Assistant Attorney General - Medicaid Fraud

*To move forward in the recruiting process ALL applicants are required to:

  1. Attach a current Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Attach "Department of Law Employment Application(click link to obtain: http://law.georgia.gov/careers/application-forms)
  4. Attach two (2) writing samples
  5. Attach copies of official undergraduate transcripts (unofficial copies are accepted for application process)
  6. Attach copies of official law school transcripts (unofficial copies are accepted for application process)
  7. Answer all prescreening questions 
  8. If the file is too large to attach please email the document(s) to [email protected] to include the position title - application material(s) in the subject line

 

The mission of the Department of Law is to serve the citizens of the State of Georgia by providing legal representation of the highest quality to the agencies, officers and employees of state government and by honorably and vigorously carrying out the constitutional and statutory responsibilities of the Attorney General. The position filled through this announcement will serve in the Medicaid Fraud Division.

Job Summary

Attorneys assigned to the Medicaid Fraud Division investigate and prosecute healthcare providers and other individuals who commit fraud upon the Georgia Medicaid program resulting in abuse, waste, and overpayment of publicly funded monies (Note: the Division does not investigate or prosecute individual recipients of Medicaid). The Division also investigates abuse, neglect, and exploitation of disabled adults and elder persons. Some travel is required. Ideal candidates will have experience in the State or Federal criminal justice system and be comfortable presenting complex factual and legal issues to a jury or other finder of fact. This opening is for a criminal prosecutor position.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Participation as a member of the multidisciplinary team to investigate allegations of fraud against the Georgia Medicaid program;
  2. May also investigate allegations of patient abuse, neglect or exploitation;
  3. Contribute to joint federal-state investigations including the possible litigation of matters in federal district court.
  4. Collaborate with other state and federal law enforcement partners as necessary;
  5. Performs other related duties as assigned.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this title.  They may not include all job duties performed by employees on this job title, and every position does not necessarily require these duties.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited law school and Member of the Georgia Bar

 

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants who possess one or more items below:

  1. Attorneys with felony criminal trial experience, with an emphasis on white-collar or similar financial crimes.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work in a team is a plus.

Additional Information

A criminal background check is completed on all candidates; employment is contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation.  Candidates that are being strongly considered for the position will also be required to submit a Department of Law employment application & waiver, Georgia Department of Revenue Tax Clearance letter and copies of official college transcripts.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail.  All applicants will be considered, but may be screened for the preferred qualifications of the position, and may not necessarily receive an interview. 

SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE.  

 

Position posted until filled.

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