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Occupational Medicine Physician
Ref No.: 16-00040
Category: Physicians
Location: Kittery, Maine
Start Date: 03/08/2016
MD/DO - Occupational Medicine
Coastal Town with a slow-paced, small-town, New England feel.

The Community - Kittery, Maine
Kittery is the first town you come to in Maine, just over the border and over the bridge from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Kittery was the first incorporated town in Maine in 1647. With amazing history dating back to 1623, Kittery was first settled and established as a fishery. Kittery encompasses Badger Island and the Isle of Shoals off shore from Portsmouth Harbor. Kittery is a great shopping town, with Kittery Outlets, but there is a waterfront side to the small town of Kittery Point that makes it deserving as a vacation spot and a nice place to reside.

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on Seavey's Island
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS) is one of four remaining naval shipyards in the nation. Centrally located about 50 miles from Boston, Massachusetts, Portland, Maine and Manchester, New Hampshire, at the southernmost tip of Maine, the Shipyard fully encompasses Seavey Island that sits at the mouth of the Piscataqua River. This federally-owned island is across the harbor from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, with access to the mainland by two bridges that connect to Kittery, Maine.

POSITION OVERVIEW (duties include but are not limited to)
  • Perform a variety of physical examinations to assess the physical capabilities of a candidate in relation to job demands and/or Client physical infirmities present or incipient.
  • Provide prompt referral to other facilities in the event that the clinic facilities are inadequate, unavailable or the patient elects outside care.
  • Provide limited medical services to patient for non-occupational conditions which entail the provision of minor treatment to enable the patient to safely and comfortably complete that work shift.
  • Render all available emergency procedures and treatment to stabilize a patient in cases of serious illness or injury.
  • Facilitate, as required, referral to the patient's private physician for definitive medical care of chronic or serious emergency conditions.
  • Arrange immediate transfer to the patient's private physician or hospital as indicated.
  • Interpret results of diagnostic studies and determine appropriate treatment regimens according to established standards, guidelines and protocols.
  • Utilize specialized medical equipment.
  • Conduct patient education with an emphasis on health promotion and prevention of illness/injury.
  • Contact medical personnel to obtain and provide substantive confidential, medical information within limits of legal restraint and provide recommendations and advice to management regarding the medical conditions of specific employees.
  • Provide consultation to patient regarding the physical capabilities of the employee to perform job functions based on the work position, work site, and type of work performed including suitability for continued service.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must hold a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree from an accredited graduate school of Medicine.
  • Possess a minimum of two (2) years of experience in an Occupational Medicine setting within the preceding three (3) years, OR have completed an Occupational Medicine residency training program within the preceding two (2) years.
  • Possess certification in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.
  • Must be in good standing, and under no restrictions, with the state licensure board in any state in which a license is held.
  • Must maintain current certification in American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.
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