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Recruitment #22-005483-0020




MDH Healthcare System, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The MDH Healthcare System comprises eleven MDH owned and operated healthcare facilities and three 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 3700 employees and cares for approximately 1900 patients annually.

This position serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the MDH Healthcare System, which has a budget of over $400 million. This position oversees the development and maintenance of the MDH Healthcare System budget, including working with the facilities’ budget, fiscal, and procurement staff to ensure consistency, compliance with fiscal and procurement laws and regulations, and overall soundness of each facility budget. In coordination with the Director, Deputy Director, and the leadership teams at the facilities, this position develops fiscal and procurement policies and procedures, workforce development initiatives, and other initiatives to support the MDH Healthcare System in creating streamlined, standardized, and effective budget requests, over the target requests and deficiencies, and complex multi-facility contract development and monitoring.  The position works in close coordination and collaboration with MDH Healthcare System leadership and MDH Operations Administration leadership to ensure the vision and the core mission of the MDH Healthcare System guides the budget and fiscal initiatives throughout the system. 

The position supervises the MDH Healthcare System Office of Executive Direction fiscal and procurement personnel.


Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college in finance, healthcare administration, public administration, business administration or a related field and at least 10 years of executive financial administration or management experience.


Preferred candidates should possess the following:
  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university;
  • Executive financial administration or management experience with State government or a major healthcare/hospital system; and
  • Experience with state procurement.


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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