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Job Title:   Medicaid Inspector General

County:   Shawnee

Req. No:   187544

Agency Name:   Attorney General

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

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Job Description:

Division: Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG)
Position Type: Unclassified (At-Will), Full-Time, Exempt, Benefits-Eligible
Position Location: Topeka, Kansas (Shawnee County)
Compensation: $123,038 annually

Open Until Filled

The Office of the Kansas Attorney General (OAG) is accepting applications to hire a Medicaid Inspector General.  Reporting directly to the Attorney General, the Medicaid Inspector General provides the highest level of direction and oversight of the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) to include strategic planning, organization, procedures and policies in support of the OMIG’s mission to provide increased accountability, integrity and oversight of the state Medicaid program, MediKan program and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) or their successor programs.  This is accomplished through performance of audits, investigations, and performance reviews of these programs.

In accordance with state law, the Medicaid Inspector General shall be appointed by the Attorney General with the advice and consent of the senate and subject to confirmation by the senate.  Appointment to the position shall serve for a term which will expire on January 15 of each year in which the whole senate is sworn in for a new term.  Consecutive reappointments are possible.

For more information, refer to 2017 Senate Bill 149 and pages 3 – 5 of the bill summary.

The OAG is an organization that values individuals who strive to work in a team environment, where a positive attitude and willingness to assist others is critical.  We seek to hire individuals who exemplify the highest standards of integrity, efficiency and professionalism.  Successful candidates must be ethical, well-organized, self-motivated, punctual and prompt.  A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail is required.

The Medicaid Inspector General’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Detection and investigation of fraud, waste, abuse and illegal acts relating directly to such programs.

Referral of appropriate cases for administrative action, civil action, or criminal prosecution.

Performing other functions necessary or appropriate to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the OMIG in accordance with federal and state law.

Additional Duties: Additional duties may be added at any time. This announcement does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed. You would be expected to follow other job-related instructions and perform other job-related duties as requested.

Minimum Requirement(s):

  1. experience with professional standards that relate to the fields of auditing and investigations in government
  2. demonstrated knowledge, skills, abilities and experience in conducting audits or investigations and shall be familiar with the programs subject to oversight by the OMIG
  3. at time of appointment, or obtain within one (1) year after appointment, certification as a certified inspector general from a national organization that provides training to inspectors general
  4. excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Requirement(s):

Travel: You would travel to locations required to competently and diligently discharge the assigned duties. Occasional in-state travel and out-of-state travel is required.  A valid driver's license is required when operating a state vehicle, a private vehicle, or a rental vehicle for the benefit of the State.

How to Apply: The application process has 3 required steps:

  1. Register by completing the online Personal Data Form.  NOTE: Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.
  2. Complete the online State of Kansas Application Form.  Select Attorney General and submit.
  3. E-mail the following additional required documents to careers@ag.ks.gov:

Include the job requisition number and your last name in the subject line. Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation by the closing date indicated.

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate Required: Each applicant is required to obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue website at https://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html.  A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account follows all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact (785) 296-3199.

Other Requirements: As a condition of employment, we require a pre-employment screening process to include a criminal history records check and reference check of past and present employers. The screening process will be waived for current OAG personnel who have previously completed the screening requirements.

Recruiter Contact:  Deann Tiede    Phone: (785) 296-3716; Email: careers@ag.ks.gov

Individuals with disabilities are urged to contact the Recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The Office of the Kansas Attorney General is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Class/Uncl Full/Part Time: Grade: Hiring Rate: Pay Frequency:
U F 001 $0.00 Biweekly

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