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Confidential Administrative Assistant - Medicaid Fraud Control Unit - Rensselaer

The New York State Office of the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) is seeking an Administrative Assistant for its Rensselaer Office. The mission of MFCU is to investigate, prosecute and bring criminal or affirmative civil cases 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. SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: oWorking cooperatively and collaboratively to support MFCU's Electronic Investigative Support Group, as well as auditors and finance personnel, with administrative tasks and projects that will often also require independent performance of clerical duties. oAnswering of main office phones in a respectful and professional manner that demonstrates the high value that MFCU places on each call and directing callers as appropriate. oGreeting and directing visitors courteously and professionally. oProcessing and completing internal requests for Medicaid data and/or documents. oOrdering office supplies, maintaining and troubleshooting issues with office equipment and handling service calls to vendors. oRegularly handling confidential material and information and exercising discretion in doing so, including sorting and delivering daily mail. oInteracting with other regional office staff, as well as other units within the agency and outside entities. oAssisting staff in coordinating travel arrangements and completing expense reports. oSubmitting accounts payable to Finance Department, reviewing all invoices for accuracy, as well as reconciling procurement card purchases monthly, and maintaining petty cash. oScheduling office meetings and appointments, including video conferencing; oMaintaining office records, data entry, document management, photocopying, scanning and shipping. oPerforming other duties as assigned.
Job Function
The New York State Office of the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) is seeking an Administrative Assistant for its Rensselaer Office. The mission of MFCU is to investigate, prosecute and bring criminal or affirmative civil cases 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. SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: oWorking cooperatively and collaboratively to support MFCU's Electronic Investigative Support Group, as well as auditors and finance personnel, with administrative tasks and projects that will often also require independent performance of clerical duties. oAnswering of main office phones in a respectful and professional manner that demonstrates the high value that MFCU places on each call and directing callers as appropriate. oGreeting and directing visitors courteously and professionally. oProcessing and completing internal requests for Medicaid data and/or documents. oOrdering office supplies, maintaining and troubleshooting issues with office equipment and handling service calls to vendors. oRegularly handling confidential material and information and exercising discretion in doing so, including sorting and delivering daily mail. oInteracting with other regional office staff, as well as other units within the agency and outside entities. oAssisting staff in coordinating travel arrangements and completing expense reports. oSubmitting accounts payable to Finance Department, reviewing all invoices for accuracy, as well as reconciling procurement card purchases monthly, and maintaining petty cash. oScheduling office meetings and appointments, including video conferencing; oMaintaining office records, data entry, document management, photocopying, scanning and shipping. oPerforming other duties as assigned.
Salary Range: From $0 to $0 Annually
Minimum Qualification
The ideal candidate is excited to work in a team environment and will have prior experience as an administrative assistant or a receptionist who has also been responsible for clerical and administrative duties. Applicants must be hard working, motivated, well-organized and task oriented. Proficiency in Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook is a must, as is the ability to learn new computer applications. Prior office management experience is a plus. Legal office experience is preferred.

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