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Recruitment #19-000931-0002




Office of Eligibility Services/Eligibility Determinations Division, 6 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD


This position will function as the Program Manager for a new Healthcare Initiative for the Maryland Department of Health, MDH Office of Eligibility (OES) Eligibility Determination Division (EDD) in partnership with the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) to assist inmates discharging from the Maryland's State Correctional Facilities 90 to 120 days in applying for Medicaid health insurance via the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (HBX). This new Healthcare Initiative will improve care coordination and continuity of care which will reduce some of the inmate's barriers to successful re-entry into the community and reduce recidivism. This position will assist the EDD Assistant Director in providing statewide managerial oversight for 14 off-site staff located at Maryland state correctional facilities. This position will also provide direct supervision to a Medical Care Program Specialist II, two Medical Care Program Associate Supervisors and indirect supervision to 12 Medical Care Program Associate IIs. This position, in partnership with MDH and DPSCS, will assist in strategic planning, coordination of staff training, scheduling, reporting, personnel, internal management and assist with the development and implementation of new regulations, policies and procedures in the goal of providing enhanced eligibility and enrollment assistance to Maryland correctional inmates residents applying for Medicaid in the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (HBX). This position will act as a statewide technical administrator and a liaison between MDH, DPSCS and Maryland Health Connection administrators, governmental officials, stakeholders and other interested parties regarding the Medicaid eligibility determination processes.


Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four years of administrative or professional experience developing or applying policies and regulations in medical assistance, health insurance, federal or State entitlement programs. One year of this experience must have been in a medical assistance program.

Note: 1. Additional administrative or professional experience developing or applying policies and regulations in medical assistance, health insurance, federal or State entitlement programs or in a health or human service program may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2.  A Master's degree in the related field of work can be substituted for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Operational Analyst classifications or Health Services Management specialty codes in the health related field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


The desired candidate should have:

experience with Correctional Services

experience conducting interviews and interacting well with others

Medical Assistant case manager experience

valid driver's license

candidate selected for this position will undergo extensive criminal background checks provided by the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services


Employees in this classification will 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.