Medical Director of Employee Health Services
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Up to $195,200 + 36 days of PTO (24 Vacation/12 Paid Holidays) +
Illness days balance + District paid premiums for your choice of several
medical, dental, and vision for you and your dependents; and life insurance
plans. Retirement: Membership in the California Public Employee Retirement
The Medical Director of Employee Health Services diects the Employee Health Services Unit of the Los Angeles Unified School District's Human Resources Division, and coordinates employee health programs and mandates throughout the District. Some typical duties performed include, but are not limited to:
- Directing the administration , coordination, and recommendations of employment.
- Directing the review and approval of mandated medical clearances for certificated applicants and returning retirees.
- Evaluating the District employees returning from medical leaves, requesting leave extensions, and reinstatements.
- Directing and managing the District's tuberculosis compliance program.
- Evaluating, examining, and advising employees with physical and psychiatric concerns.
- Consulting and participating with crisis intervention teams throughout the District, the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, local law enforcement agencies, in cases of employee mental health threats.
- Performing physical examinations, administers immunizations, and provides tuberculosis clearances as necessary.
- Providing medical opinions to the Office if General Counsel and may testify at administrative hearing or in court proceedings.
LICENSE: A valid license as a physician and surgeon issued by the
Medical Board of California.
EXPERIENCE: Five years of full-time experience as a licensed physician, of which at least two years must have been during the five years period immediately preceding the application filing deadline date for the employment assessment in which the candidate is competing. Service as a physician with a school district or educational institution, experience in employee or occupational health, and experience in supervision of medical and clerical personnel are highly preferable.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A valid Basic Life Support certificate issued by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross must be kept valid during the term of employment. Use of an automobile and valid California Driver License.
- In addition, this individual will have knowledge of psychiatric disorders, as indicated in the DSM V, and have some experience dealing with patients who suffer with mental disorders. Moreover, this person will have a track record of performing administrative work within the medical field, and the ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and manage a heavy workload.
- The ideal person for the job will have the ability to cultivate relationships and work effectively with both internal and external stakeholders will be essential to his/her success.