The Nebraska Department of Justice strives to provide excellent legal representation to the State of Nebraska in service to its citizens. A strong commitment to public service is desirable in the hiring of law clerks, administrative staff, investigators, and assistant attorney generals. If you share in our mission of excellence in public service and are interested in furthering your career as a member of our legal team, we invite you to send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcript to: Dana.Hoffman@nebraska.gov or
Director of Operations
Nebraska Department of Justice
2115 State Capitol
Lincoln, NE 68509
The Nebraska Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer and applies Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Law.
Medicaid Fraud and Patient Abuse Unit
Under administrative supervision from the Chief of Investigations, Investigators work collaboratively with other Medicaid Fraud and Patient Abuse Unit staff and other state and federal agencies to investigate allegations of fraud in the Medicaid program and/or abuse or neglect in licensed care facilities. They perform all phases of an investigation within the jurisdiction of the MFPAU from the central office and in the field. Typical tasks include collection of evidence, conducting interviews, taking statements, extensive report writing, drafting of affidavits for arrest and search warrants, performance of basic analysis of Medicaid providers’ billings to detect fraudulent schemes and abnormal patterns, preparation of analytical charts, operation of investigative equipment, surveillance, delivering subpoenas, assisting the audit and legal staff with case development and problem solving, and testifying in court. Preference will be given to candidates who are Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE) or who possess relevant accounting and law enforcement/investigation experience. Statewide travel required. Applicants must have no felony, serious misdemeanor or domestic abuse related convictions. A criminal history and abuse background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.
Law enforcement certification required. Ability to be commissioned as a Deputy State Sheriff required. Previous investigative experience strongly preferred. CFE designation preferred. Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a major in criminal justice, law enforcement, police science, accounting, finance or business, and a minimum of one year of experience in white-collar investigations preferred. Substantial experience may be substituted for college degree. Experience working with MS Word, Excel and Outlook. Knowledge of relevant white-collar law enforcement or criminal investigation techniques preferred. Experience involving application of state statutes, agency rules and regulations and court/administrative hearings process helpful.
Send resume outlining qualifications and a cover letter to Mark Collins, Director of Medicaid Fraud & Patient Abuse Unit (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Nebraska Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer. This position is eligible for veterans’ preference.