The Office of the General Counsel is seeking a Deputy Chief Counsel for its San Francisco Regional Office. The Deputy Chief Counsel will be expected to perform supervisory duties of staff within the regional office and to manage the legal services provided to one or more Department components in the region. The San Francisco Regional Office provides legal services to almost all the regional components of HHS, including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), and the Indian Health Service (IHS). Work matters often require coordination with other components of the Department, other OGC offices, or the U.S. Department of Justice. Attorneys may represent the agency in litigation against hospitals, nursing homes, health plans, clinical laboratories, and other health care providers to enforce compliance with federal requirements; aid in the recovery of misspent Medicare, Medicaid, and federal grant funds; counsel health care providers and administrators at over 20 IHS-operated hospitals and health care facilities throughout the region on a range of issues related to patient care and hospital operations; advise OCR in the investigation and resolution of unauthorized uses and/or disclosures of personal health information by health care entities; and represent the agency in proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Merit Systems Protection Board, and the National Labor Relations Board.
We are seeking to fill this position at the GS-15 level ($146,415 - $164,200) depending on experience and qualifications. The position will be located in San Francisco, CA.
OGC is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from a diverse pool of high-quality candidates.
The Deputy Chief Counsel reports to the Chief Counsel and is one of two principal advisors to the Chief Counsel, along with being a member of the Region’s Senior Leadership Team. The Deputy Chief Counsel works closely with the Chief Counsel in directing and coordinating the office’s legal services provided to the Department’s programs and constituent agencies. The legal matters often involve significant financial and operational considerations, are extremely complex, and are often precedent setting.
The Deputy Chief Counsel will:
Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the position qualifications listed on this announcement. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
The following are required qualifications:
Please submit the following documents to OGCR9Hiring@hhs.gov to receive full consideration by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date of the announcement.
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