Plant Medical Director in Gary, IN

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

United States Steel Corporation   •  

Gary, IN 46402

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


Not Specified years

Posted 61 days ago

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Job Description

The primary role of the Plant Medical Director at Gary Works is to lead, guide, and supervise the local clinical programs and staff at all locations of U. S. Steel's Gary Works (including two satellite facilities - East Chicago Tin & the Midwest Plant). Gary Works has over 5000 employees and is located near Gary, Indiana approximately 25 miles from Chicago. This includes providing on- site immediate medical care, treatment of occupational injuries and illnesses, injury and illness prevention, fitness for duty evaluations, performing OSHA required exams in addition to other regulated exams and tests in the steel manufacturing setting, as well as short and long term disability management.

Responsibilities include direct employees care (60 – 80% of time), and interaction with plant managers, safety, industrial hygiene, ergonomics, HR, Labor Relations, and the disability management team. The physician will be responsible for ensuring compliance with OSHA and other regulatory requirements in the workplace, and all applicable company policies and procedures. .

The Plant Medical Director will also supervise and manage contracted health care providers that staff the clinics including physicians, CRNPs, RNs, Radiology Techs, and Department Assistants. Our Plant Medical Department team has developed a reputation for clinical excellence and compassionate care to all of our employees including union represented and non-union employees.

Reports to: Gary Works Director of Human Resources (solid line) and U. S. Steel Corporate Medical Director (dotted line)

Direct Reports: Nurse Practitioner and external consulting staff


• Delivers and manages clinical services directly at the plant medical office for U. S. Steel personnel including employee regulated exams such as OSHA surveillance exams, DOT-FMCSA exams, FRA exams, Coast Guard exams as well as MRO services for DOT and Non-DOT drug screens. Also health promotion, wellness, acute and minor illness care and emergency response.

• Supervise the Hearing Conservation Program, reviewing audiograms; provide employees with education on hearing protection and hearing loss prevention.

• Provide administrative leadership for the programs and services offered by the Plant Medical Department while working with Human Resources, Labor Relations, Employee Relations, staff managers, and Health Services at the corporate level on administrative issues at the facility.

• Serves as plant medical lead in diagnosing, treating and coordinating care for personal health issues and work related injuries.

• Coordinates with the Corporate Medical Director in the development, implementation, and coordination of Corporation policies and programs covering EAP, workers' compensation, health-productivity management and occupational medicine practices such as determination, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of occupational injuries and illnesses, conduct medical surveillance and qualification exams, manage short and long term disability due to occupational and non-occupational injury or illness and performing pre-placement physicals, Return to work evaluations and other fitness for duty evaluations.


• Doctorate degree in medicine (M.D. / D.O.).

• Current licensed to practice medicine in Indiana or the ability to obtain unrestricted medical license through the Indiana State Board of Medicine.

• Formal residency training and/or experience in occupational medicine and healthcare management or board certified (or currently obtaining board certification) in a primary care specialty such as Internal Medicine or Family Practice Master's degree in public health or a related field preferred.

• Certification by the American Board of Preventative Medicine in Occupational Medicine preferred.

• Certification by the Medical Review Officer Certification Council (MROCC).

• Medical Examiner Certification by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for DOT/CDL exams.

• Working knowledge of occupational, preventive, and primary care medicine, integrated disability management, industrial toxicology, industrial hygiene, safety techniques and practices, and safety and health laws and regulations on both the Federal and State levels, as well as a general knowledge of equipment and operations in industrial manufacturing.


• Demonstrated ability in organizational planning, leadership and teamwork.

• Strong interpersonal skills including communication and collaboration.

• Ability to influence key stakeholders

• Ability to lead and manage change.

ABOUT U. S. Steel

• United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X), an iconic U.S. manufacturer, was founded in 1901 by Andrew Carnegie. It was the world's first $1billion company. Boasting an annual steelmaking capability of 24.4 million net tons, the company posted $11.6 billion in Net Sales in 2015. With 33,000 employees, USS manufactures a wide range of value-added steel sheet and tubular products for the automotive, appliance, container, industrial machinery, construction, and the oil and gas industries.

• USS's integrated steel facilities are located in Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Illinois and Alabama. USS also has integrated steel facilities in the Slovak Republic with several steel finishing joint ventures in Brazil and Mexico. U. S. Steel has tubular operations in Texas, Arkansas, Alabama and Ohio.

• USS prides itself on being a leader in both process and product technology and has four research and development facilities dedicated to advancing the boundaries of steelmaking located in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Texas and the Slovak Republic.

• The global competitive landscape has changed dramatically in the past 10 years: steel production has increased significantly putting pressure on USS innovation, effectiveness and efficiency.

• To meet these changes head on, USS adopted The Carnegie Way as a multi-year, multi-phase transformational strategy to focus its core strengths on creating the most value for customers and shareholders. Key to this transformation is safety, operational excellence, customers, results and both personal and professional accountability.

• Two years into The Carnegie Way, USS has seen positive and sustainable results from its approach. Leaders at all levels have embraced the practices and become agents of the change. The organization has become more lean and agile – described by one executive as "at our fighting weight."

• It is an exciting time to be at USS as this iconic corporation pursues sustainable, transformational change. The optimism for the future and energy around creating the new organization is palpable. The Vision Statement, "Making Steel. World Competitive. Building Value" reflects its belief that a strong America requires a strong, viable and sustainable American steel industry.

Valid Through: 2019-9-16