Full Job Description
Job Number: 341191
Office of Public Safety Administration
Number of Vacancies: 1
Under direction, reporting directly to the First Deputy Director the class directs, implements and evaluates Occupational Health and Medical services within the Office of Public Safety Administration, and performs related duties as required
Directs the strategic planning for all clinical health and fitness programs for uniformed and sworn members
Provides leadership and oversight to clinical and administrative staff (e.g., Medical Directors, Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Health Nurses, Medical Services Coordinators)
Directs the diagnoses, treatment and case management of pre-employment, fitness for duty, return to work, work related and non-work-related occupational illnesses, injuries and evaluations
Enters into a collaborative practicing agreement with Nurse Practitioners defining joint practice policies and complementary working relationships
Certifies the physical fitness of personnel for return to duty and provides medical review for pension consideration
Coordinates and supervises the communication of examination results to employees and applicants and recommends specialized treatment programs
Provides medical expertise for the department in medical mediation, arbitration and other legal matters
Oversees the development and implementation of quality assurance programs
Assists in the development of physical training programs to enhance the health and physical fitness of departmental personnel
Participates in personnel hiring for the Medical Section
Serves as the Medical Review Officer (MRO) responsible for reviewing employee and applicant drug testing results
Develops medical protocols, treatments and other medical services provided to employees
Acquires, maintains, and requires the use of safety equipment, personal protective equipment, and devices reasonably necessary to protect employees
Works closely with labor relations and/or labor counsel to effectuate and enforce applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements
Oversees the implementation, maintenance and enforcement of general orders pertaining to medical procedures and policies
Provides direct patient care, as required
NOTE: The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class.
LOCATION: 1338 S. Clinton Street, Chicago IL 60607
HOURS: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (some additional hours may be required)
THIS POSITION IS EXEMPT FROM CAREER SERVICE
Graduation from an accredited school of medicine with a Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy degree accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) or the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) or the Commission for Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) and completion of a residency approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), PLUS four years of work experience in occupational medicine including two years working in a clinical administrative role.
Licensure, Certification, or Other Qualifications
Must possess a valid and unrestricted physician license awarded by any U.S. state at the time of application
At the time of employment, must possess the following:
Valid and unrestricted State of Illinois physician license
Valid and unrestricted State of Illinois controlled substance registration license
Valid and unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certificate
Disclaimer - "Accredited" means any nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or has completed Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctor Degree program.
Education & Employment Verification: Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.
NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates at time of processing, if applicable.
NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.
This position requires applicants to complete an interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected.
Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:
Previous professional work experience in Occupational Medicine
VETERANS PREFERENCE NOTE: The City of Chicago offers Veterans Preference to both current, active military personnel AND military personnel who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable or general discharge. Eligible candidates must have at least six months of active duty documented. In order to receive the veterans preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a veteran by answering "yes" or "no" to the question on the online application that asks, "Are you currently serving on active duty for at least six months in the Armed Forces of the United States OR have you served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty for at least six months and received an honorable or general discharge?" In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your military service. For veterans, you must attach a copy of your DD214 (Member Copy-4) to your online application which includes character of service status OR a letter from the United States Veterans Administration on official stationery stating dates of service and character of service. For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Officer on official stationery verifying your active duty, length of service, and character of service in the Armed Forces of the United States AND a copy of your military ID to your online application. Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation will result in you not being considered for the Veterans Preference.
Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applications will be accepted.
Residency Requirement: All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City of Chicago as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.
ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.
The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.
Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm C.S.T. Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59p.m. CST on 04/16/21. No exceptions will be made.
Lori E. Lightfoot
Job Posting: Mar 18, 2021, 9:42:39 AM | Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Apr 16, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
BU: 09 | Salary: $165,504.00 Pay Basis:Yearly