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Recruitment #22-004304-0001


Deer’s Head Hospital Center has been providing services for over 60 years to the citizens of Maryland and is accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by the Office of Health Care Quality.

The facility provides outcome oriented, comprehensive management of complex medical conditions.  Our focus on providing excellence in every patient experience is evident in the services we provide in the specialty hospital, inpatient and outpatient dialysis, and skilled/long-term-care.

Our quality driven and committed staff is dedicated to meeting the needs of the community and producing desired outcomes for all of our patients.




MDH, Deer's Head Hospital Center, Salisbury, MD 21801

Main Purpose of Job

A Therapy Services Manager is the managerial level of work overseeing therapy services programs at Deer's Head Hospital Center such as but not limited to: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Activity Therapy, Art Therapy, Pre-Vocational Adjustment, Speech and Audiology and Communications disorder. Employees in this classification are responsible for program planning and evaluation; budget development and execution; and policy development for therapy services programs in a state facility or local health department. Employees in this classification may administratively or technically supervise lower-level supervisors involved in therapy services programs, such as but not limited to: Physical Therapist Supervisor, Occupational Therapist Supervisor, Art Therapist Supervisor, Speech Pathologist/ Audiologist Supervisor, Activity Services Supervisor, or Work Adjustment Supervisors. Employees in this classification provide technical supervision to non-clinical staff.


Qualified candidates must possess a Maryland license in Occupational Therapy, Physician Therapy or Speech Language Therapy from the applicable state board and at least 3 years of experience providing therapy services in an acute care, skilled nursing facility or long term care setting, including at least 1 year of supervisory experience.


Preferred candidates should possess the following:

  • Experience working in a long-term care environment providing therapy services.
  • Experience ensuring Joint Commission standards are maintained in the perspective department. 
  • Experience overseeing outpatient therapy services.


**This recruitment is limited to current employees of the Deer's Head Hospital Center only.**


 In accordance with the Health Occupations Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland, employees in this classification must possess a current license: as a Physical Therapist from the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners in accordance with Title 13-301 or as an Occupational Therapist from the Maryland State Board of Occupational Therapy Practice in accordance with Title 10-301 or as a Speech Pathologist Audiologist from the Maryland State Board of Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers & Speech-Language Pathologists in accordance Title 2 or as a Clinical Professional Art Therapist from the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists in accordance with Title 17-101.


This is a Management Service position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume must accompany your 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.



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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