Medical Director - Occupational Medicine Program

Naval Nuclear Laboratory
New York
Apr 10, 2019
Apr 09, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

Naval Nuclear Laboratory is seeking an occupational medicine physician to support our Occupational Medicine Program and provide medical expertise in all areas of occupational medicine. A successful candidate will recognize, evaluate, interpret, recommend and implement policies and procedures for all components of the occupational medicine program, including medical surveillance and certification, workers’ compensation, health promotion, emergency response, employee assistance, and medical epidemiology.

Our physicians enjoy work life balance with set schedules, no weekends and no call, mission driven work, and excellent benefits.

We are currently looking for a physician to work in one of the following locations:

  • Bettis Laboratory– Pittsburgh, PA
  • Knolls Laboratory – Niskayuna, NY
  • Naval Reactors Facility – Idaho Falls, ID

Clinical Duties:

  • Performing on-site work-related physical examinations and emergency treatment of employees, including providing advice and initial treatment of occupational and non-occupational illnesses and injuries

Administrative Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in health and environmental issues and communicates on an ongoing basis with senior management to ensure program effectiveness
  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State and local regulations
  • Providing direction to Human Resources and managers who have employees with medical issues and participating in decisions made relative to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Providing case management for Workers’ Compensation cases, assuring congruence between company policy, Workers’ Compensation and OSHA legal issues
  • Recommends medical and health polices and preventative measures for eliminating or minimizing industrial injuries and diseases
  • Assisting in performing medical record reviews
  • Contributing to the promotion of health education in the form of meetings and presentations
  • Maintains and controls a financial budget

Minimum Requirements:

  • Board certified/eligible in Occupational Medicine
  • State Board of Medicine licensed to practice in the applicable state of program site

Preferred Skills and Certifications:

  • Certified Medical Review Officer through the MROCC
  • Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Controlled Substance Registration
  • Applicable State Board of Pharmacy Controlled Substance Registration
  • Radiological Health Assessments experience
  • Knowledge of Family Medical Leave, Disability, and Workers’ Compensation laws
  • Workers’ Compensation case management experience
  • Familiarity with computer databases

Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. Selected applicant will also be required to obtain DEA Controlled Substance Registration and Certified Medical Review Certification prior to starting.


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