Attorney III, Department of Health Care Services

  • 14 Apr 2020 1:19 PM
    Message # 8900082
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job Description and Duties

    The Department of Health Care Services, Office of Legal Services, Health Care Financing and Rates Team, is currently accepting applications for a full-time, permanent Attorney III position. 

    Under the direction of the Senior Assistant Chief Counsel and the Assistant Chief Counsel, and the general direction of the Deputy Director and Chief Counsel, and the Deputy Chief Counsel,  of the Office of Legal Services, the Attorney III provides senior-level legal support and counsel to the Director, Executive Staff, and the various program and operational divisions in the Department on complex and sensitive legal issues related to the financing of the Medi-Cal program. The Attorney III is also responsible for providing comprehensive legal support to the Department’s primary financing divisions: (1) Fee for Service Rates Development Division, (2) Capitated Rates Development Division, (3) Safety Net Financing Division and (4) Local Goverment Financing Division.

    The Attorney III must have a demonstrated ability to function under pressure in time- and politically-sensitive situations and to complete work on an expedited basis with minimal supervision. The Attorney III must have excellent research, analytical, and writing skills, experience in drafting and reviewing legislation, regulations, and related legal correspondence, and a demonstrated ability to provide sophisticated legal advice on complex financing issues, both in writing and verbally in meetings. The Attorney III is also responsible for serving as a liaison to the Attorney General’s Office on complex and fiscally sensitive litigation for the Department.

    You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

    Application Instructions

    Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

    Final Filing Date: 4/20/2020

    Who May Apply

    Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

    Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

    How To Apply

    Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

    Address for Mailing Application Packages

    You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:


    Department of Health Care Services

    Attn: Certification Technician

    M.S. 1300

    P.O. Box 997411

    Sacramento, CA 95899-7411

    Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

    You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:


    1501 Capitol Avenue, Suite 71.1501

    Sacramento, CA 95814

    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Required Application Package Documents

    The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

    • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
    • Resume is required and must be included.
    • Other - A writing sample is required and must be included.
    • Other - A cover letter is required and must be included.
    Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

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