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The Director of Occupational Medicine (OM) is responsible for development, implementation, and direction of OM programs and services provided by Cornell Health:
- Identification, evaluation, and management of occupational health concerns affecting the Cornell community;
- Screening, surveillance, and treatment of university employees in compliance with occupational medicine regulations;
- Establishment of strategies, procedures, and tools to support and advance the institution's researchers while incorporating and managing OM requirements in their research programs;
- Assurance that programs achieve accreditation and regulatory requirements; and
- Emergency preparedness and response planning.
The OM Director also oversees the medical oversight program for biomedical research procedures involving human volunteers that advances this research while providing appropriate institutional and participant protections. The OM director will facilitate effective communication with campus partners (particularly the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and the Department of Environmental Health and Safety), information flow, and reporting to meet both internal and external requirements and needs. The OM director serves as a consultant for staff, faculty and administrative offices, Cornell Health staff, and community healthcare providers on matters related to employee and campus public health.
This individual will work as a member of Cornell Health's integrated interdisciplinary team, including medical and mental health clinicians, nurses, ancillary and support staff, physical therapists, and health educators. S/he will also work closely with campus partners, including faculty and other researchers, research service and program administrators, the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, the Office of Research Integrity and Assurance, the Cornell Center for Animal Resources and Education, the Department of Environmental Health and Safety, and the Division of Human Resources. S/he will collaborate with community healthcare providers to forge research-related partnerships; to coordinate care for university employees' occupational health concerns; and to assure appropriate emergency response for cutting-edge research programs. Will participate in university-wide committees, boards and task forces requiring medical expertise, primarily those related to research.
Depending on capacity, the director may also provide direct clinical care to faculty, staff and student for work-related illnesses and injuries and/or for non-work-related episodic issues.
This position reports to the Executive Director of Cornell Health.
This position is OSHA category BBP1; TB1, ERG2. Cornell Health clinicians are "Essential Employees": those needed on campus to meet the needs of students, research programs, or general operations when the university is in reduced operating status or closed.
- M.D. or D.O. with current NYS license or eligibility to be licensed upon appointment.
- Three years of clinical experience.
- Three years of experience in occupational medicine, research, or public health setting.
- Training and experience in research-related health and safety issues and emergency planning.
- Proven success in providing OM services and developing and executing OM programs in a research environment.
- Experience with, and an understanding of, biomedical research involving human volunteers.
- Excellent judgment, problem solving, and analytical and organizational skills; ability to work cooperatively with a broad range of internal/external customers, stakeholders and agencies; outstanding customer service orientation; ability to develop efficient and suitable solutions that achieve research, medical, and compliance goals.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to cost-effectively manage programs.
- Ability to work with individuals from varied cultures and backgrounds.
- CPR BLS level certification required within one year of hire and maintained yearly.
- Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
- Seven years of experience in occupational medicine, research, or public health.
- Occupational or preventive medicine certification.
- Master of Public Health.
- Seven years of clinical experience.
- Experience in a leadership position.
- Experience in a research-intensive academic setting.
- Experience with electronic health records.
To be considered for this position:
Please contact in confidence Nyla Medlock, Medlock Consulting (Nyla@MedlockConsulting.com) at 1-806-744-5250 or 1-806-239-6952 with questions and/or expressions of interest.
University Job Title:Physician
Pay Rate Type:Salary
Contact Name:Timothy Glanton
Number of Openings:1
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