Physician - Occupational Medicine Per Diem

Aug 12, 2021
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Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston's premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston's famous Texas Medical Center. More than 500 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 25 locations and an accredited Sleep Center in the Greater Houston area. Medical services offered by Kelsey-Seybold include medical care in 55 medical specialties including primary care and specialty care, outpatient surgery centers, an accredited Sleep Center, a Radiation Therapy Center, laboratory services, advanced radiology services and other diagnostic services, 15 on-site Kelsey pharmacies, and a secure web portal for patients to communicate with their Kelsey-Seybold doctors, get test results and schedule appointments.

Pathway to Partnership

Unlike other organizations, Kelsey-Seybold physicians have the opportunity for ownership in the Medical Group, as well as in The Kelsey-Seybold Management Company. The ownership path is clear and straightforward. A Kelsey-Seybold Physician is typically eligible for ownership after three years of employment, board certification, and demonstrated good citizenship. The result is an extraordinary, broad-based, and diverse physician-led organization.

When you join Kelsey-Seybold, you become part of an established, physician-owned, and led multispecialty group practice with a 70-year legacy of caring for patients.
  • 72 physicians hold leadership positions
  • 56% of our physicians are shareholders
  • The average physician tenure is 11 years
  • Physician-led board of managers
  • A defined path to partnership


The physician in the Department of Occupational Medicine at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is responsible for mid-level oversight at LyondellBasell onsite clinic locations in 6 locations in the Greater Houston Texas area. Provides leadership in occupational health policy, programs, and issues, including medical standards for employment. Incumbents in this position are licensed physicians that direct the programs and activities of the organization. Physician reports to the Director, Occupational Medical Direct.
  • Assists in the development and updating of occupational health policies and procedures consistent with applicable legal mandates, best community medical practice, and guidelines, as well as organizational missions and goals.
  • Assists in the planning of medical programs/activities of the OHP including the establishment, improvement, or revision of medical examination protocols, questionnaires, and examination review and procedures, and directly participate as a clinic physician in these duties.
  • Assists with the establishment, improvement, or revision of medical standards for employment, pre-placement, and fitness for duty examinations.
  • Supervision and oversight of Advanced Practice Clinicians (APC) at each onsite location.
  • Performs the more difficult evaluations and reviews the work and recommendations of the APCs, and related work performed for the organization in accordance with best medical practice and applicable laws.
  • Performs the duties of a Senior Physician as needed.
  • Assists in other administrative activities such as maintenance of a database of ongoing monitoring of employees - medical surveillance programs and holding safety meetings.
  • Compliance with OSHApolicies in the workplace including ongoing health checks of employees.
  • Development/interaction with Sr. Management on Short Term Disability (STD)/Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and Limited Work Programs.
  • Participation in wellness committees as needed
  • Related activities and other duties as assigned.


  • Board Certified, Occupational Medicine
  • Medical Review Officer (MRO) is desirable
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) certified preferred
  • Unrestricted license or ability to be licensed in Texas
  • Previous experience as a physician working in the petrochemical industry overseeing occupational health programs.
  • Emergency Response experience preferred
  • Medical surveillance & exposure experience
  • Mid-level oversight

Benefits and Compensation:

Our physicians practice medicine in a collaborative manner amongst many medical specialties and sub-specialties embracing technology and teamwork to provide patient-centered care. Our compensation package is productivity-based and includes salary, paid time off, CME, and matching 401K. Affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Heart Institute.
  • Multispecialty group practice setting
  • Regular weekday hours
  • Full nursing and clerical support
  • Paid malpractice and tail coverage
  • Electronic Medical Records

As the 4th largest city in the U.S., Houston, Texas is a leader in business, entertainment, the arts and more. From professional sports to outdoor fun to an out-of-this-world space experience and incredible dining - it's all here! Stroll the beaches of Galveston or challenge yourself on one of our many golf courses. Space City offers everything from breathtaking museum exhibits to vibrant downtown entertainment. Explore the wonder of space or spend the day shopping to your heart's content. Houston is a city of infinite possibilities.

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.Kelsey-Seybold is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

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