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Recruitment #23-002586-0017




Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
4201 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD  21215

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is the responsibility of keeping the Board of Physical Therapy Examiners activities within the statutes, regulations, and standard operational procedures. The duties may include reviewing and monitoring standard operating procedures, the Maryland Physical Therapy Act, and researching legal and procurement requirements for new initiatives.

The primary investigation functions of the Administrator I position are to conduct inquiries related to allegations of Maryland Physical Therapy violations against the public by licensed physical therapy professionals. This position conducts high-level, sensitive, and complex investigations. This front-line position is involved in the operational success of the Physical Therapy Board of Examiners' complaints and investigations duties. Statute and regulation compliance management in such areas as continuing education, dry needling, record management, and retention are the additional duties this position administrates in upholding the mission of the Board.

 The ideal candidate possesses experience in law enforcement and/or legal experience and may have conducted criminal investigations. This experienced candidate demonstrates leadership qualities, excellent communication, and special skills that ensure operational processes and procedures comply with state and federal laws and regulations to protect the public. Must possess strong problem-solving abilities, critical thinking skills, exemplary organizational skills along with attention to detail skills. Must have a keen understanding of how to conduct sensitive and complex investigations to carry out confidential investigative services and programs. Due to evaluative skills and experience, reviews and approves investigative plans submitted by investigative staff. Ensures that all Board staff are in compliance with security, HIPAA, and other security procedures and requirements of the State of Maryland and the Maryland Department of Health.


Education:   Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Five years of administrative staff or professional work.  


1. Candidates may substitute 30 college credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year up to four years of the required experience. 

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and one year of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university for the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for- year basis for the required experience.


The selected candidate should possess:
- Experience in management and leadership
- Experience in conflict management and resolution
- Experience with problem-solving and critical-thinking
- Experience in administrative law and familiarity with statutes & regulations
- Ability to conduct high-level inquiries related to statute and regulatory alleged violations


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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