Occupational Health Physician
This position is 80 % clinical time with the balance in administrative time to write reports needed by workers compensation and claims administration in addition to medical care. This physician will evaluate and treat employees with UCLA work related injuries and illnesses; write timely reports required by workers compensation, determine if specialty referral is needed; coordinate appropriate specialist appointments and surgical procedures if needed, while continuing to be the primary treating physician, managing disability; completing work status/return to work reports as a member of the UCLA Occupational Health team. Will follow UCLA CICARE, use electronic medical records when appropriate, and follow other expectations and duties as assigned.
Valid medical license (MD or DO) in California. Residency trained in orthopedic surgery, PM & R, or Family Medicine with Sports Medicine Certificate of Added Qualification. Board Certification a plus. 3-5+ years post residency with strong familiarity with California Workers Compensation rules and report writing requirements, and evidence-based approaches to effective surgical and non-surgical interventions for musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses. Strong clinical skills, communication, oral and written skills essential, as well as team collaborative skills. Experience with urgent and emergent care, spectrum of acute and chronic injury manage important.
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