Job Details

General Attorney Advisor

Company name

US Department of Health & Human Services Office of General Counsel

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Feb 11, 2020

Valid Through

May 26, 2020

Posted on

Aug 05, 2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 75515 to 165346 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Health Care
Litigation >> Litigation - Labor & Employment
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Profile

General Attorney Advisor
The candidate provide a variety of legal services to one or more Department components in the region, including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), and the Indian Health Service (IHS), on matters which often require coordination with other components of the Department, other OGC offices, or the U.S. Department of Justice. Attorneys may represent the agency in litigation against hospitals, nursing homes, health plans, clinical laboratories, and other health care providers to enforce compliance with federal requirements; aid in the recovery of misspent Medicare, Medicaid, and federal grant funds; counsel health care providers and administrators at over 20 IHS-operated hospitals and health care facilities throughout the region on a range of issues related to patient care and hospital operations; advise OCR in the investigation and resolution of unauthorized uses and/or disclosures of personal health information by health care entities; and represent the agency in hearings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Merit Systems Protection Board, and the National Labor Relations Board. Work independently and as a team with the 400+ OGC colleagues across the nation. Must have demonstrated experience or familiarity in federal court or administrative litigation or negotiations and/or a government law background would be helpful. Must possess a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited ABA law school. Should have 3+ years of experience after law school as a practicing attorney. Must have possess proof that bar status is active, in good standing and eligible to practice before the highest court of a State, U.S. Commonwealth, U.S. Territory, or the District of Columbia. Should have possess substantial familiarity in one or more of the following areas: civil litigation, employment law, or health care law. Must maintain active bar membership in good standing and be eligible to practice law before the highest court of a State, U. S. Territory, U. S. Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia. Must submit official law school transcripts.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
US Department of Health & Human Services Office of General Counsel
50 United Nations Plaza
Room 420
San Francisco, CA 94102

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