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Psychiatrist Clinical Director, MDH Central

Recruitment #21-009283-0003


PSYC 0004


MDH, Eastern Shore Hospital Center, Cambridge, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position provides the management level of clinical psychiatric services to patients suffering from behavioral health care issues who are in need of treatment.  Positions function as the sole Director of Clinical and Medical Services and manages and supervises all clinical departments and program services to assure the delivery of quality patient care and compliance with standards of accreditation, licensing and regulatory requirements.  Duties are performed in the Behavioral Health Administration in a 24/7 facility in central Maryland by licensed and board certified psychiatrists. This position ensures the clinical programs comply with all standards for licensure and accreditation.


Qualified candidates must possess a degree in medicine (MD) from an accredited college or university, Board Certification in psychiatry and two years of medical practice in psychiatry, preferably at a supervisory or administrative level.


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.  Candidates that possess a license to practice medicine in another state will be considered, but if selected candidates must receive a Maryland medical license prior to hire date.

A copy of a current medical license and board certification should be attached to 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. 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.

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