Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Direct Hire Vacancy Announcement

Medical Director

RANGE:  59 (Confidential) ($102,148-140,732/yr)

Value of State-paid Health & Dental Insurance: $322.89 bi-weekly
Value of State's share of employee's retirement: 16.54 % of pay

Opening Date: January 27, 2012

Contact:      S.McGuire

Closing Date: February 17, 2012

 (207) 287-1873
Location: Augusta

Agency Information

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is driven by its vision of Maine people living safe, healthy and productive lives. Its goal is to assist the people of Maine in meeting their own needs, as well as the developmental, health and safety needs of their children. The Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention (Maine CDC&P), Division of Population Health, develops and implements health promotion and disease prevention programs to reduce morbidity and mortality and directs interventions to address specific identified health issues among the maternal child health (MCH) population.

Job Duties

The Population Health Medical Director serves as the principal medical subject matter expert and resource in the Population Health Division of the Maine CDC. This position provides leadership and medical direction for public health activities within the State that pertain to maternal and child health and chronic diseases and their prevention. Assists program managers with program planning and implementation. Provides guidance and consultation to ensure programming is evidence-based or best practices. Provides technical assistance to epidemiologists in the Division and assists in developing reports on disease burden and epidemiology. Represents the Division as the medical subject matter expert on internal and external workgroups and committees.


Graduation from an accredited Medical or Osteopathic School in the United States (Graduates of foreign medical schools must present evidence of having passed FLEX or National Board Examinations or of current Maine licensure) AND a Masters Degree in Public Health or at least two (2) years of full-time experience in specialty area. Certificate of registration with the right to practice medicine and surgery in Maine as issued by the State Board of Registration of Medicine is required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in public health, preventive medicine, or quality improvement.

Application and Information

For additional information about this application please contact S.McGuire, at (207) 287-1873 or e-mail us at sarah.mcguire@maine.gov. To apply, please forward a direct hire application, current resume & cover letter to:

DHHS Human Resources Division
#11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333

The Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.