Physician – Independent Medical Arbitrator

New York City Department of Education . - New York, NY4.0

Part-timeEstimated: $130,000 - $170,000 a year
POSITION: Physician – Independent Medical Arbitrator

LOCATION: Private office location within the five boroughs

Graduation from an approved medical school or medical college;
Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in New York State with present registration under that license; and
Board Certified or Board Eligible in chosen specialty.

SELECTION CRITERIA: Valid New York State Medical License

Required Experience:
Five years of approved experience in the practice of chosen specialty, three of which should have been in an approved residency in the chosen field, and one of which should have been an internship in a hospital approved by the American Medical Association.

Independent Medical Arbitrators are required to:
Perform medical examinations
Consult with Physician designated by employee
Consult with Department of Education Physician regarding case summary
Prepare and submit written medical summary/determination to the Department of Education’s Medical Unit and appropriate Collective Bargaining Unit (United Federation of Teachers or Council of Supervisors and Administrators), within 10 days of completion of exam and physician consultations.


SALARY: Negotiable

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.

Applications will be accepted until position has been filled.

NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding.


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