Occupational Health Physician

Occupational Health Physician Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Occupational Health Physician to join our team.


  • Anticipate and meet the changing needs of customers for healthcare services within a commercial, business framework;
  • Provide health education on relevant issues, promoting a healthy lifestyle in order to minimise health related absence from work;
  • Conduct health assessments and reviews as required (e.g., pre-employment, driving fitness, etc);
  • Support the integration all OH Assist occupational health contracts;
  • To assist, when required, with coaching and mentoring to newly employed and Associate Occupational Physicians / Doctors within region;
  • Undertake clinics, as agreed with the Direct Line Manager, to support the achievement of key performance indicators;
  • Deliver telephone and face to face consultations;
  • Give appropriate advice on the management of sickness absence, and plans for rehabilitation, to managers, individual clients or their representatives.


  • Able to identify and address professional training and development issues;
  • Able to communicate effectively by oral and written methods throughout an organisation at all levels;
  • Influencing and negotiation skills;
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills;
  • Flexible and innovative approach to delivering high quality professional services within a fast-moving business environment;
  • Able to establish and maintain a strong customer focus to ensure effective customer relations;
  • IT literate – ability to use and be efficient with IT, knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel and Outlook;
  • Pragmatic in your approach to problem-solving;
  • Evidence of effective team working;
  • Full driving licence;
  • Full registration with the General Medical Council;
  • Good understanding of the role and implications of clinical governance;
  • Sound commercial awareness and thinking;
  • Associate of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (AFOM), or achieved Diploma in Occupational Medicine (Dip Occ Med), or equivalent qualification.