Medical Director, Occupational Health and Employee Fitness

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Jackson Health System
Miami, Florida
Nov 20, 2018
Dec 20, 2018
Full Time
Position Type

Position Summary:

The Medical Director of Jackson Health System Occupational Medicine is responsible for the administration of all medical and professional services provided by the medical program and for assuring the standard of care of the services provided.  The Medical Director maintains effective lines of communication with the JHS Medical, Nursing, Management staff as well as the Designated Employee Representatives of the different municipalities and departments served.  The services currently take place in three different Jackson Centers in Miami and the Jackson Memorial Hospital ER.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Medical Director specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing and performing pre-employment and annual physicals for Miami-Dade County Physical Program.

  • OSHA Respirator and OSHA Hearing evaluations.

  • Return to Duty physicals.

  • Exposure follow up evaluations.

  • Drug and alcohol testing.

  • Fitness for Duty evaluations.

On-going education to Physicians, ARNPs, SERTS (Senior ER Technicians) regarding drug/alcohol testing, worksite exposures as well as the medical components of their jobs.

Must follow NFPA 1582 Standards, California Peace Officer Standards(POST), and DOT Regulations / recommendations where applicable.

Occupational Medicine services are currently also provided to the Homestead Air Force Base firefighters and Jackson North / Jackson South employees.

Position Requirements:

Experience: At least 7 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. (Occupational Health)

Education: Doctorate degree in Medicine.

Licensure Certification: State of Florida Medical License. DEA Certification. Must be board certified in the area of specialty.  MRO Certification.  CDME Certification.

Training:  Internal Medicine or Family Medicine residency training preferred.

Knowledge Skill Abilities: Ability to participate in and maintain good standing with, all federal and state funded or reimbursement for service programs. Ability to demonstrate literacy in using computerized information systems.


  • Medical/Dental/Vision from day 1.
  • Annual CME Reimbursement & CME leave time.
  • Malpractice coverage.
  • Pension plan.
  • Medical licensure fees, DEA licensure, NICA fees & board certification fees.
  • Generous personal leave plan and many other benefits.
  • Relocation assistance available.

Jackson Health System is the largest nonprofit academic medical system offering world-class care to any person who walks through its doors.  Jackson Health System ensures that all residents of Miami-Dade County receive a single high standard of care regardless of their ability to pay.

An integrated healthcare delivery system, Jackson Health System consists of its centerpiece, Jackson Memorial Hospital; Jackson South Medical Center, Jackson North Medical Center, Holtz Children’s Hospital, Jackson Rehabilitation Hospital, Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital, a network of UHealth Jackson Urgent Care centers, multiple primary care and specialty care centers; two long-term care nursing facilities; and a team of Corrections Health Services clinics. The new Jackson West Medical Center campus is under development in the City of Doral, which will feature adult and pediatric emergency rooms, numerous outpatient services, and the 100-bed Jose Milton Memorial Hospital.


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