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Physician - Employee Medical Center

Employer
Chesterfield County
Location
Chesterfield, Virginia
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Aug 4, 2022

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Chesterfield County, Virginia (Richmond-Metro Area), a recognized leader and award-winning local government, is seeking an experienced Physician to play a key role in the coordination and administration of medical services provided by the Employee Medical Center, to include:

  • Provide medical direction and consultation to EMC staff to en­sure the provision of the highest quality of health services.
  • Ensure conformance with standards of practice for program and licensure requirements, and utilization management.
  • Effectively plan, organize and implement the work of a com­plex clinic operation in coordination with the Medical Practice Manager.
  • Perform medical care for minor illness and injuries.
  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests; perform follow-up testing and seek consultations and referrals.
  • Provide treatment and consultation of workers’ compensation claims, including review of case and evaluation of return-to-work status. Also serve on the Workers' Compensation Panel of Physicians for Chesterfield County and Chesterfield County Public Schools.
  • Use appropriate independent judgment in making decisions of a medical and administrative nature.
  • Make appropriate referrals and recommendations regarding employee’s ability to perform job duties based on physical status.
  • Conduct comprehensive physical examinations on applicants and employees for select positions.
  • Serve as the Medical Review Officer (MRO) for the county and schools’ drug and alcohol testing program for Depart­ment of Transportation (DOT) and non-DOT positions.
  • Serve as the medical authority for the county’s Juvenile Detention Home and serve as back-up for after-hours calls from the detention home’s nurse to provide medical consultation and direction in emergencies. Consult with detention home director on medical-related policies, proce­dures and protocols, and respond to medical-related audit inquiries. Provide monthly oversight of weekly NP visits, and review and approve standing and treatment orders.
  • Partner with the Wellness Coordinator and Human Resourc­es to provide input and assistance with the county and schools’ comprehensive wellness program, in conjunction with Medical Practice Manager.
  • Assist with content and delivery of presentations on a vari­ety of health-related topics.
  • Establish and maintain successful professional relationships with individuals from diverse cultures and with individu­als from a wide array of social, economic and educational backgrounds.
  • Provide occupational healthcare, including hearing conser­vation.

Graduation from an approved medical school and board eligible or board certified with an active and val­id license to practice medicine in the state of Virginia. Minimum of five years of experience in medicine in a general practitioner role and leadership in a medical practice preferred or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Medical Review Officer (MRO) Certification; experience in occupational medicine, orthopedics, family practice or internal medicine; and Board certification in Occupational Medicine, Ortho­pedic Medicine, Family Practice or Internal Medicine preferred.

Good driving record, pre-employment drug test and background check required.

To review the recruitment profile and application instructions, visit the link https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/chesterfieldco and review the Special Recruitment header.

Position will remain open until filled. Screening of applicants will begin July 29, 2022.  Interested applicants should submit a confidential resume with cover letter and must include salary requirements to:

 

Mary Martin Selby, Director of Human Resources
Chesterfield County Human Resources
P.O. Box 40
Chesterfield, VA 23832
(804) 748-1551
Electronic responses are required and should be directed to
ExecutiveSearch@chesterfield.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity

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