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Psychiatrist Clinical, MDH Central

Child Psychiatrist

Recruitment #20-009281-0006

GRADE

PSYC 0002

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Office of Pharmacy Services (OPS), 300 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position will function as a Board-Certified Child Psychiatrist in the area of the Office of Pharmacy Services (OPS) and will be responsible for providing clinical consultation and recommendations to medical, administrative and supervisory staff in the OPS. In addition to clinical and administrative support, this position will facilitate the development, implementation, and oversight and evaluation of guidelines, policies and clinical criteria as it relates to mental health drugs; provide specialized clinical support and consultation to prescribers of Medicaid patients as it relates to utilization of mental health drugs; review and evaluate reports on use of mental health drugs by Medicaid patients, and analyze prescribing trends; manage and monitor a contractor who provides peer-to-peer review call center services to Medicaid prescribers, as well as retrospective antipsychotic prescription reviews; and evaluate and implement state and federal guidelines and regulations as they relate to mental health pharmaceutical for Medicaid recipients. This position will provide peer-to-peer consultation and discussion with child psychiatrists who prescribe medications for children and adolescents.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Physicians under the licensing requirements for

Physicians.

Experience: As required for certification In Psychiatry by the American Medical Association Specialty

Board or other Board approved by the Maryland Board of Physicians.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

The selected candidate must be Board Certified in Child Psychiatry by the American Medical Association Specialty Board.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Applicants must be board certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Medical Specialties or other Board approved by the Maryland Board of Physicians.

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

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 10.04.09 Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

SELECTION PROCESS

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.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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 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.

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.