Medical Director of Safety Forces for Cleveland

Job Id
Job Location
Cleveland, OH
Employment Type
Per Diem
Health Care

Concentra, a national leader in occupational medicine, invites an experienced Physician to join us in a Medical Director position responsible for Safety Services employees (policy, fire and EMTs) for a large city. Preferred work hours are 8am-3pm Monday to Friday. Most work can be performed remotely.

Ensure the delivery of exceptional customer service by putting all customers (internal and external) first and displaying:

    • A healing focus
    • A selfless heart
    • A tireless resolve

At Concentra, you not only are rewarded by helping thousands of patients feel better each year but also by the recognition you receive as a leader within the company. Your ideas will be heard. In addition to patient care, every Physician has the opportunity to make an impact on procedures and policies at the Center. Take a closer look at Concentra.

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  • Reviews medical files and provides recommendations for medical necessity, appropriateness of care and return to work, short and long-term disability, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Group health and workers’ compensation claims.
  • Attends regular meetings with the Safety Medical Unit Manager , police and fire chief and DMO to review cases
  • Maintain proper credentialing and state licenses and any special certifications or requirements necessary to perform the job
  • Returns cases in a timely manner with clear concise and complete rationales and documented criteria
  • Telephonically contacts patients and interacts with other health professionals in a professional manner
  • Attends orientation and trainin
  • Performs other duties as assigned including identifying and responding to quality assurance issues, complaints, regulatory issues, depositions, court appearances, or audits
  • Identifies, critiques, and utilizes current criteria and resources such as national, state, and professional association guidelines and peer reviewed literature that support sound and objective decision making and rationales in reviews
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  • Board certification MD or DO  
  • Must be Board certified by American Board of Medical specialties or American Board of Osteopathic Specialties 
  • Has an excellent understanding of the Ohio workers compensation, Job duties of safety forces personnel, quality assurance and the development of policies that support these services. 
  • Unrestricted DEA license for state of jurisdiction
  • Must be eligible to participate in Medicare
  • Current, unrestricted clinical license
  • A minimum of two years clinical experience in current practice area
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  • Demonstrated computer skills, telephonic skills
  • Demonstrated ability to perform review services.
  • Ability to work with various professionals including members of regulatory agencies, carriers, employers, unions and health care professionals.
  • Medical direction shall also be provided consistent with the requirement that the physician advisor shall not have a financial conflict of interest
  • Managed care orientation
  • Knowledge of current practice standards in specialty
  • Good negotiation and communication skills


  • Phone accessibility 
  • A computer will be provided to complete reviews
  • Ability to complete cases accompanied by a typed report in specified time frames
  • Telephonic conferences


  • Training Provided in Our World-Class Occupational Medicine Process Management Model
  • Medical Malpractice Coverage
  • 401(k) with Employer Match

If you’re looking for an organization that cares for your growth and well-being as much it does its patients, consider Concentra.

This job requires access to confidential and sensitive information, requiring ongoing discretion and secure information management.

Concentra is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

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Talk to a Recruiter

Mark Payson