Legal Assistant Docket Clerk Job in CLEVELAND, OH

Vacancy No. Department Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services
Salary $38,743.00 to $50,360.00 Grade 6 to 6
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/12/2018 Close Date 1/22/2018
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    01/12/2018 to 01/22/2018

  • Salary

    $38,743 to $50,360 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 6

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  • Appointment type



2 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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    Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American! At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere. It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens. Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

    OMHA administers the nationwide Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) hearing program for appeals arising from individual claims for Medicare coverage and payment for items and services furnished to beneficiaries (or enrollees) under Medicare Parts A, B, C and D. OMHA also hears appeals arising from claims for entitlement to Medicare benefits and disputes of Part B and Part D premium surcharges. OMHA generally conducts the third level of a five-level appeals process, and operates separately from the other agencies involved in the Medicare claims appeal process.

    The position is located in Department of Health And Human Services, Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services. HHS OMHA - Division of Central Operations, located in Cleveland, Ohio.

    This announcement may be used to fill additional positions across the Department of Health and Human Services.

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    The Legal Assistant (Docket Clerk) performs the following duties:

    Ability to communicate legal information in writing.
    Ability to communicate legal information orally.
    Knowledge of applying standardized rules and procedures with Administrative Law.
    Skill in the use of office automation software.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current HHS Office of Medicare Hearing and Appeals (OMHA) Federal career or career conditional employees only who reside within the local commuting area, including current HHS OMHA Federal employees with the following eligibilities: Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP), 30% disabled veterans, and/or individuals with disabilities.

    Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.

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