Mar 20, 2023

Physician - Expert Level (MD)

  • National Security Agency
  • Fort Meade, MD, USA
Health Care

Job Description

NSA has an excellent opportunity available in the Occupational Health and Well Being (OHWB) organization for a Physician. OHWB supports NSA by promoting, assessing, and optimizing the health of the workforce and workplace and strives to be the Intelligence Community's premiere provider of occupational health services, employee assistance programs, environmental and safety solutions, psychological assessments, and emergency management. As a physician at NSA, you will have administrative, clinical, and academic responsibilities. The primary focus of the position consists of supporting occupational health policies, programs, and services to advance the health and safety of the workforce. The clinical case mix includes work injury evaluation, acute illness management, fitness-for-duty and functional assessments, return-to-work evaluations, pre-placement physicals, foreign travel examinations, and medical surveillance. You will also provide consultative services regarding medical regulations and requirements, such as FMLA and OSHA standards. In this role, you will work directly with patients, other healthcare providers, psychologists, Human Resources, Employee Relations, safety services, and industrial hygiene. You will be a subject matter expert for the Agency regarding medical issues, occupational exposures, travel medicine, fitness for duty, and medical. Primary focus is to determine employees' ability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of their jobs and the suitability of employees for specific job assignments, locally and globally.

Physicians at NSA provide clinical services, including emergency response, physical exams, immunizations, vision and preventative health screenings. Physicians will also provide technical, managerial, and administrative services to the entire workforce. Promoting, assessing and optimizing the health and safety of the NSA workforce and workplace is always priority.

Entry is with a Doctoral degree plus 5 years of relevant experience. Must be M.D./D.O. Relevant experience must be Clinical (e.g., private practice, occupational medicine, internal medicine, physical medicine, travel medicine, and rehabilitation). A current permanent, full and unrestricted medical license in any state or territory is required. Post Board Certification and Specialty Board Certification is strongly preferred, although exceptions may be considered. Specialty certifications, successful completion of certificate of knowledge examination, and medical review officer experience is preferred.

- Evaluate and treat patients in an acute care setting and in emergency situations as needed. - Conduct Occupational Health Program medical examinations for pre-employment, fitness for duty, medical surveillance, and special duty certifications. - Serve as a consultant regarding occupational exposures, fitness for travel and travel-related medicine, and interpretation of medically related regulations and legislation. - Act as a Medical Review Officer by evaluating and communicating results of non-negative drug tests. - Advise the Agency in medical matters pertaining to intelligence operations, security matters, employment and personnel issues, and legislation. - Assist with teaching, education, and evaluation of rotating Occupational Medicine residents. - Assume supervisory or managerial roles, as needed. - Strong communicator, organization and analytical skills.

Salary offers are based on candidate's education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. On-the-job training, internal NSA courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee. Salary Range: $155,700 - $183,500 (Expert) Work Schedule: Full time. Monday - Friday with basic 8 hr/day requirements between 0600 and 1800 (flexible).