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Medicaid Attorney

Date Posted:  Oct 3, 2019
Requisition ID:  24622
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

Summary/Objective:

This Attorney E7 is responsible for rendering legal advice and services to an agency or division, specifically the Office of Medicaid and Policy Planning and other FSSA divisions as needed.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this roles are as follows:

  • Advises agency staff on various program and legal areas;
  • Drafts and reviews contracts and correspondence;
  • Serves as a liaison to the Indiana Office of Attorney General on litigation and tort claims matters;
  • Drafts and reviews legislation and administrative rules;
  • Performs legal research and writing assignments;
  • Provides general legal support for Office of General Counsel;
  • Oversees contract process for local office attorneys;
  • Conducts legal trainings for lower level attorneys and others;
  • Litigates cases in State Courts representing the agency;
  • Handles administrative matters and hearings;
  • Organizes and manages caseload in preparation of hearings and/or litigation;
  • Generates appropriate pleadings, motions and discovery and responses;
  • Delegates to and provides support for any legal support staff;
  • Drafts appeals and appellate briefs;
  • May be required to participate in committees, groups or teams such as screen out committees;
  • May be required to serve as local counsel for the Indiana Office of Attorney General

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time

Preferred Experience:

Member of the Indiana Bar in good standing; Legal experience in the medical field is a plus.

Requirements:
  • Doctorate of Jurisprudence;
  • Strong legal research, writing and litigation skills;
  • Effectively communicate both orally and in writing;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to apply relevant statutes, case law and rules;
  • At least two years of experience practicing law, with some experience in litigation preferred;
  • Familiarity with federal statutes, Code of Federal Regulations, Indiana Statutes and Administrative Code. 
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

Hire Salary:  The annual minimum starting salary for this position is $ 52,000.00.  Salary may be commensurate with relevant experience/education. 

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave
  • Free Downtown Parking

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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