The is seeking to fill positions to serve on the Medical Examining Board in the Retirement Services Division. These positions serve as board members to determine whether each applicant for disability retirement is entitled to such retirement. The MEB requires at least one member in each of the following specialties: Psychiatry, Occupational Therapy, Pulmonology, Orthopedics, Neurology, and Cardiology. Hours are part-time as assigned per hearing, plus hours spent for preparation, review, and writing.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application. At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include but are not limited to a cover letter and/or proof of licensure at the discretion of the hiring agency.
Questions about these required documents should be directed to the hiring agency's human resources office: Bonnie Schlechtweg; ; (860) 702-3323.
In the Office of the State Comptroller, serves as a board member acting on behalf of the State Employees Retirement Commission to determine whether each applicant for disability retirement is entitled to such retirement.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Investigates statements and certificates submitted by or on behalf of a claimant in connection with any application for disability retirement; evaluates and interprets medical/psychological evidence related to claim; requests and approves stenographic and professional consultative services as necessary; responsible for medical signatory in claims where a physician's/psychologist's signature is required; upon conclusion of board's examination and investigation prepares and submits report of findings and proceedings; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of methods and principles of medicine and surgery; knowledge of current principles and methods of assessment and treatment of patients with medical illness, mental illness and substance abuse disorders; knowledge of recent developments in medical field; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to analyze and interpret laboratory reports, x-ray reports, and other medical reports and findings.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Possession of a degree from an accredited medical school and board eligible or board certified.
Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a license, in good standing, to practice medicine and surgery in Connecticut.
Restriction: Permanent status cannot be obtained by working in this classification. Service on the MEB shall not impact retirement benefits for physicians who are retired from the State of Connecticut.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.