Occupational Medicine Physician, Program Director

UNC Health Pardee
Hendersonville, North Carolina
Closing date
Jun 8, 2024

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Occupational Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

Occupational Medicine Physician, Program Director 

UNC Health Pardee is seeking an Occupational Medicine Physician committed to providing high quality and compassionate care to patients, building a robust Occupational Medicine program, providing medical oversight and leadership to a multidisciplinary team.

Position Summary

UNC Health Pardee is offering an opportunity for an experienced full time Occupational Medicine physician to join a well-established team serving over 500 employers across more than 10 clinics. This employed role will serve in clinic settings with a multidisciplinary team that includes a physician, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, occupational medicine technicians, nurses, health coach, registered dietitian, certified medical assistants, mental health practitioners, pharmacists, and other business and industry professionals.  As part of a regional health system, collaboration with other physician colleagues is common place.  

Position expectations include:  

    Previous experience in occupational or employee health is required, minimum of 5 years; fellowship / certification is preferredExcellent clinical and interpersonal skillsCurrent knowledge of OSHA regulations, toxic-exposure protocols, worker’s compensation and injury and rehabilitation managementDOT substance abuse testing proceduresSupervision of other professional staff

Duties include: 

    General wellness services and examinations and diagnosis of chronic conditionsMedical care for minor episodic events, diagnosis and treatment of injured workers and subsequent management of rehabilitation treatment planspre-placement and physical examinations geared toward specific work dutiesadvising employer clients regarding occupational safetyProgram development, administrative duties, clinical quality oversight

Compensation Package:

Enjoy the stability of employment and a compensation package which includes: 

    Competitive salary Professional liability insurance providedComprehensive benefits (health, dental, vision, 401K)Paid Time Off (PTO) CME/dues allowanceSign on bonusRelocation reimbursement (if applicable)Student Loan Repayment if desired in Compensation Package Providers can participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) and Temporary Expanded PSLF (TPSLF) program 

Why Choose Pardee? 

UNC Health Pardee is a not-for-profit health care system that was founded in 1953 and is managed by UNC Health. It is the first hospital in the Carolinas to be accredited with the International Organization for Standardization for quality health care standards. We are a licensed for 222 acute care beds and are the second-largest employer in Henderson County. We have several locations separate from our main campus, including a comprehensive physician practice network, multiple urgent care locations and orthopedic clinics. 

Area information

Where you work is as important as where you play. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Western North Carolina is not only a beautiful place, but a dynamic region filled with natural resources, a variety of cultural and educational opportunities, and some of the highest quality health care in the country. Physicians and medical professionals have settled here, drawn by the exceptional beauty and quality of life in Hendersonville. Hendersonville is unique in having the feel of small town America, yet is geographically situated within convenient driving distance of the urban areas of Asheville, NC, Greenville, SC, and only a few hours from Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC. In 2022, Hendersonville was ranked on the list of “The South’s Best Mountain Towns” in Southern Living, and in 2019, ranked on the list of “Top 12 Small Towns in the South” by TripAdvisor.  Nature is always close by with nearly twenty national, state, county and city parks, recreational areas and forests, many within of just outside the city limits of Hendersonville.

No Visa sponsorships available. No recruitment firm or placement agencies accepted.

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