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Recruitment #23-009273-0006



MHCC 0001


MDH, Maryland Health Care Commission
4160 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD  21215

Main Purpose of Job

This position functions as the Health Care Facilities Coordinator and Special Assistant to the Center Director for Healthcare Facilities Planning and Development of the Maryland Health Care Commission.  Responsibilities include:  the independent management of the administrative operations of the Commission’s Certificate of Need (CON) Program, which is part of the Commission’s Center for Health Care Facilities, Planning and Development. The Health Care Facilities Coordinator plays a key project management function in the Center. The successful candidate develops and maintains systems (written in Smart Sheets) that manage the intake, documentation, and appropriate distribution of all material from the health care industry requiring CON program or related action; manages the flow of information from CON program staff to the health care industry and other interested and affected persons; establishes and maintains the official record of all matters acted on by the CON program, assists in the coordination and scheduling of meetings, conferences, and site visits. Special Assistant responsibilities include coordination of the Center Director’s schedule; coordination of project management and assignments to staff with deadlines; preparation of written correspondence; provide guidance to other administrative staff on procedures and policies; and the review of material for the Center Director’s approval before submission to the Commissioners. The Special Assistant supports the Center Director on CON matters; and coordinates the preparation of CON decision material for action by the Commission.  Because of the independent nature of the work performed by the Commission on health regulatory issues, requests for information from applicants and stakeholders are frequent.  The successful applicant ensures that all requests of this nature are disseminated and completed in a timely fashion, working as a liaison on CON matters between the Commission and customers.  This position may require completion of various special projects that are assigned by the Center Director.


Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and five (5) years of managerial level administrative experience.  Additional administrative experience may be substituted for the required education.  

Candidate should be self-motivated, able to work independently, able to manage multiple ongoing tasks, maintain confidentiality in dealing with sensitive and controversial issues. The successful applicant will maintain the CON project review monitoring application (developed in Smart Sheets). The successful applicant will have experience communicating effectively with staff, Commissioners and industry representatives on health planning and CON issues. The position requires proficiency in Microsoft Office software programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and familiarity with the Google technology software. Experience with Smart Sheets and demonstrated experience in project management disciplines is a plus.


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