Assistant Attorney General (State Government Division)

Division: State Government Division

Location: Phoenix

Position Summary: 

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office State Government Division/Education & Health Section is seeking an Assistant Attorney General.  Attorneys in the Health Unit represent the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) in administrative hearings, settlement conferences, and litigation matters at every level of state and federal court; provide written and verbal legal advice; review contracts and proposed administrative rules and policies; and provide other legal services as needed. 

This attorney will be primarily responsible for providing legal services to the ADHS Division of Licensing Services.  Usual activities for this position will include providing written and verbal legal advice and representing ADHS at administrative hearings and informal settlement conferences pertaining to licensing enforcement actions.  This attorney will predominantly work on matters regarding medical, long-term care, residential, x-ray, and nonionizing facilities; medical marijuana dispensaries and cardholders; medical radiologic technologists; laser technicians; midwives; and speech and hearing professionals.  This attorney will also assist with matters pertaining to the ADHS Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma System and ACDHH.  In addition to these main responsibilities, it is anticipated that the attorney will represent ADHS in other litigation and administrative matters as they arise and provide advice and other legal services to additional ADHS programs as necessary.  This is an entry level position, and regular attendance is required.