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Deputy Director of Clinical Services

Recruitment #21-004609-0002


This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.


PHY 0007


DPSCS - Clinical Services Unit

6776 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21215


The Deputy Director of Clinical Services will share statewide clinical monitoring of contractual services responsibilities for medical mental health pharmacy and dental services along with a designated consultant responsibility for the Pretrial Complex System SDA. The position also has consultant responsibilities to the correctional hierarchy of the department to include Commissioners, wardens and the assistant secretary for Programs and services and Re-entry.

This position is a direct report to the DPSCS Chief Medical Officer.


They will assist in the development of clinical as well as other DPSCS policy and procedure development that impacts the health and safety of the correctional population served, liaison with the DPSCS Director of Nursing, Director of Infection Control and CQI.


They will support the monitoring related to the Pretrial Complex and the DPDS Duvall monitor regarding contract compliance issues. The position will serve as a content expert liaison with the Office of the Secretary and provide back up and support to the Chief Medical officer related to the Attorney General's Office and provide declaration and testimony when required for DPSCS.


The position will also interface with the Directors of substance use, mental health, nursing, internal audit unit, and social work. Participates in death reviews. Participates in contract oversight meetings for all of the privatized contractors for medical, mental health, Dental, and Pharmacy quarterly statewide meetings.


To work in partnership with the DPSCS Director of Clinical Services in providing contractual monitoring and oversite. Provide consultation and support for the delivery of safe and effective healthcare as related to the medical contract, grievances, custody and warden issues, etc. for the Pretrial complex and the Chief of healthcare strategies and Operations for DPDS.


Provide Physician Clinical support for the ACOMS in the assessment of the comprehensive medical activities related to Baltimore /Pretrial CQI including Case Reviews, Morbidity, Mortality, and ACOM.


Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

Education: Board eligible or Board certified residency trained medical doctor / provider in a primary care specialty (Family Medicine , Internal medicine, Emergency medicine ,MD/MPH (but not pediatrics or OBGYN); and shall possess an active and current Maryland license in good standing.

Experience: Administrative and supervisory experience involving at a minimal of 2-4 medical disciplines (staff providers, nurse practitioners, mid-level providers, director of nursing).

Some proficiency in electronic health record documentation and email, PowerPoint, Microsoft office suite


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

- Multi-vendor contract experience/interface (Pharmacy, Dental, Mental Health providers).

- Working knowledge of accreditation audits involving correctional standards compliance (NCCHC, ACA).

- Correctional healthcare experience.

- Experience in Public health /community health, Family medicine 


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload,
please email the requested information to referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information,
recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment & Examination at 410-339-4200, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

J. Rolon


If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at <> or

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People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.