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Recruitment #14-999999-171




Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Office of Health Care Quality

Ambulatory Care Unit

Spring Grove Hospital Center

Bland Bryant Building

55 Wade Avenue Room 150

Catonsville, MD  21228

Main Purpose of Job

The Contractual Office Secretary II is work providing secretarial support to an official, administrator or administrative staff.  Employees in the Office Secretary II classification type on typewriters or on keyboards of personal computers, computer terminals or word processors using word processing software.  The main purpose of this position is to provide secretarial support to employees who manage and administer the Nursing Staff Agencies (NSA), Nursing Referral Service Agencies (NRSA), Birthing Centers (BC) and Major Medical Equipment (MME) providers.  This position requires familiarity with state licensing procedures and the ability to communicate program information to providers and the general public.  The employee is responsible for insuring that all the responsibilities related to the NSA, NRSA, BC and MME programs are carried out efficiently and timely. The incumbent also provides general administrative and secretarial support to the Ambulatory Care Unit Program Manager.  This position is an integral part of the mission of the Office of Health Care Quality (OHCQ), which is to protect the health and safety of the citizens of Maryland and to ensure their public confidence in the health care and community service delivery systems through regulatory, enforcement, and educational services.


Education:    Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience:  Two years performing secretarial or clerical work involving typing duties.


1.  Additional secretarial or clerical experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2.  Thirty credit hours with a major in secretarial science or office technology from an accredited college may be substituted at the rate of thirty credits for one year of experience for up to two years of the required experience.


Demonstrated ability to accurately type on a typewriter or keyboard on a personal computer, computer terminal or work processor at a minimum of forty words per minute may be required, depending on the specific requirements of the position.


Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated.  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.  For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  For Recorded Job Information Call:  410-767-6018.


This is a full-time contractual position with no benefits. 


Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If online process is not available, please send your paper application to:  DHMH, 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 you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.