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Los Alamos National Laboratory Occupational Physician 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Provide medical care to Laboratory employees through the Occupational Health Group. Work collaboratively with Occupational Health Professionals to ensure holistic approach to overall employee health and wellbeing.

Individuals at this level have broad expertise or unique knowledge, uses skills to contribute to development of objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways. Develops advanced concepts, techniques, and standards based on professional principles and theories. Viewed as an expert in the field within the Laboratory. Works on unusually significant, unique or complex issues. Provides solutions that are highly creative and where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles. Has impact on success of future concepts, products or technologies. Create formal networks involving coordination among groups, and other key decision makers. Regularly contacts with other resources internal and external to the organization. Works under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range targets. Assignments are often self-initiated. Virtually self-supervisory. Uses independent judgement for determining course of action to accomplish objectives. Uses wide latitude in the methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

This position supports an institutional work force rich in diversity from a demographic, educational and experiential background. You will work directly with the workforce to: perform medical evaluations for work; treat work related injuries and illnesses; provide after hour call support in rotation with other medical providers; perform medical surveillance and certification examinations; and triage non-occupational health issues. Other duties will include: Oversight and supervision for Advanced Practice Clinicians; support of emergency response efforts; evaluation of workers’ compensation claims; service as the subject matter expert for various medical surveillance and certification programs; service as a consultant on institutional projects or policy development as they relate to worker health; and support for the Medical Director.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Performs diagnosis, treatment and clinical management of occupational injuries and illnesses.

  • Performs pre-placement, occupational surveillance/certifications.

  • Rotate “on call” services with other occupational medicine providers.

  • Assist with workers’ compensation case management to include interactions with line management and private medical consultants.

  • Provide clinical oversight of assigned preventive medicine, medical certification and medical surveillance programs.

  • Provide oversight, mentoring and coaching of entry level occupational medicine providers.

  • Recommends medical and health policies and preventative measures for eliminating or minimizing industrial injuries and diseases.

  • Ensures all occupational medicine results, materials, processes and final products meet quality specifications and are completed according to established requirements.

  • Expert level knowledge of and experience with medicine, medical practice, occupational health, occupational health related federal, state, and local laws, regulations, policies, procedures.

  • Expert-level knowledge of and experience with issues, complications, and treatments relating to radiological, chemical, and biological hazards and diseases.

  • Expert-level knowledge of and experience with patient advocacy including protection of patient health information.

  • Expert-level skills to conceptualize and communicate major elements of occupational medicine to all levels of personnel.

  • Expert-level skills in the preparation and presentation of occupational medicine technical and non-technical reports.

  • Collaborate and coordinate with field health and safety subject matter experts on related matters such as safety programs, industrial hygiene and hazardous material management.

  • Fosters a mutually respectful work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.

Desired Skills:

  • Expert-level knowledge of wellness center/health promotion principles, programs, and practices.

  • Board Certification by the American Board of Preventative Medicine.

  • REAC/TS trained

Education Required:

  • Position typically requires 8 or more years recent clinical experience in occupational medicine and knowledge of and demonstrated proficiency in related discipline (graduate degree);

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated proficiency in occupational medicine (Board Certified) with 8 or more years of recent clinical experience in occupational medicine; or

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated proficiency in a clinically relevant medical field (Board Certified).

  • Licensed to practice medicine by the New Mexico Board of Medical Examiners.

  • Current New Mexico pharmacy and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license.

  • Preferred areas of education and experience:

  • Family medicine

  • Emergency medicine

  • Internal medicine

  • Sports medicine

  • Public health

  • Occupational health

  • Epidemiology

  • Industrial hygiene

Notes to Applicants: For full consideration, please provide a comprehensive cover letter addressing how they meet required and desired skills.

Essential Job Functions:This position supports an institutional work force rich in diversity from a demographic, educational and experiential background. You will work directly with the workforce to: perform medical evaluations for work; treat work related injuries and illnesses; provide after hour call support in rotation with other medical providers; perform medical surveillance and certification examinations; and triage non-occupational health issues. Other duties will include: Oversight and supervision for Advanced Practice Clinicians; support of emergency response efforts; evaluation of workers’ compensation claims; service as the subject matter expert for various medical surveillance and certification programs; service as a consultant on institutional projects or policy development as they relate to worker health; and support for the Medical Director.

Additional Details:

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements

  • for access to classified matter.

  • Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

Equal Opportunity:

Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

This position supports an institutional work force rich in diversity from a demographic, educational and experiential background. You will work directly with the workforce to: perform medical evaluations for work; treat work related injuries and illnesses; perform medical surveillance and certification examinations; and triage non-occupational health issues. Other duties will include: support of emergency response efforts; evaluation of workers’ compensation claims; service as the subject matter expert for various medical surveillance and certification programs; and service as a consultant on institutional projects or policy development as they relate to worker health.

The Occupational Health organization is a multi-disciplinary group of individuals who are dedicated to continual improvement and excellence as it relates to worker health, and the value of the organization at the institutional level. It is an employee based department that serves an on-site population of approximately 10,000 workers. Support staff in the Occupational Health Group includes: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, diagnostic and radiology technicians, health case managers, medical records personnel, clinical psychologists, employee assistance counselors, a registered dietician, health and fitness staff (including PT and OT), and an ergonomic staff.

Founded as the site of the Manhattan Project, Los Alamos National Laboratory is one of the world’s largest science and technology institutions, conducting world-class research and development on topics integral to the U.S. nuclear deterrent and other national security matters, energy challenges, space exploration, supercomputing, and medicine.

Appointment Type

Regular

Regular

Contact Details
Contact Name Gonzales, Christine J
Email cjg@lanl.gov
Work Telephone 505-667-8695
Vacancy Name: IRC76339
Organization Name OSH-OH/Occupational Health
Minimum Salary 144000
Maximum Salary 249400
Req ID: IRC76339
Category: Medical

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