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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Health Care & Medicine
Occupational Health Physician
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
You believe you can help people regain their independence after an illness or injury. As an Occupational Health Physician at UCLA Health, you'll be responsible for the well-being of our employees. With a new, expanded Operating Room providing twice as much work space, you'll also have a groundbreaking opportunity to mold your environment and create new processes. Your role will include 80% clinical time, with 20% set aside for writing reports required by workers compensation and benefit claims administration. You'll be the point person treating and coordinating care for injured UCLA employees, and you'll also serve as a member of the UCLA Occupational Health Team. At UCLA Health, you can help deliver the care our employees need to consistently be their best. SELECTED DUTIES: Writing workers compensation reports Coordinating specialist and surgical care Completing work status and return-to-work forms Using electronic medical records

Job Qualifications
MD or DO license valid in California Residency training in orthopedic surgery, PM & R, or Family Medicine with Sports Medicine Certificate of Added Qualification--Board certification is a plus Three to five years post residency Strong familiarity with California Workers Compensation rules and report writing requirements Strong clinical, communication, and written skills are essential, as are collaborative skills Experience with urgent and emergent care, and knowledge of the spectrum of acute and chronic injury management is also important for this role

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.