Support Staff Employment Opportunities
MEDICAID FRAUD CONTROL UNIT
The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for a Fraud Investigator position in its Medicaid Fraud Control Unit ("MFCU"). This position will work with Assistant Attorneys General and staff of the MFCU conducting confidential criminal and civil investigations of fraud by health care providers receiving Medicaid funds and in managed care delivery systems. Duties include identifying, locating and interviewing key witnesses; analyzing medical records, data and other electronic evidence; preparing witness interview memoranda, spread sheets and reports; serving subpoenas and other document requests; testifying in grand jury and court proceedings; drafting and executing search warrants, working with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, conducting surveillance; preparing cases for trial.
The ideal candidate will have the minimum requirements of a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university and three years criminal or fraud investigative experience Applicants may substitute graduate education for the required general experience at the rate of one year of education to one year of experience, for up to two years of the required general experience. Applicants may substitute additional experience as defined above for the required education at the rate of one year of experience to one year of education, for up to four years of the required education. Candidates must have basic computer database software experience (Microsoft Office) and word processing programs and fundamental understanding of data base concepts; excellent communication and writing skills and willing to work throughout the state and at times work outside the typical workday, as required.
Interested persons should submit resumes with cover letters to: Yolanda Colkley, Fair Practices Coordinator, Office of the Attorney General, 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 by close of business on Thursday, November 6, 2014. EOE.
(2) PARALEGAL II
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY & CORRECTIONAL SERVICES
The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for (2) Paralegal II positions for the Maryland Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services ("Department"). The position located at 115 Sudbrook Lane, Pikesville, Maryland 21208. This position will provide paralegal and administrative support to three attorneys, specifically the Principal Counsel and two Assistant Attorneys General representing the Department. Responsibilities include drafting of correspondence and pleadings, organization and preparation of documents for discovery, assistance in all aspects of litigation preparation, research, and general administrative support.
The ideal candidates will have a high school diploma or GED, three years of experience as a legal assistant or legal secretary performing legal research or preparing legal documents on behalf of an attorney. (Applicants may substitute one year of education or a certificate in paralegal studies from an accredited college or university for two years of the required experience. Applicants may substitute additional education from an accredited law school at the rate of one year of education for two years of the required experience.) Applicants shall have working knowledge of Microsoft Office or comparable word processing skills and ability to work at a consistently high volume; knowledge of administrative appeals, records retention including state archival system and Access Database preferred. Successful candidate will be fingerprinted for access to restricted CJIS, JIS and other databases as needed.
Interested persons should submit a resume with cover letter stating salary requirements to Yolanda Colkley, Fair Practices Coordinator, Office of the Attorney General, 200 St. Paul Place, 17th floor, Baltimore, MD 21202 by close of business on Monday, November 3, 2014. EOE.