Physician (Occupational Medicine)

Location
Fort Bliss, Texas
Posted
Apr 17, 2021
Ref
2021-6706
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

Employee works under the supervision of the Commander of the Health Clinic. Employee works with full professional responsibilities for his/her actions and advice. Carries out duties in accordance with the accepted standard of care and in accordance with established military rules and regulations. Board certification with progressive experience and demonstrated expertise equivalent in breadth and intensity is required. Responsible for the examination, diagnosis and treatment of the full range of patients seen in the clinic.

Responsibilities

Management of injured Federal workers under the Federal Employee Compensation Act and other Occupational Medicine patients, Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) Clinic patients, and traditional Preventive Medicine: Assesses the health care needs and ensures the provision of care for occupational injuries, illnesses and incidents of potential hazard exposure as the Medical Case Manager for Workers Compensation cases. Plans, develops, and implements a comprehensive medical case management program for employees with work-related injuries and illnesses. Develops, implements, and follows-up on the return-to-work plan for employees in the case management program in concert with the client, supervisor, treating physician, Injury Compensation Program Administrator (ICPA) , Office of the Worker's Compensation Program (OWCP) claims examiner, OWCP nurse case manager, lawyer, and union representatives.

Qualifications

US Citizenship Required

Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicants graduation. [A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country).]

Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in an institution accredited for such training.

Specialized Experience:3 years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training.

Licensure: For positions involving patient care, candidates must have a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

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