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System Medical Director, Occupational Health And Employee Health Services

Reading, PA

OPEN JOB: System Medical Director, Occupational Health And Employee Health Services
LOCATION: West Reading, Pennsylvania
INDUSTRY: Healthcare / Hospitals

SALARY:  $250,000 to $290,000
BENEFITS - Full
Relocation Assistance Available
Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes

Responsibilities:
  • Our customer is seeking a System Medical Director, Occupational Health and Employee Health Services.
  • This provider will support the strategic vision and direction of Occupational Health and Employee Health Services for the hospital. This physician will provide clinical leadership for system Occupational Health & Worker’s Compensation matters and provide subject matter expertise as well as clinical oversight of Occupational Claims for Workers Compensation.
  • This individual will also serve as the System Medical Director for enterprise Occupational Claims, including fiscal oversight.

Highlights:
  • Collaborating to support the strategic vision, direction of Occupational Health and Employee Health Services for the system.
  • Collaborating with dyad to ensure systematic approach is used for the delivery of employee and occupational health care while ensuring compliance with local, state and federal regulations and regulatory requirements as well as equity access and treatment in all areas.
  • Providing clinical leadership for system Occupational Health & Worker’s Compensation matters and provides subject matter expertise as well as clinical oversight of Occupational Claims for Workers Compensation. Serves as the System Medical Director for enterprise Occupational Claims, including fiscal oversight. Acts as medical subject matter expert in Worker’s Compensation matters. Works closely with Worker’s Compensation attorney and insurers and third-party administrator(s) to ensure that both that the institution and employee’s needs are met.
  • In this highly matrixed role, the incumbent is responsible for partnering with the dyad partner System Director, Employee Health, Wellness & Integrated Disability, the Chair of Family Medicine, Human Resources, enterprise Safety Officer, Medical Director of Epidemiology, Infection Control & Prevention, Chief Medical Officer, and acts in a consultative manner for all entities within the system where expertise is required.

Essential Functions:
  • Holds responsibility for the quality of medical care delivered in the hospital's Employee Health and Occupational Medicine practices.
  • Delivers clinical care to employees, particularly in difficult or complex cases. Assumes a lead role in resolving patient related issues that require medical expertise and/or management support.
  • Together with the dyad partner, collaborates in the development and implementation of policy and practice that promote employee wellness, infectious disease avoidance & mitigation, and general employee safety, keeping the medical staff informed of changes.
  • Supports the Epidemiology, Infection Control & Prevention (EICP) Department to control outbreaks and thus potential employee exposure to infection. Supports the development of the IPC Risk/Analysis/Intervention Plan, and collaborates to review data on hospital acquired infections and to recommend and support control strategies. Assists in setting policy and interventions around Vaccination initiatives.
  • Supervises the physicians and advanced practice providers in the hospital's Employee Health and Occupational Medicine practices and is responsible for their recruitment and retention. Provides opportunity for growth and education for clinical staff. Participates in teaching staff, residents and/or medical students.
  • Identifies new opportunities to improve the employee experience with the hospital's Employee Health and Occupational Medicine practices and thus to improve the patient experience.
  • Assures program compliance with regulatory agencies and hospital policy.
  • Develops and maintains the necessary clinical policies and practices and disseminates these throughout the health system.
  • Develops and supports Worker Safety program through clinical leadership.
  • Develops, reviews, collaborates on periodic and ad hoc analyses regarding the quality of Occupational Health and Employee Health Services programs, the general occupational health of the workforce, incident tracking and trending, and exposure data. Ensures the proper distribution of such reports and interprets the results so that responsible parties may take corrective action where needed. (FOR EXAMPLE: Masking policies, Fit testing, needle stick policies, TB exposure Plan)
  • Serves as a clinical resource to TH Employee Health and Occupational May serve as a consultant in Occupational Health to other departments and client companies.
  • Member of the Infection Prevention Committee, Seasonal and Situational task forces, TH Incident Command & Clinical Operations Team, Workplace Safety Committee, and other committees deemed necessary.
  • Collaborates and provides clinical expertise and oversight to the Worker’s Compensation, FMLA and Case Management programs. Assures that the hospital is meeting OSHA standards to keep our employees safe in conjunction with the safety officer. Need certified employee safety officer- get input from legal, risk (self insured); emergency management (Raf)
    • Supports safety investigations
    • Supports OSHA investigation response
    • Reviews data to evaluate trends in employee safety
    • Leads or otherwise contributes to safety committee meetings as required
    • Chairs periodic meeting between relevant stakeholders regarding Workers Compensation case exposures as well as strategies for resolution.
  • Medical Review Officer (MRO) supporting enterprise internal drug testing procedures and external client support.
  • Promotes the use of technology throughout the institution as a means of increasing efficiency and improving job performance.
  • Is competent to deliver clinical care relevant to this position in an adult care setting.
  • Performs all duties inherent to managerial role. Participates in hiring, training, evaluation and termination of assigned staff according to hospital policies and procedures.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
  • Board Certified / Board Eligible in Occupational Medicine
  • Comfortable/Experience working in a Matrix Organization
  • Must maintain a current, unrestricted medical license and be a member in good standing of the Medical Staff

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Knowledge of the PA workers compensation system, pertinent DOH regulations and particularly PA Act 148.
  • Understanding of relevant legislative framework including but not limited to: OSHA, ADA, FMLA, GINA.
  • OSHA certification 
  • MRO certification 
  • Strong knowledge of workers compensation.
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills.
  • Strong education/teaching skills.

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please respond back and include the following:
 
  • MS WORD Resume
  • required compensation.
  • Contact information.
  • Availability
 


Upon receipt, one of our managers will contact you to discuss the position in full detail.

STEPHEN FLEISCHNER
Recruiting Manager

INTERMEDIA GROUP, INC.
EMAIL: steve@intermediagroup.com 
LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevefleischner/
 
 


 

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