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  • Company:
  • Location:
    Seatac, WA 98158
  • Job Type:
    Full Time , Employee
  • Work Experience:
    7+ to 10 Years
  • Industries:
    Healthcare Services
  • Education Level:
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Career Level:
    Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
  • Job Category:
  • Salary/Wages:
    0.00 - 300,000.00 $ /year
  • Occupations:
    General/Other: Medical/Health
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  • Contact:
    Chickasaw Nation Industries
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Site Occupational Medical Director (SOMD)

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Hanford Occupational Medical site is a 586 square-mile site, located in southeast Washington State, and was established in the 1940's as a plutonium production complex for the Manhattan Project. Throughout Hanford's 50 years of operation, by products of plutonium production have accumulated to become this country's largest environmental cleanup project. In 1989, the Department of Energy (DOE), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Washington State Department of Ecology signed the Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order, commonly known as the Tri-Party Agreement (TPA), which codifies the DOE's commitment to clean up the Hanford Site. The TPA outlines legally enforceable project milestones for Hanford cleanup over the next several decades.

The SOMD has responsibility for overseeing the provision of Hanford Occupational Medical Services and advising DOE on medical issues. The SOMD is responsible for the overall operation of the clinics that support the Hanford site.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.

The Site Occupational Medical Director oversees all of the patients, doctors, nurses, and other staff and manages and oversees daily clinical and administrative operations.

The SOMD attends and presents at meetings with other departments and area groups and agencies.

The SOMD provides patient care and follow up services, including assessing patient care plans.

As a part of clinic operations the SOMD develops, evaluates, approves, and revises clinical policy and protocols.

The SOMD ensures the clinic conducts Medical Monitoring and conducts Qualification Examinations.

The SOMD collects and reports on Medical surveillance data annually. The SOMD is responsible for communication and coordination of findings with appropriate public health agencies.

Through clinic operations, the SOMD provides Diagnosis and Treatment of Injury or Illness and Monitored Care.

The SOMD is responsible for administering the medical surveillance program and shall appoint a licensed physician as Lead for the Beryllium Medical surveillance program.

The SOMD seeks out Health Program Improvements.

The SOMD is responsible for appropriate Information and Records Management handling of clinic data.

Support the Hanford Site integrated emergency and disaster preparedness planning. The SOMD is responsible for the management and implementation of the medical portion of the site emergency and disaster plan. The medical portion shall be closely integrated with, and made a part of, the overall site emergency and disaster preparedness plan; The SOMD shall advise DOE of the actions needed to manage the integration of Hanford occupational medical emergency and disaster planning with the surrounding communities' plans. Integration with the local hospitals will be required in these activities.

The SOMD and healthcare providers conduct regular Field/Facility Worksite Visits (WSV) to ensure practitioners are familiar with employee job tasks, worksite environments, and existing or potential health hazards.

The SOMD ensures Case Management is conducted appropriately at the clinic.

The SOMD ensures the clinic provides vaccine services.


The SOMD shall possess a M.D. or D.O. degree, and possess a valid, unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Washington. Shall have completed an internship or one-year of residency in a primary care specialty (e.g. OEM. Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Emergency Medicine, Aerospace Medicine, Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation). Shall have experience in the provision of primary occupational health care and general medical care and successfully completed the American Heart Association (AHA) in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training. BLS and ACLS certification shall be maintained and current at all times. Shall have a minimum of 3 years of experience in the oversight and management of occupational medical programs similar in complexity and type to the services described.


The SOMD must certified in Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM), aerospace medicine (AM), or Public Health & Preventive Medicine (PM) by the appropriate Medical or Osteopathic Medical certifying board.


The SOMD must be eligible for a DOE Access Authorization and shall possess a valid, unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Washington.


Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.


Ability to comprehend and apply principles of advanced calculus, modern algebra, and advanced statistical theory. Ability to work with concepts such as limits, rings, quadratic and differential equations, and proofs of theorems.


Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverba1 symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

About Chickasaw Nation Industries

Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc. (CNI) is a federally chartered corporation wholly owned by the Chickasaw Nation. Headquartered in Norman, Oklahoma, CNI serves as a holding company with over a dozen subsidiaries that operate as Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) engaged in multiple lines of business. The CNI family is a diverse set of companies that offers a growing portfolio of services to our customers including Information Technology, Professional Staffing, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Oil and Gas Services. We are proud to support the economic development of the Chickasaw Nation and to contribute to the tribal mission of enhancing the overall quality of life of the Chickasaw people. A portion of our profits is used to support Chickasaw citizens through a multitude of programs and services such as education, health care, nutrition services, housing programs, legal services, elder and child care and community support programs. Successful economic development is an integral part of the Chickasaw Nation's operations. As the tribe continues to expand the number of economic opportunities, it is providing a positive impact for both Oklahoma and Chickasaw citizens.

At CNI we foster a diverse culture that offers innovative approaches and customer-centered services. When you do business with us, you gain efficient and cost effective solutions that help safeguard the environment, protect and secure key assets, and connect resources to needs.

CNI offers the prospect of working for a family of companies that blends the traditional values of integrity, honesty and hard work with potential career experiences in some of the most technically-advanced career settings available.

Providing work opportunities with desirable federal customers like the DOD, DOE, DOT, DOJ, and DHS motivates many of our employees and contributes to our outstanding employee retention rates. With several large, diverse contracts on-going, CNI provides opportunities in many areas of expertise. CNI prides itself on providing innovative solutions that lead the way in setting new industry standards.

CNI employs the best and brightest. We have worked hard to build an environment that provides employees with excellent benefits, career advancement and performance recognition programs. With locations across the United States, CNI offers the opportunity to match your area of expertise with the place that best suits your needs and interests.

See what CNI has to offer you. You will be glad you did!

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