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Recruitment #22-004535-0003






MDH Healthcare System, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The MDH Healthcare System comprises eleven MDH owned and operated healthcare facilities and 3 closed facilities including adult psychiatric hospitals, regional institutes for children and adolescents (RICAs), facilities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and long term care hospitals. The MDH Healthcare System also includes the Office of Court Ordered Placements and Evaluations and Utilization Review. The eleven operating facilities are Spring Grove Hospital Center, Springfield Hospital Center, Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center, Eastern Shore Hospital Center, Thomas B. Finan Center, John L. Gildner RICA, RICA-Baltimore, Potomac Center/SETT, Holly Center, Deer’s Head Hospital Center, and Western Maryland Hospital Center. The closed facilities include Crownsville, RICA-Southern Maryland, and Upper Shore Center. The MDH Healthcare System has a combined budget of over $400M, 3,700 employees, and cares for approximately 1,900 patients annually.

The main purpose of this full-time position will be to serve as the Fiscal Services Officer for the MDH Healthcare System Office of Executive Direction, Office of Court Ordered Evaluations and Placements, and Utilization Review. This position will oversee and/or provide general accounting, procurement and budgeting support services for the abovementioned office and as such, this position is responsible for all accounts receivable/accounting/budgeting/procurement operations of the agency, and possesses expert knowledge of State fiscal management information systems encompassing all phases of complex fiscal activities. In coordination with the MDH Healthcare System Chief Financial Officer, this position will also provide guidance, oversight, and training to MDH Healthcare System Facility fiscal staff to ensure that fiscal operations are handled consistently and in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.


Education:  A Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with 30 credit hours in accounting and related courses, including or supplemented by 3 credit hours in auditing.

Experience: Three years of experience examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles.


1. Applicants who had met the requirements for admission to the CPA examination prior to July 1, 1974 will be considered to have met the educational requirement referenced above.

2. Possession of a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Master's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

3. Applicants may substitute one year of professional budgeting experience or one year of professional auditing experience for one year of the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Administration classifications or Financial Management specialty codes in the Financial field on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


The desired candidate should possess:
  • Experience in fiscal services executing and approving complex financial transactions for the State;
  • Experience working in finance in a health care setting.


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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