The Civil Division, with more than 1,000 Attorneys and 14 litigating components, represents the United States, its departments and agencies, Members of Congress, Cabinet and other Federal employees.
The Healthcare Fraud Attorney's primary responsibility will be to assist the Fraud Section's attorneys and staff to evaluate the medical and clinical aspects of healthcare fraud allegations received by the office. This responsibility may involve, for example, helping to identify appropriate medical review experts, using or analyzing Medicare claims data to test alleged behavior or conduct, and/or researching medical literature in order to better inform attorneys and staff about medical services at issue in a case.
The Healthcare Fraud Attorney will support the Fraud Section's healthcare fraud investigations by providing expert advice and guidance to over 100 DOJ attorneys, investigators, and members of management in all areas of healthcare fraud, with particular emphasis on: medical conditions, public health and healthcare financing programs, designing healthcare research, and designing analyses using claims data, coding, and/or other methods to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse.
Applicants must be a graduate from a full course of study in a School of Law accredited by the American Bar Association and be a member in good standing of the bar of a state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
A Doctor of Medicine degree (M.D.), Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, (B.S.N.), Master of Science in Nursing degree (M.S.N.), Doctor of Nursing Practice degree (D.N.P.), or equivalent, is preferred, but not required.
Applicants must have at least four years of post J.D. experience to qualify at the GS-15 level. The ideal candidate will have experience with public health and healthcare financing programs (with special emphasis on the federal Medicare program); knowledge of federal healthcare laws, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regulations and policies, program objectives, and HHS practices relating to payment and coverage of healthcare; and familiarity with coding systems used to describe healthcare services and conditions such as ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and/or HCC codes. Experience working at or with HHS and other federal healthcare agencies, contractor medical directors, and expert witnesses is highly desirable.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, May 20, 2016.
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To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 1675761. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire ,
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3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.