The Maryland Department of Health, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau, is recruiting for a full-time Deputy Chief of Program Improvement to support HIV prevention and health services programs. The main purpose of this position is to ensure Maryland Department of Health HIV programs continue to meet the evolving needs of individuals and families living with, affected by, or at risk for acquiring HIV. This position manages the Division of Program Improvement within the Center for HIV Prevention and Health Services and reports to the Center Chief. The Division supports statewide data systems and utilizes program outcome data to describe trends and evaluate changes in HIV prevention and health services. The Deputy Chief, Program Improvement will manage all HIV quality improvement activities and will provide decision support regarding best practices based on cost-effectiveness and program impact. This position requires a familiarity with electronic health records, CAREWare, evaluation web, and other data collection systems, a history of direct service to PLWH, and experience managing continuous quality improvement initiatives in healthcare settings.
The Center for HIV Prevention and Health Services manages the Maryland response to HIV including diagnosis, healthcare, and supportive services through federal and state funded programming and systems advocacy throughout the state. The Center promotes an integrated approach to traditional prevention and treatment, collaborating with government, private, and community initiatives. The Deputy Chief, Program Improvement, will serve in leading data-driven innovation through best practices and direct program design to improve the impact of HIV-informed prevention, care, and treatment.
Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and six years of professional experience in health services, four of which must have been at the managerial or supervisory level.
The successful applicant should have experience with health services data systems (e.g. electronic health records, CAREWare), and experience managing continuous quality improvement programs in a healthcare setting.
Additional Salary Information: Potential growth to $91,107.00/year
The mission of the Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA) 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, givi...ng special attention to at-risk and vulnerable populations. Within PHPA, the Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau works to improve the health of Marylanders by reducing the transmission of infectious diseases and helping impacted persons live longer, healthier lives. The Bureau works in partnership with local health departments, providers, community based organizations, and public and private sector agencies to provide public health leadership in the prevention, control, monitoring, and treatment of infectious diseases.