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Medical Director, Employee Health Services, Valley

Sutter Health Sacramento, CA
  • Posted: September 19, 2019
  • Full-Time

Position Overview:
The Medical Director of
Employee Health Services is responsible for the medical leadership and
management of employee health and occupational medicine services provided to Valley Operating Unit
employees primarily, and secondarily has oversight and accountability for
medical protocol and regulatory compliance of the on-site employee health and
occupational medicine services provided to employees of other affiliates within Sutter Health. The position is based in Sacramento, with regular
travel to the other Valley EHS clinic locations, to ensure oversight
responsibilities. In partnership with the EHS Service Line Executive and the Valley EHS Operations Manager, the Medical Director will assure a fully compliant operation that
manages on the job injury cases and services the affected staff across the
full spectrum of services normally provided within Employee Health/
Occupational Medicine. The EHS Medical Director will assure that clinical
services delivered are compliant with all laws and regulations, consistent with
ACOEM guidelines and aligned with Sutter Health objectives and workers' compensation metric targets.
This position requires frequent travel to all EHS
clinic sites in the Valley OU and occasionally to other locations within Sutter
Health.
Qualifications:
Education and Licensure:

  • M.D. or D.O. Degree with Post Graduate training in Occupational Medicine
  • Board Certified or eligible in Occupational Medicine
  • Certification as a Medical Review Officer is required within 180 days of hire
  • Hold an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of California
  • Be permitted to prescribe medications and hold a valid DEA permit
Experience:
  • 3-5 years' leadership experience inOccupational/Employee Health Medicine services
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Knowledge of treatment and prevention of occupational disease.
  • Experienced in providing workers' compensation treatment services in the State of California and be proficient in using American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) protocols for treatment of work injuries, and AMA Guides to Permanent Impairment.
  • Good rapport, able to build trust with patients.
  • Ability to retain primary treating physician status.
  • Ability to oversee and influence cases that are referred to specialist(s).
  • Ability to assess permanent disability under AMA and write PR-4's.Ability to close cases with the patient when additional treatment is not beneficial.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with return to work coordinators and claims staff.
  • Hold an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of California
  • Be permitted to prescribe medications and hold a valid DEA permit
Organization: Sutter Valley Hospital
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: Other
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Sutter Health

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Sacramento, CA
95816 USA

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