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HSCRC ANALYST I

FULL TIME CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #21-009255-0004

GRADE

9990

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission
4160 Patterson Avenue 
Baltimore, MD 21215

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC) seeks an analyst to support the management of programs and initiatives led by the Center for Payment Reform and Provider Alignment. This position will provide programmatic and administrative support for special funding programs and provider alignment programs. The HSCRC is the State agency responsible for regulating the quality and cost of hospital services in order to ensure all Marylanders have access to high quality healthcare services. The HSCRC leads the State's efforts to transform the delivery system and achieve population health improvement goals under the Total Cost of Care Model. Under this Model and through Maryland's unique All-Payer System, the HSCRC aims to improve health outcomes, enhance the quality of care, and ultimately reduce the total cost of care for Marylanders.

This position will primarily be responsible for: 

  • Support administration of special funding programs, including the Regional Partnership Catalyst Program
  • Assist in development and implementation of new special funding programs, including management of evaluation and award processes
  • Support design and administration of provider alignment programs, such as the Episode Quality Improvement Program (EQIP) and Care Redesign Program (CRP)
  • Support workgroup administration and management through developing PowerPoint and other written materials, organizing webinars, and scheduling meetings
  • Draft and develop reports and coordinate with appropriate internal staff, contractors, and outside parties to obtain needed information and monitor progress
  • Write and update narratives for ongoing policy developments and refinements, develop background materials, and provide ad-hoc research support
  • Provide scheduling and administrative support for the Director of Payment Reform and Provider Alignment

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor’s degree in public policy, public health, or public administration, or a related field and two years professional work experience.  Candidates may substitute education for professional experience.

SELECTION PROCESS

This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A cover letter and resume must accompany your application.  The cover letter and resume should be uploaded together under the resume section of the 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. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. 

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

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

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.