The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) in the New York City office is seeking a talented individual to serve as a Legal Support Analyst. The mission of MFCU is to investigate, prosecute and obtain remedies against individuals and corporate entities responsible for improper or fraudulent Medicaid billing schemes, as well as to investigate and prosecute allegations of abuse and neglect of residents in nursing homes and other residential healthcare facilities. MFCU utilizes a team-based approach to identify and investigate fraud committed by hospitals, nursing homes, pharmacies, doctors, dentists, nurses, and other Medicaid providers. From inception through disposition, attorneys, auditors, and investigators work together to uncover complex fraudulent conduct for which MFCU holds offenders accountable through both criminal prosecution and civil litigation.
Legal Support Analysts work closely with attorneys to review and organize documents and other evidence; organize case files; conduct E-discovery; research in legal and investigative databases; manage witnesses; and provide legal and office support, including filings in courts. LSAs prepare demonstrative exhibits and may aid Assistant Attorneys General in court appearances.
A Bachelor’s degree is required for the position. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is also required. Candidates must possess excellent communication and organizational skills, be attentive to detail, and capable of handling multiple tasks under time pressure. Prior experience in legal practice as a clerk or paralegal is a plus.
To apply, please click this link: MFC_NYC_LSA_6074; applicants will be taken to the online application page for this position.
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following: