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    Summary

    Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System is seeking an Employee Health Program (EHP) Chief who is a seasoned physician with an occupational and environmental medicine background and prior experience with administration and management. This physician will be primarily responsible for building and sustaining the operations of the EHP and supervising the EHP staff to include NPs, LPNs, and support staff.

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    Responsibilities

    Incumbent ensures programs and policies are in place to protect the health and well-being of employees, volunteers and others and that programs are in compliance with applicable laws, regulatory agency requirements, and VA Policy. The EHP Chief will develop and maintain written policies.

    The EHP Chief conducts pre-employment physicals and examines and treats employees with medical injuries. He/she orders and interprets labs, diagnostic studies and medical consults. He/she will perform determinations of fitness for duty, causality determinations of alleged work-related illness and injuries, and OSHA monitoring examinations. The EHP Chief will also perform administrative and managerial activities as required. The EHC Chief functions as a consultant to Human Resources, Industrial Hygiene and Safety.

    Additional clinical duties may be required in support of our outpatient clinics and Compensation and
    Pension Program.

    The EHC reports to the Assistant Chief of Ambulatory and Primary Care.

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (Days 8:30am to 4:30pm)
    Financial Disclosure Report: Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    None

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    0602 Medical Officer

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/528486000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.