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WV Department of Health and Human Resources/Office of Inspector General
Nature of Work
Under administrative direction of the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Resources, the Inspector General, by impartial evaluation, investigation, and reporting, seeks to ensure the integrity of Department programs and operations including the fair, accurate, and nondiscriminatory delivery of benefits and services to qualified state residents. The Inspector General oversees eight distinct units including Investigations and Fraud Management; Board of Review; WV Clearance for Access: Registry and Employment Screening (WV CAREs); Foster Care Ombudsman; Mental Health Ombudsman; Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification, and others. Through these organizational units, the Office of Inspector General provides autonomous, independent, and neutral oversight of statewide departmental programs and operations and works to combat and eliminate fraud, waste, and abuse. The Inspector General plans, directs, and supervises a team of program managers, investigators, reviewers, surveyors, and hearing officers who work to protect vulnerable state residents as well as the integrity of Department programs and services. The Inspector General also approves policies and procedures; represents the Office at departmental meetings, as well as meetings with state and federal agencies; develops the Office’s annual budget and monitors expenditures; and maintains an effective working relationship with legislators, law enforcement officers, and prosecuting attorneys. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Training: Graduation from an accredited or American Bar Association accredited law school.
Substitution: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in sociology, social work, criminal justice, corrections, counseling, behavioral science, industrial relations/management, public administration, business administration, human resources or closely related field, plus two (2) additional years of qualifying experience as described below may substitute for the Juris Doctorate degree.
Experience: Six (6) years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid administrative or professional experience in the area of employment, four (4) years of which must have been in a program administration capacity.
To apply for this job email your details to DHHRJobs@wv.gov