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Physician - Occupational Health - McNeese Lake Charles

Ochsner Health
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Closing date
Mar 8, 2024

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Occupational Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

Ochsner Health is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible physician with Occupational Health experience to work in our Urgent Care/Occupational Health clinic. Ochsner Health is an integrated healthcare system with more than 36,000 employees and over 4,600 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties. It operates 47 hospitals and more than 370 health and urgent care centers across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Gulf South.

Position Highlights:

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

100% clinical position

  • Primary role as Occ Health clinical provider for Ochsner clients and employees
  • Collaboration with OH Medical Director on standardization of clinical practices across Ochsner s Occupational Health Clinics
  • Broad scope of clinical services from physical exams, acute work injury, and case management for sub-acute or chronic injury care
  • Establish metrics on productivity and quality of care
  • Some engagement with Ochsner s TPA and employee health team to help with employee case management issues and mitigate worker s compensation costs
  • Potential collaboration with Business Development to market services to existing and new clients
  • Duties are subject to change

Position Qualifications

Clinical training in Occupational Medicine preferred OR Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine with experience in Occupational Medicine

Board Certified or Board Eligible in Occupational and Environmental Medicine helpful, but not required

DOT and MRO certification (or obtain within 6 months of start)

Knowledge of medical surveillance, health risk assessment, return to work evaluations and Injury prevention helpful, but not required

Experience with Workers Compensation case management and disability benefits helpful, but not required

Knowledge of OEM-related laws and regulations, including OSHA, Workers Comp, EPA, ADA, FMLA and DOT helpful, but not required

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary is commensurate with experience and training
  • Paid vacation, holidays and CME
  • Full benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Additional benefit options focused on physical, financial, social and mental health
  • Retirement options (401k, 403b, and 457b)
  • Relocation assistance
  • Malpractice and tail insurance

Why Choose Ochsner Health:

  • Flexible schedules to ensure a healthy work-life balance.
  • Integrated health care delivery model with multi-specialty collaboration, large internal referral network and innovative resources dedicated to improving patient care and your ease of practice.
  • Physician-led organization that ensures our providers are given the tools and support needed to care for patients.
  • Professional development opportunities in teaching, research, physician leadership and community service.
  • EPIC medical record platform utilized throughout the health system to enhance flexibility in patient management.
  • Our dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is demonstrated by hiring a workforce that celebrates individual uniqueness among people and cultures. We focus our efforts in key areas that correlate back to our core values of Patient First, Compassion, Integrity, Inclusivity, Excellence and Teamwork.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and providing a workplace that is free from discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, pregnancy status, pregnancy related conditions, national origin, ancestry, mental or physical disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, unemployment status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. These protections extend to applicants and all employment related decisions.

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