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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/29/17

Applications Due01/07/18

Vacancy ID46375

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleLegal Assistant 2

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary Grade17

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $52518 to $66855 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address The Capitol

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12224

Minimum Qualifications Reachable on the Department of Civil Service list for Legal Assistant 2 OR Permanent or Contingent Permanent status as a Legal Assistant 2 OR Eligible for Transfer or Reinstatement.

Duties Description The incumbent will perform duties under the general supervision and guidance of an attorney, but with considerable independence and discretion.

•Resolve written and telephone complaints coming into the Health Care Bureau.

•Negotiate with chief executive officers and medical directors as well as upper management staff to advance the consumer’s cause and to achieve an equitable settlement.

• Conduct interviews and review the consumer’s plan contract and other evidence.

•Review incoming cases for violations of state and/or federal laws.

•Prepare appeal letters needed by consumers to overturn a denial.

•Analyze matters that may not require litigation by developing policy analysis and recommending solutions.

•Train and oversee potential student interns as well as clerical staff for the unit.

•Answer telephone calls to the health care bureau’s toll free helpline and handle appropriately, including answering questions, referring calls to another agency or organization, and initiating consumer complaint cases as warranted.

•Prepare, gather and compile information and/or data for reports from helpline calls to identify cases suitable for enforcement actions.

•Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE LAW, GOVERNOR'S EXECUTIVE ORDERS #6 AND 28.1, AND SECTION 504 OF THE FEDERAL REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973, AS AMENDED BY THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY OR SEXUAL ORIENTATION.

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Name Brianna Guckemus

Telephone 518-776-2500

Fax 518-915-7754

Email Address brianna.guckemus@ag.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Office of the Attorney General

Human Resources Mgmt. Bureau, State Capitol

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12224

 

Notes on ApplyingEmail is the preferred method of applying. Please send resume and cover letter to brianna.guckemus@ag.ny.gov and indicate vacancy #46375 in the subject line of the email. Will also accept mailed and faxed applications as well.

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