Government, Hospital, Public and Private, Public Health
The Prevention and Health Promotion Administration's (PHPA) mission is to protect, promote and improve the health and well-being of all Marylanders and their families through provision of public health leadership and through community-based public health efforts in partnership with local health departments, providers, community based organizations, and public and private sector agencies, giving special attention to at-risk and vulnerable populations.
This position manages the Prevention and Health Promotion Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau and is a member of the Leadership Team working with the director. The incumbent provides clinical and administrative/operational leadership for the Office of Family and Community Health Services, the Office for Genetics and People with Special Health Care Needs, the Office of the Maryland WIC Program, the Office of Quality Initiatives, and the Office of Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology. This position manages through subordinate Office Directors, a total budget of approximately $160 million and a staff of approximately 90 residing in permanent State positions (70 PINs) and contractual employment.
As a member of the Leadership Team and in relation to the Material and Child Health Bureau, the position manages internal operations, including policy and procedure development, personnel functions, trainings, and workforce development initiatives. This position assists the Director in achieving the major goals of PHPA, which are: strengthening program effectiveness, improving organizational effectiveness, and providing public health leadership for addressing maternal and child health issues. The position may act for the Director in the Director's absence as assigned by the Director.
This position also administers maternal and child health programs within PHPA and develops statewide partnerships and initiatives related to public health and maternal and child health. These responsibilities include: (1) Coordination of surveillance activities related to maternal and child health; (2) Providing coordination, expert knowledge on public and personal health issues related to maternal and child health; and (3) Supervision of regulatory or statutory programs related to maternal and child health.
The successful applicant must possess a MD or DO degree from an accredited college or university, Board Certification, and at least two years of medical practice. The successful applicant must possess five years of experience related to maternal and child health in particular: infant mortality prevention; family planning; Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program; and/or children with special health care needs and possess at least three years of management experience including responsibility for developing budgets, tracking expenditures, and staff recruitment and management..
In addition, the successful applicant should have experience with forming and maintaining diverse partnerships and have demonstrated public health experience at either the federal, state, or local level.
Applicants must be licensed and currently registered with the Maryland Board of Physicians to practice medicine under Maryland State Law. A copy of your current license must be attached to the application.
The successful applicant will have a master's degree in public health or a related field. The successful applicant must have five years of experience related to maternal and child health in particular: infant mortality prevention; family planning; Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program; and/or children with special health care needs and possess at least three years of management experience including responsibility for developing budgets, tracking expenditures, and staff recruitment and management.
In addition, the successful applicant should have experience with forming and maintaining diverse partnerships.
All resumes must be submitted through www.jobaps.com/MD
Physician Option, 18-004609-0001
Non-Physician Option, 18-005483-0006
Internal Number: 18-005483-0006
About Maryland Department of Health
The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) provides health care services through State programs, local health departments, State-run hospitals and residential centers, and contracts with private sector health care providers. MDH can be divided into four major divisions - Public Health Services, Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Health Care Financing. In addition, the MDH has 20 boards that license and regulate health care professionals; and various commissions that issue grants, research and make recommendations on issues that affect Maryland’s health care delivery system. MDH employs over 6,500 individuals with a budget of more than $12 billion to provide needed services to Maryland communities.