Large healthcare system is seeking Occupational Medicine Medical Director in Buffalo, New York. A few benefits of this full-time permanent position include:
-Employed opportunity with a large healthcare system
-Competitive compensation package
-Relocation and signing bonus
-Paid Vacation, CME, full benefits package as well as paid malpractice
-Buffalo NY – waterfront city of over 1.6 million people. Just 1 hour from Toronto!
-Entertainment scene includes professional theater, museums, an award-winning philharmonic orchestra, professional sporting events, incredible outdoor activities, and festivals.
-Low cost of living, diverse real estate choices and top rated schools.
JOB SUMMARY: provides a diverse range of clinical services including diagnostic programs, early detection, treatment, workers comp and disability management, referral, social work and wellness in the workplace. The primary goal of the department is to prevent workplace illness and injury. The work involves providing clinical services, and overseeing administrative, enterprise, and academic functions in the daily operation.
- Create strategic plan to increase early detection and prevention of workplace related injuries and illnesses, using evidence based clinical knowledge;
- Provides clinical leadership and care to patients of the community presenting with occupational and/or exposure related injuries and illnesses;
- Perform pre-employment physical examinations, general health and fitness evaluations, injury care, drug and alcohol screenings, pulmonary function testing, respiratory fit testing, independent medical evaluations, medical surveillance, immunizations, audiometry testing, and eye exams;
- Develops and implements new initiatives to improve clinic productivity including increasing patient volume, improving patient throughput and decreasing wait time;
MEDICAL DIRECTOR FUNCTIONS
- Directly supervise in correspondence with Ambulatory Administration mid-level medical staff, social workers, and additional support staff;
- Assists in organizing events and programs to enhance community relationships and increase community organization outreach;
- Coordinates interdepartmental and inter site functions including meetings, events, trainings and communications;
- Coordinates with external agencies on issues related to patient occupational health and exposures;
- Provides program development for training needs, safety concerns and quality assurance indicators;
- Responsible for policy and procedure development, review, and implementation;
- Oversees improvement efforts to meet performance goals
- Ensures implementation of new initiatives for information technology and third party reimbursement;
- Identifies institutions for community partnerships, and participates in various committees and attends meetings.
- MD or DO required, Board Certified in Occupational Medicine with current active US medical license, DOT certified.
- Minimum of 10 years of clinical practice and/or direct patient care. Focus on Occupational Medicine and Primary Care.