Plant Physician - Southeast Michigan

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Plant Physician - Southeast Michigan
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live.

Primary responsibility will be to provide direct patient care and medical treatment to employees with work-related injuries and illnesses. The physician will interact daily with safety professionals, workers’ compensation administrators, human resources and labor relations professionals, plant management team members and union representatives and employees. Candidates must be able to effectively communicate and interact with these individuals, as well as develop relationships of trust.

Position Duties:

  • Injury/illness treatment and management of acute and chronic conditions
  • Appropriately manage work restrictions
  • Conduct job evaluations in the manufacturing environment
  • Perform OSHA and Company mandated surveillance exams
  • Perform fitness for duty evaluations
  • Perform return to work evaluations
  • Understand and conduct post-offer pre-placement exams
  • Be able to interpret audiograms and spirometry tests with knowledge of hearing conservation and respiratory protection programs
  • Be knowledgeable about and apply ADA and GINA rules
  • Understand for-cause drug screening programs
  • Be able to perform emergency intervention and stabilization if needed in an emergency situation
  • Current unrestricted license in Michigan or the ability to obtain a license to practice medicine in Michigan
  • Qualified candidate should have or be able to obtain Michigan drug control and Federal DEA licenses
  • Certified to perform or willing to become certified to perform DOT exams
  • Willing to work in a manufacturing environment, including shift work as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Medical degree (MD or DO)
  • 3+ years’ experience in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine or Emergency Medicine

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Board certification in Occupational Medicine
  • Board certification in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine or Emergency Medicine
  • Working knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience with, OSHA regulations and workplace health and safety concepts
  • Experience working in a unionized manufacturing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and clinical skills
  • Familiar with Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team, discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.