Virginia State Government 00437 MEDICAL HEARING OFFICER in Richmond, Virginia

Position Information

Job Description

Unique opportunity to join the Appeals Division of the Department of Medical Assistance Services as a Medical Hearing Officer. This position is responsible for reviewing appeal requests, case documents, and other appropriate evidence to conduct client medical hearings and then to issue decisions in accordance with fair hearing principles within established time frames. The incumbent will collaborate with hearing officers, paralegals, and administrative assistants within the Provider and Medical Cases Team and the Appeals Division to support and sustain a team atmosphere within the Division.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate must have considerable experience researching, interpreting, and applying state and federal regulations, and analyzing facts to reach logical, legally supportable conclusions. Requires considerable knowledge of administrative law and appeals procedures. Must have considerable experience in analytical writing. Ideal candidates will have knowledge of Medicaid and other indigent health care programs, and of physical and mental health care needs of individuals. Must be able to set priorities and handle multiple cases at once. Must have experience interviewing individuals to obtain financial, legal, and/or medical information. Must have experience independently managing a caseload within established time limits. Requires demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing. Must be proficient using word processing and other office productivity software applications. Graduation from an accredited law school required.

Special Requirements

Must be a member of the Virginia Bar in good standing. A valid driver’s license is also required for occasional travel.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants must apply online at by 11:59 p.m. on the listed closing date. Faxed, emailed, or hand delivered applications or resumes will not be accepted and will not substitute for a complete state application. Applications must include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable. Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information within the application. Applicants requiring accommodation to apply for this position should contact the Agency receptionist for assistance. ADA/EEO/AA

Contact Information


LaVerne White, Receptionist


804-786-5408, TDD 800-343-0634


Role Title: Hearing Legal Servcs Offcr II - 19072

Job Open Date: 10/03/2018

Job Close Date: 10/18/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: $43,892 - $75,000

Agency: Dept of Medical Asst Services (602)

Agency Website: Click Here for Agency Website

Location: Richmond (City) - 760

Position Number: 00437

Job Posting Number: 1043641

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: Yes

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 05