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Paralegal I, Medicaid Investigations The candidate provide paralegal support for the Unit Director, Deputy Director, and criminal and civil attorneys. Under the supervision of the Unit Director this paralegal will track and monitor referrals, summarize referrals, make preliminary legal recommendations as to referral openings and declinations. This paralegal will track and monitor open criminal and civil investigations, prepare monthly, quarterly, annual, and legislative case reports, ensuring compliance with the Healthcare Protection and Integrity Data Bank ("HIPDB"). This position responds to inquiries, maintaining the Units document management system. Provides legal research and trial and pretrial assistance to Unit attorneys, prepare, review, and organize discovery documents, exhibits and trial notebooks. This paralegal is required to maintain, update and supplement the MID's legal and medical libraries, and perform program assistant duties including transcribing, typing, reception, filing, mailing, and providing legal secretarial support.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have completed Graduation from an appropriately accredited institution for paralegal training; or Bachelor s degree from an appropriately accredited institution and 1 year of substantive paralegal experience; or High school or General Education Development (GED) diploma and 5 years of paralegal experience performing delegated, substantive legal work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability: Ability to maintain, track, and monitor criminal and civil case case referrals and the MID's case referral database. Ability to review case referrals and evidence and summarize facts. Ability to maintain, track, and monitor open investigations, and ensure case status is communicated with other agencies pursuant to MID policy and the MID Memorandum of Understanding with DMA. Ability to perform initial legal research. Ability to prepare case status reports for the MID and various federal agencies. Ability to understand unit policy, procedures, and mission. Ability to organize and maintain records. Ability to communicate clearly and logically in written and oral forms. Ability to transcribe, type, file, mail, cover telephone, and greet visitors. Ability to maintain confidentiality of criminal investigations, civil matters under seal, and individually identifiable health information.
Closing Date: 06/19/18 5:00 PM Eastern Time
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