application.


Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.


Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated. 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. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the 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.


Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. 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 If online process is not available, please send your paper application to: Maryland Department of Health, 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 you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689. 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, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the Maryland Department of Health Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 or via email at