Program Administrator I, Health Services (Diabetes Lead)
Maryland Department of Health
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $47,881.00 - $62,001.00/year,
Internal Number: 21-002941-0006
This position will lead diabetes efforts in the State of Maryland for the Maryland Department of Health (MDH)'s Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA)'s Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control (CCDPC). This position will develop strategic diabetes prevention and management activities with State partners and health systems, as well as with Information Technology (IT) and community organizations, in order to implement high-level systems changes which ensure the improvement of diabetes outcomes in Maryland through the usage of referrals and communication.
This position will also evaluate, analyze, research, and develop policies and programs which address chronic disease burden, thereby aligning diabetes efforts with those across the State of Maryland. Finally, this position will manage the budgets and work plans for multiple diabetes projects, along with components of larger CDC-funded grants.
This position will supervise the Diabetes Coordinator and lead two (2) contractual Community Health Educator III positions.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, Education, Counseling, or a related field.
Experience: Six years of professional experience in health services, three years of which must have been in health services professional clinical or administrative services, in areas other than Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities or Addictions, and two years of which must have been at the managerial or supervisory level.
1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master’s degree or a Doctorate degree in a health or human services field from an accredited college or university for up to two years of the required general experience.
2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in another field, plus an additional year of professional experience in health services, for the required education.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a Commissioned Officer in Health Care Administration classifications or Health Services Administration specialty codes in the health-related field of work, on a year-for-year basis, for the required experience and education.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
The desired candidate should have professional experience in a Chronic Disease Program, preferably regarding Diabetes. He/she should also have procurement experience, as well as experience managing contracts. Finally, the desired candidate should have experience using online program and referral platforms.
All applications must be submitted online by September 23, 2021, at 11:59:00 PM.
The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) is a governmental agency responsible for providing a wide range of public health services to Maryland residents and its visitors. MDH offers a wide range of job opportunities in many different areas of employment, spanning agencies all over the state of Maryland