Maryland government jobs NURSING PROGRAM CONSULTANT/ADMINISTRATOR III in Baltimore City, Maryland




PHPA/Cancer & Chronic Disease Bureau, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP) / Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP) Manager oversees two of Maryland's most important cancer initiatives. The statewide BCCP, which has an annual budget of approximately $6.6 million, provides breast and cervical cancer screening for low income, uninsured, and underinsured women across 23 of Maryland's jurisdictions. This complex program involves directing and maintaining a statewide system for cancer screening throughout 21 local health departments and two hospitals by: 1) cultivating partnerships with the private medical facilities and community organizations; 2) providing public education, outreach, professional education, quality assurance, surveillance, and evaluation; and 3) recommending system level interventions for sustainable improvement and impact. The Program Manager is directly responsible for overseeing all technical and administrative operations, and thus s/he must have excellent interpersonal skills and be adept at cultivating partnerships and promoting teamwork. Similarly, the CRCCP with an annual operating budget of $1 million - is aimed at increasing the number of screenings across the state as colorectal cancer is the second highest cause of cancer death in Maryland. The Program Manager is responsible for establishing relationships with insurance companies, federally qualified health centers, private providers, and other service entities to increase awareness and drive demand for life-saving screening. The BCCP / CRCCP Manager supervises a team of professionals and interacts daily with professionals at the federal, state and local level, as well as private medical providers, and community organizations, regarding program development, implementation, resolution of problems, and coordination of services. S/he is responsible for the development of grant application instructions, implementation and funding policies and procedures, standard operating procedures for the clinical delivery of services and case management for individuals.


Education: A Master’s degree in Nursing or a health-related field from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of experiences as a Registered Nurse including three years of experience in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or teaching capacity.


  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or health-related field from an accredited college or university and two years of experience as a Registered Nurse in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or teaching capacity may be substituted for the required education.

  2. A PhD in Nursing from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two years of the required experience.

  3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in Nursing classification or Nursing specialty codes in the Nursing field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


Candidates must possess at least two years of project or program management experience.


The successful applicant should possess knowledge of public health approaches to cancer and at least two years of supervisory experience.


1.Candidates for positions in this classification must possess a current license as a Registered Nurse from the Maryland State Board of Nursing, 4140 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215. A copy of your current license or license verification must accompany your application.

2.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. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only 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.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

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.


The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.




As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

Department: MDH Family Health & Chronic Disease Services

Date Opened: 10/12/2017 10:21:00 AM

Filing Deadline: 10/26/2017 11:59:00 PM

Salary: $60,543.00 - $97,203.00/year (Salary Negotiable)

Employment Type: Full-Time

HR Analyst: Sandi English

Work Location: Baltimore City