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Job Category:

Medical and Clinical Operations


United Kingdom

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Part Time

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Part time Occupational Health Physician - Aberdeen, UK

UHG - ABERDEEN, Great Britain, United Kingdom

Posted: 10/25/2018

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)


In this role, you will work as a member of the Wood Occupational Health Team in Aberdeen.  The team delivers a range of occupational health services as per client requirements both at the Wood clinic in Aberdeen and offsite at client locations around the UK.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan and organise workload in order to deliver a full range of occupational health services as per client requirements
  • Ensure clinical Occupational Health practices undertaken are in accordance with the General Medical Council (GMC) Code of Professional Conduct and to UnitedHealthcare Global policies and procedures
  • Fitness to work planning, assessment and screening as per client standards and protocols and the OGUK Medical Aspects of Fitness for Offshore Work Guidance
  • Liaise with General Practitioners and Medical Specialists in relation to employee illness and medical incapacity
  • Health surveillance including hearing conservation, skin and respiratory surveillance, Hand Arm Vibration up to level 4 in compliance with UK legislation
  • Sickness Absence Case Management including return to work rehabilitation and periodic review with Management and Human Resources
  • Provision of Medical Emergency support at the client site
  • Liaise with Health Providers and major contractors in respect of Medevac and incident management
  • Advice and medical assistance to other members of the occupational health team and offshore medics
  • Assessment, diagnosis, investigation and reporting of Occupational illness cases
  • Ensure that thorough clinical case notes and patient confidentiality are maintained at all times
  • Communication and presentations to management and employees on health related topics
  • Review and analysis of health data for benchmarking and management reports
  • Maintain professional registration and continuing professional development

Required Qualifications:

  • GMC registered Medical Practitioner
  • Diploma/Degree in Occupational Medicine
  • HSE approved doctor status in Asbestos, Ionising Radiation, Lead, HAVS 4
  • OGUK registered doctor
  • Experience of working in the field of Occupational Medicine in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Self-motivated and requiring minimum supervision to plan, organise and deliver the service
  • Ability to travel
  • Computer literate
  • Client focused and committed to the occupational health team
  • Commitment to results
  • Teamwork
  • Analysis and problem solving

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MIST
  • Familiarisation with the eOPASS system

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Job Keywords: Occupational Health, Medical Practitioner, Doctor, Aberdeen, UK, United Kingdom, Great Britain, Part time

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