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Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza
Minimum Qualifications NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service as a Senior Attorney (G-25); OR a NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service in a title at Grade 23 or above with current NYS Bar Admission and eligible for transfer to Senior Attorney under Sections 70.4 or 52.6 of the Civil Service Law. (Candidates requesting consideration for transfer must also be a graduate of an accredited law school with a LLB or JD degree, and may also need to meet additional experiential conditions to qualify for consideration.)
The preferred candidate is highly motivated and interested in working in an active legal team environment. The preferred candidate must have strong legal skills, be able to work as a member of a team, demonstrate good decision-making skills, possess excellent oral and written communication skills and have the ability to manage a varied and demanding caseload.
Duties Description The attorney will report to the Director and Deputy Director of the Bureau of Program Counsel. Attorneys in the Bureau provide legal support to program staff on a wide variety of matters that come before the Department. The attorney’s assigned work areas may include: Medicaid provider and recipient eligibility, as well as eligibility issues under other State operated insurance programs; Medicaid pharmacy benefits; health care financing; regulation of managed care entities; Medicaid recoveries.
General duties will include: providing legal advice to program staff with respect to Medicaid and other health insurance issues; drafting and reviewing policy statements, contracts, memoranda of understanding, and proposed legislation and regulations; responding to correspondence and other inquiries of a legal nature; and acting as the Department’s liaison with the Department of Law on litigation matters pertaining to health care financing.
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Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, DB/SA/87157, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with Reference DB/SA/87157included in the subject line. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes accepted until July 27, 2018.