Requisition No: 87236
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: REGULATORY SPECIALIST II - 64085509
Position Number: 64085509
Posting Closing Date: 11/14/2019
Florida Department of Health
REGULATORY SPECIALIST II - 64085509
The incumbent in this position works with 2 or more Lawyers to prepare health care disciplinary cases for presentation to the probable cause panels, for formal litigation and for final disposition before the Boards. This position performs duties at a higher level based on the complexity of legal responsibilities within the unit, requiring greater knowledge of the process.
The incumbent reviews and researches the more complex investigative files, medical records, transcripts and expert opinions regarding alleged violations of statutes and rules; drafts Administrative Complaints or Closing Orders in pre-probable cause complaints; performs legal research as necessary; drafts legal memoranda; drafts discovery requests, responds to interrogatories and/or pleadings; drafts Settlement Agreements.
Corresponds telephonically and in writing with the Respondent, Respondent's counsel, witnesses, complainants and/or expert witnesses for review of case, for clarification or further information on the facts occurring in the case or to set up depositions or hearings; assists the attorney in preparation for depositions or hearings. Provides vital professional regulation skills by preparing, producing, coordinating, managing and maintaining highly complex litigation case materials; sets up litigation pleading files; produces motions, pleadings, general correspondence and memoranda on cases assigned to respective attorneys; prepares cases for presentation or reconsideration before the Probable Cause Panels or for presentation for or the Boards for final agency action.
Accurately and timely updates LEIDS and Axiom as action occurs in the responsible attorney's assigned cases. Performs a periodic physical inventory of all cases assigned to the incumbent's attorneys, making necessary changes and updates to the computer case management system; provides a current caseload report after each inventory.
Schedules court reporters, witnesses and locations for all depositions and formal hearings for assigned attorneys. Schedules and coordinates witness conferences, lectures and pre-trial meetings for assigned attorneys. Produces calendars of current cases, which include important dates and information for each case, and follows up with attorneys to assure deadlines are met.
Directs or responds to telephone inquiries received within the unit from the general public, complainants, Subjects and/or Subjects' counsel concerning disciplinary cases.
Timely prepares closed cases according to File Maintenance Protocol, ensuring there is a signed, filed (if applicable) closing document in the file, closing the case or ensuring the case has been closed in LEIDS, and transferring to the appropriate Records Management Liaison within the unit.
Assist with other duties within the Prosecution Services Unit, as needed.
We request that all applications be completed with People First - no faxed or mailed applications to the agency. Experience, education, and/or training used to meet the minimum qualifications and in response to the qualifying questions must be verifiable through information contained in your application.
When completing the online application, all gaps of employment or education greater than 90 days starting from high school must be explained (approximate date, month, and year) identifying company name or if unemployed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please be advised:
Florida DOH is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace. Only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.
This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.
Direct deposit of salary is a condition of employment.
Incumbent may be required to work during or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or to perform other emergency. Duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.
Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the DOH in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: www.sss.gov.
If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.
Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women. The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the Departments VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
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