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Recruitment #22-004261-0004




MDH, Office of Long Term Services and Supports, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This is a Nursing Program Consultant/Administrator position which is responsible for analyzing individual health care information to determine and defend plan of service decisions for recipients in Community Personal Assistance Services (CPAS), Community First Choice (CFC), Increased Community Services (ICS), and Home and Community-based Options (CO) waiver programs. The Consultant is required to prepare and testify at Administrative Law Hearings regarding the medical necessity of the service as well as program policies and processes which influence the approval of various Medicaid funded services. The incumbent will make plan of service determinations in regard to appropriate long term services and supports for individuals applying for or participating in one or more of the aforementioned programs. The position requires clinical nursing knowledge/skills/abilities, policy knowledge specific to the Community Personal Assistance Services (CPAS), Community First Choice (CFC), Increased Community Services (ICS), and Home and Community-based Options (CO) waiver programs, and awareness of other Medicaid program policies as needed. The Consultant will assist with quality assurance activities that impact on the health, safety and welfare of Medicaid recipients receiving home and community-based services.


Education:   A Master’s degree in Nursing or a health-related field from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of experiences as a Registered Nurse including one year of experience in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or teaching capacity.


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or health-related field from an accredited college or university and two years of experience as a Registered Nurse in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or teaching capacity for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Doctorate degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university for two years of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in Nursing classification or Nursing specialty codes in the Nursing field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


The preferred candidate for this position should possess the following:

  • Three years of clinical nursing experience in bedside, acute care or LTC in at least two areas of nursing with demonstrated experience in preparation of detailed and organized chronologies (utilization review, quality assurance, nursing risk management or legal/forensic nursing);
  • Three years of experience working with multiple clinical populations such as individuals with chronic conditions, intellectual disabilities, cognitive, neurological, and behavioral impediments;
  • Three years of experience testifying as a clinical expert witness and preparing exhibits for hearings/court proceedings;
  • Experience utilizing case management systems and/or data management systems; and,
  • Two years of experience accurately interpreting and applying Medical Assistance policies and regulations including but not limited to the Maryland Nurse Practice Act, Delegation of Nursing Functions, etc.


1.Candidates for positions in this classification must possess a current license as a Registered Nurse from the Maryland State Board of Nursing, 4140 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215 or possess a current multi-state license in party states that candidates have declared as primary states of residence.  A copy of your license or license number and expiration date must accompany your application.

2.Employees in this classification may 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.

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