Who May Apply: Open to all qualified applicants
Date Posted: 1/24/2024
Closing Date: 2/14/2024
LA9 Salary Range: $71,000 - $132,000 annually
Telework Eligible: Hybrid
The Office of Attorney General Keith Ellison has a clear mission: we help Minnesotans afford their lives and live with dignity, safety, and respect. We are a dynamic group of dedicated professionals who choose public service as a calling, and we are actively and intentionally committed to supporting an internal culture that affirms that calling. The Office is one of Minnesota’s largest public law offices and as of 2023, has been recognized as a Star Tribune Top Workplace Minnesota for three years in a row and Top Workplace USA for two years in a row.
The Office is currently seeking an Investigator Supervisor in the Medicaid Fraud Division of the Office to uncover, investigate, and stop fraudulent claims made to taxpayer-funded public health insurance programs. Medicaid Fraud investigators make a difference in the lives of vulnerable people and contribute to the economic well-being of Minnesotans and the state.
A successful candidate in this position will be able to:
- Supervise the division’s investigators, including hiring, onboarding, coaching, training, and evaluating team members and their work product
- Manage cases, including assigning cases, providing direct work on cases, and reviewing case work of team members
- Maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders (division and office team members, clients, victims, witnesses, care providers, law enforcement, insurance companies, other state agencies, etc.)
- Create a positive and inclusive work environment in which the division can perform high quality legal work for the people of Minnesota
- Regularly perform and attend outreach and networking efforts with other state agencies, Medicaid Fraud Control Units, law enforcement, and the people of Minnesota
- Provide training to law enforcement on investigating abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation of vulnerable adults
- Serve as the lead investigator on complex cases to conduct criminal investigations into health care providers suspected of defrauding the Minnesota Medicaid program
- Review complaints against public health care providers
- Evaluate and analyze claims data and medical and financial records
- Conduct research and surveillance and draft reports summarizing investigative findings
- Interview victims, witnesses, and targets of investigations
- Participate in the execution of search warrants
- Work with division attorneys to prepare cases for prosecution and testify findings at criminal jury trials
- 5 years of experience in a relevant investigatory role (a bachelor’s degree in forensics, criminology, nursing, criminal justice, accounting, finance, economics, statistics, or other related subject areas may substitute for 1 year of experience)
- 2 years of experience in a supervisory, management, or leadership role
- Proven ability to:
- Show excellent judgement, character, and work ethic
- Lead in an inclusive, creative, and collaborative work environment
- Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and stakeholders
- Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office
- Ability to travel to counties throughout Minnesota
- Demonstrated skill in:
- Research and writing
- Critical thinking
- Experience directly related to Medicaid, insurance, fraud, healthcare, billing, and law enforcement
- At least 3 years of experience in a supervisory, management, or leadership role
- Fluency in Spanish, Hmong, Somali, or other relevant language(s) for Minnesota
- Experience using case management software/systems
How to Apply
Interested applicants must apply online through the State of Minnesota Careers website, which is the State’s official application and hiring site. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, February 14, 2024.
- Go to www.mn.gov/careers;
- Apply for posting number 73247
- Direct Link
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Jake Pleschourt at email@example.com or (651) 757-1057.
Why Work For Us
Diverse Workforce Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence, fostering understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.
Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:
- Training and professional development
- Paid vacation and sick leave
- 12 paid holidays each year
- Paid parental leave
- Low-cost medical and dental coverage
- Prescription drug coverage
- Vision coverage
- Wellness programs and resources
- Employer paid life insurance
- Short-term and long-term disability
- Health care spending and savings accounts
- Dependent care spending account
- Tax-deferred compensation
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive service to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at (651) 259-3637 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate what assistance you need.