Occupational Physician

Job Title: Occupational Physician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney C B D
Salary: Competitive Rate on Offer
Start Date: 2018-10-05 00:00:00
Reference: JO-1808-10525
Contact Name: Carolyn Ezzy
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: October 05, 2018 13:51

Job Description

A leading State Government Agency is seeking an experienced Medical Practitioner/Occupational Physician to work on a Part Time basis for an initial 6 month contract.

In this position you would be responsible for performing Workers Compensation related file reviews, and providing evidence-based medical advice and recommendations in relation to the causation and/or treatment of complex medical issues. This role will also be supported by other medical professionals.

Key Responsibilities:- 
  • Complete Workers Compensation file reviews
  • Consult with relevant claims stakeholders to provide guidance and recommendations regarding medical issues to allow cases to progress 
  • Liaison between medical partners to resolve issues 
  • Provide medical advice and recommendations 
  • Provide medical support for Scheme Agent Injury Management Advisors / or similar to address case related matters
  • Generate and share insights on medical trends as seen through Medical Support Panel referrals as well as cross-speciality learnings
  • Quality Assurance support in relation to medical examination reports and where necessary, liaising to drive quality customer outcomes

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:- 
  • Minimum 3-5 years occupational medicine experience and recent clinical practice experience 
  • Unrestricted AHPRA General and Specialist Registration in Occupational Medicine (AFOEM and RACP)
  • Proven knowledge acquired through a range of experience in NSW Workers Compensation and Medicolegal assessments 
  • Experience in Musculoskeletal medicine and primary injury management preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively in teams 
  • Ability to utilise and support evidence based best practice guidelines 
  • Outstanding communication skills, simplifying complex medical terms to stakeholders, as well as influencing the medical and healthcare industry.
  • Specialisation in the management of work-related disability
  • Has significant autonomy in negotiating and determining matters 
  • Applies critical analysis and conceptualisation of alternatives in the resolution of complex matters that have a substantial strategic impact for the organisation

If you meet the above criteria please forward your resume to:

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