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Senior Occupational Health Physician - Teesside

Date: 13-Jun-2022

Location: Teesside, STT, GB

Company: International SOS

Company Description

International SOS ( is the world’s leading medical and travel Security Risk Services Company. We care for clients across the globe, from more than 1,000 locations in 90 countries. Our expertise is unique: More than 11,000 employees are led by 1,400 doctors and 200 security specialists. Teams work 24/7 to protect our members. We pioneer a range of preventive programs strengthened by our in-country expertise. We deliver unrivalled emergency assistance during critical illness, accident or civil unrest.

We are passionate about helping clients put Duty of Care into practice. With us, multinational corporate clients, governments and NGOs can mitigate risks for their people working remotely or overseas.

Our global services include medical and risk planning, preventive health programs, in-country expertise and emergency response for travellers, expatriates and their dependents of over 70% of the Fortune 500 companies.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain professional standards and CPD in accordance with current legislation and practices
  • Provide occupational health advice to clients and clinical supervision and occupational health support to colleagues
  • Client focal point for employee related occupational health matters
  • Represent International SOS and/or client at client or industry meetings and forums
  • Champion of International SOS’ services and solutions, promoting continual improvement
  • Day to day clinical service delivery including routine medical screening, occupational health consultations, assessing medevacs, medical advisory and consultancy services, specialist medical services and clinics, product innovation, health data protection, health intelligence
  • Provide medical advisory, technical occupational health consultancy work
  • Work closely with Clinical Directors and Medical Director on assigned projects
  • Be prepared to take on the role of Clinical Lead in a field deemed suitable
  • Provide clinical supervision and relevant clinical training to more junior clinical staff, Nurses, Technicians and offshore Medics
  • Clinical supervision of medics on assigned contract(s) to deliver services in line with legislation, and the contract and client’s expectations
  • Conduct audits and/or site visits as required at onshore or offshore, client or International SOS locations
  • Cooperation in the efficient running of the company by performing other reasonable duties requested
  • Participation in Topside rota where clinical background appropriate
  • Delivery of client’s clinical and/or occupational health services in line with the contract and client’s expectations (including clinics, absence reviews and policy and/or procedure reviews)
  • Assist in the implementation of new contracts and services
  • Attend regular client meetings, closing out any assigned actions in a timely manner
  • Provide advice and guidance to support client’s occupational health programs
  • Log and respond to client queries in accordance with contractual service level agreements (SLA’s) and/or key performance indicators (KPI’s)
  • Participate in client review meetings as required
  • Provide guidance in set up of medical facilities at assigned client sites
  •  Assist contract management team, as required/requested, with preparation of quotes for additional, offsite and/or ad hoc work

Experience Required:

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Quality of care focus
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to work under pressure 
  • Strong commercial awareness 
  • Flexibility 
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Ability to take responsibility 
  • Information and communications technology (computer) skills
  • Keep knowledge and skills up to date

Required Work Experience:

  • Experience in providing OH advice to major employers or industry
  • Relevant experience in Occupational Health 
  • Medical Advisory experience

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical doctor
  • Ability to provide some or all of statutory medicals such as Lead, HAVS Tier or Ionizing Radiation
  • AFOM or above
  • Full GMC registration and a current licence to practice

Additional information


Travel / Rotation Requirements:

  • The role may also involve attending meetings on client premises, workplace visits and visits to other clinical facilities