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Environmental & Occupational Health Lead (Physician )

Location
California
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
4 Sep 2022
Occupational Medicine opening in , California.

The Department of Veterans Affairs, through the VBA, administers the Compensation & Pension (C&P) Program for benefits to Veterans, their dependents and survivors. The Medical Disability Examinations (MDE) is a key component in the claims adjudication process for entitlement determinations for disability compensation and pension for a Veteran.

The Environmental and Occupational Health Director will serve as the subject matter expert to all the front-line Examiners assisting with the provisions of the contract in the area of Environmental and Occupational Health.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for providing leadership, guidance, oversight, and quality assurance to front-line Examiners who assist with disability examinations
  • Lead the Environmental and Occupational Health Department and support front line medical examiners in handling of MDE
  • Oversee team effort by assisting with contract goals and objectives
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and communicate needs to contract Medical Director
  • Travel throughout designated region meeting with contracted examiners as needed

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Degree of Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy
  2. License in good standing by a State Medical Board and Board Certified.
  3. Three (3) years of demonstrated experience in completing VA disability examinations
  4. Experience with VA culture and processes
  5. Proven and demonstrated experience dealing with complex issues in the realm of Environmental and Occupational Health
  6. Experience with managing a diverse team of providers across a wide area of operation
  7. Ability to travel through the Pacific Region

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  1. Able to bend, stand and sit for extended periods of time.
  2. Able to reach to retrieve documents.
  3. Able to carry materials and/or file boxes up to 20 pounds.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 704131514-2
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Loyal Source Government Services
  • Location: California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent