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Medical Director

Date: Jan 15, 2022

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30318

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Primary Purpose:


The primary purpose of the Medical Director is to evaluate and make decisions about candidate and employee medical ability to safely perform job duties with or without reasonable accommodation. The Medical Director holds a primarily administrative position.


Principal Duties:


  • Review medical cases with respect to employees who have been injured, ill or otherwise restricted from performing their duties for medical reasons for the purpose of determining whether a given employee is medically fit to return to his or her specific duties.
  • Provide recommendations with each case review as to whether a current employee or an offeree for NS employment is medically fit for his or her specific duties with NS.
  • Provide input, as needed, on placement and removal from Short-term and Long-term Disability classification.
  • Serve as a medical consultant to supervisors, employees and outside health care providers regarding our Medical department policies, guidelines, any fitness for service concerns and other medical issues.
  • Assist the Chief Medical Officer in developing and updating Medical department programs, policies, procedures, and guidelines.



Job Related Experience:

Minimum Level: 3-5 years of Occupational Medicine experience in clinical setting

            Preferred: In addition to the above, clinical experience in primary care field



Preferred: Board Certified in ABMS specialty

Required Level: Doctor of Medicine; Occupational Medicine residency


Licenses / Certifications:

Required: Valid Medical License; Board Certification in Occupational Medicine          

Preferred: Medical Review Officer Certification; ACLS certification


Career Path:

Future Jobs: Chief Medical Officer



Work Conditions

Environment: Office

Shift Work: No

On-Call: No

Weekend Work: Occasional

Travel Required:  0-5 Days per Month




Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is a Fortune 300 organization and one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern is a major transporter of industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, and metals and construction materials. In addition, the railroad operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a principal carrier of coal, automobiles, and automotive parts.


At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.


Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Together, we power progress.


On September 9, 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order 14042.  This order and the associated federal safety protocols for federal contractors that were issued on September 24, 2021, require covered contractors who work with the federal government to ensure that their employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or approved for a health or religious accommodation by December 8, 2021.  As a covered federal contractor, Norfolk Southern must adhere to these legal requirements. If you are made a conditional job offer, you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, or apply and be approved for a health or religious accommodation prior to your start date

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta