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ProfileSenior Deputy Attorney General The candidate reporting to the MFCU Director/Chief Deputy Attorney General, primary responsibility is prosecuting civil cases in State and Federal courts. The position focuses on areas of law outlined in NRS 228.410 and NRS 357. The attorney must work as part of a team of different disciplines within the justice system (i.e. investigators, law enforcement, technical, regulatory and support staff). The attorney must work with health care records including patient medical records and health care claim data. The attorney will also work with management analysts in the MFCU in analyzing claim data and summarizing large and complex fraud schemes. The position requires the processing of multiple exhibits and reports of various medical and financial subject matters. Case assignments will be provided at the initiation of an underlying investigation with follow through to termination/resolution. Complex and multi-jurisdiction cases will be routine. Management assignments can include development of legislation, policy and/or procedures concerning MFCU functions, interactions with other agencies and entities, as well as representing the MFCU at various times. Duties will also include counsel or advice to superiors, peers and subordinates, as appropriate. The Senior Deputy Attorney General position is a leadership position requiring competencies exceeding that of a Deputy Attorney General without the need for regular supervision. The position is responsible for complex professional legal work in the performance of professional legal services included in the performance of a variety of administrative, civil and/or criminal prosecutions and defenses before administrative and judicial tribunals; and the oversight/management of a substantial caseload.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have completed Graduation from an accredited four year college or university and graduation from an accredited law school. Must have 7 years as a licensed attorney and multiple years of false claims act experience and/or Medicaid provider fraud experience. Background must include current or very recent experience in Federal or State cases concerning financial fraud matters. Prior experience should also include reviewing and preparing cases for trial, interviewing witnesses, working with law enforcement officers and various stages of litigation hearings. The applicant must have a working knowledge of Medicaid provider fraud, managed care provider fraud and False Claims Act statutes, Nevada rules of evidence, local court rules and federal court procedure. Must possess skill in effective written and verbal communication; required skills also include planning, prioritizing and executing timelines without the need for supervision. Must be highly professional, well-organized, self-motivated, punctual and prompt, and must possess leadership skills. Should have demonstrated above average skill in legal research and writing, interpreting and applying laws, court decisions, and legal points and authorities in the representation of clients and/or in litigating civil or criminal cases. Should have demonstrated ability to work produc-tively and effectively with other attorneys and support staff, showing a desire and willingness to mentor and engage in meaningful knowledge transfer to su-
periors, peers, and subordinates in both formal and informal settings.
Deadline: June 15, 2018.
Nevada Attorney General
100 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701-4717