New York City Department of Education
Medical, Leaves and Records Administration Unit
POSITION: Physician-Independent Medical Arbitrator
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 17, 2022
LOCATION: Private office location required within the five boroughs
SELECTION CRITERIA: Valid New York State Medical License
- Graduated from an approved medical school or medical college.
- Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in New York State with present registration under that license.
- Board Certified or Board Eligible in chosen specialty. Specialty considered:
- General Medicine
- Internal Medicine
- Neurology OB/GYN
- Orthopedic Hand Specialist
- Psychiatric Medicine
- Pulmonary Specialist
Five years of approved experience in the practice of chosen specialty, three of which should have been in an approved residency in the chosen field, and one of which should have been an internship in a hospital approved by the American Medical Association.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Perform medical examinations
- Consult with Physician designated by employee
- Consult with Department of Education Physician regarding case summary
- Prepare and submit written medical summary/determination to the Department of Education’s Medical Unit and appropriate Collective Bargaining Unit (United Federation of Teachers or Council of Supervisors and Administrators), within 10 days of completion of examination and physician consultations.
WORK SCHEDULE: Negotiable
SALARY: $1,600/Completed Case
Please send resume and cover letter ATTN: “Physician Independent Medical Arbitration Position” to MLRJobs@schools.nyc.gov
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