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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/08/22

Applications Due09/02/22

Vacancy ID106309

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleSpecial Assistant Attorney General, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Hauppauge (MFCU_SAAG_HAU_3472)

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Suffolk

Street Address 300 Motor Parkway

City Hauppauge

StateNY

Zip Code11788

Minimum Qualifications Suitable candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications:
• Minimum of four (4) years of practice experience, including grand jury, trial and/or substantial complex business litigation practice that must include criminal practice experience and preferably includes the investigation and prosecution of financial crimes;
• Excellent analytical, writing, communication and organizational skills;
• Experience drafting and overseeing the execution of search and eavesdropping warrants is a plus;
• The ability to articulate the critical issues in a case accurately and precisely;
• Strong research and interpersonal skills;
• Good judgment with the ability to work independently and as a productive team member fostering supportive, respectful and collaborative relationships with the Unit’s professional and support staff; and
• Comfort with and proficiency using technology to complete legal work, including knowledge of and experience with various computer software programs and case management and electronic discovery platforms.

Applicants must reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State and be admitted to practice law in New York State. In addition, the Public Officers Law requires that OAG attorneys be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.

Duties Description The New York State Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) Medicaid Fraud Control Unit is seeking an attorney with experience prosecuting and/or investigating complex financial wrongdoing to serve as a Special Assistant Attorney General in its Hauppauge office on Long Island.

Utilizing the New York State Penal Law, the False Claims Act, Social Services Law §145-b, the Executive Law, and other New York laws, the Unit brings civil actions and criminal proceedings to successfully prosecute individuals and companies who are responsible for improper or fraudulent Medicaid billing schemes. Many of the Unit’s investigations are conducted in coordination with other state, federal or local government and prosecutorial agencies, and have resulted in revenue generation through the large-scale recovery of taxpayer money. Additionally, MFCU investigates reports of abuse and neglect at nursing homes and other health care facilities in New York. The importance of this work is highlighted in the OAG’s recently released report investigating allegations of COVID-19-related neglect of nursing home residents across New York State.

The selected candidate will lead team investigations of allegations of financial fraud in the healthcare industry, and of abuse and neglect of residents of healthcare facilities, present evidence to grand juries, and conduct evidentiary hearings and trials in New York State courts.

Additional Comments As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State through a wide variety of occupations. To learn more about Assistant Attorney General compensation, please visit https://ag.ny.gov/sites/default/files/assistant_attorney_general_compensation.pdf. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. Additionally, the OAG offers a robust Workplace Flexibilities Program with multiple options for employees, including telecommuting (up to two days per week) and alternative work schedules.

Per Office of the Attorney General policy, confirmation of vaccination status is a condition of employment for this position. If you are not fully vaccinated, you may be required to provide regular negative COVID-19 PCR test results at a frequency determined by the agency. The agency will consider religious and reasonable accommodations. For more information, please contact recruitment@ag.ny.gov.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Legal Recruitment Bureau

Telephone 2124168080

Fax

Email Address recruitment@ag.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Office of the Attorney General, Legal Recruitment Bureau

28 Liberty

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10005

 

Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY:

Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our careers website: http://www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings.
Reference No. MFCU_SAAG_HAU_3472

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter
? You may address to Legal Recruitment.
? Indicate why are interested in a position with Medicaid Fraud Control and what makes you a strong candidate.
• Resume
• Writing Samples
? Please provide at least two writing samples (trial court memoranda of law are preferred) that you believe best demonstrate your legal writing and analytical abilities.
? Please upload these as one document using the field that is provided.
• List of three (3) references
? Only submit professional references, supervisory references are preferred.
? Indicate the nature and duration of your relationship to each reference.
? Include contact information and email addresses for each reference.
? Please note, your references will not be contacted until after you interview for the position.
If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact Legal Recruitment via email at recruitment@ag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: ag.ny.gov

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