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Oak Ridge Associated Universities Physician in Arvada, Colorado

Job Posting-Dec 14, 2020, 1:50:02 PMPrimary Location-United States-CO-Arvada, COJOB POSTINGAPPOINTMENT TYPE: Full-Time RegularPURPOSE: Direct and coordinate all medical aspects of the DOE NationalSupplemental Screening Program (NSSP) and the DOE Beryllium VendorSurveillance Program. Monitor work of physicians from subcontractororganizations providing medical testing for the NSSP. Review all medicalscreening findings and beryllium lymphocyte proliferation test results andcommunicate those results to individual program participants. Manage theArvada, Colorado office, which requires supervising screening programstaff (at the level of PhD, CIH, CHP, RN, and medical clerk) andusing medical expertise to guide all program activities.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Coordinate with ORAU OGS Director, NSSP Program Manager, and NSSPCo-Principal Investigator regarding various aspects of managing the NSSP forthe Department of Energy.Review abnormal medical screening results from the NSSP and informparticipants about necessary follow up.Direct the preparation of final results letters to participants;periodically reviewing boilerplate language included in the letters andrecommending additions to letters that will help clarify results for someparticipants.Respond to participant inquires about the Program, testing protocols andtheir own results.Managing the staff and office operations required to run a successfulnationwide medical screening program. The ranges of personnel include:PhD, CIH, CHP, RN, and medical clerks. Also, experience in managingand working with subcontractors is highly desirable.Interface with key ORAU Personnel and with DOE Former Worker Program (FWP)Managers at DOE Headquarters in Washington, D.C as required to oversee theNSSP Program.Participate on the Former Worker Program medical protocol team to periodicallyreview the testing protocol, review site and exposure health risks,formulate participant-specific medical screening protocols and makerecommendations for changes to the medical screening protocols as applicable.Communicate and occasionally collaborate with physicians, principalinvestigators, and staff in the other DOE FWPs. Actively represent the NSSPand present relevant data at the semi-annual Former Worker Program PrincipalInvestigator meetings with DOE FWP Managers at DOE Headquarters inWashington, D.C.Interact with the NSSP Advisory Committee through annual presentations,planning activities, and to seek general program guidance, as-needed.Interface with the NSSP health information system and information systemspersonnel to coordinate programmatic needs.Review and correct participant medical reports. Recommend corrective action inthe report preparation process, where appropriate. Interface with physiciansperforming medical screening: explain program, recommend appropriatetesting and review results for quality.Provide physician oversight for the ORISE Beryllium Lymphocyte ProliferationTesting Laboratory. This includes occasionally consulting with the labdirector on interpretation of single test results, as well as signing eachabnormal blood test.Review beryllium lymphocyte proliferation test results; formulate follow-upplans; discuss results with participants when needed to explain the meaningof the test results.Monitor departmental medical record handling to ensure compliance iwth tehPrivacy Act, HIPPS, and other applicable laws. This includes directingstaff to respond to and adhere to the requirements of FOIA requests forrecordsInterfact with Site Operational Medical Directors (SOMDs) at current DOEsites via periodic virtual and in-person meetings.JOB REQUIREMENTS:Requires a current medical license (MD or DO) Board certification inOccupational Medicine is preferred, with ten (10) + years ofexperience. Board certification in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine orFamily Medicine will also be considered.Five years' experience in occupational health. Occupational medicineexperience involving the health effects of toxic m