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Occupational Medicine Physician

Company: STG International
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: June 29, 2024

Job Description:

STGi is recruiting for a Physician - Reviewing Medical Officer (RMO) - who is board certified in Occupational and Environmental Medicine for Federal Occupational Health Services in Bethesda, MD.

The RMO in the Medical Employability Program (MEP) provides consultative reviews for federal agencies requesting a formal written medical opinion on cases involving Reasonable Accommodation, FMLA, federal loan forgiveness, fitness for duty or return to work evaluations, handicapped parking requests, and Advanced Sick Leave among others. The RMO works independently but provides consultation, training and collaboration for other team members to ensure the quality of reviews and a high level of customer service.


The Joint Commission (TJC) - Quality and Safety

Participates in preparation for TJC accreditation, as requested.

Maintains all medical records securely according to TJC standards

Maintains appointment to medical staff and privileges for all services assigned according to FOH Credentialing and Privileging policy;

Maintain board-certification and licenses to practice medicine in accordance with professional societies and state regulations;

Participates in FOH peer review process as requested;

Assist in establishing and participate in performing continuous quality improvement assessments of the various examination types that are reviewed in MEP;

Service Operations

Performs various types of occupational medical reviews, as assigned;

Provide medical content of written and oral consultation determinations and recommendations to the customer with 100 percent accuracy.

Demonstrate the ability to convey expert medical opinions and advice using excellent communication skills. These communications will primarily be written;

Supports the medical and consultative needs for one (1) or more Federal agencies;

Perform a mixture of administrative, clinical, and consultant responsibilities depending on the specific assignments and the needs of FOH in completing a case;

Perform medical consultation and completes reviews in accordance with FOH policy and guidelines;

Demonstrates a strong level of technical expertise in occupational and primary care medicine and provides consultation (and medical care when required) of the highest caliber;

Possess a strong technical knowledge regarding federal occupational safety and health regulations;

May be required to conduct hands-on examinations (if so privileged by FOH), render a professional opinion as it relates to work clearances or recommendations consistent with the examination findings and established physical qualifications;

Provide consultation with local emergency management on program needs/development, provision of acute emergency care, completion of federally-regulated and agency -mandated examinations (e.g. medical surveillance, fitness for duty, return to work, etc.), health screenings, and employee health consultations;

May be asked to provide occupational and environmental medicine related presentations to Federal agency employee groups;

Provides expert witness testimony as needed related to case reviews performed.

Administrative (Business/Management)


Performs work as contract employee according to both FOH and vendor rules and requirements.

Cost Recovery

Submit monthly billing in the required format and by the specified deadline when requested;

Report billing for services with 100 percent accuracy.

Performs billable work for a minimum of 85 percent of hours submitted to staffing vendor.

Staffing and Reporting Relationships

Receive Federal Occupational Health (FOH) program direction from the Federal Occupational Health Medical Director or designee (Federal MEP lead RMO);

Provides oversight for Physician Assistants performing reviews in MEP.


Completes all required training and demonstrates proficiency in using FOH IT systems (including FedHealth) for the performance of reviews and communication;

Reviews and complies with all Federal cybersecurity policies and SOP


Customer Service

Demonstrate a high level of professional conduct;

Provide quality work products in a short time frame, which is pre-determined by the type of work that is to be completed;

Works with designated management, safety, and human relations personnel of Federal agency clients on any and all matters pertaining to occupational health and safety and related programs and services;

Partners with FOH team members (AE, Ops lead, AMA, Program Manager for medical review) to provide prompt response to customer inquiries related to case reviews or urgent consultation.


Reviews individual performance metrics with supervisor on a quarterly basis.

Required Skills

Minimum Requirements/Knowledge/Skills:

Advanced training in Public Health is desired with previous experience as a medical consultant for a Federal agency;

Ability to comprehend and apply medical and physical requirements and standards of employability and return to duty;

Ability to comprehend and apply Position Description requirements in matters of Fitness for Duty;

Ability to research and apply latest Federal regulations or advise on recommended standards as they pertain to the occupational needs of the Federal populations they serve, including but not limited to OSHA, ADA/Rehab Act, FMLA, federal disability requirement guidelines among others;

Experience in dealing with various size organizations representing widely divergent backgrounds, points of view, and levels of authority (I.e. labor union and management issues relating to OH);

A broad knowledge of requirements for Federal workplace drug testing programs and past expert witness experience as well as experience in marketing/expanding OH services is desired;

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, and HIPAA-compliant encryption software.

Required Experience

Minimum Education Requirements/Certification/Licensure/Experience:

Licensed physician (MD or DO) with board-certification in Preventive Medicine/.Occupational or a primary care specialty (e.g. Internal Medicine or Family Medicine)

Minimum of two (2) years of experience in an occupational clinic setting;

Must possess expert understanding of Federal safety and health regulations, experience in addressing ADA requests;

Master of Public Health strongly preferred

STGi is a workforce solutions company providing comprehensive healthcare delivery, Head Start and management consulting services and human capital solutions help our clients. Our services and solutions help our clients sustain and enhance their operations to better accomplish their mission.

STGi offers a competitive benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with company match and a generous PTO policy.

STGi is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Medical Corps - 60J, 60L, 61F, 61H, 61N, 61R,62B

Medical Specialist Corps - 65B, 65C, 65D

Nurse Corps - 66B,66H, 66P

Medical Service Corps - 67G, 67J

Medical CMF - 68A, 68B, 68E, 68F, 68G, 68J, 68Q, 68R, 68S, 68T, 68W, 68X, 68Y

Keywords: STG International, Bethesda , Occupational Medicine Physician, Healthcare , Bethesda, Maryland

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