Plant Physician

Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Date Posted: 09-27-2016
Assembly Plant in Kansas City is seeking a physician for the evening shift to provide occupational medicine services. Primary responsibility will be to provide direct patient care and medical treatment to employees with work-related injuries and illnesses. The physician will interact daily with safety professionals, workers compensation administrators, human resources and labor relations professionals, plant management team members and union representatives and employees. Candidates must be able to effectively communicate and interact with these individuals, as well as develop relationships of trust.

Position Duties:​Injury/illness treatment and management of acute and chronic conditions. Appropriately manage work restrictions. Conduct job evaluations in the manufacturing environment.Perform OSHA and Company mandated surveillance exams. Perform 
fitness for duty evaluations. Perform return to work evaluations. Understand and conduct post-offer pre-placement exams. Be able to interpret audiograms and spirometry tests with knowledge of hearing conservation and respiratory protection programs. Be knowledgeable about and apply ADA and GINA rules. Understand for-cause drug screening programs. Be able to perform emergency intervention and stabilization if needed in an emergency situation.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Medical degree (MD or DO) 3+ years, experience in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine or Emergency Medicine /,Willing to work in a manufacturing environment, including shift work as required (this immediate position is for a physician who will work the evening shift).
  • Current unrestricted license in Missouri or the ability to obtain a license to practice medicine in Missouri.
  • Must have or be able to obtain Missouri drug control and Federal DEA licenses &Strong analytical and clinical skills & Strong knowledge of OSHA regulations and workplace health and safety concepts.
  • Familiar with Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations & Certified to perform or willing to become certified to perform DOT exams
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Preferred Skills/Experience:
  • Board certification in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine or Emergency Medicine ,Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records a plus.
  • Experience in a unionized manufacturing environment desired.

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