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The Office of the Attorney General is seeking a qualified attorney to join the Health Care Fraud and Elder Abuse Section of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Division. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, a professional team environment, and competitive salaries and benefits.  This position will work out of the Virginia Attorney General’s Office in the Fairfax, Virginia.

 

ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL (00046)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY DIVISION
HEALTH CARE FRAUD AND ELDER ABUSE SECTION
MEDICAID FRAUD CONTROL UNIT

 

DUTIES:  Assigned to the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU), this individual oversees the investigation, prosecution and negotiation of criminal violations involving fraud and/or abuse in the Virginia Medicaid Program committed by health care providers.  This individual will be assigned to prosecute criminal cases in federal and state courts.  This individual will oversee the investigation, negotiation and/or prosecution of the criminal matter. The attorney must coordinate periodic meetings with the investigative staff to conduct a review of evidence as the cases develop, with advice rendered on methods of gathering significant evidence and the legal issues related to those matters.  This individual will also coordinate prosecution strategies with state and federal prosecutors.  This prosecutor is responsible for organizing the open case load and maintaining the case files in accordance with the MFCU grant.  Employment is conditioned upon a favorable completion of a background investigation.  The selected applicant must be able to secure and maintain an appointment as a Special Assistant United States Attorney.  

 

QUALIFICATIONS:   Applicants must have graduated from an accredited law school and be admitted to the Virginia State Bar.  The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience prosecuting cases in state and federal courts, excellent analytical and writing abilities and oral communication skills as evidenced by a writing sample and references.  Excellent interpersonal skills are required. 

 

SALARY:  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at http://jobs.virginia.gov.  Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by August 12, 2021.

 

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