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Recruitment #23-009269-0003


MHCC 0004


Maryland Health Care Commission
4160 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215

Main Purpose of Job

This senior level position is located within the Center for Health Care Facilities Planning and Development and reports directly to the Center Director. This position provides overall management of the Maryland Certificate of Need program, evaluating and making recommendations to the Commission on the approval or denial of proposed capital projects by health care facilities.

This Chief position will lead a staff of project analysts and, as necessary, outside consultants, to assist the Commission in its review of Certificate of Need applications. This will require substantial work with applicants and their representatives, providing information, guidance, and technical assistance on the Commission’s regulatory requirements and the management of regulatory compliance reviews related to administration of the Maryland Certificate of Need program. Additionally, this position will assist in the periodic updating of Certificate of Need procedural regulations and provide substantive consultation in the development and updating of State Health Plan components. This position will work with other division chiefs and legal counsel within the Center and other Centers within the Commission that play a role in establishing regulatory policy for health care facilities, and with the Health Services Cost Review Commission, which regulates hospital charges.

Exceptional communication and writing skills are required. This Chief position will be providing senior level decision makers with advice and recommendations on the need for proposed health care facility projects, the costs and effectiveness of project alternatives, the viability and financial feasibility of proposed projects, and the impact of proposed projects on health care costs and the existing health care system. 

The Maryland Health Care Commission’s Center for Health Care Facilities Planning and Development focuses on improving the care provided by health care facilities, bringing together planning, regulation of capital investment, and collection of relevant facilities information. The Commission itself is an independent regulatory agency that plans for health system needs, promotes informed decision-making and increased accountability, and works to improve access to needed health care services by providing timely and accurate information on availability, cost, and quality of services to policy makers, purchasers, providers and the public. The Commission’s vision for Maryland is to ensure that informed consumers hold the health care system accountable and have access to affordable and appropriate health care services through programs that serve as models for the nation.


Requires a master’s degree and seven years of relevant administrative or professional experience including five years of health care services experience at a management/supervisory level. This position requires proven management and supervisory abilities and a broad knowledge of healthcare delivery and financing, market and financial feasibility analysis, and health planning and policy analysis. Substantive work experience in health care administration or law will receive additional consideration.


This is a Management Service position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority. A resume and cover letter must accompany your application.  The resume and cover letter should be uploaded in one file, under the resume section of the 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. 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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