Assistant Medical Director - Occupational Health Facility

Employer
UCLA Health
Location
Los Angeles, California
Posted
Feb 10, 2021
Closes
Feb 10, 2022
Ref
2075493
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Responsibilities

Take on a high-impact role within a world-class health organization. Help drive the exceptional workplace healthcare. Take your career to the next level. UCan do all this and more at UCLA Health.

In this key position, you will oversee, examine and medically manage patient work-related injuries. This will involve determining the cause of each injury, the work related-apportionment of the injury, and the patient’s activity status.

You will:

* Determine neuro-musculoskeletal conditions, including trigger point, tendon sheath, and intra-articular joint injections
* Conduct disability case reviews with advanced practice providers
* Develop a medical plan of action, including the need for permanent restrictions
* Determine when patient has reached maximum medical improvement (MMI).
* Conduct disability case reviews with Risk Management Disability managers
* Manage complex patient cases to determine the need for additional diagnostic testing, specialty consultation, and indicated procedures
* Complete MMI reports
* Perform pre-placement physicals
* Maintain exams for UCLA personnel, including BSL-3 researchers and commercial motor vehicle drivers
* Collaborate with clinical staff to improve work flow and patient outcomes
* Attend interdepartmental meetings relating to workers’ compensation care and employee health
* Collaborate with Occupational Health Medical Director to ensure ideal clinical staffing, patient care, and intradepartmental communication

Qualifications

We’re seeking an exceptionally gifted leader with:

  • MD or DO
  • Board certification through the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation or American Board of Preventive Medicine
  • DEA license
  • California Medical Board Physician and Surgeon License

UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles as well as the David Geffen School of Medicine. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles’ trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you’re looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, UCan at UCLA Health.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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