Sign in

Occupational Health Physician

Company:
Entourage Consulting LLC
Location:
Ramstein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Posted:
January 08, 2021

Description:

Entourage is seeking experienced Occupational Health Physician to work at Ramstein Air Base, Germany

General Description:

Occupational Health Physician provide occupational medicine and administrative support. Maintain a program dedicated to job related outpatient clinical services and workplace safety.

Specific Tasks:

• Examine and evaluate a wide spectrum of occupational medicine patients; exams shall include, but are not limited to pre-placement, occupational surveillance hearing related, predeployment, fitness for duty, fitness and risk, and tuberculosis prevention. Coordinate patient referral to other medical Manage return-to-work programs and surveillance examination requirements as determined by federal law. Assist in the establishment of procedures to identify occupational hazards, to notify appropriate agencies of occupational disease or injuries, and to investigate job related injuries and illnesses. Serve as a liaison with federal, state, and local agencies in the US, Germany, and other countries as needed for mission accomplishment on matters related to occupational medicine. Determine frequency of and space for occupational medicine exams required by federal regulations and workplace exposures. Assist in the development and maintain professional standards for occupational illness and injury care using Agency for Healthcare Policy and Research (AHCPR), American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), or other professional society guidelines as appropriate. providers and facilities.

• Provide preventive medicine support. Provide health education and control measures for preventable disease and injuries. Identify occupational medicine research needs. Assist in the development and implementation of research projects to control communicable and preventable disease. Research projects can be independent or in conjunction with Public Health as dictated by mission needs. Provide guidance on nutrition, food service sanitation, water supply safety, sewage and waste disposal, immunizations and other community health issues.

• Advise line supervision and medical staff on occupationally unique exposures, patient management and treatment. Provide medical advice and guidance to Bioenvironmental Engineering, Public Health, and other organizations. Review occupational injury and illness data obtained from other facility care providers. Advise line management on workers’ fitness for duty. Provide recommendations to Department of Labor on workers’ compensation claims, and to the Social Security Administration regarding disability retirement applications.

• Attend and participate in weekly and monthly meetings such as: professional staff conferences, quality improvement meetings, staff meetings, commander’s staff meetings, flight meetings, and other meetings required by applicable regulations, Military Treatment Facility (MTF) guidance, or by the flight Commander or his/her designated representative. Attend Federal Employee Compensation Act (FECA) working groups as required.

Qualifications:

• Have a Doctor of Medicine degree from a Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) approved school of medicine, or a doctor of osteopathy degree from an American Osteopathic Association (AOA) approved school of osteopathic medicine, or a medical or osteopathy school acceptable to the Surgeon General USAF.

• Have a Master's degree or equivalent in public health and completed 1 year of graduate medical education in a clinical specialty at an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) approved hospital acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ USAF.

• Have completed a residency or fellowship in occupational environmental medicine acceptable to the Surgeon General HQ USAF.

• Possess a current board certification in occupational environmental medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.

• Have a minimum of 12 months of experience in occupational medicine within the past 36 months.

• Strongly preferred working knowledge of the military health care system including TRICARE health benefits.

Apply