WorkCare

  • Occupational Health Physician

    Job Locations US-PA-Monaca
    Job ID
    2018-1148
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Physician
  • Overview

    As the nation’s largest physician-owned and managed occupational health care company, WorkCare has provided occupational healthcare services to some of the world’s most prominent organizations since 1984.

     

    At WorkCare, we believe health care that harmonizes with your company’s environment and business objective is better care. Our clients benefit from an extensive selection of wellness resources suitable to their individual needs with more than 3,500 clinic providers nationwide and a growing international clinic provider network. Through our comprehensive medical services, we maximize the health and safety of more than 1,000,000 workers per year on a worldwide basis. Our board-certified occupational health physicians are passionate about delivering our mission to improve employee health, productivity and safety through physician managed consulting services, technology-based information systems and customer-focused business models. From preventative programs to primary care, medical surveillance and health management, we have created a standard of excellence that improves quality of life, generates cost-effective care and improves the health care of the workforce.

     

    As an integrated health provider, WorkCare is at the forefront of helping employers meet the challenges of managing today’s workforce. WorkCare is owned by a physician who, along with a team of allied credentialed health professionals, provide strategic and tactical consulting services and programs to:

    • Improve workforce productivity
    • Enhance employee health
    • Maintain regulatory compliance
    • Promote sound business practices focused on quality, cost-effective care
    • Mitigate health-cost drivers
    • Advocate positive health behaviors

    We encourage employee growth and professional development and believe in the value of life-long learning. Employee input into our business is valued as we believe that everyone has a unique role and is a valued contributor.

     

    We are currently looking for a Full Time Occupational Health Physician to join our client site in Monaca, PA.

    Responsibilities

    • Work closely with clinic staff to provide on-site treatment and management of injuries and minimize the need for off-site medical treatment
    • Provide occupational health services (i.e., physicals, occupational surveillance exams, medical monitoring, return to work exams, etc.) as needed
    • Work closely with and oversee mid-level provider(s)
      • Provide mentorship/training as needed
    • Develop necessary medical policies and procedures
    • Provide emergency medical services to Site employees
    • Assist the Site HSSE Manager in classification of medical cases as they relate to safety reporting statistics
    • Prescribe medication as necessary, including recommended immunizations and follow-up boosters
    • Ensure clinic is managed according to the highest quality standards and complies with Site procedures and applicable health standards
    • Ensure the main clinic dispensary is properly secured
    • Work with appropriate clinic staff to coordinate stocking and control of medications and medical supplies
    • Plan and control clinic and equipment maintenance program to comply with applicable Federal, state and local standards
    • Implement and manage clinic operating procedures
    • Provide or arrange for training of site personnel in emergency treatment (e.g. CPR, first aid)
    • Review/oversee monthly clinic activity reports
    • Participate and support in incident investigations as requested by the Site HSSE Manager particularly in regards to mechanism of injury
    • Monitor the reporting activities of the medical facilities to ensure that all necessary reports are maintained according to schedule.
    • Maintain open communications and timely reporting with WorkCare and client Medical Directors, WorkCare supervisory staff and other vested interests regarding clinic operations and client requests 
    • May be required to be available on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and after hours as needed to support the site/project schedule

    Qualifications

    • Medical degree (MD or DO) from a U.S. accredited program
    • Active, in good standing and unrestricted Pennsylvania physician license
    • Must have Unrestricted DEA license 
    • Current ACLS/BLS certifications
    • 5+ years of experience delivering patient care in an occupational healthcare, primary care, urgent care or emergency room setting
    • Strong knowledge in the industrial management preferred
    • Excellent clinical, leadership, and interpersonal skills a must
    • Demonstrates the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality
    • Possess critical thinking skills and the ability to operationalize comprehensive , safe and effective occupational medical practice
    • Knowledge in OSHA regulations, Health Safety and Environmental (HSE) preferred
    • Comfortable managing traumatic injuries and occasional emergent situations (e.g., suturing, wound care, minor fractures, dehydration, diabetic emergencies, chest pain, respiratory difficulties, etc.).
    • Willing/able to make independent medical decisions in accordance with published standards, scope of practice and company policies and procedures.
    • Willing/able to take initiative in order to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge base to effectively manage care within an occupational setting.
    • Willing/able to manage and prioritize simultaneous tasks and to organize resources for goal attainment.
    • Maintains a professional demeanor/approach during stressful circumstances.
    • Able to create and modify written materials and to initiate and complete self-directed projects when needs are identified.
    • Maintains effective communication and management skills with a varied work force.
    • Ability to gather and analyze data, compile information and prepare reports.
    • Possesses strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

    EOE/M/F/D/V

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