Take on a high-impact role within a world-class health organization. Help drive the exceptional workplace healthcare. Take your career to the next level. UCan do all this and more at UCLA Health.
In this key position, you will oversee, examine and medically manage patient work-related injuries. This will involve determining the cause of each injury, the work related-apportionment of the injury, and the patient’s activity status. You will:
Determine neuro-musculoskeletal conditions, including trigger point, tendon sheath, and intra-articular joint injections
Conduct disability case reviews with advanced practice providers
Develop a medical plan of action, including the need for permanent restrictions
Determine when patient has reached maximum medical improvement (MMI).
Conduct disability case reviews with Risk Management Disability managers
Manage complex patient cases to determine the need for additional diagnostic testing, specialty consultation, and indicated procedures
Complete MMI reports
Perform pre-placement physicals
Maintain exams for UCLA personnel, including BSL-3 researchers and commercial motor vehicle drivers
Collaborate with clinical staff to improve work flow and patient outcomes
Attend interdepartmental meetings relating to workers’ compensation care and employee health
Collaborate with Occupational Health Medical Director to ensure ideal clinical staffing, patient care, and intradepartmental communication
We’re seeking an exceptionally gifted leader with:
MD or DO
Board certification through the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation or American Board of Preventive Medicine
California Medical Board Physician and Surgeon License
Fellowship training preferred
UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles as well as the David Geffen School of Medicine. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles’ trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you’re looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, UCan at UCLA Health.
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
At UCLA Health, you can help heal humankind, one patient at a time by improving health, alleviating suffering and delivering acts of kindness. As you do, you’ll achieve great things in your life and your career. We’re a world-class health organization with four hospitals consistently recognized among the nation’s very best as well as an internationally-renowned medical school, primary and specialty care clinics and much more. Within our dynamic, innovative and growing organization, you’ll find exceptional opportunities to make the most of your abilities in a supportive, empowering and inclusive environment. If you embrace our values of Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence and Discovery we invite you to see all you can accomplish at UCLA Health.