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Recruitment #17-005484-0018




Maryland Department of Health, Office of the Inspector General, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position is a direct report to the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health (MDH). MDH is one of the largest agencies in state government, encompassing Medicaid, public health, developmental disabilities programs, health occupations, medical research, child, family and maternal health programs, regulatory programs, local health departments and over 12 state facilities.

The Inspector General is the senior official responsible for audits, investigations, law enforcement, program integrity efforts, corporate compliance, ethics, and institutional review board efforts relating to the MDH programs and operations. The Inspector General manages a professional staff that includes: attorneys, clinicians, auditors, investigators, and administrators dedicated to promoting efficiency, effectiveness and compliance in MDH programs and pursuing fraud, waste and abuse that may occur on all programmatic levels.

This position serves as a chair of a task force that consists of regulatory, prosecutorial, and programmatic staff that review all efforts associated with fraud, waste and abuse in the MDH bill paying administrations that specifically target overpayments, fraud, and abuse in the Medicaid programs.


Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor's degree from and accredited college or university. CPA certificate, or Juris Doctorate preferred. Candidate will have six years of accounting/financial management or similar experience and five years of progressive, supervisory experience. Professional experience must include work in fraud investigation/prevention, and/or conducting financial audits.



The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of fraud detection and investigation procedures and general audit principals.  
  • Experience developing and implementing policies and procedures related to fraud prevention, fiscal compliance and privacy .  
  • Ability to manage personnel, budget, procurement, and information systems.  
  • Experience in communicating effectively with the Executive Team for the purpose of planning, executing and reporting performance and financial audits.  
  • Proficient with using technology related to investigations.


This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume must accompany your 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. 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

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



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.