DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL - Civil Division, Health Law Unit, New Castle County
DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Type: Full Time
Salary: $77,000 - $120,000
Benefits: Loan forgiveness (State and Federal)
State of Delaware healthcare plan
State of Delaware pension plan
Over 4 weeks of vacation per year
3 weeks of paid sick leave per year
12 weeks of paid parental leave
Stipend and overtime pay opportunities
Description of Duties: The Delaware Department of Justice is seeking a Deputy Attorney General (“DAG”) to join its Health Law Unit (“HLU”), Civil Division, to represent the Department of Health and Social Services (“DHSS”). This position will involve general counsel duties for the Division of Public Health (“DPH”), the Adult Corrections Health Care Review Board, as well as other duties as assigned. The agency counsel duties involved in this position include drafting and reviewing legislation and regulations, procurement law compliance, drafting and reviewing contracts, requests for proposals and MOUs, Freedom of Information Act compliance, Attorney General Opinions, representation of the agencies and/or agency officers and employees in court and administrative proceedings, advice regarding disability law, and compliance with HIPAA, CFR Part 2, and other State and Federal privacy statutes and regulations.
The most qualified candidates will be proficient in health law, as well as have prior litigation and general counsel experience, however such expertise and experience is not required for selection. The HLU takes a proactive approach to assisting its agency clients, therefore a successful candidate should have the ability to work with State agencies to identify potential issues and assist State agencies to address such issues in order to minimize or avoid future legal action.
Internal Delaware Department of Justice Applicants: Please submit an updated Resume or summary of work experience to the Director of Human Resources, Deputy State Solicitor Allison McMaster, and Acting Unit Head Valerie Farnan.
External Applicants: In order to be considered for this position, External applicants must submit Resume and the Delaware Department of Justice Application (please see link): http://attorneygeneral.delaware.gov/executive/hr/job-application/ OR External applicants can mail Resume and the Delaware Department of Justice Application to: Delaware Department of Justice, Human Resources, 820 N. French Street, 6th Floor, Wilmington, DE 19801, OR E-mail to: DOJHR@delaware.gov OR Fax to: 302-577-5866. EOE.