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Medical Services Director, Req 159
JOB TITLE: Medical Services Director
JOB LOCATION: NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, FL
Job TYPE: Regular Full time
JOB CLASSIFICATION: Exempt
WHERE TO APPLY: imssfl.com
IMSS is seeking an
experienced medical physician and leader for a challenging and unique
opportunity to direct the medical, wellness and aerospace medicine services at
NASA’s premier multi-user spaceport at Kennedy Space Center, Florida.
This dynamic position
leads the medical team working on the front line of the rapidly developing
government and commercial aerospace industry and space access programs.
This is a full-time
position with full benefits, paid time off, paid holidays and company profit
and administer the contract occupational health and wellness programs at NASA
Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Duties
will include providing occupational health and wellness services to multiple
customers, and directing the operation of a large, Monday – Friday,
occupational health program staffed by 35 medical professionals. The position
requires significant skills in decision-making and the ability to exercise professional
initiative and sound judgment.
activities will include senior level supervision of the planning, staffing,
training, efficiency and effectiveness of all occupational health services, to
include occupational and preventative medical services, patient rehabilitation,
employee fitness, mental health counselling, emergency medical training,
aerospace medicine research, and health promotion at the multi-user spaceport.
position will also manage strategic and daily work plans and assignments, and
ensure work completion and product quality and delivery dates are
achieved. This position requires frequent
and direct interface with the senior management at the spaceport, to include
briefings, group meetings and medical consultation. Coordination with other health care agencies
for events such as mass casualty response planning will also be required.
Monitors and directs medical service programs. Inspects
medical facilities to determine status of equipment, material, and personnel
and conformance with standards of operations, including:
Supervise all attending
physicians and mid-level providers.
Provide guidance and
in-service training to clinical personnel to ensure quality control in all
aspects of occupational medicine.
concerning clinical services personnel support requirements, equipment,
supplies and other improvements.
Emergency Medical Director oversight to the NASA KSC emergency medical services
according to Chapter 64J-1 FAC (Florida Administrative codes) Emergency Medical
Services in association with the NASA protective and emergency services
Provide a physician to be available either on-site or on-call
at all times.
Provide ambulance medications, supplies, and equipment.
Determine the ambulance service destination of any patient to
either on-site medical facilities or to local hospitals. This determination
shall be made by the onsite physician or on-duty registered nurse in
consultation with a physician, or by on-call status after hours.
Coordinate with Fire Rescue Services provided by the
Government in the provision of Triage Site and Transportation zone management
and Triage Site treatment when a Triage Site is
utilized for mass casualties or space vehicle contingencies.
quarterly meetings and quality assurance of run sheets and care provided by
Support and oversee the Aerospace Medicine physicians and
nurses and PhD Physiologist who are responsible for:
Provide support to NASA flight crew operations, including
services, as needed, to the NASA astronauts at KSC.
Help oversee the Paramedic
launch contingency operations contract with subcontracted medical service
Spaceflight medical operations planning and document
preparation, including the Medical Operations Support Implementation Plan
(MOSIP), the Emergency Medical Services Plan, and mission specific medical
spaceflight support packages.
assistance of a dedicated finance team, develop, track and manage detailed
customer costing information in order to manage costs with service delivery.
position will be responsible for ensuring compliance with Federal, State,
local, NASA, and Air Force laws, regulations and requirements. With the support
of corporate human resource staff will manage collective bargaining agreements
and other specialized programs.
Assist in the active implementation of HSG initiatives to
ensure compliance with OSHA VPP, ISO, JCAHO, and applicable NASA and Air Force regulations
and policies for the safe and efficient operations of services.
licensed to practice medicine in state of Florida.
At least five
(5) years of clinical practice.
certification by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) in a
Preventive Medicine and/or Primary Care.
education criteria established by the State Department of Professional
Regulation (or equivalent) for licensure.
Possess a full
and clean DEA license for all classes of controlled substances II-V
FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Administration) to be an examiner on the National
Registry of Certified Medical Examiners with an active number.
competency in reading and performing exercise stress tests, especially under
the Bruce protocol.
Life Support (BCLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications.
Ability to read
and interpret detailed, technical information and effectively communicate
verbally and in writing. Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication
Ability to use modern project and office management
software systems, such as the full suite of Microsoft Office and electronic
medical record systems.
Previous medical management
experience highly desired.
Life Support (ATLS) and Pediatric Life Support certifications.
conservation experience and certification by the CAOHC (Council of
Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Administration).
in safety management, quality control and process improvement (or equivalent
data-driven management approach) desired.
Must thrive in a team
atmosphere and effectively work with all levels of employees. General office and clinical environment may require minor lifting
Normal daily work week schedule, may require evenings and weekends
Complies with all Company safety policies and site-specific safety
procedures. Must be willing to ensure safe operating conditions within all
areas of responsibility and identify, act and report on areas of safety or hazard
Salary will be
commensurate with qualifications of the applicate to this unique opportunity.
IMSS offers the full
range of employee benefits, including health benefits for employee and family,
dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, and 401K.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
IMSS is a drug-free workplace.