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OUTPATIENT PROVIDER QUALITY INITIATIVE

MHCC Division Chief I

Recruitment #18-009271-0002

GRADE

9990

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Health Care Commission

4160 Patterson Avenue

Baltimore MD 21215

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Health Care Commission is an independent State agency responsible for planning for health system needs and promoting informed decision-making by providing timely and accurate information on the quality of health care services to policymakers, purchasers, providers, and the public.  The MHCC maintains a consumer website, through which provider performance and quality information is made available to the public.  The Maryland Healthcare Quality Reports website can be accessed at healthcarequality.mhcc.maryland.gov.

The Quality Measurement and Reporting Center is seeking a Division Chief to provide project management and analytic support to the Commission’s consumer focused reporting initiatives.  This senior level position will lead the effort to expand data collection and performance measurement and reporting to outpatient service providers (e.g., ambulatory surgery centers, hospital outpatient departments, physician offices).  This position will also provide technical and analytic support to the Center toward development of issue briefs, analyses, and concise, consumer-oriented feature stories using available clinical, demographic and financial data and CMS, NQF and AHRQ measures.  The incumbent selected for this position should have the ability to analyze health care data from conceptualization through report generation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Requires a Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Care Administration, Public Policy, or closely related field and three years related experience. 

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The desired candidate should have experience utilizing MS Excel, SAS or other statistical package; experience with presentation software; and strong communication skills.

SELECTION PROCESS

This is a Management Service recruitment. A resume must accompany your application. 

Applicants who meet the minimum 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. 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

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

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.