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Job Title Medical Director - SMS*
Location Louisiana,LA*
*Position is based out of Louisiana
Department Corporate / Administrative & Support
FLSA Status Exempt
Shifts hiring Full-time

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities


  • Provide topside medical control to paramedics located in remote regions (24/7 call duties)
  • Provide oversight and support to SMS management team and SMS QA/QHSE coordinator as it relates to day to day medical services
  • Review and update SMS Expanded Scope Protocols, Thrombolytic Protocols and SMS Medication Formulary every 2 years
  • Teach Clinical Extension and Medical Person in Charge Course when scheduled
  • Develop and present yearly SMS Staff meetings with QA/QHSE Coordinator
  • Develop and present 2nd day of paramedic training for major drilling companies
  • Perform quarterly Mock Drills for major drilling companies
  • QA review of paramedic records with SMS QA/QHSE Coordinator
  • Review QA issues as they relate to paramedic deficiencies and develop paramedic remediation plan with SMS QA/QHSE Coordinator
  • Meet/interact with Acadian’s Lead Medical Director
  • Provide weekly Medical Control Topside Logs to SMS Management team members
  • Provide quarterly and yearly Medical Control Topside Logs to client’s Medical Director
  • Provide yearly Fitness to Work (FTW) exams using telemedicine services to employees of major oil companies
  • Review and sign OSHA Respiratory Questionnaires for SMS and clients
  • Review and sign SMS paramedic recertification training documents
  • Meet with client companies (Medical Director, medical team, HR, HSE) when requested
  • Provide/present to various companies health related topics as they relate to their employees
  • Provide case management for major drilling companies employees when evacuated for a medical issue or work-related injury (from rig/platform/vessel to care rendered at hospital/clinic)
  • Review case management treatment decisions and referrals with Americas Medical Advisor and Corporate Medical Director as required
  • Interact with American Claims Service representatives on all case management evacuations



The Ideal Candidate Will Possess


  • Physician Board Certification ABMS preferred in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine with Occupational Medicine experience
  • 5+ years clinical experience and direct patient care (Emergency Department and Occupational Practice)
  • Clinical experience in providing telemedicine services



Salary & Benefits

Safety Management Systems offers a highly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package which includes: participation in the Acadian Employee Stock Ownership Program, health insurance, life insurance, long term disability insurance, paid sick leave, vacation and holidays, along with many other optional benefit plans.

Acadian's Safety Management Systems (SMS) deploys registered paramedics specially trained as remote paramedics, HSE consultants, and on-site safety technicians, as well as offers an extensive array of regulatory and compliance training services. 

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